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September 17, 2014

With $68 a share, Alibaba's valuation to exceed $168billion, could surpass Amazon's $150billion


Alibaba IPO : the making of biggest IPO in US history
Income from 4 segments : Chinese ecommerce makes 40% Alibabai revenue
The chart via statista shows how Alibaba earns its revenue. Alibaba has 4 pillars of revenue models, which are 1)cloud computing   2)International ecommerce 3)Domestic ecommerce ( chinese  online shopping. The above data shows the break up of Alibaba revenue model from 2010 to 2014 by  segment. In the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014, Chinese e-commerce corporation generated 4.85 billion yuan through international online sales. This translates to approximately 780 million U.S. dollars.

The Biggest IPO Moment has come .ALIBABA is set to see the biggest  IPO in United States to happen by any nation. With a market  capitalization of over 160billion with its IPO listing running into 319 pages .. The biggest Ecommerce giant is expected to raise more than than $20 billion, via its ADR ( American Depository Receipts )  which is a  a record in U.S.  Financial Markets 
Post its  September 19  IPO,Alibaba will soon be the most valuable Internet company in China and among the top three globally, behind Google and Facebook. Rounding out the top six are Tencent, Amazon.com and Baidu.

Meanwhile contrary to what was said earlier, Alibaba is reported to have set its ADR share between $66 and $68 per share ( as per filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission ) Earlier Alibaba had said that it expected shares to price between $60 and $66 
At $68 per share, the company could raise more than $25 billion and have a valuation of around $168 billion, larger than Amazon.com AMZN -1.21%, which has a market capitalization of about $150 billion as of the end of Monday  15th September trading
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