Insiders at This Major Online Auction House Hold Millions in Their Company’s Stock

Recent insider trades at eBay, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) have included:

  • Elizabeth L Axelrod, who is Senior Vice President, Human Resources, exercised 96,291 options at a cost of $0 per option on March 1st.  She presently holds 190,795 shares in the company worth $5,886,025 as of yesterday’s trading.
  • Mark T. Carges, who is Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Global Product Markets, exercised 35,250 options at a cost of $0 per option, on March 1st.  He presently hold 57,880 shares in the company, which are worth $1,784,598 as of yesterday’s trading.
  • Phillip P DePaul, who is Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer, exercised 23,756 options on March 1st at a cost of $0 per option.  He presently holds 41,997 shares in the company worth $1,295,607 as of yesterday’s trading.
  • John J. Donahoe, who is President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors, exercised 267,801 options on March 1st, at a cost of $0 per option.  He presently holds 327,975 shares in the company, which are wroth $10,118,028 as of yesterday’s trading.
  • Michael R. Jacobson, who is Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel & Secretary, exercised 64,416 options on March 1st at a cost of $o per option.  He also exercised 70,000 options on March 4th at a cost of $14.51 per option.  He subsequently sold 70,000 shares at a market price of $32.08 on March 4th.  The net proceeds for these transactions were $1,229,410.  He presently holds 394,494 shares in the company, which are worth $12,710,139 as of yesterday’s trading.
  • Alan Lee Marks, who is Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, exercised 25,688 options on March 1st at a cost of $0 per option.  He presently holds 40,962 shares in the company, which are worth $1,263,677 as of yesterday’s trading.
  • Robert Holmes Swan, who is Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, exercised 112,541 options on March 1st at a cost of $0 per option.  He presently holds 305,693 shares in the company, which are worth $9,430,629 as of yesterday’s trading.
  • Scott Thompson, who is President, PayPal, exercised 103,521 options at a cost of $0 per option on March 1st.  He presently holds 231,928 shares in the company, which are worth $7,154,978 as of yesterday’s trading.

About the company: eBay, Inc. operates an online trading community.  The Company’s service is used by buyers and sellers for the exchange of products and services such as coins, collectibles, computers, memorabilia, stamps and toys, as well as concert and sporting tickets.  eBay also offers, through a subsidiary, secure online payment services.  Its competitors include: Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), GSI Commerce, Inc. (NASDAQ:GSIC), Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT), Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG), Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK), BIDZ.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDZ), Gaiam, Inc. (NASDAQ:GAIA), U.S. Auto Parts Network (NASDAQ:PRTS), HSN, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSNI), Enable Holdings, Inc. (ENAB).