Analyst Ratings for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR (BABA)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Buy has been given to Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR (NYSE:BABA) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, BABA was issued an average rating of Buy.

40 analysts declared BABA a buy, 5 issued an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 4 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

BABA was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 201, implying potential capital gains of 30.39 percent. The minimum price target given was 130, implying potential capital losses of -15.67 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 1.96 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 8.72 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.14 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 9.56 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of BABA's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 45.18 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of BABA is 1.36.

In the last 52-weeks, BABA has achieved a high of 160.39 and a low of 81.95. Currently the stock is 88.1 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 3.89 percent. BABA has a price/earnings ratio of 61.6. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BABA value stock report compares BABA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $394.05 billion. BABA is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.