Alibaba Group $BABA Q3 2016 Results, LIVE Webcast Nov 2 Replay

Alibaba Group Holding Limited
Stock Exchange: Symbol | NYSE: BABA
Principal domains: alibabagroup.com / alibaba.com
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Alibaba Group Holding Limited (Chinese: 阿里巴巴集团控股有限公司) is a Chinese e-commerce company that provides consumer-to-consumer, business-to-consumer and business-to-business sales services via web portals. It also provides electronic payment services, a shopping search engine and data-centric cloud computing services. Headquarters: Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China--Wikipedia.org 
Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) will report its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2016 before the U.S. market opens on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, and will hold a conference call to discuss the financial results at 7:30 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time (7:30 p.m. Hong Kong Time) November 2nd.

Details of the conference call are as follows:
International: +65 6713 5090
U.S.: +1 845 675 0437
U.K.: +44 203 621 4779
Hong Kong: +852 3018 6771
Conference ID: 2604870
LIVE webcast of the earnings conference call: http://www.alibabagroup.com/en/ir/earnings
An archived webcast will be available through the same link following the call. A replay of the conference call will be available for one week (dial-in number: +61 2 8199 0299; conference ID: 2604870).  Alibaba Group Holding (BABA) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | SeekingAlpha.com

Earnings Press Release (pdf) and Earnings Presentation (pdf): Alibaba FQ2 EPS $0.79 beats consensus estimate by $0.10. Revenues of $5.14B (+47.3% Y/Y) beat by $110M. Shares are UP in pre-market trading.

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS for the quarter ended September 30, 2016:
Revenue was RMB34,292 million (US$5,142 million), an increase of 55% year-over-year.
‒ Revenue from core commerce increased 41% year-over-year to RMB28,493 million
(US$4,273 million).
‒ Revenue from cloud computing increased 130% year-over-year to RMB1,493 million
(US$224 million).
‒ Revenue from digital media and entertainment increased 302% year-over-year to RMB3,608
million (US$541 million).
‒ Revenue from innovation initiatives and others increased 78% year-over-year to RMB698
million (US$104 million).

Mobile MAUs on our China retail marketplaces reached 450 million in September, an increase of 23
million over June, while annual active buyers on our China retail marketplaces reached 439 million,
an increase of 5 million from the 12-month period ended in June.
The number of paying customers of our cloud computing business grew to 651,000 from 577,000 in
the previous quarter. Operating loss from cloud computing was RMB398 million (US$60 million)
this quarter, and adjusted EBITA loss narrowed from RMB158 million in the previous quarter to
RMB57 million (US$8 million) this quarter.

Income from operations was RMB9,045 million (US$1,356 million) and adjusted EBITDA was
RMB15,875 million (US$2,381 million). Operating margin was 27%, adjusted EBITDA margin was
46% and adjusted EBITA margin for core commerce was 62%.
Diluted EPS was RMB2.97 (US$0.45) and non-GAAP diluted EPS was RMB5.26 (US$0.79).
Net cash provided by operating activities was RMB17,206 million (US$2,580 million) and nonGAAP
free cash flow was RMB13,943 million (US$2,091 million).

Alibaba Group’s Investor Relations: http://www.alibabagroup.com/en/ir/home

See also Alibaba Doubles Down on Entertainment With $1.5 Billion Fund | Bloomberg.com: Alibaba creates new digital media company, Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment Group, to consolidate media assets, announces $1.48B fund for new projects.

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