Traded as NASDAQ: EBAY
NASDAQ-100 ComponentS&P 500 Component
Founded September 3, 1995
Headquarters San Jose, California, U.S.
Area served Worldwide
Founder(s) Pierre Omidyar
Key people John Donahoe (CEO)
Industry Internet, Online retailing
Products eBayClassifieds, electronic commerce, Gumtree, Kijiji, online auction hosting, PayPal, shopping mall
Revenue US$ 11.651 billion (2011)Operating income US$ 2.373 billion (2011)
Net income US$ 3.229 billion (2011)
Total assets US$ 27.320 billion (2011)
Total equity US$ 17.929 billion (2011)
"World's Online Marketplace."
"Connecting buyers and sellers globally."
"What ever it is, you can get it on eBay."
"Buy it, sell it, love it"
"Buy it New, Buy itNow"
IPv6 support No
Alexa rank 22 (August 2012)
Type of site Online auction
Registration Required to buy and sell
Available in Multilingual
eBayInc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) is an American multinational internet consumer-to-consumer corporation that manages eBay.com, an online auction and shopping website in which people and businesses buyand sell a broad variety of goods and services worldwide. Founded in 1995, eBay is one of the notable success stories of the dot-com bubble; it is now a multi-billion dollar business withoperations localized in over thirty countries. eBay expanded from its original "set-time" auction format to include "Buy It Now" standard shopping; shopping by UPC, ISBN, or other kind ofSKU (via Half.com); online classified advertisements (via Kijiji or eBay Classifieds); online event ticket trading (via StubHub); online money transfers (via PayPal) and other services.