NYSE:BITA - Bitauto Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $16.06 -1.10 (-6.41 %) (As of 03/22/2019 05:13 AM ET)Previous Close$17.16Today's Range$15.99 - $17.0052-Week Range$15.61 - $30.72Volume1.55 million shsAverage Volume746,432 shsMarket Capitalization$1.17 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend YieldN/ABeta1.19 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst 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 Webwww.bitauto.com Phone86-10-6849-2345Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.42 Current Ratio1.19 Quick Ratio1.15Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.54 billion Price / Sales0.76 Cash FlowN/A Price / Cash FlowN/A Book Value$41.13 per share Price / Book0.39Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.40 Net Income$-260,340,000.00 Net Margins-5.67% Return on Equity-0.42% Return on Assets-0.14%Miscellaneous Employees8,558 Outstanding Shares72,740,000Market Cap$1.17 billion Next Earnings Date6/12/2019 (Estimated) 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 initiated a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, March 20th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $150,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Bitauto's earnings last quarter? Bitauto Hldg Ltd (NYSE:BITA) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, March, 19th. The information services provider reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.01. The information services provider earned $453.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $425.94 million. Bitauto had a negative net margin of 5.67% and a negative return on equity of 0.42%. The firm's revenue was up 9.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.12 EPS. View Bitauto's Earnings History. When is Bitauto's next earnings date? Bitauto is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, June 12th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Bitauto. 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 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? 5 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Bitauto's stock. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $38.00. On average, they anticipate Bitauto's share price to reach $26.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 63.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Bitauto. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Bitauto? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bitauto in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 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 neutral on Friday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Bitauto earned a news sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the information services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of Bitauto's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Bitauto include Bilibili (BILI), Zynga (ZNGA), CarGurus (CARG), PagSeguro Digital (PAGS), Five9 (FIVN), Corelogic (CLGX), Globant (GLOB), Yext (YEXT), Upwork (UPWK), Evertec (EVTC), Inovalon (INOV), MINDBODY (MB), Shutterstock (SSTK), Trivago (TRVG) and Cars.com (CARS). 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), YY (YY), Tesla (TSLA), JD.Com (JD), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), Alphabet (GOOG), Vipshop (VIPS) and Broadcom (AVGO). 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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (0.73%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.63%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.63%), Norges Bank (0.51%), Perpetual Ltd (0.49%) and River & Mercantile Asset Management LLP (0.44%). Which major investors are selling Bitauto stock? BITA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Contrarius Investment Management Ltd, Perpetual Ltd, Hsbc Holdings PLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Penserra Capital Management LLC and Baillie Gifford & Co.. Which major investors are buying Bitauto stock? BITA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, River & Mercantile Asset Management LLP, Westpac Banking Corp, BlackRock Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Wedbush Securities Inc., Bank of America Corp DE and Exane Derivatives. 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 $16.06. How big of a company is Bitauto? Bitauto has a market capitalization of $1.17 billion and generates $1.54 billion in revenue each year. The information services provider earns $-260,340,000.00 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: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 281 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 267 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 548MarketBeat'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 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a conference call?