• MercadoLibre or eBay: Which Is a Better Pick?

    By Joshua Bondy - August 15, 2013 | Tickers: AMZN, EBAY, MELI

    MercadoLibre (NASDAQ: MELI) is a popular e-commerce site in Latin America and a good play on their growing middle class. Still, valuation is an important part of the picture. Compared to similar competitors like eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY), MercadoLibre is expensive and carries a number of risks. eBay is not a small company anymore, but it has a number of qualities that make it attractive.

    The bullish case
    The bullish case more »

  • This Company Has Extraordinary Growth Potential

    By Andrés Cardenal - August 13, 2013 | Tickers: AMZN, EBAY, MELI

    MercadoLibre (NASDAQ: MELI) is a leading e-commerce company in Latin America. It has a compelling business model and strong growth opportunities. Currency fluctuations could present some headwinds in the near term, but MercadoLibre is positioned to outperform in the long run.

    The business

    MercadoLibre is usually called “the eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) of Latin America,” and for good reasons. With an ownership of nearly 18%, eBay is a major shareholder in more »

  • Are These Earning Movers On Friday A Buy?

    By Brian Nichols - August 5, 2013 | Tickers: AIG, LNKD, MELI

    On Friday we saw several stocks head higher after reporting earnings. However, these trends do not always indicate that value is present. Let’s see if the market got these trends right.

    Worthy Of The Valuation?

    Mercadolibre (NASDAQ: MELI) is a Latin American e-commerce company, and is currently trading higher by nearly 10%. The company’s Q2 earnings significantly beat expectations on both the top and bottom line, as the more »

  • 3 Internet Stocks Worth Searching

    By Victor Selva - July 22, 2013 | Tickers: BIDU, GOOG, MELI, YHOO

    As global internet usage grows, boosted by the declining digital divide in emerging markets, it's an interesting time to look at some established companies in the industry. Solid growth prospects and ever-increasing sources of income make Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO), MercadoLibre (NASDAQ: MELI), and Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU) three interesting investment options. Lets take a closer look at them:

    It's all about focus

    Yahoo! is one of the main more »

  • It’s Time To Stop Worrying About This E-Commerce Giant

    By Leo Sun - July 20, 2013 | Tickers: ALBCF.PK, AMZN, EBAY, MELI

    E-commerce giant eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) has long lived in the shadow of Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN). With half the market value and none of Amazon’s cool gadgets, digital distribution platforms, or cloud-based storage, eBay has relied heavily on its popular digital payments platform, PayPal, to remain competitive.

    Yet a direct comparison of eBay against Amazon wouldn’t be fair, considering that the former is an auction and consumer-to-consumer site whereas more »

  • The Options for eBay in the Americas

    By Damian Illia - July 6, 2013 | Tickers: EBAY, MELI, OSTK

    As internet penetration and online shopping increase worldwide, e-commerce companies are faced with massive growth opportunities. Although many can benefit from this trend, some market leaders like eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) seem poised to outperform their peers. However, if you don’t want to go mainstream, other companies offer similar business models and plenty of room for growth. (NASDAQ: OSTK) and MercadoLibre (NASDAQ: MELI) are two of these firms more »

  • What These Internet Companies Had to Say at the TMT Conference

    By Zain Abbas - July 2, 2013 | Tickers: MELI, NFLX, P

    The Tech, Media and Telecom (TMT) conference was recently hosted by J.P. Morgan where different Internet companies presented their case. Investors felt enthusiastic after hearing bullish comments from management teams of the respective companies. However, the bullish picture wasn’t new for the investors. The same companies kept reinforcing this idea in their respective earnings calls just a couple of weeks back.

    What did they have to say?

    Management more »

  • The Time to Buy the Largest Internet Auction Company Has Come

    By Adrian Campos - July 1, 2013 | Tickers: AMZN, EBAY, MELI

    In the past month, eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) experienced a 6% decline in its stock price. Not surprisingly, now at around $52 per share, eBay has only become more attractive as a long-term investment. The current stock price may not do justice to the largest Internet auction company in the world, whose revenue increased rapidly in two years (total revenue in 2012 $14.1 billion, versus $9.2 billion in 2010 more »

  • Why You Need to Consider This Unique Growth Opportunity

    By Andrés Cardenal - June 15, 2013 | Tickers: AMZN, EBAY, MELI

    Mercado Libre (NASDAQ: MELI) is quite an exceptional company: the ecommerce leader in Latin America is exposed to amazing growth opportunities, and the company has a compelling business model with strong enough competitive advantages to translate those opportunities into growing earnings for investors over the long term.

    The business

    Investors usually refer to Mercado Libre as the eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) of Latin America, and the comparison makes a lot of more »

  • Is There Room for Growth in Online Retailers

    By Damian Illia - June 12, 2013 | Tickers: AMZN, EBAY, MELI

    In the highly competitive and low barrier Internet retailing industry, three companies lead the segment in the Americas. In the north eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) fiercely fight for the lead; down south, MercadoLibre (NASDAQ: MELI) is the undisputed front-runner. In this article we will look into the main reasons to invest in these companies as e-commerce develops and more people chose to buy online over going to more »

  • The Trailblazer at the Head of the Online Retail Revolution

    By Ryan Guenette - June 10, 2013 | Tickers: AMZN, BBY, EBAY, MELI

    The global leader in the online retail industry, Amazon(NASDAQ: AMZN) has only risen 7.31% so far in 2013, not even half of the return provided by the Dow Jones Industrial Average so far this year. 

