San Jose, Calif.-based auction leader eBay
, saying that its revenues are on
track for a billion-dollar year, brought its second
quarter earnings in at $54.3 million, or 19 cents per share, as expected.
The company said that third-quarter earnings are now anticipated to be 19
cents per share, with revenues ranging between $278 million and $281 million.
For the full year 2002, eBay said it continues to expect that net revenues
will approximate $1.1 billion with pro forma earnings per diluted share
between 76 and 78 cents for the full year, reflecting a three-cent increase
from previous guidance
And for 2003 the company said net revenues could range between $1.50 billion
and $1.55 billion, excluding the expected impact of the recently announced
acquire online payment service provider PayPal.
Second-quarter revenues came in at $266 million, up 47 percent from a year
Online net transaction revenues in the second quarter increased 66 percent
year-over-year to a record $235.3 million, driven by 48 percent
year-over-year transaction revenue growth in the U.S. and 152 percent
year-over-year growth internationally.
The second quarter net income figure of $54.3 million represents a 121
percent increase over the net income level of $24.6 million reported in the
same period a year earlier.