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Alibaba Group (BABA) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds

Alibaba Group (BABA) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds

After $1.02 actual earnings per share reported by Alibaba Group Holding Limited for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 42.16% EPS growth. The stock has a market capitalization of $434,256.47, a P/E ratio of 49.29, a P/E/G ratio of 1.28 and a beta of 2.52. Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd now has $442.61 billion valuation.

Analysts are speculating a 29.52% move, based on the high target price ($217) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months.

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) belonging to the Consumer Cyclical sector has declined -0.37% and closed its last trading session at $168.96. It has outperformed by 40.63% the S&P500. Imperial Capital upgraded Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE:BBG) on Thursday, November 2 to "Buy" rating. Therefore 40% are positive. Alibaba had 156 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Stephens on Wednesday, October 11 to "Equal-Weight". Finally, KeyCorp reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Alibaba Group in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. The firm has "Buy" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Friday, October 27. Alibaba Group accounts for 1.0% of Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd's portfolio, making the stock its 16th largest position. The rating was upgraded by Standpoint Research to "Accumulate" on Monday, January 9. The stock decreased 3.16% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $6.28. About 2.51 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 33.74% the S&P500. The firm operates through Americas and global divisions. Companies with a high P/E ratio are typically growth stocks.

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average.DJI rose 58.46 points, or 0.24 percent, to 24,290.05, the S&P 500.SPX lost 2.78 points, or 0.11 percent, to 2,639.44 and the Nasdaq Composite.IXIC dropped 72.22 points, or 1.05 percent, to 6,775.37. It increased, as 7 investors sold TeleTech Holdings, Inc. shares while 45 reduced holdings. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 0% or 50,465 shares. Envestnet Asset Mgmt has 144 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio stated it has 0% in MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA). Schwab Charles Mngmt reported 0% in TeleTech Holdings, Inc. 189.97 million shares or 6.17% more from 178.92 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. After a recent check, it is observed that the insiders for the firm now own 52.36% shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Bv stated it has 128,974 shares. Northern Trust holds 14,089 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

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Among 36 analysts covering Alibaba (NYSE:BABA), 34 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 95% are positive. The stock has "Buy" rating by Vetr on Thursday, August 13. Finally, MKM Partners raised their price objective on shares of Alibaba Group from $177.00 to $220.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 23rd. The stock of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) earned "Buy" rating by Axiom Capital on Wednesday, October 28.

The company's diluted EPS for trailing twelve months was 3.56. The company was maintained on Monday, November 20 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) earned "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, April 25. The stock of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) earned "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, June 27.

More notable recent Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) news were published by: "Reuters.com which released: "Exclusive: "Ford set for China tie-up with Alibaba to test online, direct auto ..." on December 06, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Amazon, Alibaba Renew Battle In A New Geography" published on December 02, 2017, Investorplace.com published: "Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Is Getting Grilled â€" What You Need to Know" on November 29, 2017.

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