NYSE:BABA - Alibaba Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $187.29 +1.91 (+1.03 %) (As of 04/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$185.38Today's Range$185.44 - $188.1552-Week Range$129.77 - $211.70Volume10.29 million shsAverage Volume13.32 million shsMarket Capitalization$479.68 billionP/E Ratio46.47Dividend YieldN/ABeta2.3 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Alibaba Group Holding Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates as an online and mobile commerce company in the People's Republic of China and internationally. The company operates in four segments: Core Commerce, Cloud Computing, Digital Media and Entertainment, and Innovation Initiatives and Others. It operates Taobao Marketplace, a mobile commerce destination; Tmall, a third-party platform for brands and retailers; Rural Taobao program that enables rural residents and businesses to sell agricultural products to urban consumers; 1688.com, an online wholesale marketplace; Alibaba.com, an online wholesale marketplace; AliExpress, a retail marketplace; Lazada, an e-commerce platform; and Lingshoutong, a digital sourcing platform. The company also provides pay-for-performance and display marketing services; and Taobao Ad Network and Exchange, a real-time bidding online marketing exchange in China; and digital payment and financial technology platform services. In addition, it offers cloud computing services, including elastic computing, database, storage, virtualization network, large scale computing, security, and management and application services, big data analytics, a machine learning platform, and Internet of Things and other service for enterprises; and payment and escrow services; and movies, TV drama series, online dramas, variety shows, news feeds, games, literature and music, and other areas through various content platforms, as well as develops and operates mobile browsers. Further, the company provides AutoNavi, a mobile digital map, navigation, and real-time traffic information; DingTalk, a proprietary enterprise communication and collaboration platform; and Tmall Genie, an AI-powered voice assistant, which helps consumers to shop, order local services, search for information, control smart appliances, and play interactive content. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Hangzhou, the People's Republic of China. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryN/A SectorRetail/Wholesale Current SymbolNYSE:BABA Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1577552 Webwww.alibabagroup.com Phone852-2215-5100Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.20 Current Ratio1.25 Quick Ratio1.25Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio46.47 Forward P/E Ratio50.89 P/E Growth1.57 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$39.90 billion Price / Sales12.02 Cash Flow$5.4859 per share Price / Cash Flow34.14 Book Value$27.17 per share Price / Book6.89Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.03 Net Income$10.22 billion Net Margins19.87% Return on Equity12.44% Return on Assets7.51%Miscellaneous Employees66,421 Outstanding Shares2,561,154,000Market Cap$479.68 billion Next Earnings Date5/15/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) Frequently Asked Questions What is Alibaba Group's stock symbol? Alibaba Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BABA." How will Alibaba Group's stock buyback program work? Alibaba Group declared that its board has approved a share buyback program on Monday, September 25th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $6,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Alibaba Group's earnings last quarter? Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 30th. The specialty retailer reported $12.19 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.36 by $10.83. The specialty retailer earned $117.28 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $118.52 billion. Alibaba Group had a return on equity of 12.44% and a net margin of 19.87%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 41.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.63 earnings per share. View Alibaba Group's Earnings History. When is Alibaba Group's next earnings date? Alibaba Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 15th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Alibaba Group. What price target have analysts set for BABA? 26 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Alibaba Group's shares. Their predictions range from $180.00 to $260.00. On average, they anticipate Alibaba Group's share price to reach $212.16 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Alibaba Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Alibaba Group? 26 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alibaba Group in the last year. There are currently 25 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Alibaba Group. Has Alibaba Group been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about BABA stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Alibaba Group earned a media sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. Are investors shorting Alibaba Group? Alibaba Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 109,557,442 shares, an increase of 2.5% from the March 15th total of 112,421,326 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 10,029,491 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 10.9 days. Currently, 4.2% of the company's shares are sold short. View Alibaba Group's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Alibaba Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Alibaba Group include Visa (V), Mastercard (MA), Paypal (PYPL), Accenture (ACN), Booking (BKNG), Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS), NetEase (NTES), Worldpay (WP), eBay (EBAY), Pinduoduo (PDD), Ctrip.Com International (CTRP), First Data (FDC), Global Payments (GPN), Mercadolibre (MELI) and FleetCor Technologies (FLT). What other stocks do shareholders of Alibaba Group own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Alibaba Group investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), General Electric (GE), Canopy Growth (CGC), Netflix (NFLX), Tesla (TSLA), Bank of America (BAC), Baidu (BIDU), Twitter (TWTR) and Paypal (PYPL). Who are Alibaba Group's key executives? Alibaba Group's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Chung Tsai, Exec. Vice Chairman (Age 55)Mr. Yun Ma, Founder & Exec. Chairman (Age 55)Mr. Yong Zhang, CEO & Director (Age 47)Mr. J. Michael Evans, Pres & Director (Age 61)Ms. Wei Wu, Chief Financial Officer (Age 51) Who are Alibaba Group's major shareholders? Alibaba Group's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Genesis Asset Managers LLP (0.16%), USS Investment Management Ltd (0.09%), Mondrian Investment Partners LTD (0.05%), New Silk Road Investment PTE Ltd. (0.03%), Global Thematic Partners LLC (0.02%) and Trinity Street Asset Management LLP (0.02%). Which institutional investors are selling Alibaba Group stock? BABA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TB Alternative Assets Ltd., Global Thematic Partners LLC, Deltec Asset Management LLC, Portland Hill Asset Management Ltd, Trinity Street Asset Management LLP, Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Manning & Napier Group LLC and Hayden Royal LLC. Which institutional investors are buying Alibaba Group stock? BABA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mondrian Investment Partners LTD, USS Investment Management Ltd, Genesis Asset Managers LLP, Segantii Capital Management Ltd, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Selz Capital LLC and Selective Wealth Management Inc.. How do I buy shares of Alibaba Group? Shares of BABA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Alibaba Group's stock price today? One share of BABA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $187.29. How big of a company is Alibaba Group? Alibaba Group has a market capitalization of $479.68 billion and generates $39.90 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $10.22 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.03 on an earnings per share basis. Alibaba Group employs 66,421 workers across the globe. What is Alibaba Group's official website? The official website for Alibaba Group is http://www.alibabagroup.com. How can I contact Alibaba Group? Alibaba Group's mailing address is 26/F TOWER ONE TIMES SQUARE 1 MATHESON ST. CAUSEWAY BAY, Hong Kong K3, . The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at 852-2215-5100. MarketBeat Community Rating for Alibaba Group (NYSE BABA)Community Ranking: 3.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 2,144 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 654 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,798MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Alibaba Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BABA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BABA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. 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