NYSE:BITA - Bitauto Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $9.97 +0.25 (+2.57 %) (As of 05/27/2019 09:01 AM ET)Previous Close$9.72Today's Range$9.72 - $10.2352-Week Range$9.46 - $30.72Volume569,108 shsAverage Volume760,823 shsMarket Capitalization$725.22 millionP/E Ratio7.12Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.04 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Bitauto Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides Internet content and marketing services, and transaction services for the automobile industry in the People's Republic of China. It operates in three segments: Advertising and Subscription Business, Transaction Services Business, and Digital Marketing Solutions Business. The Advertising and Subscription Business segment offers advertising services, including automobile pricing and promotional information, specifications, reviews, and consumer feedback to automakers through its bitauto.com Website and related mobile applications. It also provides transaction-focused online advertisement and promotional services for automakers, automobile dealers, auto finance partners, and insurance companies; and Web-based and mobile-based integrated digital marketing solutions to automobile dealers. The Transaction Services Business segment operates an online automobile retail transaction platform, which provides transaction platform and self-operated financing services. The Digital Marketing Solutions Business segment offers one-stop digital marketing solutions, including Website creation and maintenance, online public relation, online marketing campaign, advertising agency, big data application, and digital image creation services for automakers. The company also distributes its dealer customers' automobile pricing and promotional information through its Internet service provider partners. Bitauto Holdings Limited was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China. Receive BITA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BITA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Data processing & preparation Sub-IndustryN/A SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNYSE:BITA Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1499781 Webhttp://www.bitauto.com/ Phone86-10-6849-2345Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.46 Current Ratio1.19 Quick Ratio1.19Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio7.12 Forward P/E Ratio5.70 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.54 billion Price / Sales0.47 Cash Flow$3.2796 per share Price / Cash Flow3.04 Book Value$41.44 per share Price / Book0.24Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.40 Net Income$-87,680,000.00 Net Margins-5.67% Return on Equity-0.42% Return on Assets-0.14%Miscellaneous Employees8,558 Outstanding Shares72,740,000Market Cap$725.22 million Next Earnings Date5/30/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable 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 of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Tuesday, March 20th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $150,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Bitauto's earnings last quarter? Bitauto Hldg Ltd (NYSE:BITA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March, 19th. The information services provider reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.22 by $0.01. The information services provider earned $453.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $425.94 million. Bitauto had a negative net margin of 5.67% and a negative return on equity of 0.42%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 9.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.12 earnings per share. View Bitauto's Earnings History. When is Bitauto's next earnings date? Bitauto is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Bitauto. How can I listen to Bitauto's earnings call? Bitauto will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 30th at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8665194004. What guidance has Bitauto issued on next quarter's earnings? Bitauto issued an update on its first quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Tuesday, March, 19th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $359.2-366.5 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $364.11 million. What price target have analysts set for BITA? 4 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Bitauto's shares. Their predictions range from $19.00 to $38.00. On average, they expect Bitauto's stock price to reach $26.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 163.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Bitauto. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Bitauto? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bitauto in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Bitauto. Has Bitauto been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about BITA stock have trended positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Bitauto earned a news impact score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the information services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Bitauto's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Bitauto include Inovalon (INOV), Yext (YEXT), Evertec (EVTC), SciPlay (SCPL), MINDBODY (MB), Upwork (UPWK), CSG Systems International (CSGS), So-Young International (SY), Cars.com (CARS), Trivago (TRVG), Shutterstock (SSTK), Computer Services (CSVI), Liberty Tripadvisor Holdings Inc Series A (LTRPA), Carbonite (CARB) and Tucows (TCX). What other stocks do shareholders of Bitauto own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Bitauto investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), Baidu (BIDU), IQIYI (IQ), YY (YY), JD.Com (JD), Ctrip.Com International (CTRP), Tesla (TSLA), Alphabet (GOOG), Square (SQ) and Netflix (NFLX). Who are Bitauto's key executives? Bitauto's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Bin Li, Founder & Chairman (Age 45)Mr. Xuan Zhang, CEO & Director (Age 43)Mr. Ming Xu, Chief Financial OfficerMr. Liu Xiaoke, Chief Operating Officer (Age 38)Mr. Xiangzhi Kong, Chief Strategy Officer (Age 41) Who are Bitauto's major shareholders? Bitauto's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Snow Lake Capital HK Ltd (5.81%), FMR LLC (1.20%), Hsbc Holdings PLC (1.05%), Perpetual Ltd (1.00%), BlackRock Inc. (0.73%) and FIL Ltd (0.63%). Which major investors are selling Bitauto stock? BITA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Snow Lake Capital HK Ltd, Platinum Investment Management Ltd., FIL Ltd, First Trust Advisors LP and River & Mercantile Asset Management LLP. Which major investors are buying Bitauto stock? BITA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Perpetual Ltd, SG Americas Securities LLC, Morgan Stanley, Krane Funds Advisors LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA and Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd.. 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 $9.97. How big of a company is Bitauto? Bitauto has a market capitalization of $725.22 million and generates $1.54 billion in revenue each year. The information services provider earns $-87,680,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.40 on an earnings per share basis. Bitauto employs 8,558 workers across the globe. What is Bitauto's official website? The official website for Bitauto is http://www.bitauto.com/. 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] MarketBeat Community Rating for Bitauto (NYSE BITA)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 287 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 276 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 563MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Bitauto and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BITA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BITA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 5/27/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Intrinsic Value Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.