BABA (Alibaba Group Holding Limited) may reap gains as insiders became active recently


As this happened, Bernstein upgraded its Alibaba Group Holding Limited [BABA] rating to an Outperform from a a Mkt perform in a research note published on Tuesday, July 20, 2022; the price target was increased to $130 from $115. PT values the company’s stock at a premium of 8.12 to its Tuesday closing price. A number of analysts have revised their coverage, including JP Morgan’s analysts, who increased its forecast for the stock in mid May from “an Underweight” to “an Overweight”. JP Morgan revised its rating on March 14, 2022. It rated BABA as “an Underweight” which previously was an “an Overweight”.

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Price Performance Review of BABA

On Tuesday, Alibaba Group Holding Limited [NYSE:BABA] saw its stock fall -0.08% to $119.44. On the same session, the stock had its day’s lowest price of $115.00, but rose to a high of $120.00. Over the last five days, the stock has gained 3.69%. Alibaba Group Holding Limited shares have risen nearly 35.59% since the year began. Nevertheless, the stocks have fallen -3.08% over the past one year. While a 52-week high of $129.40 was reached on 01/23/23, a 52-week low of $58.01 was recorded on 01/03/23. SMA at 50 days reached $92.64, while 200 days put it at $91.90. A total of 7.77 million shares were traded, compared to the trading of 18.34 million shares in the previous session.

Levels Of Support And Resistance For BABA Stock

The 24-hour chart illustrates a support level at 116.29, which if violated will result in even more drops to 113.15. On the upside, there is a resistance level at 121.29. A further resistance level may holdings at 123.15. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) on the 14-day chart is 73.43, which indicates overbought technical sentiment, while the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) stands at 6.00, which suggests price will go up in the next trading period. Percent R suggests that price movement has been bullish at 3.69%. Stochastics %K at 97.70% indicates the stock is a selling.

How much short interest is there in Alibaba Group Holding Limited?

A steep rise in short interest was recorded in Alibaba Group Holding Limited stocks on Oct 13, 2022, growing by 3.51 million shares to a total of 58.58 million shares. Yahoo Finance data shows the prior-month short interest on Sep 14, 2022 was 55.07 million shares. There was a rise of 5.99%, which implies that there is a positive sentiment for the stock.

Alibaba Group Holding Limited [BABA] – Who Are The Largest Shareholders?

In filings from PRIMECAP Management Co., it is revealed that the company now owns 17,386,207 shares, or roughly 0.66% of the outstanding BABA shares. In other words, the investor’s shares have risen by 18,320 from its previous 13-F filing of 17367887.0. Additionally, Dodge & Cox increased 14.92% of its stake after which the total value it holdings stand at $1,248,611,444, while HSBC Global Asset Management reduced -2.06% of its stake to hold $1.18 billion in the firm. Over the last quarter, Goldman Sachs International sold -1,527,847 shares of Alibaba Group Holding Limited, while T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. sold 1,588,857 shares. At present, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC is holding 9,764,197 shares valued at $860.13 million. Temasek Holdings Pte Ltd. owned 9,210,997 shares of the company at the time of its most recent 13F filing, worth $811.4 million.

According to FactSet, Alibaba Group Holding Limited’s share price will average $985.67 in the next year, based on opinions of analysts polled by the firm. This is up nearly 730.63 percent from its previous closing price of $119.53. Analysts expect Alibaba Group Holding Limited stock to reach the higher price of $1482.34, while the lowest price estimate is $503.95. However, 60 analysts have rated BABA stock as a Buy in their predictions for 2023. The most recent change occurred on February 25, 2022 when UBS resumed its ‘”a Buy”‘ rating for the stock and retained the price target to $150.


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