Why eBay Can Outperform Amazon

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN  ) has been one of the hottest stocks on the market for a decade, but it's not nearly as profitable as retail competitor eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY  ) . In fact, Fool contributor Travis Hoium thinks eBay has a lot more upside for investors and far fewer risks. Watch the video below to see why Travis thinks eBay can outperform Amazon. 

Everyone knows Amazon is the king of the retail world right now, but at its sky-high valuation, most investors are worried it's the company's share price that will get knocked down instead of competitors'. The Motley Fool's premium report will tell you what's driving the company's growth, and fill you in on reasons to buy and reasons to sell Amazon. The report also has you covered with a full year of free analyst updates to keep you informed as the company's story changes, so click here now to read more.


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  • Report this Comment On April 10, 2013, at 9:00 AM, HILL6BILLY wrote:

    If you did not know you would think the p/e's are reversed on these stocks. I agree Ebay is a much better buy.

  • Report this Comment On April 10, 2013, at 9:16 PM, PhilipCohen wrote:

    "eBay has a lot more upside for investors and far fewer risks [than Amazon]"—dream on ...

    In late 2007, before the headless turkey Donahoe took eBay's helm, both eBay's and Amazon's share prices were ~$40 ...

    And, Oh No, Not Another "Reduction" in eBay Fees ... http://bit.ly/YvxFEg

  • Report this Comment On April 11, 2013, at 4:47 AM, mpg54 wrote:

    eBay makes money, big money, Amazon does not. Easy choice for an investor...

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