EBay Inc reported an 18 percent increase in fourth-quarter revenue on Wednesday.

The operator of one of the world's largest online marketplaces also reported earnings of $927 million, or 70 cents a share, in the period. That compares with profit of $789 million, or 60 cents a share, in the same quarter last year.

(Reporting By Alistair Barr; Editing by Bernard Orr)