Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) went up by 4.09% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $319.32. The company’s stock price has collected 1.49% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported 12 hours ago that Where Is Jack Ma? His Absence Is a Deal Breaker for Alibaba Stock.
Is It Worth Investing in Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE :BABA) Right Now?
Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 31.50 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for BABA is at 0.91. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 48 analysts out of 52 who provided ratings for Alibaba Group Holding Limited declared the stock was a “buy,” while 3 rated the stock as “overweight,” 1 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $2228.44, which is $97.88 above the current price. BABA currently public float of 2.70B and currently shorts hold a 1.52% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of BABA was 23.93M shares.
BABA’s Market Performance
BABA stocks went up by 1.49% for the week, with a monthly drop of -11.24% and a quarterly performance of -21.41%, while its annual performance rate touched 6.50%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.63% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.22% for Alibaba Group Holding Limited. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -4.33% for BABA stocks with a simple moving average of -4.82% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of BABA
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for BABA stocks, with Barclays repeating the rating for BABA by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for BABA in the upcoming period, according to Barclays is $320 based on the research report published on August 24th of the previous year 2020.
The Benchmark Company, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see BABA reach a price target of $290, previously predicting the price at $275. The rating they have provided for BABA stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on August 21st, 2020.
Needham gave a rating of “Buy” to BABA, setting the target price at $275 in the report published on July 09th of the previous year.
BABA Trading at -10.98% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought BABA to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -26.03% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.22%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.63%, as shares sank -10.47% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -25.53% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, BABA rose by +1.49%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +25.26% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $245.50. In addition, Alibaba Group Holding Limited saw 1.49% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Stock Fundamentals for BABA
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +18.74 for the present operating margin
- +42.67 for the gross margin
The net margin for Alibaba Group Holding Limited stands at +29.28. The total capital return value is set at 10.73, while invested capital returns managed to touch 19.90. Equity return is now at value 16.70, with 9.70 for asset returns.
Based on Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA), the company’s capital structure generated 19.50 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 16.32. Total debt to assets is 11.22, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 18.45. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 15.44.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 6.65, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.04. The receivables turnover for the company is 11.92 and the total asset turnover is 0.45. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.91.