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Alibaba Group Competitors

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MA: $246.16
$267.25
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$319.32
Volume18.95 million shs
Average Volume31.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$703.47 billion
P/E Ratio37.30
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.99

Competitors

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

Should you be buying BABA stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sector of "retail/wholesale" are considered alternatives and competitors to Alibaba Group, including Amazon.com (AMZN), Walmart (WMT), The Home Depot (HD), Pinduoduo (PDD), Costco Wholesale (COST), and McDonald's (MCD).

Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) and Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, profitability, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Alibaba Group and Amazon.com's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Alibaba Group$71.99 billion9.77$21.10 billion$6.0343.12
Amazon.com$280.52 billion5.91$11.59 billion$23.01143.72

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

Profitability

This table compares Alibaba Group and Amazon.com's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Alibaba Group22.56%12.74%8.50%
Amazon.com4.99%24.49%7.04%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Alibaba Group and Amazon.com, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Alibaba Group012313.00
Amazon.com014702.98

Alibaba Group currently has a consensus price target of $318.3704, suggesting a potential upside of 22.45%. Amazon.com has a consensus price target of $3,666.5217, suggesting a potential upside of 10.87%. Given Alibaba Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Alibaba Group is more favorable than Amazon.com.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

40.4% of Alibaba Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.4% of Amazon.com shares are held by institutional investors. 12.5% of Alibaba Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.1% of Amazon.com shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Alibaba Group has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Amazon.com has a beta of 1.19, indicating that its share price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Amazon.com beats Alibaba Group on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Walmart and Alibaba Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Walmart282702.68
Alibaba Group012313.00

Walmart presently has a consensus target price of $150.9857, suggesting a potential upside of 4.24%. Alibaba Group has a consensus target price of $318.3704, suggesting a potential upside of 22.45%. Given Alibaba Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Alibaba Group is more favorable than Walmart.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Walmart and Alibaba Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Walmart$523.96 billion0.78$14.88 billion$4.9329.38
Alibaba Group$71.99 billion9.77$21.10 billion$6.0343.12

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

Institutional and Insider Ownership

29.3% of Walmart shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 40.4% of Alibaba Group shares are held by institutional investors. 50.4% of Walmart shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.5% of Alibaba Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Walmart and Alibaba Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Walmart3.30%19.13%6.37%
Alibaba Group22.56%12.74%8.50%

Volatility and Risk

Walmart has a beta of 0.27, suggesting that its stock price is 73% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alibaba Group has a beta of 0.99, suggesting that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Alibaba Group beats Walmart on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) and The Home Depot (NYSE:HD) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Alibaba Group and The Home Depot, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Alibaba Group012313.00
The Home Depot052312.86

Alibaba Group presently has a consensus target price of $318.3704, suggesting a potential upside of 22.45%. The Home Depot has a consensus target price of $294.2903, suggesting a potential upside of 5.46%. Given Alibaba Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Alibaba Group is more favorable than The Home Depot.

Profitability

This table compares Alibaba Group and The Home Depot's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Alibaba Group22.56%12.74%8.50%
The Home Depot9.94%-910.85%20.80%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

40.4% of Alibaba Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.7% of The Home Depot shares are owned by institutional investors. 12.5% of Alibaba Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of The Home Depot shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Alibaba Group and The Home Depot's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Alibaba Group$71.99 billion9.77$21.10 billion$6.0343.12
The Home Depot$110.23 billion2.73$11.24 billion$10.2527.22

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

Volatility & Risk

Alibaba Group has a beta of 0.99, suggesting that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Home Depot has a beta of 1.03, suggesting that its share price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Alibaba Group beats The Home Depot on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Pinduoduo (NASDAQ:PDD) and Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

40.4% of Alibaba Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 12.5% of Alibaba Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Pinduoduo and Alibaba Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Pinduoduo-17.10%-28.77%-8.75%
Alibaba Group22.56%12.74%8.50%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Pinduoduo and Alibaba Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Pinduoduo061302.68
Alibaba Group012313.00

Pinduoduo currently has a consensus price target of $109.2222, suggesting a potential downside of 36.80%. Alibaba Group has a consensus price target of $318.3704, suggesting a potential upside of 22.45%. Given Alibaba Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Alibaba Group is more favorable than Pinduoduo.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Pinduoduo and Alibaba Group's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Pinduoduo$4.33 billion44.46$-1,000,830,000.00($0.88)-196.38
Alibaba Group$71.99 billion9.77$21.10 billion$6.0343.12

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

Volatility and Risk

Pinduoduo has a beta of 1.6, meaning that its stock price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alibaba Group has a beta of 0.99, meaning that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Alibaba Group beats Pinduoduo on 13 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) and Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and valuation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

