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Facebook Inc (FB) Extended Graph Analysis

April 17th, 2020 Posted by Extended Analysis No Comment yet

Company Profile

FB logo

Facebook, Inc. is an online social media and social networking service available in 140 multilingual. Founded by Mark Zuckerberg and was launched on February 4, 2004. Headquartered in Menlo Park, California. 

Facebook active users are more than 2 billion worldwide. And there are about 140 million businesses that use the apps to connect with customers, and more than 100 billion messages are shared daily.

 

Facebook Inc (FB) Extended Graph Analysis

1. FB CASH FLOW

FB CASH FLOWS

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Net cash flow provided by operating activities 8,599,000,000 16,108,000,000 24,216,000,000 29,274,000,000 36,314,000,000 36,314,000,000
Net cash used for investing activities -9,434,000,000 -11,739,000,000 -20,038,000,000 -11,603,000,000 -19,864,000,000 -19,864,000,000
Net cash provided by (used for) financing activities 1,582,000,000 -310,000,000 -5,235,000,000 -15,572,000,000 -7,299,000,000 -7,299,000,000
Capital expenditure -2,523,000,000 -4,491,000,000 -6,733,000,000 -13,915,000,000 -15,102,000,000 -15,102,000,000
Free cash flow 6,076,000,000 11,617,000,000 17,483,000,000 15,359,000,000 21,212,000,000 21,212,000,000
Working Capital 19,727,000,000 31,526,000,000 44,803,000,000 43,463,000,000 51,172,000,000 51,172,000,000

Facts:

  • Cash provided by operating activities was $ 36 billion in 2020.
  • Cash used for investing activities was $ -20 billion in 2020.
  • Net cash provided by (used for) financing activities was $ -7 billion in 2020.
  • Capital expenditure was $ -15 billion in 2020.
  • Free cash flow was $21 billion in 2020.
  • Working capital was $51 billion in 2020.

Explanation:

  • Cash from operating activities increased year-over-year and grew 322 percent in five years.
  • Net cash used from investing activities were investment in property, plant and equipment and purchases of investments and net acquisitions.
  • Cash provided by financing activities were debt repayment, common stock repurchases and other financing activities.
  • Capital expenditure was investment in property, plant and equipment.
  • Free cash flow increases year-over-year and has a growth of 249 percent in five years.
  • Working capital increased 149 percent in five years.

Interpretation

Facebook Inc. managed to generate cash from operations year-over-year in five years from regular business operations. The company’s cash was stable by managing a positive cash flow.

 

2. FB BALANCE SHEET

FB BALANCE SHEET

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Total cash 18,434,000,000 29,449,000,000 41,711,000,000 41,114,000,000 54,855,000,000
Current Assets 21,652,000,000 34,401,000,000 48,563,000,000 50,480,000,000 66,225,000,000
Net property, plant and equipment 5,687,000,000 8,591,000,000 13,721,000,000 24,683,000,000 44,783,000,000
Total non-current assets 27,755,000,000 30,560,000,000 35,961,000,000 46,854,000,000 67,151,000,000
Total assets 49,407,000,000 64,961,000,000 84,524,000,000 97,334,000,000 133,376,000,000
Current liabilities 1,925,000,000 2,875,000,000 3,760,000,000 7,017,000,000 15,053,000,000
Non-current liabilities 3,264,000,000 2,892,000,000 6,417,000,000 6,190,000,000 17,269,000,000
Total liabilities 5,189,000,000 5,767,000,000 10,177,000,000 13,207,000,000 32,322,000,000
Retained earnings 9,787,000,000 21,670,000,000 33,990,000,000 41,981,000,000 55,692,000,000
Stockholders equity 44,218,000,000 59,194,000,000 74,347,000,000 84,127,000,000 101,054,000,000

Facts:

  • Total cash was $55 billion in 2019.
  • Current assets were $66 billion in 2019.
  • Net property, plant and equipment was $45 billion in 2019.
  • Non-current assets were $67 billion in 2019.
  • Total assets were $133 billion in 2019.
  • Current liabilities were $32 billion in 2019.
  • Retained earnings were $56 billion in 2019.
  • Stockholders equity were $101 billion in 2019.

