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Alibaba Group Stock Competitors

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$175.81
$182.09
50-Day Range
$139.63
$194.86
52-Week Range
$138.43
$319.32
Volume20.81 million shs
Average Volume20.28 million shs
Market Capitalization$483.02 billion
P/E Ratio21.67
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.79

Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) Vs. AMZN, WMT, HD, COST, MCD, LOW, SBUX, TGT, PDD, and CVS

Should you be buying Alibaba Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Alibaba Group include Amazon.com (AMZN), Walmart (WMT), The Home Depot (HD), Costco Wholesale (COST), McDonald's (MCD), Lowe's Companies (LOW), Starbucks (SBUX), Target (TGT), Pinduoduo (PDD), and CVS Health (CVS). These companies are all part of the "retail/wholesale" sector.

Alibaba Group vs.

Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) and Walmart (NYSE:WMT) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their media sentiment, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, community ranking, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Alibaba Group has a beta of 0.79, indicating that its share price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Walmart has a beta of 0.47, indicating that its share price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Alibaba Group received 1255 more outperform votes than Walmart when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 86.38% of users gave Alibaba Group an outperform vote while only 62.24% of users gave Walmart an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Alibaba GroupOutperform Votes
2600
86.38%
Underperform Votes
410
13.62%
WalmartOutperform Votes
1345
62.24%
Underperform Votes
816
37.76%

Alibaba Group has a net margin of 19.25% compared to Walmart's net margin of 1.78%. Walmart's return on equity of 20.22% beat Alibaba Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Alibaba Group 19.25% 12.92% 8.44%
Walmart 1.78% 20.22% 7.16%

Alibaba Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Walmart. Alibaba Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Walmart, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Alibaba Group$109.48 billion4.41$22.98 billion$7.2124.65
Walmart$559.15 billion0.74$13.51 billion$5.4827.07

In the previous week, Walmart had 10 more articles in the media than Alibaba Group. MarketBeat recorded 46 mentions for Walmart and 36 mentions for Alibaba Group. Alibaba Group's average media sentiment score of 0.17 beat Walmart's score of 0.13 indicating that Alibaba Group is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Alibaba Group
4 Very Positive mention(s)
10 Positive mention(s)
17 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Walmart
11 Very Positive mention(s)
11 Positive mention(s)
16 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
4 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

24.5% of Alibaba Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 30.2% of Walmart shares are owned by institutional investors. 12.5% of Alibaba Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 48.4% of Walmart shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Alibaba Group presently has a consensus target price of $285.88, suggesting a potential upside of 60.88%. Walmart has a consensus target price of $171.09, suggesting a potential upside of 15.33%. Given Alibaba Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Alibaba Group is more favorable than Walmart.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Alibaba Group
2 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
25 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.79
Walmart
1 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
17 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.73

Summary

Alibaba Group beats Walmart on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding BABA and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment >-1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) vs. Its Competitors

TypeAlibaba GroupBusiness services IndustryRetail SectorNYSE Exchange
P/E Ratio21.6779.4421.2327.78
Net Margins19.25%-49.00%-11.11%-85.71%

