Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR (NYSE: BABA) has seen a decline in its stock price by -1.91 in relation to its previous close of 79.11. However, the company has experienced a -6.22% decline in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Seeking Alpha reported 2023-11-19 that Alibaba dropped sharply post its results announcement. The company delivered solid quarterly results, with revenues up 9% and strong cost control. The Cloud unit won’t be IPO’ed.
Is It Worth Investing in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR (NYSE: BABA) Right Now?
The price-to-earnings ratio for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR (NYSE: BABA) is 10.74x, which is above its average ratio. Moreover, the 36-month beta value for BABA is 0.63. Analysts have varying opinions on the stock, with 42 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 7 as “overweight,” 7 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price recommended by analysts for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR (BABA) is $918.80, which is $49.17 above the current market price. The public float for BABA is 2.40B and currently, short sellers hold a 1.67% of that float. On November 20, 2023, BABA’s average trading volume was 13.04M shares.
BABA’s Market Performance
BABA stock saw a decrease of -6.22% in the past week, with a monthly decline of -4.91% and a quarterly a decrease of -12.39%. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.39%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 2.02% for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR (BABA). The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -6.50% for BABA stock, with a simple moving average of -13.17% for the last 200 days.
BABA Trading at -8.48% 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 -36.03% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.02%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.39%, as shares sank -2.93% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -13.83% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, BABA fell by -6.22%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -29.29% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $82.88. In addition, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR saw -11.91% 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:
- +11.99 for the present operating margin
- +35.30 for the gross margin
The net margin for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR stands at +8.35. The total capital return value is set at 7.79, while invested capital returns managed to touch 6.13. Equity return is now at value 13.60, with 7.65 for asset returns.
Based on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR (BABA), the company’s capital structure generated 19.76 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 16.50. Total debt to assets is 11.16, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 17.95. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 14.99.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.99, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.12. The receivables turnover for the company is 12.32 and the total asset turnover is 0.48. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.80.
To wrap up, the performance of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR (BABA) has been bad in recent times. The stock has received a mixed of “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.