Explanation:

  • Total cash increased year-over-year and grew 198 percent in five years. Cash represents 41 percent of total assets.
  • Current assets increased year-over-year and grew 206 percent in five years.
  • Current assets represent 50 percent of total assets.
  • Net property, plant and equipment grew 687 percent in five years and it represents 34 percent of total assets.
  • Total non-current assets grew 142 percent in five years and it represents 50 percent of the total assets.
  • Total assets grew 170 percent in five years.
  • Current liabilities represent 47 percent of total liabilities.
  • Non-current liabilities represent 53 percent of total liabilities.
  • Total liabilities represents 24 percent of total liabilities and stockholders equity.
  • Retained earnings represent 55 percent of total stockholders equity.
  • Stockholders equity represents 76 percent of total liabilities and equity.

Interpretation

The balance sheet of the company is financially healthy and is liquid. The management is very efficient in maintaining a strong balance sheet, cash was capable to meet obligations in due period. 

 

3. FB INCOME AND MARKET

FB INCOME AND MARKET

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Revenue 17,928,000,000 27,638,000,000 40,653,000,000 55,838,000,000 70,697,000,000 70,697,000,000
EBIT 6,225,000,000 12,427,000,000 20,203,000,000 24,913,000,000 23,986,000,000 23,986,000,000
Net Income 3,688,000,000 10,217,000,000 15,934,000,000 22,112,000,000 18,485,000,000 18,485,000,000
EBITDA 8,162,000,000 14,870,000,000 23,625,000,000 29,685,000,000 30,573,000,000 30,573,000,000
Market Capitalization 303,330,000,000 340,120,000,000 516,130,000,000 382,790,000,000 585,370,000,000 507,923,000,000
Intrinsic Value 0 0 86,576,736,693 108,416,979,226 243,076,122,705 279,125,593,215

Facts:

  • Revenue was $71 billion in 2020.
  • EBIT was $24 billion in 2020.
  • Net income was $18 billion in 2020.
  • EBITDA was $31 billion in 2020.
  • Market capitalization was $508 billion in 2020 trailing twelve months.
  • Intrinsic value was $279 billion in 2020 trailing twelve months.

Explanation:

  • Revenue increases year-over-year and has grown 294 percent in five years.
  • EBIT grew 285 percent in five years and it represented 34 percent of revenue.
  • Net income grew 401 percent in five years and represented 26 percent of the total revenue.
  • EBITDA increases year-over-year and it grew 275 percent in five years.
  • Market capitalization grew 67 percent in five years.
  • Intrinsic value is lower by 45 percent of the market capitalization, in other terms the stock of Facebook is undervalued by 45 percent.

Interpretation

The company was profitable by maintaining a positive bottom line averaging 31 percent in the last five years. 

 

4. FB FINANCIAL RATIOS

FB FINANCIAL RATIOS

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 TTM
Asset turnover (average) 0.40 0.46 0.54 0.61 0.61 0.51
Return on assets % 8.19 17.82 21.30 24.32 16.02 16.02
Return on equity % 9.14 19.70 23.84 27.90 19.96 19.96
Return on invested capital % 9.03 19.42 23.39 27.02 17.32 17.32

Facts:

  • Asset turnover was averaging 0.51 2020 trailing twelve months.
  • Return on assets were 16.02 percent in 2020.
  • Return on equity was 19.96 percent in 2020.
  • Return on invested capital was 17.32 percent in 2020.

Explanation:

  • Asset turnover indicates that for every $1 invested in assets Facebook generated 51 cents of sales.
  • Return on assets indicates that for every dollar invested in assets it generated 16 cents of net income.
  • Return on equity indicates that for every dollar invested in equity it generated a $0.20 return.
  • Return on invested capital means that the return made by the company was 17% or .17.

