Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) will report its next earnings on Jan 26 – Jan 30 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $5.26/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $4.68/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.58/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 12.4%.
Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Alibaba Group Holding Limited and for the current quarter 23 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $1.13/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $1.05/share and a High Estimate of $1.22/share.
In case of Revenue Estimates, 23 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Alibaba Group Holding Limited as 7.28 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Alibaba Group Holding Limited is 7.03 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 7.63 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 34.54 Billion.
Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Alibaba Group Holding Limited, where 16 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 20 analysts have given a Buy signal, 3 said it’s a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 1 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)
When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 40 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Alibaba Group Holding Limited might touch $139.81 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $119.62 and $62.92 respectively.
To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Alibaba Group Holding Limited got Upgrade on 12-Aug-16 where investment firm Raymond James Upgrade the stock from Outperform to Strong Buy.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited closed its last trading session at $93.76 with the gain of 1.31%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 235 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $109.87 and 52-week low of $59.25. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -0.4% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -6.04% and 10.18% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Sep 28, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 9, 2016.
The Relative Volume of the company is 0.89 and Average Volume (3 months) is 15.79 million. Alibaba Group Holding Limited P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 50.88 and Forward P/E ratio of 23.41.
The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 8.3%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 14.6%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 7.2%.
While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Alibaba Group Holding Limited currently shows a Weekly Performance of 1.69%, where Monthly Performance is -6.81%, Quarterly performance is -1.05%, 6 Months performance is 23.86% and yearly performance percentage is 12.98%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 16.88%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 2.07% and Monthly Volatility of 2.83%.