Globalization And Big Data Will Drive Alibaba Stock Higher

Alibaba Stock Set To Ride The Globalization And Big Data Wave

Long-term Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) investors should be relieved to see an end to the volatility of 2015, and looking forward to the many efforts towards globalization in these upcoming years. Now, Alibaba’s extensions and expansion into the film and cloud computing markets are a long-term reach in effort to provide a deeper service that connects China commerce with the rest of the world.

Alibaba plans to expand internationally, particularly in Europe. The company made an announcement to open facilities in London and Milan, followed by Germany and France, which will connect local businesses and services with a large and growing Chinese consumer class seeking more convenient and efficient access to international retail and services.

Acquisitions have been another key target area of the Alibaba management. The company acquired Youku Tudou for $3.6 billion, apart from buying a big stake in Suning Commercial group Inc. for $4.6 billion. Alibaba has been buying its way into multiple market such as tech, retail and entertainment.

Jack Ma in a recent report said "Our key priorities for the next decade will be globalization, development of the rural economy and big data," Alibaba stock price had fallen 31% in 2015, but has responded from a 52-week low with a 25% gain. However, the company has seen a strong growth across its fundamentals.

Globalization, Development of rural economy and Big Data are 3 trends which will drive Alibaba growth over the next decade, making Alibaba stock an attractive long play. it is definitively a long-term stock because of the level of expansion in attempt here. Holiday sales and Alipay speak somewhat promisingly for short-term gain, but the long-term growth efforts for Alibaba stock are clear.

Disclosure: I do not hold any positions in the stocks mentioned in this post and don't intend to initiate a position in the next 72 ...

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