The Wall Street Journal: Three Reasons to Avoid Alibaba, One Reason Not to Worry, and a Bonus Red Flag
September 19, 2014
The reasons to avoid Alibaba’s stock are not the usual red flags that surround high-tech companies. This is a company that has healthy fundamentals. Rapid Ratings, an independent firm that rates a company’s financial health on a scale of 1 to 100, gives Alibaba a 71, which puts in a group that historically has presented very little default risk. By comparison, it currently rates Facebook at 70, Amazon at 41, Yahoo at 45, and Twitter at 16.