Alibaba Annual Income Statement (NYSE:BABA)

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$152.26 $0.37 (0.24%) BABA stock closing price Jul 24, 2017 (Closing)

Stock analysis based on fundamentals means looking at financial statements in addition to the Alibaba stock price. The key financial statements of a company are the income statement, the balance sheet and the cash flow statement. The income statement for BABA which implies a YoY revenue growth of $7.31B is specific to a period of time. Investors typically check YoY or QoQ revenue growth. One also needs to look at Alibaba assets, operating expenses and Alibaba free cash flow. The profit and loss statement shows revenue of $22.99B for 2017. Revenue has grown by $7.31B YoY for BABA stock. Alibaba revenue for 2017 is $22.99B. View revenue and profit details for latest and last 10 financial years.

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Alibaba Net Sales or Revenues
Cost Of Goods Sold (COGS)8.64B5.33B3.85B2.16B1.56B1.03B522.1M239.54M
Alibaba Gross Profit
Research & Development Expense2.48B2.14B1.72B821M604M453.67M307.85M166.39M
Selling General & Admin Expense4.15B3.18B2.63B1.41B1.61B825.12M728.28M488.91M
Income Before Depreciation Depletion Amortization7.73B5.04B4.1B4.08B1.78B830.76M218.87M82.97M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization744M455M337M51M21M24.27M21.49M19.2M
Non Operating Income2.13B8.35B1.9B650M122M70.47M92.11M-106.13M
Interest Expense388M301M443M354M253M10.64M0.59M-
Alibaba Pretax Income
Provision for Income Taxes2B1.31B1.04B515M234M131.85M48.82M26.53M
Minority Interest-356M-27M9M14M19M68.43M63.45M43.83M
Investment Gains Losses-730M-269M-257M-33M-1M-3.91M--4.83M
Other Income--------
Income Before Extraordinaries & Disc Operations5.99B11.06B3.92B3.77B1.39B730.53M240.07M-73.73M
Extraordinary Items & Discontinued Operations--------
Alibaba Net Income (Profit/Loss)
Average Shares used to compute Diluted EPS2.57B2.56B2.5B2.33B----
Average Shares used to compute Basic EPS2.49B2.46B2.34B2.27B----
Income Before Nonrecurring Items6.44B4.16B3.53B3.76B----
Income from Nonrecurring Items-95M6.92B382M-----
Alibaba Earnings Per Share Basic Net
Alibaba Earnings Per Share Diluted Net
EPS Diluted Before Nonrecurring Items2.511.631.411.60----
Preferred Dividends Acc Pd--------
Dividends Common--------
Dividend Per Share Common--------
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The key things to look for in an income statement while doing Alibaba stock analysis are:
  • Top line: The word topline comes from the fact that the first line of an income statement refers to sales numbers. If you check you will find that BABA stock has a topline or revenue of $22.99B for 2017 as per this Alibaba revenue chart. Investors look for stocks with a growing top line.
  • Bottom line: Most businesses like Alibaba try to improve their bottom line by growing their topline and by increasing their operating efficiency. A healthy bottom line growth implies a good investment.
The income statement is also called statement of revenue and expense. The financials along with Alibaba historical stock prices provides a lot of details about the firm. .

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