The well-known Forbes magazine published an article after the release of Alibaba.com, giving Alibaba another breathtaking performance.
The article wrote: Alibaba impressive performance in various market segments, the company entered multiple markets also had a positive impact on shareholders, making last year's stock prices.
Forbes magazine also believes that the positive sentiment that propelled Ali's stock to double in 2017 is still on the move and has helped boost Ali's stock price by 15% in January. At the same time Ali's acquisitions and investments may continue in the next few quarters to promote revenue in various market segments. "Alibaba will have a strong 2018 Forbes assertion.
(Forbes magazine article screenshot: Alibaba growth in all areas indicates the good news of 2018)
"Although the initial investment in many product lines may be high, the company's profitability may improve in the long term given relatively low variable costs. Although these segments remain unprofitable for the time being, the next few Year may profit. "
In the past quarter, Alibaba made a large-scale investment. In October 2017, Alibaba announced the establishment of an entity to implement the "NASA Plan." Alibaba Global Research Institute - "Dharma House," predicts 3 In the years invested 100 billion yuan for basic science and subversive technological innovation research.
In November 2017, Alibaba Group acquired a 26.02% stake in Gaoxin Retail, which directly and indirectly held a 36.16% stake in Gaoxin Retail, improving Alibaba's new retail footprint.
(US financial media CNBC interview MKM analyst, the analyst believes that Alibaba large-scale investment, the future growth is doomed strong)
Even the "China Black" such as The New York Times, Alibaba black powder, made a special article that Alibaba aimed at offline, online and offline integration at the same time, Alibaba's e-commerce business is still in Amazing speed growth, amazing.
In an interview with The New York Times, Shih Long, an analyst at Nomura, said: "Some of Alibaba's new retail initiatives have shown promising initial signs of success." However, he said, "After seeing Before the profit, these measures may need several years of incubation period. "
(New York Times reports screenshot: Ali last season than expected growth, speed up the layout of the line "new retail")
SeekingAlpha, a well-known investor community in the United States, also published an article saying that the rapid growth of Alibaba in this earnings report is impressive. This shows that Ali's investment in the previous years was very effective in boosting business growth today. "Today Generous investment, will become a strong growth tomorrow and long-term "
This is why in this earnings report, Alibaba's management adjusted its revenue growth target to 55.5% from 51% previously - mainly due to the large-scale investment made by Alzheimer's such as Lazada.