Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, online marketplace giant eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at eBay and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

eBay facts

Headquarters (founded)

San Jose, Calif. (1995)

Market Cap

$72.1 billion

Industry

Internet software and services

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$14.5 billion

Management

CEO John Donahoe (since 2008)

CFO Robert Swan (since 2006)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

15.1%

Cash/Debt

$9.4 billion / $4.5 billion

Competitors

Amazon.com

Google

Overstock.com

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 87% of the 4,435 members who have rated eBay believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, mmaclaurin, succinctly summed up the eBay bull case for our commnity: "While its primary competitor Amazon wanders from shiny object to shiny object, eBay doggedly pursues commerce around the globe and in all forms, including retail through [GSI Commerce]. New global trading service is a game-changer and will support strong growth through 2013"