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ALIBABA

Market Opportunities - 20/09/2022

20 September, 2022

The example below uses Contracts For Difference (CFDs). Calculations are only on the price of the specific instrument on the date below and calculations indicate a possible opportunity for profit or loss. No representation or warranty is given as to the accuracy or completeness of this information, consequently any person acting on it does so entirely at their own risk.

ALIBABA weekly uptrend opportunity based On 1.00 Lot Calculation:

GLOBAL E-COMMERCE:

  • MARKET SIZE (EXPECTED: $5.55 trillion in 2022): The e-commerce (online sales) market is expected to total $5.55 trillion in 2022, accounting for 21% of total retail sales ($26.42 trillion). Two years ago only 17.8% of sales were made online.
  • MARKETS SIZE (EXPECTED: $7.3 TRILLION IN 2025, UP 30% FROM 2022): The global e-commerce market is forecast to be over $7.3 trillion in 2025, compared to 2021’s $4.921 trillion. E- commerce worldwide is expected to represent 24.5% of all global sales IN 2025, up from 19.6% in 2021 and 17.8% in 2020.
  • MARKET SHARE BY COUNTRY: China is estimated to claim 52.1% of the global market, USA with 19% , UK with 4.8% and Japan with 3.0%. Rest of the world covers 21.1%.
  • MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY AND BY SALES: Alibaba (Taobao and Tmall) claimed 24.00%, while Amazon took up 13% of the globals e- commerce market. JD.com claimed 9.20% of the market.

CHINA E-COMMERCE:

  • MARKET SIZE ($2.89 trillion): The Chinese e-commerce market was $2.89 trillion in 2021. The Chinese market grew at 17.7% per year since 2017.
  • MARKET GROWTH POTENTIAL (TO INCREASE ITS GLOBAL SHARE TO 45% BY 2025 TO $3.3 FROM CURRENT $2.1 TRILLION): Chinese e-commerce value may be expected to grow at a strong average growth rate (annually) of 11.6% between 2021 and 2025 to reach CNY21.4 trillion (US$3.3 trillion) in 2025. That would be 45% of estimated global e- commerce sales of $7.3 trillion in 2025.
  • MARKET SHARE: Alibaba (Taobao and Tmall) is the largest online retailer in China with 47.1% market share. JD.com is second, capturing 16.9%, while Pinduoduo covers 13.2% of the Chinese E- commerce markets.

ALIBABA (ANALYSIS AND EVENTS)

  • THE COMPANY: Alibaba is the world’s second largest online retailer by market capitalization and the largest in China. It was founded by Jack Ma, a billionaire and one of the richest men in China.
  • EARNINGS GROWTH and FUNDAMENTALS: Alibaba’s earnings grew over 182% over the past year. Alibaba’s forward P/E is 11.99, below the industry median of 17.92. Alibaba’s closest competitor in China, JD.com trades at a forward P/E of 31.72 and Amazon’s forward P/E is 88.92.
  • MARKET GROWTH POTENTIAL: Alibaba’s revenue could be expected to grow to over $185 billion per year in 2025 from current $105 billion, at a compounded annual growth rate of 15% per year. Its cloud computing revenue may be expected to climb from $8.9 billion in 2021 to $23 billion in 2025. Cloud computing is the most profitable segment of its business.
  • EVENT: Alibaba is scheduled to post its earnings and revenue in November. Alibaba posted outstanding financials on August 4th, 2022. The company earned $1.77 per share, and over $31 billion in revenue. Those figures beat forecasts by 16.18% and 3.09% respectively. Alibaba has exceeded earnings forecasts 6 of the last 8 quarters.
  • ANALYST OPINION: The consensus 12-month target is $151.22, according to Bloomberg. Nomura set a price target of $145 on September 19th. Jefferies reiterated its target of $230 on September 9th, and Barclays, on September 7th, set a price target of $161.
  • UPSIDE POTENTIAL: Alibaba’s current price would need to rise over 260% to reach its all-time high ($319.92: October 2020).

Please note that past performance does not guarantee future results.

(#ALIBABA), September 20, 2022
Current Price: 88.00

Alibaba

Weekly

Trend direction

UP

Resistance 3

138.00

Resistance 2

123.00

Resistance 1

108.00

Support 1

76.00

Support 2

63.00

Support 3

48.00

Example of calculation base on weekly trend direction for 1.00 Lot1

Alibaba

Pivot Points

Resistance 3

Resistance 2

Resistance 1

Support 1

Support 2

Support 3

Profit or loss in $

50,000.00

35,000.00

20,000.00

-12,000.00

-25,000.00

-40,000.00

Profit or loss in €2

49,841.50

34,889.05

19,936.60

-11,961.96

-24,920.75

-39,873.20

Profit or loss in £2

43,671.17

30,569.82

17,468.47

-10,481.08

-21,835.59

-34,936.94

Profit or loss in C$2

66,295.00

46,406.50

26,518.00

-15,910.80

-33,147.50

-53,036.00

  1. 1.00 lot is equivalent of 1000 units
  2. Calculations for exchange rate used as of 08:51 (GMT+1) 20/09/2022

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