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How to buy Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR (BABA) stocks

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR stock has moved 4.91% from yesterday's closing price. Learn how to easily invest in Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR stock.

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR is an internet retail business based in the US. Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR stocks (BABA.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $112.11 – an increase of 15.04% over the previous week. Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR employs 254,941 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $853.1 billion.

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Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR stock price (NYSE:BABA)

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Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-06-20.
Latest market close$117.62
52-week range$73.28 - $230.89
50-day moving average $94.54
200-day moving average $124.04
Wall St. target price$155.06
PE ratio 30.2485
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.38

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Is it a good time to buy Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR stock?

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Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $117.62 from 2022-06-24

1 week (2022-06-17) 15.04%
1 month (2022-05-24) 42.62%
3 months (2022-03-21) 13.54%
6 months (2021-12-23) -0.88%
1 year (2021-06-25) -48.53%
2 years (2020-06-25) -47.06%
3 years (2019-06-25) 165.8
5 years (2017-06-23) 143.01

Is Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR under- or over-valued?

Valuing Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's P/E ratio

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 30x. In other words, Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR shares trade at around 30x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's PEG ratio

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.0501. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's EBITDA

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $134.2 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR financials

Revenue TTM $853.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 11.11%
Gross profit TTM $313.6 billion
Return on assets TTM 3.5%
Return on equity TTM 4.39%
Profit margin 7.3%
Book value $354.57
Market capitalisation $284.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 28.21

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's overall score of 28.21 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 37th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's environmental score

Environmental score: 4.34/100

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's environmental score of 4.34 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's social score

Social score: 15.2/100

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's social score of 15.2 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's governance score

Governance score: 10.67/100

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's governance score puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR share dividends

We're not expecting Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's shares have ranged in value from as little as $73.28 up to $230.89. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BABA.US volatility(beta: 0.91)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's is 0.9065. This would suggest that Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR overview

Alibaba Group Holding Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides technology infrastructure and marketing reach to merchants, brands, retailers, and other businesses to engage with their users and customers in the People's Republic of China and internationally. It operates through four segments: Core Commerce, Cloud Computing, Digital Media and Entertainment, and Innovation Initiatives and Others. The company operates Taobao Marketplace, a social commerce platform; Tmall, a third-party online and mobile commerce platform for brands and retailers; Alimama, a monetization platform; 1688. com and Alibaba. com, which are online wholesale marketplaces; AliExpress, a retail marketplace; Lazada, Trendyol, and Daraz that are e-commerce platforms; and Tmall Global and Kaola, which are import e-commerce platforms. It also operates Lingshoutong that connects FMCG manufacturers and their distributors to small retailers; Cainiao Network logistic services platform; Ele. me, an on-demand delivery and local services platform; Koubei, a restaurant and local services guide platform; and Fliggy, an online travel platform.

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