Alibaba Group Holding Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides online and mobile commerce businesses in the People's Republic of China and internationally. More Details
No risks detected for BABA from our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet and good value.
Share Price & News
How has Alibaba Group Holding's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BABA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BABA's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Online Retail
1 Year Return
US Online Retail
Return vs Industry: BABA underperformed the US Online Retail industry which returned 59.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BABA underperformed the US Market which returned 55.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Alibaba Group Holding's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
8 months ago | Simply Wall StAlibaba Group Holding Limited's (NYSE:BABA) Stock's On An Uptrend: Are Strong Financials Guiding The Market?
1 year ago | Simply Wall StIs Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Expensive For A Reason? A Look At Its Intrinsic Value
1 year ago | Simply Wall StAlibaba Group Holding Limited Beat Analyst Estimates: See What The Consensus Is Forecasting For Next Year
Is Alibaba Group Holding undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BABA ($223.31) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($310.85)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BABA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BABA is good value based on its PE Ratio (24.8x) compared to the US Online Retail industry average (39.3x).
PE vs Market: BABA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.8x) compared to the US market (22.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BABA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BABA is good value based on its PB Ratio (4.2x) compared to the US Online Retail industry average (5.7x).
How is Alibaba Group Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 48 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BABA's forecast earnings growth (13% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: BABA's earnings (13% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (18.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BABA's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BABA's revenue (18.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BABA's revenue (18.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BABA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.5%).
How has Alibaba Group Holding performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BABA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BABA's current net profit margins (24.7%) are lower than last year (35.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BABA's earnings have grown significantly by 28.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BABA's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: BABA had negative earnings growth (-7.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Online Retail industry average (66.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BABA's Return on Equity (14.1%) is considered low.
How is Alibaba Group Holding's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BABA's short term assets (CN¥597.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥358.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: BABA's short term assets (CN¥597.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥203.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BABA's debt to equity ratio (10.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: BABA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 22.8% to 10.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BABA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (182.5%).
Interest Coverage: BABA earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Alibaba Group Holding current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BABA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BABA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BABA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BABA's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of BABA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Daniel Zhang (48 yo)
Mr. Yong Zhang, also known as Daniel, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Alibaba Group Holding Limited since May 2015 and also had been its Chief Operating Officer since 2020 until August 2020. Mr. Zh...
Experienced Management: BABA's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BABA's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
- Ticker: BABA
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1999
- Industry: Internet and Direct Marketing Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: US$605.420b
- Shares outstanding: 2.71b
- Website: https://www.alibabagroup.com
Number of Employees
- Alibaba Group Holding Limited
- 969 West Wen Yi Road
- Yu Hang District
- Zhejiang Province
Alibaba Group Holding Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides online and mobile commerce businesses in the People's Republic of China and internationally. It operates through four segments: Core Commer...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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