Interpretation

Financial ratios indicate that the company has the ability to generate good returns on the investments made.

 

5. FB KEY EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION

FB KEY EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Key Executive Compensation  
Salary 2,080,168 2,659,617 2,718,462 2,930,387 3,104,616
Bonus 3,037,293 3,756,059 4,026,621 2,474,416 2,208,042
Annual Other Income 0 0 0 0 0
Restricted Stock Award 47,406,563 51,552,744 64,703,214 84,289,724 73,694,092
Securities Options 0 0 0 0 0
LTIP Payout 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Equity Compensation 0 0 0 0 0
Other Compensation 6,244,925 6,318,204 8,653,231 11,816,608 26,405,800
Total 58,768,949 64,286,624 80,101,528 101,511,135 105,412,550
Mark Zuckerberg/CEO
Salary 1 1 1 1 1
Bonus 0 0 0 0 0
Annual Other Income 0 0 0 0 0
Restricted Stock Award 0 0 0 0 0
Securities Options 0 0 0 0 0
LTIP Payout 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Equity Compensation 0 0 0 0 0
Other Compensation 6,213,106 5,037,840 6,015,431 9,101,965 22,554,542
Total 6,213,107 5,037,841 6,015,432 9,101,966 22,554,543
David M. Wehner/CFO
Salary 418,051 665,385 662,692 711,539 753,846
Bonus 535,077 653,365 940,421 633,317 499,494
Annual Other Income 0 0 0 0 0
Restricted Stock Award 11,024,750 15,465,667 14,931,596 21,072,431 18,423,523
Securities Options 0 0 0 0 0
LTIP Payout 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Equity Compensation 0 0 0 0 0
Other Compensation 9,905 9,000 9,566 9,000 9,250
Total 11,987,783 16,793,417 16,544,275 22,426,287 19,689,113
Sheryl K Sandberg/COO
Salary 592,885 715,385 738,077 795,769 843,077
Bonus 624,204 1,265,193 1,293,635 640,378 638,310
Annual Other Income 0 0 0 0 0
Restricted Stock Award 14,332,313 15,465,667 19,908,426 21,072,431 18,423,523
Securities Options 0 0 0 0 0
LTIP Payout 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Equity Compensation 0 0 0 0 0
Other Compensation 0 1,252,724 2,609,318 2,687,643 3,823,508
Total 15,549,402 18,698,969 24,549,457 25,196,221 23,728,418
Michael Schroepfer/ Chief Technology Officer
Salary 535,577 639,423 658,846 711,539 753,846
Bonus 979,021 943,360 859,356 633,317 570,744
Annual Other Income 0 0 0 0 0
Restricted Stock Award 11,024,750 10,310,705 14,931,596 21,072,431 18,423,523
Securities Options 0 0 0 0 0
LTIP Payout 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Equity Compensation 0 0 0 0 0
Other Compensation 9,164 9,140 9,377 9,000 9,250
Total 12,548,512 11,902,628 16,459,175 22,426,287 19,757,363
Christopher K. Cox/Former Chief Product Officer
Salary 533,654 639,423 658,846 711,539 753,846
Bonus 898,991 894,141 933,209 567,204 499,494
Annual Other Income 0 0 0 0 0
Restricted Stock Award 11,024,750 10,310,705 14,931,596 21,072,431 18,423,523
Securities Options 0 0 0 0 0
LTIP Payout 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Equity Compensation 0 0 0 0 0
Other Compensation 12,750 9,500 9,538 9,000 9,250
Total 12,470,145 11,853,769 16,533,189 22,360,374 19,686,113

Facts:

  • Total key executive compensation in 2018 was $105,412,550.
  • Total compensation of Mark Zuckerburg/CEO in 2018 was $22,554,542.
  • Compensation of David M. Wehner/CFO in 2018 was $19,689,113.
  • Compensation of Sheryl K Sandberg/COO in 2018 was $23,728,418.
  • Total compensation of Michael Schroepfer/ Chief Technology Officer in 2018 was $19,757,363.
  • Compensation of Christopher K. Cox/Former Chief Product Officer in 2018 was $19,686,113.

