eBay announced second quarter 2013 earnings today, July 17, 2013. eBay's conference call with analysts is at 5:00 pm EST, here is the company's press release, you can view the full release with tables on the eBay investor website.
eBay Inc. Reports Strong Second Quarter 2013 Results
SAN JOSE, Calif - Global commerce platform and payments leader eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) today reported that revenue for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013, increased 14% to $3.9 billion, compared to the same period of 2012. The company reported second quarter net income on a GAAP basis of $640 million, or $0.49 per diluted share, and non-GAAP net income of $822 million, or $0.63 per diluted share. The year-over-year increase in second quarter non-GAAP earnings per diluted share was driven primarily by strong top-line growth. GAAP earnings per diluted share declined on a year-over-year basis due to a gain on the divestiture of a business in 2012.
Total company Enabled Commerce Volume (ECV) grew 21% for the quarter, to $51 billion. The growth demonstrates the power of the company's global commerce platforms. Marketplaces, PayPal and eBay Enterprise connect merchants, retailers and brands of all sizes with consumers everywhere. Cross-border trade in the second quarter was $11 billion, representing 22% of the company's total ECV. The company's mobile commerce leadership is also driving an efficient channel for growth and engagement, with mobile attracting 3 million new customers in the quarter and growing more than 90%. eBay Inc.'s mobile assets and capabilities are delivering innovative, seamless commerce experiences for merchants and consumers across multiscreen shopping environments.
"We had a strong second quarter, with $51 billion of enabled commerce volume across Marketplaces, PayPal and eBay Enterprise driving double-digit revenue and earnings growth," said eBay Inc. President and CEO John Donahoe. "Macroeconomic headwinds in Europe and Korea will continue to be a challenge in the second half of the year. But our core businesses are strong and we continue to attract millions of new customers each quarter through mobile innovation. We remain confident in our ability to meet our goals and drive global commerce innovation and leadership."
PayPal delivered a strong second quarter performance with revenue increasing 20% to $1.6 billion. PayPal gained 4.7 million active registered accounts in the period and ended the quarter with 132 million, a 17% increase. PayPal's net total payment volume (TPV) grew 24% to $43 billion driven by consumer and merchant use of PayPal both on and off eBay. PayPal continues to invest in growing its addressable market, product development, and consumer awareness. Payment velocity increased with a sequential acceleration of both the number of transactions and payment volume. PayPal made strides offline with PayPal Here now live in six countries while growing domestic merchant coverage by signing agreements with more than 50 merchant acquirers to facilitate usage of PayPal over the Discover network.
Marketplaces delivered a strong second quarter performance with revenue of $2.0 billion, increasing 10%, or 12% excluding the gain from the resolution of an indirect tax dispute in 2012. Marketplaces gained 3.5 million active users in the period and ended the quarter with 120 million, a 14% increase. Gross merchandise volume (GMV), excluding vehicles, increased 13% to $18 billion. Fixed price GMV grew 17% globally and represented 69% of total GMV. U.S. GMV, excluding vehicles, increased 16% to $7.3 billion driven by mobile and momentum in the parts & accessories and home & garden categories. International GMV, excluding vehicles, increased 11% to $11 billion, showing stable growth while facing a tougher macroeconomic environment. Marketplace's new search engine, which went live in North America in the second quarter, will help to enable smarter, faster and more intuitive search experiences.
GSI Commerce was renamed eBay Enterprise, reflecting the partnership that the business offers to retailers and brands through its comprehensive technology solutions and marketing services. eBay Enterprise contributed $246 million in revenue for the second quarter, an 11% increase. Its enterprise commerce platform generated $815 million in global ecommerce (GeC) Merchandise Sales, a 21% increase. eBay Enterprise enabled its clients to grow faster than the ecommerce market as measured by the 19% same store sales growth, but revenue was pressured by a reduction in take rate. The company expects its omnichannel product portfolio, including complementary eBay Inc. assets, to be increasingly adopted by merchants seeking opportunities to grow their businesses while seamlessly meeting the needs of their customers.
Other Selected Financial Results
Operating margin - GAAP operating margin decreased to 19.3% for the second quarter of 2013, compared to 20.5% for the same period last year. Non-GAAP operating margin decreased to 26.3% in the second quarter, compared to 27.3% for the same period last year.
Taxes - The GAAP effective tax rate for the second quarter of 2013 was 15%, compared to 19% for the second quarter of 2012. For the second quarter of 2013 and 2012, the non-GAAP effective tax rate was 19% and 24%, respectively. The decrease in the company's GAAP and non-GAAP effective tax rates was due primarily to discrete items recorded in 2012 related to uncertain tax positions.
Cash flow - The company generated $1.0 billion of operating cash flow and $658 million of free cash flow during the second quarter of 2013.
Stock repurchase program - The company repurchased approximately $466 million of its common stock in the second quarter of 2013.
Cash and cash equivalents and non-equity investments - The company's cash and cash equivalents and non-equity investments portfolio totaled $11.7 billion at June 30, 2013 up from $11.5 billion at December 31, 2012.
Third quarter 2013 - the company expects net revenues in the range of $3,850 - $3,950 million with GAAP earnings per diluted share in the range of $0.49 - $0.51 and non-GAAP earnings per diluted share in the range of $0.61 - $0.63.
Full year 2013 - the company expects net revenues in the range of $16,000 - $16,500 million with GAAP earnings per diluted share in the range of $2.21 - $2.26 and non-GAAP earnings per diluted share in the range of $2.70 - $2.75.