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Alibaba Group tops revenue forecasts as investments clip margins

05 May 2018, 01:43 | Gordon Grant

Alibaba's sales surge continues – BBC News


OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 16,055,811 shares of the specialty retailer's stock valued at $2,768,502,000 after buying an additional 1,122,712 shares during the last quarter. About 50.69 million shares traded or 179.65% up from the average. It has underperformed by 28.11% the S&P500.

Marathon Trading Investment Management Llc decreased Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (BABA) stake by 43.09% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. On Wednesday, October 28 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform".

Alibaba Group Holding Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates as an online and mobile commerce firm in the People's Republic of China and internationally.The company has $459.17 billion market cap. The volume of the company in the last trading session was 25.1 Million. About 108,772 shares traded or 9.74% up from the average.

Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 56.74%. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Ant was trying to raise $9 billion in a private funding round, which could value the company at almost $150 billion.

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Among 38 analysts covering Alibaba (NYSE:BABA), 36 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $206.2 and touched its 52-Week Low of $114.

Basically, a price target is an individual analyst's projection on the future price of a stock. Alibaba had 172 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, November 13 the company was maintained by Robert W. Baird. Advisory Services Network Llc acquired 3,652 shares as Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (BABA)'s stock rose 3.18%. The company was maintained on Friday, August 18 by Macquarie Research. The rating was maintained by Needham with "Buy" on Thursday, June 8. "Buy" rating has 16, "Sell" are 0, while 0 are "Hold". The firm has "Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs given on Friday, August 12. On Friday, February 2 the rating was maintained by Raymond James with "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating by M Partners given on Friday, October 30. The rating was downgraded by Bernstein to "Underperform" on Tuesday, March 21. (NYSE:SPN) has "Overweight" rating given on Wednesday, July 27 by Capital One. The company is also now a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) and sports an Earnings ESP of -3.11%. The stock of Phoenix Group Holdings (LON:PHNX) earned "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, October 22. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Monday, July 3 with "Neutral". The company was upgraded on Monday, April 24 by Compass Point. Stifel Nicolaus has "Hold" rating and $12000 target. The firm earned "Sell" rating on Monday, April 4 by Goldman Sachs.

In order to reach an opinion and communicate the value and volatility of a covered security, analysts research public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and the customers of a company, typically in an attempt to capture the findings for a research report. Indus Capital Partners Llc has cut its stake in Weight Watchers Intl Inc New (NYSE:WTW) and also reduced its holding in Infosys Ltd (NYSE:INFY) by 399,100 shares in the quarter, for a total of 472,385 shares.

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