Explanation

  • The total key executive compensation represents 0.57% of the total net income in 2018.
  • Mark Zuckerberg, CEO total compensation in 2018 represents 21.40% of the total key executive compensation.
  • David M. Webner, CFO total compensation in 2018 represents 18.68% of the total key executive compensation.
  • Sheryl K. Sandberg, COO total compensation in 2018 represents 22.51% of the total key executive compensation.
  • Michael Schroepfer, CTO total compensation in 2018 represents 18.74% of the total key executive compensation. 
  • Christopher K. Cox, Former Chief Product Officer total compensation in 2018 represents 18.68% of total key executive compensation.

Interpretation

The total key executive compensation in 2018 was less one percent of the total net income. The executive salary includes basic salary, bonuses, restricted stock award and other compensation. 

 

6. FB LOBBYING AND CONTRIBUTIONS

FB LOBBYING AND CONTRIBUTIONS

PERIOD USD
2009 207,878
2010 351,390
2011 1,350,000
2012 3,850,000
2013 6,430,000
2014 9,340,000
2015 9,850,000
2016 8,692,000
2017 11,510,000
2018 12,620,000
2019 16,710,000

Facts:

  • Facebook Inc was spending lobbying and contributions from 2009 to the current period.

Explanation:

A note from OpenSecret.org

“NOTE: Figures on this page are calculations by the Center for Responsive Politics based on data from the Senate Office of Public Records. Data for the most recent year was downloaded on March 18, 2020 and includes spending from January 1 – December 31. Prior years include spending from January through December.”

Source: OpenSecret.org Center for Responsive Politics

 

7. FB FINANCIAL STRENGTH

FB FINANCIAL STRENGTH

DATA:

USD
Working capital 51,172,000,000
Total assets 133,376,000,000
Sales 70,697,000,000
EBIT 23,986,000,000
Market value of equity 507,923,000,000
Book value of total liabilities 32,322,000,000
Retained earnings 55,692,000,000

 

CALCULATION

Ratio Score Result
A – Working Capital / Total Assets 0.38 1.2 0.46
B – Retained Earnings / Total Assets 0.42 1.4 0.58
C – EBIT / Total Assets 0.18 3.3 0.59
D – Market Value of Equity / Book Value of Total Liabilities 15.71 0.6 9.43
E – Sales / Total Assets 0.53 1 0.53
Z-Score 11.60

 

Formula: Z-Score = 1.2A + 1.4B + 3.3C + 0.6D + 1.0E

Explanation:

Z-Score is a statistical measurement that compares data points from different sets of data to find correlations. This measurement by Dr. Edward Altman is a significant measure in determining the financial strength of the company because it relies on different weighted financial liquidity and profitability metrics to come up with the overall score. This measure indicates the probability of bankruptcy.

Interpretation

Facebook calculated Z-Score 11.60. Dr. Altman’s grading scale of 3.0 and above indicates that the company will not declare bankruptcy in near future. In other terms, the company is not close to insolvency. The main factors of this statistical measurement are profitability, liquidity, leverage and efficiency. Facebook Inc has a strong financial health and is very far from insolvency.

Overview

Facebook Inc. has a strong balance sheet and is liquid. The income statement shows that the company has been profitable in the last five years. The company has a very strong financial strength. 

