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; online auction websites in over… Read More

You have recommended General Electric as a buy. My research shows that it has a high debt-to-equity ratio. Is this a concern? I bought GE for the dividend (about 3%). What are your thoughts concerning this investment? Thanks.

General Electric, $15.71, symbol GE on New York (Shares outstanding: 10.6 billion; Market cap: $166.9 billion), has $339.4 million in long-term debt. That’s a high 181.7% of its $120.5 million in shareholders’ equity.

However, debt-to-equity ratio is just one way to assess a company’s financial… Read More