    Amazon is a leading online retailer offering a broad array of items, with a prominent presence both domestically and internationally. Based on market capitalization, Amazon is valued at $122.55 billion. However more »

  • Getting It Wrong: This Stock Is a Winner

    By Declan Fallon - May 29, 2013 | Tickers: AMZN, EBAY, MELI

    Smart Investing is a constant education. There is a need to be able to step back and look at the Big Picture to gauge the winds of the market. To look at yourself and the goals you set with consistency in good performance are the most important. Then there are the stocks you put your hard earned money into: knowing when it's the time to buy, and when it more »

  • Are These Massive Movers a Buy?

    By Brian Nichols - May 9, 2013 | Tickers: HIMX, ININ, MELI

    As the markets traded to new all-time highs there were several stocks seeing massive post-earnings pops on Tuesday. In this piece I am looking at these stocks to determine if the move was warranted and if further upside exists.

    This Stock Just Keeps Going Higher!

    One of the more under-the-radar performances of 2013 has been from Himax Technologies (NASDAQ: HIMX) and its 173% return, including its 9.17% post-earning pop more »

  • Three Stocks to Rock Your World

    By AnnaLisa Kraft - May 9, 2013 | Tickers: MELI, MDLZ, PM

    Three stocks, two of which are spinoffs from American giants and another that is rocking with Latin Americans, can jump start a portfolio's performance with their superior growth and yield.

    Philip Morris International (NYSE: PM), Mondelez (NASDAQ: MDLZ), and Mercadolibre (NASDAQ: MELI) have been en fuego of late.  All three reported within the last week.

    Ay, caramba!

    Mercadolibre, the Latin American version of eBay, reported strong sales growth and more »

  • Three Reasons to Buy This Disruptive Growth Stock

    By Andrés Cardenal - April 18, 2013 | Tickers: AMZN, EBAY, MELI

    Mercado Libre (NASDAQ: MELI), an e-commerce leader in Latin America, has a compelling business model, strong fundamentals, and plenty of growth opportunities ahead. These are three big reasons to buy this disruptive growth stock.

    1. The Buisness

    Mercado Libre is usually referred to as the eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) of Latin America, and there are strong reasons to do so since eBay owns around 20% of the company – the U.S more »

  • Three Reasons to Buy This Disruptive Growth Stock

    By Andrés Cardenal - April 16, 2013 | Tickers: AMZN, EBAY, MELI

    Mercado Libre (NASDAQ: MELI) offers many good things to investors, the ecommerce leader in Latin America has  a compelling business model, strong fundamentals and plenty of growth opportunities ahead. Three reasons to buy this disruptive growth stock

    1. The Buisness

    Mercado Libre is usually referred to as the EBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) of Latin America, and there are strong reasons to do so since EBay owns around 20% of the company more »

  • How eBay Will Double Sales in 3 Years

    By Adam Levy - April 3, 2013 | Tickers: EBAY, GOOG, MELI

    eBay’s (NASDAQ: EBAY) stock has been on a tear since the company’s analyst day last week. With one analyst upgrade and several others updating their price target, investors are chomping at the bit to get a piece of the action.

    So what exactly were the magic words that eBay said at its analyst day to make everyone so excited about the company’s future? Well, for starters the more »

  • Don't Count Your Eggs Before They Hatch, eBay!

    By Leo Sun - March 30, 2013 | Tickers: EBAY, FB, MA, MELI, V

    E-commerce giant eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) decided to throw itself a party recently. During its annual investor day on March 28, eBay’s management told investors that it would grow all of its businesses by high double digits by 2015. Investors cheered eBay’s enthusiasm, sending shares up over 4% after announcement, pushing the stock up closer towards all-time highs.

    Should investors get excited and chase eBay’s rally, or would more »

  • eBay: A Value Play to Make Today

    By Joseph Solitro - March 18, 2013 | Tickers: DFS, EBAY, MELI


    Home to over 100 million active users, eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) is the world's largest online marketplace. At the young age of 18, the company has made acquisitions and formed partnerships that have allowed for continued growth. The stock has fallen 6% year-to-date and has become one of the cheapest companies in a high-flying market.

    2012 in review

    On Jan. 16, eBay released fourth quarter and annual earnings for 2012 more »

  • This Growth Stock Is Firing on All Cylinders

    By Andrés Cardenal - March 7, 2013 | Tickers: AMZN, EBAY, MELI

    With the stock rising more than 50% over the last twelve months, eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) has certainly delivered a fantastic year for shareholders. But investing is about the windshield, not the rearview mirror, and the big question is whether this is still a good time to buy eBay or if the best is already over for the company. So let´s take a look at some key aspects to consider more »

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