Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA)

Last Updated: Oct-21-2016 20:37:53

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Today's Alibaba Stock Update

There aren't enough hours in the day to get a detailed look at your favorite investments, like Alibaba stock. So here's a quick look at BABA's most important numbers right now (for October 21, 2016).Let's start with where BABA stock closed yesterday - at $103.85. From the previous trading session Alibaba shares slipped 0.08% or $0.08 .It's best to not only look at recent Alibaba share data, but also look at the year's highs and lows to see where the current price stacks up...BABA is now trading at a price more than it was one-year ago, with the stock price up 44.66% since then.

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The Alibaba stock price 52-week high is $109.87. That was hit on 9/28/2016. The BABA stock 52-week low is $59.25, reached on 2/09/2016.Also - BABA trading volume yesterday was 8,918,899. That's higher than Alibaba stock's average daily trading volume of 7,109,783.Let's look at Alibaba's market cap, which is shares outstanding multiplied by Alibaba's share price. Alibaba has a market cap of 259,134,828,000. That means Alibaba has a mega market cap, because it's over 200 billion. As of April 2016, Apple has the biggest market cap of all publicly traded companies.

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The current P/E (price/earnings) ratio of Alibaba stock is 56.47. That's not as high as the March 2016 S&P 500 P/E ratio of about 23. To really gauge if this stock's P/E is high or low, you should compare BABA to other companies in the same industry.The current EPS (earnings per share) of BABA is 2.93.Beta - how closely the stock trades with the overall market, with a beta of 1 meaning it trades in step with the broader index -- for Alibaba is 2.95.Alibaba stock does not pay a dividend right now. Most income investors look for "dividend stocks" that have a yield of 2% or more, but there are different factors that affect the health of a company's payout.Every day we publish Alibaba stock news and coverage on a handful of other key stocks we're watching now so you can maximize profits. To get new info and stock news on BABA and other companies you are interested in, sign up for Money Morning - it's free.

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Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA) Profile

Prior Close$103.85
Market Cap$259.36 B
PE Ratio56.79
Alibaba Group Holding Limited operates online and mobile marketplaces in retail and wholesale trade as well as cloud computing and other services. It provides technology and services to enable consumers merchants and other participants to conduct commerce in its ecosystem. The Company operates Taobao Marketplace an online shopping destination; Tmall a third-party platform for brands and retailers; Juhuasuan a group buying marketplace; an online business-to-business marketplace; an online wholesale marketplace; and AliExpress a consumer marketplace. Alibaba Group Holding Limited is headquartered in Hangzhou the People's Republic of China.
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BABA Earnings

1st Quarter Earnings$0.74 (2016-08-11)
2nd Quarter Earnings$0.47 (2016-05-05)
3rd Quarter Earnings$0.99 (2016-01-28)
4th Quarter Earnings$0.57 (2015-10-27)
PE Ratio56.79
EPS Growth29.14%
Recent Earnings$0.74
Annual EPS$1.83
Market Capitalization$259.36 B
Insider Shareholder %0.125%
Annual Revenue$17.26 B
Number of Shares Outstanding2,495,280 Shares
Institutional Shareholder %29.15%
Annual Net Income$0B
TTM Net Profit Margin$-167.95
One Year Return46.29%
Three Year Return14.03%
Five Year Return10.61%
Five Year Revenue Growth782.66%
Five Year Earnings Growth0%
Five Year Dividend Growth0%
Last Quarter EPS$0.52
Annual EPS$1.83
Annual Dividend$0
Annual Dividend Yield0%
Change in EPS YTD29.139999%
PE Ratio56.79
Recent Earnings$0.74
Dividends per Share$
Stock Split Ratio

BABA Key Stats

Last Price$103.94
Net Change$0.09 (0.09%)
Ask Price$0
Open Price$103.7
Previous Close Price$103.85
High Price$103.94
Low Price$102.75
Number of Trades30,765
Fifty Two Week High$109.87 (2016-09-28)
Fifty Two Week Low$59.25 (2016-02-09)
Average Daily Volume15,315,344
Share Outstanding2,495,280 Shares
Total Dividend Payout$0/yr
Dividend Yield0%