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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for BABA. The maximum price target given was 201, which equates to a potential upside of 30.39 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 130, implying a possible loss of -15.67 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.14 percent, compared to last month. 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 revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of BABA to grow at a rate of 45.18 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. 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. Currently the stock is 88.1 percent higher than its low, 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.