40.4% of Alibaba Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.2% of Costco Wholesale shares are owned by institutional investors. 12.5% of Alibaba Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Costco Wholesale shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Alibaba Group and Costco Wholesale's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Alibaba Group22.56%12.74%8.50%
Costco Wholesale2.50%24.50%7.73%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Alibaba Group and Costco Wholesale, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Alibaba Group012313.00
Costco Wholesale0112002.65

Alibaba Group presently has a consensus target price of $318.3704, suggesting a potential upside of 22.45%. Costco Wholesale has a consensus target price of $386.64, suggesting a potential upside of 6.57%. Given Alibaba Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Alibaba Group is more favorable than Costco Wholesale.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Alibaba Group and Costco Wholesale's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Alibaba Group$71.99 billion9.77$21.10 billion$6.0343.12
Costco Wholesale$166.76 billion0.96$4.00 billion$8.8540.99

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

Volatility and Risk

Alibaba Group has a beta of 0.99, suggesting that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Costco Wholesale has a beta of 0.66, suggesting that its stock price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Alibaba Group beats Costco Wholesale on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) and McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Alibaba Group and McDonald's' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Alibaba Group$71.99 billion9.77$21.10 billion$6.0343.12
McDonald's$21.08 billion7.55$6.03 billion$7.8427.24

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

Profitability

This table compares Alibaba Group and McDonald's' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Alibaba Group22.56%12.74%8.50%
McDonald's25.60%-53.62%9.56%

Volatility and Risk

Alibaba Group has a beta of 0.99, suggesting that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, McDonald's has a beta of 0.58, suggesting that its stock price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

40.4% of Alibaba Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.3% of McDonald's shares are owned by institutional investors. 12.5% of Alibaba Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of McDonald's shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Alibaba Group and McDonald's, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Alibaba Group012313.00
McDonald's072402.77

Alibaba Group presently has a consensus target price of $318.3704, suggesting a potential upside of 22.45%. McDonald's has a consensus target price of $232.4333, suggesting a potential upside of 8.85%. Given Alibaba Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Alibaba Group is more favorable than McDonald's.

Summary

Alibaba Group beats McDonald's on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


