About Bitauto (NYSE:BITA)
Bitauto Holdings Limited provides Internet content and marketing, and transaction services for the automotive industry in the People's Republic of China. The company operates in three segments: Advertising and Subscription Business, Transaction Services Business, and Digital Marketing Solutions Business. The Advertising and Subscription Business segment provides advertising services, including new automobile pricing and promotional information, specifications, reviews, and consumer feedback to automakers through its bitauto.com and taoche.com Websites, as well as mobile applications. It also provides Web-based and mobile-based integrated digital marketing solutions to automobile dealers. The Transaction Services Business segment operates automotive transaction services platform that provides e-commerce transaction services to automobile dealers; and offers online automotive financial platform services to consumers and financial institutions, including banks, auto finance companies, and insurance companies. The Digital Marketing Solutions Business segment provides one-stop digital marketing solutions, such as Website creation and maintenance, online public relations, online marketing campaigns, and advertising to automakers. The company also distributes its dealer customers' automobile pricing and promotional information through its Internet service provider partners. Bitauto Holdings Limited has a strategic partnership with J.D. Power to conduct joint research and development in the area of big data and artificial intelligence. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Data processing & preparation
SectorComputer and Technology
Trailing P/E Ratio-7.21
Forward P/E Ratio246.60
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$1.30 billion
Price / Sales1.37
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$41.13 per share
Price / Book0.60
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($3.42)
Return on Equity-8.19%
Return on Assets-2.81%
Bitauto (NYSE:BITA) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Bitauto's stock symbol?
Bitauto trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BITA."
How will Bitauto's stock buyback program work?
Bitauto declared that its board has initiated a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, March 20th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $150,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.
How were Bitauto's earnings last quarter?
Bitauto Hldg Ltd (NYSE:BITA) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, June, 13th. The information services provider reported ($0.37) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.19) by $0.18. The information services provider earned $346.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $309.85 million. Bitauto had a negative return on equity of 8.19% and a negative net margin of 16.63%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 54.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.18 earnings per share. View Bitauto's Earnings History.
When is Bitauto's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for BITA?
5 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Bitauto's shares. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $46.00. On average, they expect Bitauto's share price to reach $43.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Bitauto.
Who are some of Bitauto's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Bitauto include Proofpoint (PFPT), RingCentral (RNG), Zendesk (ZEN), Bilibili (BILI), DST Systems (DST), Pegasystems (PEGA), Corelogic (CLGX), CarGurus (CARG), Zynga (ZNGA), PagSeguro Digital (PAGS), Smartsheet (SMAR), Acxiom (ACXM), Five9 (FIVN), Cars.com (CARS) and Fang (SFUN).
Who are Bitauto's key executives?
Bitauto's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Li Bin, Founder & Chairman (Age 44)
- Mr. Xuan Zhang, CEO & Director (Age 42)
- Ms. Kun He, Chief Financial Officer (Age 42)
- Mr. Liu Xiaoke, Chief Operating Officer (Age 37)
- Mr. Zhu Lei, Chief Technology Officer (Age 32)
Has Bitauto been receiving favorable news coverage?
News stories about BITA stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bitauto earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the information services provider an impact score of 46.55 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.
Who are Bitauto's major shareholders?
Bitauto's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include CITIC CAPITAL HOLDINGS LTD (6.52%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (4.95%), Platinum Investment Management Ltd. (3.30%), Carmignac Gestion (3.10%), Jupiter Asset Management Ltd. (1.23%) and FIL Ltd (1.05%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Bitauto.
Which institutional investors are selling Bitauto stock?
BITA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bamco Inc. NY, Carmignac Gestion, Cantillon Capital Management LLC, FIL Ltd, Seven Eight Capital LP, Hsbc Holdings PLC and California Public Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bitauto.
Which institutional investors are buying Bitauto stock?
BITA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Platinum Investment Management Ltd., Millennium Management LLC, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., Indus Capital Partners LLC, River & Mercantile Asset Management LLP, SG Americas Securities LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bitauto.
How do I buy shares of Bitauto?
Shares of BITA 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 Bitauto's stock price today?
One share of BITA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.66.
How big of a company is Bitauto?
Bitauto has a market capitalization of $1.77 billion and generates $1.30 billion in revenue each year. The information services provider earns $-260,340,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($3.42) on an earnings per share basis. Bitauto employs 7,620 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Bitauto?
Bitauto's mailing address is NO 6 SOUTH CAPITAL STADIUM ROAD, BEIJING F4, 100044. The information services provider can be reached via phone at 86-10-6849-2345 or via email at [email protected]
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