Alibaba Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
AMZN
Amazon.com
2.5481 of 5 stars
$3,335.55
+3.0%
$4,173.02
+25.1%
+4.1%$1.69T$386.06B58.141,298,000Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
WMT
Walmart
2.9575 of 5 stars
$148.34
+1.0%
$171.09
+15.3%
+3.1%$413.65B$559.15B41.791,886,000
HD
The Home Depot
2.7503 of 5 stars
$365.99
+0.4%
$340.13
+7.1%
+29.3%$386.25B$132.11B25.74504,800
COST
Costco Wholesale
2.8758 of 5 stars
$481.99
+1.0%
$472.19
+2.0%
+28.7%$212.95B$166.76B45.30214,500
MCD
McDonald's
2.8864 of 5 stars
$238.44
+1.2%
$261.59
+9.7%
+4.3%$178.07B$19.21B25.95200,000Upcoming Earnings
LOW
Lowe's Companies
2.759 of 5 stars
$228.77
+0.6%
$222.89
+2.6%
+32.9%$158.41B$89.60B23.612,021
SBUX
Starbucks
3.087 of 5 stars
$114.55
+0.1%
$127.65
+11.4%
+26.2%$135.07B$23.52B47.93349,000Upcoming Earnings
TGT
Target
2.944 of 5 stars
$255.93
+0.7%
$254.25
+0.7%
+59.7%$124.90B$93.56B20.38409,000
PDD
Pinduoduo
1.8881 of 5 stars
$99.05
+1.9%
$161.62
+63.2%
+14.0%$122.69B$9.12B-275.142,020Gap Up
CVS
CVS Health
2.699 of 5 stars
$87.52
+0.8%
$94.71
+8.2%
+45.3%$115.49B$268.71B16.062,020
JD
JD.com
2.156 of 5 stars
$83.07
+1.1%
$100.39
+20.8%
+2.1%$111.27B$114.30B24.15242,452
BKNG
Booking
2.3208 of 5 stars
$2,394.59
+0.7%
$2,506.38
+4.7%
+31.3%$98.32B$6.80B238.2720,300
TJX
The TJX Companies
2.8833 of 5 stars
$64.16
+0.8%
$79.28
+23.6%
+12.5%$77.15B$32.14B31.152,021
MELI
MercadoLibre
2.8014 of 5 stars
$1,503.78
+5.3%
$1,935.33
+28.7%
+14.6%$74.76B$3.97B-30,075.6015,546
EBAY
eBay
2.8102 of 5 stars
$80.59
+5.4%
$73.41
+8.9%
+49.8%$52.39B$10.27B4.3012,700Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
DG
Dollar General
2.8523 of 5 stars
$220.31
+0.6%
$243.58
+10.6%
+2.3%$51.40B$33.75B21.10158,000
CVNA
Carvana
2.2277 of 5 stars
$297.59
+1.4%
$347.55
+16.8%
+46.9%$51.36B$5.59B-254.3510,400Analyst Revision
CMG
Chipotle Mexican Grill
2.5422 of 5 stars
$1,792.21
+2.9%
$1,988.15
+10.9%
+33.8%$50.35B$5.98B87.1788,000Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
High Trading Volume
CPNG
Coupang
1.961 of 5 stars
$29.00
+0.5%
$45.86
+58.1%
N/A$50.33B$11.97B0.0050,000
MTCH
Match Group
2.1014 of 5 stars
$169.32
+3.7%
$165.65
+2.2%
+40.7%$46.87B$2.39B85.951,890
ORLY
O'Reilly Automotive
1.9776 of 5 stars
$663.57
+0.0%
$610.23
+8.0%
+42.3%$45.75B$11.60B23.8270,179Upcoming Earnings
WBA
Walgreens Boots Alliance
3.0581 of 5 stars
$49.00
+0.3%
$55.36
+13.0%
+28.8%$42.41B$139.54B18.56277,000Dividend Announcement
AZO
AutoZone
2.1127 of 5 stars
$1,832.89
+1.4%
$1,693.80
+7.6%
+54.9%$39.49B$12.63B20.1580,000
ROST
Ross Stores
2.9627 of 5 stars
$110.39
+0.3%
$135.64
+22.9%
+15.7%$39.23B$12.53B29.2893,700
YUM
Yum! Brands
2.5914 of 5 stars