 

CITATION

https://www.morningstar.com/stocks/xnas/fb/quote

https://www.facebook.com/

https://www.opensecrets.org/federal-lobbying/clients/summary?cycle=2019&id=D000033563

Researched and written by Criselda

 

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR (BABA N) Extended Graph Analysis

April 3rd, 2020 Posted by Extended Analysis No Comment yet

Company Profile

BABA logo

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Company is a Chinese multinational online company. Specializing in e-commerce, retail, internet and technology. Founded by Jack Ma on 4 April 1999 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang. Alibaba is a public company and traded as NYSE: BABA.

 

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR (BABA N) Extended Graph Analysis

 

1. BABA CASH FLOWS

BABA CASH FLOWS

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Net cash provided by operating activities 41,217,000,000 56,836,000,000 80,326,000,000 125,171,000,000 150,975,000,000 196,996,000,000
Net cash used for investing activities -53,454,000,000 -42,831,000,000 -78,364,000,000 -83,890,000,000 -151,060,000,000 -97,828,000,000
Net cash provided by (used for) financing activities 87,497,000,000 -15,846,000,000 32,914,000,000 20,359,000,000 -7,392,000,000 68,605,000,000
Capital expenditures -7,705,000,000 -10,845,000,000 -17,546,000,000 -29,836,000,000 -49,643,000,000 -49,643,000,000
Free cash flow 33,512,000,000 45,991,000,000 62,780,000,000 95,335,000,000 101,332,000,000 147,353,000,000
Working capital 102,437,000,000 82,031,000,000 88,745,000,000 121,045,000,000 62,604,000,000 62,604,000,000

Facts:

  • Cash provided by operating activities was CNY 196.996 billion in 2020.
  • Cash used for investing activities were CNY -97.8 in 2020.
  • Net cash provided by financing activities was CNY 68.605 billion in 2020.
  • Capital expenditure was CNY -49.6 billion in 2020.
  • Free cash flow was CNY 147 billion.
  • Working capital was CNY 62.6 billion in 2020.

Explanation

  • Cash from operations was increasing year-over-year and has a growth rate of 378 percent in five years.
  • Cash from investing activities were purchases of property, plant and equipment, acquisitions and purchases of investments.
  • Cash provided by (used for) financing activities were debt repayment and common stock repurchase.
  • Capital expenditures were purchases of property, plant and equipment and purchases of intangibles.
  • Free cash flow increases year-over-year and has a growth rate of 340% in five years.
  • Working capital was erratic in movement in the last five years.

Interpretation

Alibaba was capable and efficient in maintaining a positive cash from operations, free cash flow and working capital in the last five years. 

 

2. BABA BALANCE SHEET

BABA BALANCE SHEET

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Total cash 125,999,000,000 115,696,000,000 150,801,000,000 210,210,000,000 203,165,000,000
Current Assets 142,109,000,000 134,070,000,000 182,516,000,000 256,855,000,000 270,273,000,000
Net property, plant and equipment 12,244,000,000 16,505,000,000 24,897,000,000 75,866,000,000 98,449,000,000
Total non-current assets 113,325,000,000 230,380,000,000 324,296,000,000 460,269,000,000 694,803,000,000
Total assets 255,434,000,000 364,450,000,000 506,812,000,000 717,124,000,000 965,076,000,000
Current liabilities 39,672,000,000 52,039,000,000 93,771,000,000 135,810,000,000 207,669,000,000
Non-current liabilities 70,323,000,000 95,424,000,000 134,242,000,000 215,492,000,000 265,150,000,000
Total liabilities 109,995,000,000 147,463,000,000 228,013,000,000 351,302,000,000 472,819,000,000
Retained earnings 24,842,000,000 78,752,000,000 108,558,000,000 172,353,000,000 257,886,000,000
Stockholders equity 145,439,000,000 216,987,000,000 278,799,000,000 365,822,000,000 492,257,000,000

Facts:

  • Total cash was CNY 203 billion in 2019.
  • Current assets were CNY 270 billion in 2019.
  • Net property, plant and equipment was CNY 98 billion in 2019.
  • Non-current assets were CNY 695 billion in 2019.
  • Total assets were CNY 965 billion in 2019.
  • Current liabilities were CNY 208 billion in 2019.
  • Non-current liabilities were CNY 265 billion in 2019.
  • Total liabilities were CNY 473 billion in 2019.
  • Retained earnings were CNY 258 billion in 2019.
  • Stockholders equity was CNY 492 billion in 2019.

