Value Stocks: Website enhancements lift Ebay

Value Stocks: Website enhancements lift Ebay

Improvements to eBay’s websites helped the company increase its number of active users in 2015. eBay’s revenue also rose, but the value of international transactions was cut by the high U.S. dollar.

EBAY INC. (Nasdaq symbol EBAY; www.ebay.com)operates online auction websites in over… Read More

Mining Stocks: New Gold cuts debt, increases output

Mining Stocks: New Gold cuts debt, increases output

This gold miner increased production in the last quarter to improve cash flow. But it has also entered into two important deals to expand its production and lower debt.

NEW GOLD (Toronto symbol NGD; www.newgold.com) has moved up 43% since the start of… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Thursday, March 24, 2016

IAMGOLD CORP., $2.76, symbol IMG on Toronto, has a joint venture with Calibre Mining (symbol CXB on Toronto) to explore the Eastern Borosi silver/gold project in Nicaragua.

The partners plan to spend $1.5 million U.S. this year on a 5,500-metre drilling program. They have already completed… Read More

Wall Street Stock Forecaster Hotline – Thursday, March 24, 2016

GENERAL ELECTRIC CO., $31.11, New York symbol GE, is in a strong position to profit as the U.S. government normalizes relations with Cuba.

This week, the company and the Cuban government agreed to explore potential deals. For example, GE’s turbines and expertise would help modernize Cuba’s… Read More

EBAY INC. $24

EBAY INC. $24 (Nasdaq symbol EBAY; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 1.2 billion; Market cap: $28.8 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 3.3; No dividends paid; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.ebay.com) operates online auction websites in over 30 countries. Sellers pay fees to list and sell… Read More

PAYPAL HOLDINGS INC. $41

PAYPAL HOLDINGS INC. $41 (Nasdaq symbol PYPL; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 1.2 billion; Market cap: $49.2 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 5.4; No dividends paid; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www. paypal.com) processes online transactions, including purchases made through eBay’s auction websites. In the past… Read More