Citigroup maintains Alibaba Group Holdings(BABA:NYE) with a Buy rating and lowers the target price to $172 from $176

STA Research
by: STA Research
Alibaba Group Holdings

Citigroup maintains Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR with a Buy rating and lowers the target price to $172 from $176 on the company’s stock.

HSBC lowers the target price on Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR to $141 from $146, and maintains the Buy rating.

Based on the Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR stock forecasts from 16 analysts, the average analyst target price for Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR is USD 162.14 over the next 12 months. Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 6 positive signals and 4 negative signals. At the last closing, Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR’s stock price was USD 116.00Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR’s stock price has changed by -2.30% over the past week, +24.45% over the past month and -46.73% over the last year.

What we like:

High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What we don’t like:

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

 stock forecasts from 16 analysts, the average analyst target price for Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR is USD 162.14 over the next 12 months. Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 6 positive signals and 4 negative signals. At the last closing, Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR’s stock price was USD 116.00Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR’s stock price has changed by -2.30% over the past week, +24.45% over the past month and -46.73% over the last year.

What we like:

High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What we don’t like:

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Disclaimer

Stock Target Advisor is not a broker/dealer, investment advisor, or platform for making stock buying or selling decisions. Our goal is to democratize and simplify financial information through automated analysis, aggregation of stock information, and education to help investors with their research. No content on our site, blogs or newsletters constitutes – or should be understood as constituting – a recommendation to enter into any securities transactions or to engage in any of the investment strategies presented in our site content. We also cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information presented on our site and in our analysis.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.