EBay reports Q308 results: revenue up 12 percent

15 Oct 2008

EBay today reported financial results for its third quarter ending last month. Revenue was up $228 million from the same period last year to $2.12 billion. That’s a healthy 12 percent increase, but growth at the company’s core auction business was only 4 percent, generating $1.37 billion. 53 percent of EBay’s revenue came from outside the U.S.

Net income on a GAAP



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Brian Blum

Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.