NYSE:BABA - Alibaba Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$178.92 -3.22 (-1.77 %)
(As of 03/20/2019 01:32 PM ET)
Previous Close$182.14
Today's Range$178.43 - $180.95
52-Week Range$129.77 - $211.70
Volume9.45 million shs
Average Volume12.84 million shs
Market Capitalization$458.24 billion
P/E Ratio44.40
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.31
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 Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorRetail/Wholesale
CUSIPN/A
Phone852-2215-5100

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$39.90 billion
Cash Flow$5.3875 per share
Book Value$27.17 per share

Profitability

Net Income$10.22 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees66,421
Outstanding Shares2,561,150,000
Market Cap$458.24 billion
Next Earnings Date5/3/2019 (Estimated)
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 announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback plan on Monday, September 25th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $6,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Alibaba Group's earnings last quarter?

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 30th. The specialty retailer reported $12.19 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.36 by $10.83. The specialty retailer had revenue of $117.28 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $118.52 billion. Alibaba Group had a net margin of 19.87% and a return on equity of 12.44%. Alibaba Group's quarterly revenue was up 41.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous 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 Friday, May 3rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Alibaba Group.

What price target have analysts set for BABA?

26 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Alibaba Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $180.00 to $260.00. On average, they expect Alibaba Group's stock price to reach $212.16 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.4% 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?

Media stories about BABA stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Alibaba Group earned a news impact score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Alibaba Group?

Alibaba Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 114,734,572 shares, an increase of 0.5% from the February 15th total of 114,199,085 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 14,482,793 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 7.9 days. Approximately 4.4% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Alibaba Group's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Alibaba Group's key competitors?

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), Baidu (BIDU), Bank of America (BAC), Intel (INTC) and Alphabet (GOOG).

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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (2.64%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (1.85%), Temasek Holdings Private Ltd (1.07%), FMR LLC (0.74%), Jennison Associates LLC (0.61%) and Boussard & Gavaudan Investment Management LLP (0.55%).

Which institutional investors are selling Alibaba Group stock?

BABA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Investec Asset Management LTD, Pendal Group Ltd, Temasek Holdings Private Ltd, Jennison Associates LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Vantage Investment Partners LLC, Manning & Napier Group LLC and FMR LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying Alibaba Group stock?

BABA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, BlackRock Inc., Legal & General Group Plc, Coatue Management LLC, Baillie Gifford & Co., Discovery Value Fund, Hillhouse Capital Advisors Ltd. and Boussard & Gavaudan Investment Management LLP.

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 $179.14.

How big of a company is Alibaba Group?

Alibaba Group has a market capitalization of $458.80 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 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  2,127 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  645 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,772
MarketBeat'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. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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