*Baillie Gifford & Company Holds Stake in Alibaba Group Holding Sponsored Adr (BABA)

May 16, 2018 - By Arnold Ferreira

In Alibaba Group Holding Sponsored Adr (BABA) was reduced the stake owned by Baillie Gifford & Company. The reduction is 1.88% according to 2017Q4 SEC filling. The company’s stock rose 3.18% while stock markets declined as Baillie Gifford & Company sold 858,215 shares. The business services company reported $7.71 billion value for the 2017Q4. Now the institutional investor is holding 44.72M shares, compared to the 45.57M from the previous quarter. $509.45 billion is the MC of Alibaba Group Holding Sponsored Adr. The stock increased 0.84% or $1.66 during the last trading session, touching $198.27.Currently Alibaba Group Holding Limited is uptrending after 68.29% change in last May 16, 2017. BABA has 8.72M shares volume. BABA outperformed the S&P500 by 56.74%.

Baillie Gifford & Company manages about $80.43 billion US Long portfolio. According to a filing the fund upped its stake in Netease.Com Adr (NASDAQ:NTES) by 2.66 million shares to 2.67M shares, valued at $921.49 million in 2017Q4. Baillie Gifford & Company has risen its stake in Lendingtree (NASDAQ:TREE) and also increased its holding in Fortive Corp by 92,976 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.02 million shares.

Investors expect Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA)’s quarterly earnings on August, 16., as reported by RTT. Analysts forecast 23.40 % diference or $1.16 from the $0.94 EPS from 2017. If BABA’s EPS is $1.16 the profit will hit $2.98B for 42.73 P/E. After $0.54 EPS report previous quarter, Wall Street now predicts 114.81 % EPS growth of Alibaba Group Holding Limited.

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Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Ratings Coverage

A total of 16 analysts rate Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) as follows: 16 “Buy”, 0 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 100% are bullish. (NYSE:BABA) has 23 ratings reports on May 16, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. The company rating was maintained by Tigress Financial on Thursday, November 30. In Monday, May 7 report KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating. On Monday, May 7 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus. On Friday, February 2 the stock of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) has “Buy” rating given by KeyBanc Capital Markets. On Friday, April 27 the firm earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets. On Friday, February 2 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Jefferies. On Friday, May 4 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird. On Thursday, February 1 the stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America. On Tuesday, March 6 Oppenheimer maintained the shares of BABA in report with “Buy” rating. In Monday, May 7 report Bank of America maintained the stock with “Buy” rating.

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