Alibaba Group Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Amazon.com logo
AMZN
Amazon.com
1.6$3,306.99-1.3%$1.66 trillion$280.52 billion96.84Analyst Report
Walmart logo
WMT
Walmart
2.1$144.85-0.5%$409.82 billion$523.96 billion23.10Insider Selling
The Home Depot logo
HD
The Home Depot
2.2$279.05-1.7%$300.43 billion$110.23 billion24.14
Pinduoduo logo
PDD
Pinduoduo
1.0$172.81-1.1%$192.50 billion$4.33 billion-189.90Analyst Upgrade
Costco Wholesale logo
COST
Costco Wholesale
2.3$362.80-0.4%$160.70 billion$166.76 billion37.25Dividend Announcement
McDonald's logo
MCD
McDonald's
2.7$213.53-0.0%$159.10 billion$21.08 billion32.60Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
JD.com logo
JD
JD.com
1.6$95.10-0.2%$138.74 billion$82.86 billion36.30Analyst Upgrade
Lowe's Companies logo
LOW
Lowe's Companies
2.3$172.34-0.0%$126.28 billion$72.15 billion24.38Ex-Dividend
Starbucks logo
SBUX
Starbucks
2.5$104.58-0.8%$122.25 billion$23.52 billion135.82Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
CVS Health logo
CVS
CVS Health
2.5$74.08-0.9%$96.96 billion$256.78 billion12.24Insider Selling
MercadoLibre logo
MELI
MercadoLibre
1.7$1,940.19-2.3%$96.76 billion$2.30 billion-12,125.43Analyst Report
Target logo
TGT
Target
2.5$191.27-1.6%$95.78 billion$78.11 billion25.33Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Booking logo
BKNG
Booking
1.7$2,109.94-2.4%$86.41 billion$15.07 billion63.55Analyst Report
The TJX Companies logo
TJX
The TJX Companies
2.0$68.06-0.3%$81.71 billion$41.72 billion113.44Analyst Report
Dollar General logo
DG
Dollar General
1.9$207.72-1.3%$50.89 billion$27.75 billion20.59Analyst Downgrade
Carvana logo
CVNA
Carvana
1.3$272.55-1.0%$46.82 billion$3.94 billion-99.83Insider Selling
Chipotle Mexican Grill logo
CMG
Chipotle Mexican Grill
1.6$1,503.68-1.5%$42.07 billion$5.59 billion179.87Analyst Report
Ross Stores logo
ROST
Ross Stores
1.7$115.39-0.3%$41.13 billion$16.04 billion137.37Analyst Report
Walgreens Boots Alliance logo
WBA
Walgreens Boots Alliance
2.2$47.07-2.2%$40.67 billion$139.54 billion94.14
eBay logo
EBAY
eBay
2.0$56.40-0.4%$38.88 billion$10.80 billion7.84Upcoming Earnings
Insider Selling
Match Group logo
MTCH
Match Group
1.4$144.49-2.2%$38.43 billion$4.76 billion-218.92Insider Selling
O'Reilly Automotive logo
ORLY
O'Reilly Automotive
1.4$471.01-1.0%$34.12 billion$10.15 billion21.04
Yum! Brands logo
YUM
Yum! Brands
2.3$107.88-1.4%$32.54 billion$5.60 billion32.40Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Best Buy logo
BBY
Best Buy
2.2$114.50-2.0%$29.65 billion$43.64 billion17.40
Wayfair logo
W
Wayfair
1.3$293.52-0.2%$29.19 billion$9.13 billion-42.05Analyst Report
Insider Selling
AutoZone logo
AZO
AutoZone
1.6$1,246.41-0.5%$28.37 billion$12.63 billion16.33
Fastenal logo
FAST
Fastenal
1.7$48.17-1.1%$27.65 billion$5.33 billion32.99Earnings Announcement
Dividend Increase
Analyst Report
Unusual Options Activity
Dollar Tree logo
DLTR
Dollar Tree
1.7$107.79-0.2%$25.35 billion$23.61 billion26.61
The Kroger logo
KR
The Kroger
2.3$33.21-0.4%$25.28 billion$122.29 billion8.86Analyst Downgrade
Yum China logo
YUMC
Yum China
1.8$59.31-0.5%$24.87 billion$8.78 billion45.28
Farfetch logo
FTCH
Farfetch
1.5$62.03-1.1%$21.07 billion$1.02 billion-17.98
Expedia Group logo
EXPE
Expedia Group
1.4$138.88-2.1%$19.65 billion$12.07 billion-8.89Analyst Report
CarMax logo
KMX
CarMax
1.8$120.29-2.1%$19.55 billion$20.32 billion26.50Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
Restaurant Brands International logo
QSR
Restaurant Brands International
2.1$60.59-1.1%$18.44 billion$5.60 billion32.93Analyst Downgrade
Tractor Supply logo
TSCO
Tractor Supply
1.8$155.18-0.1%$18.08 billion$8.35 billion24.10Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Ulta Beauty logo
ULTA
Ulta Beauty
1.8$300.24-1.6%$16.92 billion$7.40 billion75.82Analyst Report
Burlington Stores logo
BURL
Burlington Stores
1.2$253.98-0.1%$16.82 billion$7.29 billion-97.68Analyst Report
Darden Restaurants logo
DRI
Darden Restaurants
2.0$124.96-0.3%$16.29 billion$7.81 billion-130.17Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Tiffany & Co. logo
TIF
Tiffany & Co.
1.9$131.46-0.0%$15.96 billion$4.42 billion64.44
Domino's Pizza logo
DPZ
Domino's Pizza
1.9$381.12-0.6%$15.02 billion$3.62 billion32.66Analyst Report
L Brands logo
LB
L Brands
1.3$45.90-0.7%$12.77 billion$12.91 billion-58.85Analyst Downgrade
Advance Auto Parts logo
AAP
Advance Auto Parts
1.8$166.68-0.9%$11.31 billion$9.71 billion24.23
Five Below logo
FIVE
Five Below
1.4$188.68-2.0%$10.54 billion$1.85 billion96.76Analyst Report
RH logo
RH
RH
1.2$501.20-0.2%$10.22 billion$2.65 billion63.93Analyst Report
Williams-Sonoma logo
WSM
Williams-Sonoma
1.7$126.71-1.0%$9.71 billion$5.90 billion24.41Analyst Upgrade
Tapestry logo
TPR
Tapestry
1.6$33.75-0.2%$9.36 billion$4.96 billion-21.09Analyst Report
Unusual Options Activity
MNSO
MINISO Group
1.7$30.33-6.0%$9.22 billion$1.28 billion0.00Analyst Report
News Coverage
Lithia Motors logo
LAD
Lithia Motors
2.6$330.53-1.0%$8.77 billion$12.67 billion21.89News Coverage
Stitch Fix logo
SFIX
Stitch Fix
1.4$82.09-0.7%$8.61 billion$1.71 billion-144.02Insider Selling
The Gap logo
GPS
The Gap
1.3$22.61-1.7%$8.46 billion$16.38 billion-7.74Analyst Report
This page was last updated on 1/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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