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BABA Alibaba Group Holding Ltd NYSE
110.20 USD -0.90% -1.00
OPEN 109.42
DAY RANGE 112.08 - 108.81
52 WEEK RANGE 129.40 - 58.01
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Valuations metrics

Market capitalization 317.3B
Enterprise value 20.9B
Trailing pe 159.97296
Forward pe 12.966045
Peg ratio 12.966045
Price to sales ttm 0.36926123
Price to book mrq 0.32781437
Enterprise to revenue 0.165
Enterprise to ebitda 0.968


Fiscal year ends 2022-03-31
Most recent quarter 2022-03-31
Profit margin 0.0162
Operating margin 0.11721
Return on assets ttm 0.03662
Return on equity ttm -0.0011999999
Income statement
Revenue ttm 126.7B
Revenue per share ttm 322.093
Quarterly revenue growth 0.032
Gross profit ttm 46.3B
Ebitda 122.6B
Net income to common ttm 2B
Diluted eps ttm 0.74
Balance sheet
Total cash mrq 71.8B
Total cash per share mrq 185.566
Total debt mrq 28.5B
Total debt to equity mrq 17.991
Current ratio mrq 1.77
Book value per share mrq 361.119
Cash flow
Operating cash flow ttm 22.7B
Levered free cash flow ttm 7.5B

Stock statistics

Shares outstanding 2.6B
Float shares 1.9B
Avg 10 volume 15.5M
Avg 30 volume 20.9M
Shares short 55.8M
Short ratio 2.37
Percent held by insiders 0.00014
Percent held by institutions 0.147

Stock price summary

Fifty two week low 58.01
Fifty two week high 129.4
Fifty two week change -11.506
Beta 0.537495
Day 50 ma 95.5908
Day 200 ma 92.15385

Dividends and splits

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.