$126.57
+0.2%
$128.16
+1.3%
+25.0%$37.42B$5.65B29.032,020Upcoming Earnings
FAST
Fastenal
2.3631 of 5 stars
$56.05
+0.1%
$53.17
+5.1%
+24.6%$32.24B$5.65B37.1220,365
KR
The Kroger
2.5931 of 5 stars
$40.23
+2.3%
$38.73
+3.7%
+22.8%$29.92B$132.50B27.00465,000
BBY
Best Buy
2.8792 of 5 stars
$118.39
+0.7%
$129.15
+9.1%
+0.2%$29.12B$47.26B12.0879,050Positive News
YUMC
Yum China
2.5643 of 5 stars
$60.47
+0.3%
$78.72
+30.2%
+9.4%$25.45B$8.26B25.202,020Upcoming Earnings
W
Wayfair
2.9835 of 5 stars
$236.47
+3.1%
$321.10
+35.8%
-11.1%$24.57B$14.15B73.9016,122
EXPE
Expedia Group
2.3443 of 5 stars
$161.67
+0.7%
$178.37
+10.3%
+57.4%$24.38B$5.20B-15.1919,100
TSCO
Tractor Supply
2.7125 of 5 stars
$208.21
+1.1%
$216.68
+4.1%
+48.9%$23.81B$10.62B27.7230,500Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
KMX
CarMax
2.1231 of 5 stars
$143.43
+1.1%
$150.64
+5.0%
+57.7%$23.25B$18.95B20.1726,889
DLTR
Dollar Tree
2.0814 of 5 stars
$103.15
+0.7%
$109.14
+5.8%
+8.0%$23.20B$25.51B16.24129,772
ULTA
Ulta Beauty
2.4004 of 5 stars
$371.45
+0.1%
$408.91
+10.1%
+58.0%$20.19B$6.15B28.5526,500Analyst Revision
QSR
Restaurant Brands International
2.7502 of 5 stars
$61.96
+0.8%
$72.89
+17.6%
+9.1%$19.11B$4.97B28.295,200
DRI
Darden Restaurants
2.6972 of 5 stars
$145.40
+0.2%
$167.54
+15.2%
+46.1%$18.87B$7.20B30.48177,000
BURL
Burlington Stores
2.1342 of 5 stars
$278.34
+0.9%
$350.28
+25.8%
+33.8%$18.57B$5.76B43.0947,000
BBWI
Bath & Body Works
3.0242 of 5 stars
$69.55
+0.7%
$79.40
+14.2%
N/A$18.39B$11.85B10.6857,350
DPZ
Domino's Pizza
2.8921 of 5 stars
$464.33
+0.8%
$509.70
+9.8%
+17.8%$16.90B$4.12B37.4510,650
AAP
Advance Auto Parts
2.6564 of 5 stars
$231.97
+0.8%
$228.60
+1.5%
+49.9%$14.61B$10.11B24.862,021
RH
RH
2.1695 of 5 stars
$667.57
+0.7%
$732.69
+9.8%
+69.4%$14.30B$2.85B38.745,000
FTCH
Farfetch
2.1581 of 5 stars
$40.06
+5.2%
$60.33
+50.6%
+33.6%$14.19B$1.67B-4.605,441
WSM
Williams-Sonoma
2.6765 of 5 stars
$189.58
+0.5%
$176.30
+7.0%
+90.8%$14.10B$6.78B15.0816,600
FBHS
Fortune Brands Home & Security
2.5481 of 5 stars
$96.21
+0.2%
$105.23
+9.4%
+12.6%$13.27B$6.09B18.7227,500Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
Positive News
GME
GameStop
1.2417 of 5 stars
$169.80
+7.0%
$27.50
+83.8%
+1,032.0%$12.99B$5.09B-176.882,021
BLDR
Builders FirstSource
2.1411 of 5 stars
$58.89
+0.6%
$57.38
+2.6%
+80.3%$12.20B$8.56B11.482,020
DKS
DICK'S Sporting Goods
3.4414 of 5 stars
$125.82
+1.5%
$124.79
+0.8%
+111.2%$11.15B$9.58B10.4933,450
FIVE
Five Below
2.3595 of 5 stars
$192.74
+0.2%
$224.00
+16.2%
+39.9%$10.80B$1.96B41.9912,050
TPR
Tapestry
3.0514 of 5 stars
$38.62
+0.3%
$45.50
+17.8%
+80.2%$10.75B$5.75B13.0917,300
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