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BABA Alibaba Group Holding Ltd NYSE
72.38 USD -0.89% -0.65
OPEN 72.04
DAY RANGE 72.70 - 71.93
52 WEEK RANGE 121.30 - 71.93
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Valuations metrics

Market capitalization 186B
Enterprise value 173.9B
Trailing pe 10.358865
Forward pe 7.187992
Peg ratio 7.187992
Price to sales ttm 0.20329098
Price to book mrq 0.17903283
Enterprise to revenue 1.357
Enterprise to ebitda 6.907


Fiscal year ends 2023-03-31
Most recent quarter 2023-09-30
Profit margin 0.14498
Operating margin 0.1494
Return on assets ttm 0.04758
Return on equity ttm 0.11314999
Income statement
Revenue ttm 128.2B
Revenue per share ttm 355.794
Quarterly revenue growth 0.085
Gross profit ttm 319B
Ebitda 180.7B
Net income to common ttm 18.5B
Diluted eps ttm 7.05
Quarterly earnings growth yoy 0.085019500328223
Balance sheet
Total cash mrq 80.5B
Total cash per share mrq 28.294
Total debt mrq 27.8B
Total debt to equity mrq 16.962
Current ratio mrq 1.944
Book value per share mrq 407.914
Cash flow
Operating cash flow ttm 29.9B
Levered free cash flow ttm 18.2B

Stock statistics

Shares outstanding 2.5B
Float shares 16.8B
Avg 10 volume 22.3M
Avg 30 volume 18.4M
Shares short 41.1M
Short ratio 3.3
Percent held by insiders 7.0E-5
Percent held by institutions 0.14895001

Stock price summary

Fifty two week low 71.93
Fifty two week high 121.3
Fifty two week change -26.347
Beta 0.599
Day 50 ma 82.7226
Day 200 ma 87.938

Dividends and splits

Dividend date 2024-01-18

Alibaba Inc. (BABA) Company Profile

Alibaba Group is a Chinese company that primarily offers eCommerce and other services. The company was founded on April 4, 1999, in Hangzhou China by Jack Ma. The company trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker BABA. Alibaba went public on September 19, 2014. Alibaba operates through four segments:

  • Core Commerce segment primarily distributes and retails consumer electronics, machinery, apparel, food, chemicals, bags, sports, and other products to customers worldwide. It’s retail commerce business in China comprises Taobao Marketplace, Tmall and Juhuasuan, collectively its China retail marketplaces, and Rural Taobao and merchant services.
  • Cloud Computing unit offers complete suites for cloud services like elastic computing, database, storage and content delivery network (CDN), large scale computing, security and management, and application services.
  • Digital Media and Entertainment segment comprises of UCWeb mobile media, game publishing, and multi-screen entertainment, and content creation and production companies in film, music, and sports.
  • Innovation Initiatives seeks to innovate and develop new services and products that can meet the needs of customers.

Alibaba’s main competitors

  • Amazon
  • Tradekey
  • Rakuten
  • Otto

Key Alibaba Milestones 

On September 19 2014, Alibaba’s initial public offering (IPO) raised $25 billion, resulting in a market value of US$231 billion for the company. Notably, the IPO was by far, then the largest in world history.

In January 2018, Alibaba became the second Asian company to break the US$500 billion valuation mark, after its main competitor Tencent.

In 2010, Alibaba launched The online retail service is made up of mostly small Chinese businesses offering products to international online buyers. Through the platform, small businesses in China can sell to customers all over the world.

In April 2016, Alibaba acquired a controlling stake in Lazada in a deal that saw the company pay $500 million for new shares and buying $500M worth of shares from existing investors. Lazada is a Singaporean e-commerce company that operates sites in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

In 2004, Alibaba Group launched Alipay, a third-party online payment platform that does not attract transaction fees. It also provides an escrow service, in which buyers can verify whether they are happy with goods they have bought before releasing money to the seller.

Alibaba Frequently Asked Questions

Why is Alibaba successful?

Alibaba’s success is tied to factors like customer satisfaction, a unique business model, integrated ecosystem, and leadership. 

Does Alibaba pay dividends?

Since going public, the company has never paid any dividends. 

How does Alibaba differ from Amazon?

Unlike Amazon, Alibaba relies on the asset-light model and merely facilitate transactions. The company manages the marketplace and charges a small fee, but they don’t hold or sell any merchandise.