Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) went down by -1.16% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $319.32. The company’s stock price has collected -2.86% of loss in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported 19 hours ago that Tech Crackdown Hits Chinese Stocks, Just Not in China
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 24.98 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for BABA is at 0.80. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 49 analysts out of 57 who provided ratings for Alibaba Group Holding Limited declared the stock was a “buy,” while 5 rated the stock as “overweight,” 2 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $1887.02, which is $84.49 above the current price. BABA currently public float of 2.43B and currently shorts hold a 1.78% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of BABA was 16.33M shares.
BABA’s Market Performance
BABA stocks went down by -2.86% for the week, with a monthly drop of -2.83% and a quarterly performance of -8.95%, while its annual performance rate touched -3.35%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.28% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.96% for Alibaba Group Holding Limited. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -0.55% for BABA stocks with a simple moving average of -16.50% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of BABA
Barclays, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see BABA reach a price target of $320, previously predicting the price at $300. The rating they have provided for BABA stocks is “Overweight” according to the report published on August 24th, 2020.
The Benchmark Company gave a rating of “Buy” to BABA, setting the target price at $290 in the report published on August 21st of the previous year.
BABA Trading at -4.94% 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 -33.20% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.96%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.28%, as shares sank -3.64% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -8.00% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, BABA fell by -2.86%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -19.74% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $214.10. In addition, Alibaba Group Holding Limited saw -8.34% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Stock Fundamentals for BABA
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +12.50 for the present operating margin
- +41.28 for the gross margin
The net margin for Alibaba Group Holding Limited stands at +20.96. The total capital return value is set at 7.94, while invested capital returns managed to touch 15.27. Equity return is now at value 17.00, with 9.80 for asset returns.
Based on Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA), the company’s capital structure generated 15.91 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 13.73. Total debt to assets is 8.82, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 14.48. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 12.49.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 5.57, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.04. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.70.