Alibaba Stock Price (NYSE:BABA)

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$151.89 $0.22 (0.14%) BABA stock closing price Jul 21, 2017 (Closing)
Prev Close* : $152.11
Market Cap:
Day Low: $150.31
52 Week Low: $81.95
Open: $151.79
Volume: 11452728
Day High: $152.15
52 Week High: $156.41

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Business Profile

Alibaba Group Holding Limited is an e-commerce company which controls a major piece of Chinese ecommerce market. Taobao is the firm's C2C online shopping platform and Tmall is the B2C online platform. Alibaba stock price rose to $93.89 on its opening day, giving the company a staggering valuation of over $230 billion. Alibaba ipo was one of the most eagerly anticipated IPO in 2014. This was the main driver why Alibaba stock value increased on the opening day.

Alibaba's IPO offering was the biggest in corporate history. Alibaba valuation got a major boost from its past growth record which showed 9 straight quarters of Gross Merchandise Volume (GMV) growth of 45% to 65% year on year. Post listing, Alibaba's stock has seen its fair share volatility.

The firm is led by Jack Ma who founded it back in 1998 in his apartment. Alibaba is the largest eCommerce player in China. Alibaba stock is also seen a way to bet on Chinese economy. Alibaba stock trades on the NYSE under the BABA ticker. It has not only cornered a major part of the total Chinese online market but also has one of the highest online sales by any platform beating Amazon and eBay. Jack Ma is looking to increase Alibaba footprint by expanding into newer markets and has lined up a huge cash hoard for this. Alibaba stock chart is now facing weakness with concerns regarding Alibaba's ability to sustain its high growth. The future of Alibaba stock and the company look destined to touch new heights as the firm expands into other geographies.

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BABA Industry Peers

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Amazon (AMZN)1025.673.03 (0.29%)
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Sina Corp (SINA)92.460.19 (0.21%)
Ebay (EBAY)36.610.57 (1.53%)
Baidu (BIDU)193.181.86 (0.97%)
Microsoft (MSFT)73.790.43 (0.58%)

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Alibaba Financial Statements

income statement20172016201520142013
Net Sales Or Revenues22.99B15.69B12.29B8.46B5.55B
Net Income6.35B11.08B3.91B3.76B1.37B
Total Operating Expense7.37B5.77B4.69B2.28B2.23B
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balance sheet20172016201520142013
Total Assets73.63B56.52B41.21B17.98B10.26B
Total Liabilities26.98B17.82B15.81B11.42B8.5B
Shareholders Equity46.65B38.7B25.39B6.56B1.76B
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cash flow statement20172016201520142013
Net Increase (Decrease) In Assets Liabilities1.06B1.21B299M-723M503M
Net Cash From (Used By) Operating Activities11.67B8.82B6.65B4.25B2.33B
Increase (Decrease) In Prop Plant And Equipment-1775M-843M-769M-530M-120M
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Alibaba Stock Message Board

Alibaba stock price ended the last trading day at 151.89. The total market value as denoted by 389.58B for Alibaba, is the market value of the company's outstanding shares. Alibaba valuation can be different from its intrinsic stock price when viewed from a value investors perspective.

The stock price movement of a company indicates what investors are willing to pay. For Ex: if investors feel that Alibaba is worth a lot, it will most likely be reflected in an inflated Alibaba stock quote, and vice versa. However, it must be noted that a company's value must not be equated to its share price. The volume of shares traded stood at 11452728 on the last trading day, as is evident from Alibaba stock chart, and BABA stock quote data. Dividends are usually paid by large stable companies, and typically not by those which are in their rapid growth stages. A company's continuing success is indicated by a steadily increasing dividend payout. One can observe stock price trends and check for volatility by checking Alibaba stock price history.