A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for Alibaba Group Holding (NYSE: BABA):

  • 9/20/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Bank of America Corp.. They now have a $117.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $110.00.
  • 9/9/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald.
  • 9/1/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $106.15 price target on the stock.
  • 8/31/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding is now covered by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.. They set an “overweight” rating and a $135.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/31/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Brean Capital.
  • 8/28/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald.
  • 8/26/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its price target raised by analysts at MKM Partners from $95.00 to $130.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. They wrote, “We remain bullish on the stock and think Alibaba will be the best performing large-cap in the Internet sector over the next 12-months,” Sanderson noted.Core CommerceSanderson noted that he values Alibaba’s core commerce segment at 25x his calendar year 2017 net profits forecast, which is still considered “low for a growth asset” within the e-commerce segment. The analyst also assumed “little” margin expansion through next year — an assumption which “may be conservative.”Related Link: Strategies For A Sleepy Bull MarketCloud BusinessSanderson’s valuation model also assumes the Chinese cloud total addressable market will become a $20 billion market within five years and the company controls a “dominant” 65 percent share. At a 28 percent operating margin, the analyst expects Alibaba to realize $3 billion in net profit over the time frame.Also, Sanderson is assuming a 30x forward multiple for the segment in four years and, when discounted, back at 25 percent to 2017.Other SegmentsAnt Financial is a “gem” given recent valuation rounds, which valued the company at $60 billion and contributes $8 per share.The marked-to-market value of publicly traded companies in Alibaba’s portfolio are worth $12.7 billion today, or $5 per share.Finally, Alibaba holds interests in over 100 private companies, “many”
  • 8/25/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding is now covered by analysts at Standpoint Research. They set a “buy” rating and a $84.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/25/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $97.27 price target on the stock.
  • 8/24/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a $109.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $115.00.
  • 8/24/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $98.60 price target on the stock.
  • 8/19/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald.
  • 8/15/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $95.74 price target on the stock.
  • 8/15/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They now have a $130.60 price target on the stock.
  • 8/15/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Bank of America Corp.. They now have a $110.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $102.00.
  • 8/15/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.. They now have a $115.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $110.00.
  • 8/13/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its price target raised by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from $104.00 to $112.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 8/13/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They now have a $104.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $94.00.
  • 8/13/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. They now have a $105.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $95.00.
  • 8/12/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its price target raised by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from $105.00 to $110.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 8/12/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its price target raised by analysts at Evercore ISI from $98.00 to $110.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 8/12/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding was upgraded by analysts at Macquarie from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating. They now have a $110.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $76.00.
  • 8/12/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its price target raised by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. from $104.00 to $120.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 8/12/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its price target raised by analysts at Wedbush from $80.00 to $90.00. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 8/12/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding was upgraded by analysts at Raymond James Financial Inc. from an “outperform” rating to a “strong-buy” rating. They now have a $124.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $95.00.
  • 8/12/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its price target raised by analysts at Brean Capital from $100.00 to $115.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 8/12/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its price target raised by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG from $114.00 to $122.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 8/12/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its price target raised by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from $107.00 to $115.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 8/12/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its price target raised by analysts at Jefferies Group from $101.00 to $103.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 8/12/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its price target raised by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from $96.00 to $129.00. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.
  • 8/12/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its price target lowered by analysts at SunTrust Banks Inc. from $110.00 to $90.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 8/12/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its price target raised by analysts at RBC Capital Markets from $105.00 to $110.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 8/11/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at RBC Capital Markets. They now have a $105.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/9/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its price target raised by analysts at T.H. Capital from $84.00 to $97.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 8/8/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald. They now have a $95.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/8/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They now have a $130.60 price target on the stock.
  • 8/7/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its price target raised by analysts at Citigroup Inc. to $104.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. They wrote, “We model monetization rate of 2.67 percent, with PC at 2.92 percent and mobile at 2.58 percent,” Yap wrote in a note.According to Yap, the following should be the key focus on the call:”Monetization improvement and digital media integration update.””Segment disclosure and acquisition margins impact.””Advertising tax impact to P4P revs and margins.””Update on O2O, global, cloud computing and logistics services.””Consumption behavior and China economic condition.”
  • 8/3/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding was given a new $95.00 price target on by analysts at MKM Partners. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 8/2/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They now have a $94.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/2/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Brean Capital.
  • 8/1/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding was downgraded by analysts at Standpoint Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 7/26/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Evercore ISI. They now have a $98.00 price target on the stock.
  • 7/22/2016 – Alibaba Group Holding had its price target raised by analysts at Jefferies Group from $86.00 to $101.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.

Shares of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE:BABA) traded down 1.48% on Tuesday, hitting $101.51. The stock had a trading volume of 10,311,433 shares. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has a 12-month low of $57.20 and a 12-month high of $105.50. The company has a market cap of $251.03 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 36.00 and a beta of 2.97. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $95.33 and a 200-day moving average price of $82.66.

Alibaba Group Holding (NYSE:BABA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 11th. The company reported $0.74 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.11. Alibaba Group Holding had a return on equity of 12.31% and a net margin of 42.95%. The business earned $4.84 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.57 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.59 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts expect that Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will post $3.29 earnings per share for the current year.

Alibaba Group Holding Limited is a holding company. The Company is principally engaged in online and mobile commerce through products, services and technology. The Company provides retail and wholesale marketplaces available through both personal computer and mobile interfaces in the PRC and internationally.

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