Explanation

  • Cash was increasing year-over-year and has a growth rate of 61% in five years. It represents 21 percent of the total assets.
  • Current assets represent 28 percent of total assets and have a growth rate of 90 percent in five years.
  • Net property plant and equipment represents 10 percent of total assets. It grew 704 percent in five years.
  • Non-current assets was 72 percent of total assets and it grew 513 percent in five years.
  • Total assets grew 278 percent in five years.
  • Current liabilities represent 44 percent of total liabilities.
  • Non-current liabilities represent 56 percent of total liabilities.
  • Total liabilities represents 49 percent of total equities and liabilities.
  • Retained earnings represent 52 percent of total equities.
  • Stockholders equity represents 41 percent of total equities and liabilities.

Interpretation

The balance was strong and in good health. The company was efficient in maintaining a solid balance sheet in the last five years. 

 

3. BABA INCOME AND MARKET

BABA INCOME AND MARKET

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Revenue 76,204,000,000 101,143,000,000 158,273,000,000 250,266,000,000 376,844,000,000 488,895,000,000
EBIT 23,637,000,000 29,958,000,000 48,055,000,000 70,363,000,000 57,750,000,000 94,306,000,000
Net Income 24,261,000,000 71,460,000,000 43,675,000,000 64,985,000,000 87,886,000,000 172,126,000,000
EBITDA 39,491,000,000 90,115,000,000 76,992,000,000 125,989,000,000 138,491,000,000 212,655,000,000
Market Capitalization 0 1,356,753,374,878 2,601,380,048,653 2,601,380,048,653 3,231,462,292,833 3,231,462,292,833
Intrinsic Value 0 0 5,454,154,281,120 7,219,369,371,316 13,772,141,627,743 12,164,643,972,274

Facts:

  • Revenue was CNY 489 billion in 2020.
  • EBIT was CNY 94 billion in 2020.
  • Net Income was CNY 172 billion in 2020.
  • EBITDA was CNY 213 billion in 2020.
  • Market capitalization was CNY 3 trillion in trailing twelve months.
  • The calculated intrinsic value was CNY 12 trillion in trailing twelve months.

Explanation:

  • Revenue increases year-over-year and has grown 542 percent in five years.
  • EBIT has a growth of 299 percent in five years.
  • Net income grew 609 percent in five years.
  • Market capitalization increased year-over-year and grew 138 percent in five years.
  • Intrinsic value was over 276 percent against market capitalization, therefore market price was undervalued.

Interpretation

Alibaba was profitable in the last five years. The management was able to generate more than enough revenue for the operation of the business.

 

4. BABA FINANCIAL RATIOS

BABA FINANCIAL RATIOS

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Asset turnover (average) 0.42 0.33 0.36 0.4 0.45 0.43
Return on assets % 13.16 23.06 10.03 10.46 10.41 15.37
Return on equity % 27.63 39.43 17.62 19.85 20.42 28.54
Debt/Equity 0.35 0.25 0.28 0.33 0.23 0.16
Return on invested capital % 13.99 11.08 12.13 9.72 9.89 12.16
Interest coverage 12.72 42.86 23.47 29.16 19.54 37.63

Facts:

  • Asset turnover was averaging 0.43 in 2020.
  • Return on assets was 15.37 percent in 2020.
  • Return on equity was 28.54 percent in 2020.
  • Debt/Equity ratio was 0.16 in 2020.
  • Return on invested capital was 12.16 percent in 2020.
  • Interest coverage was 37.63 in 2020.

