― eBay Inc., stock ticker EBAY, is in a great position to begin paying a quarterly dividend. E-commerce has not stopped growing and should continue to be profitable as long as the Internet is around (which will be forever!). The future of e-commerce looks very bright. eBay owns PayPal, which is beginning to take market share from Visa (stock ticker V) and MasterCard (stock ticker MA). ∙ I like eBay's long term outlook, but in the meantime they should seriously consider paying a 1.5 to 2% [...].