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.

Several price targets were given for BABA by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 201, implying potential capital gains of 30.39 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 130, implying a possible loss of -15.67 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 1.96 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 8.72 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.14 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 9.56 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of BABA to grow at a rate of 45.18 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. BABA has a PEG ratio of 1.36.

BABA has a 52-week high of 160.39 and a 52-week low of 81.95. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 88.1 percent, and 3.89 percent below the high. BABA has a P/E 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.