Explanation

  • Asset turnover indicates that for every $1 in asset, the company generates 0.43 CNY.
  • Return on assets indicates that the company produces .15 CNY of net income for every CNY invested in assets.
  • Return on equity indicates that for every CNY invested in equity, it earns .2854 CNY net income.
  • Debt/Equity ratio indicates that for every CNY in equity, the company has .16 CNY in leverage.
  • Return on invested capital means the company earns .12 CNY profit for its invested capital.
  • Interest coverage means that the company can afford to pay its interest payment 38 times of its current financial obligations.

Interpretation

The financial ratios show that the company is managed very well from its business operations. The company is profitable.

 

5. BABA KEY EXECUTIVE

NAME TITLE
Sophie Minzhi WU Chief Customer Officer
Timothy A. Steinert General counsel and Corporate Secretary
Luyuan Fan Pres, Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment
J. Michael Evans Director and President
Shan Trudy Dai President Wholesale Marketplaces
Jeff Jianfeng Zhang Chief Technology Officer and President
Junfang Jessie Zheng Chief Risk Officer and Chief Platform Governance Officer
Pen-Hung Chris Tung Chief Marketing Officer
Judy Wenhong Tong Chief People Officer

Facts:

Alibaba does not reveal the key executive compensation.

 

6. BABA LOBBYING AND CONTRIBUTIONS

BABA LOBBYING AND CONTRIBUTIONS

Period USD
2011 100,000
2012 461,000
2013 430,000
2014 450,000
2015 410,000
2016 1,020,000
2017 2,010,000
2018 2,740,000
2019 2,620,000

Facts:

Alibaba has been spending annual lobbying and contributions since 2011. The figures vary  every period. A Note from OpenSecrets is quoted as follows:

NOTE: Figures on this page are calculations by the Center for Responsive Politics based on data from the Senate Office of Public Records. Data for the most recent year was downloaded on January 23, 2020 and includes spending from January 1 – December 31. Prior years include spending from January through December.

Source: OpenSecret.org Center for Responsive Politics

 

7. BABA FINANCIAL STRENGTH

BABA FINANCIAL STRENGTH

DATA CNY
Working capital 62,604,000,000
Total assets 965,076,000,000
Sales 488,895,000,000
EBIT 94,306,000,000
Market value of equity 3,404,603,312,500
Book value of total liabilities 472,819,000,000
Retained earnings 257,886,000,000

CALCULATION

Ratio Score Result
A – Working Capital / Total Assets 0.06 1.2 0.08
B – Retained Earnings / Total Assets 0.27 1.4 0.37
C – EBIT / Total Assets 0.10 3.3 0.32
D – Market Value of Equity / Book Value of Total Liabilities 7.20 0.6 4.32
E – Sales / Total Assets 0.51 1 0.51
Z-Score 5.60


Formula: Z-Score = 1.2A + 1.4B + 3.3C + 0.6D + 1.0E

Explanation:

Z-Score is a statistical measurement that compares data points from different sets of data to find correlations. This measurement by Dr. Edward Altman is a significant measure in determining the financial strength of the company because it relies on different weighted financial liquidity and profitability metrics to come up with the overall score. This measure indicates the probability of bankruptcy.

Interpretation

Alibaba. has a Z-Score of 5.60. Dr. Altman’s grading scale of 3.0 and above indicates that the company will not declare bankruptcy in near future. In other terms, the company is not close to insolvency. The main factors of this statistical measurement are profitability, liquidity, leverage and efficiency.

Overview

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR has a strong balance sheet and is financially healthy. The income statement shows that the company was profitable and liquid. The stock price of Alibaba was undervalued, therefore, could be a good Buy.

CITATION

https://www.morningstar.com/stocks/xnys/baba/quote

https://www.opensecrets.org/federal-lobbying/clients/summary?cycle=2011&id=D000064488

https://www.alibabagroup.com/en/global/home

Researched and written by Criselda

 

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