Alibaba’s Revenue Breakdown Worldwide (2017-2022)

You need Pro Plan to access KPI data.

Get 60% off on Pro

Discount ends in:

00
Days
00
Hours
00
Mins.
00
Seconds

.

About

This statistic highlights Alibaba’s Revenue Breakdown Worldwide, across cloud computing, digital media and entertainment, innovation initiatives and core commerce, reported on a quarterly basis from Q1 2017 onwards.
Subscribe to Pro or Enterprise plans to unlock this feature.
More information

Subscribe to Pro or Enterprise plans to unlock this feature.

Contact the Analyst

Subscribe to Pro or Enterprise plans to unlock this feature.

Become a smarter investor today.

Access Business Quant for as low as $19/month

Become a smarter investor today.

Access KPIs & Segment Financials on US stocks

This statistic highlights Alibaba’s Revenue Breakdown Worldwide, across cloud computing, digital media and entertainment, innovation initiatives and core commerce, reported on a quarterly basis from Q1 2017 onwards.

Alibaba Group Holding Limited is a China based company specializing in services related to digital economy. It competes with Amazon.com Inc., eBay Inc. on a worldwide scale; homegrown competition includes Tencent, JD.com and Baidu. The company derives its revenues from f our major business segments: Cloud computing, Digital media and entertainment, Innovation initiatives and core commerce. As of quarter ended June 30, 2019, the revenues from the different reportable business segments came in at. And let’s look into the Alibaba Revenue by business segment here.

Alibaba’s Revenue Breakdown Worldwide

Alibaba generates most of its revenue from its core commerce division, and its total revenue is broken down into the following segments.

Business Segment Revenue in Q1 2020 Contribution in Q1 2020
Cloud Computing 1,134 6.77%
Digital Media and Entertainment 920 5.50%
Innovation initiatives and others 187 1.12%
Total Core commerce 14,500 86.61%
Total revenue 16,741 100.00%

(All figures in USD million, except percentages)

Cloud computing

In this segment, the company is focused on delivering high value-added services with a strategy to expand market leadership, investments in talent and technology infrastructure and development of new and advanced products and services. 

This segment reported a considerable growth in revenue, nearly 66 per cent, for quarter ended June 30,2019 compared to the same quarter of 2018. This is primarily driven by an increase in average revenue per customer. During the June 2019 quarter, the company launched over 300 new products and features, including those related to cloud computing, AI applications, security and data intelligence.

Digital Media and Entertainment

The company invests strategically in original content production capabilities, giving them better control over content quality, format and scheduling. Apart from this, it is also taking systematic measures to ensure content cost efficiency and a decent ROI.

This segment reported a 6% growth for quarter ended June 30,2019 compared to the same quarter of 2018 due to industry wide rationalization and tighter regulatory scrutiny on content. Another reason is a 40% increase in Youku’s average daily subscribers. 

Innovation initiatives and others

Revenue from innovation initiatives and others in the quarter ended June 30, 2019 was US$187 million, an increase of 21% compared to the same quarter of 2018. The increase was mainly due to an increase in revenue from Amap, the largest provider of mobile digital map, navigation and real-time traffic information in China.

Total core commerce

This includes both retail and wholesale commerce in China and cross-border areas. This segment, contributing nearly 87 per cent of the total revenue for the quarter ended June 30, 2019, reported a 44 per cent growth compared to the same quarter of 2018. This increase is primarily driven by contributions from direct sales businesses and efficient customer management.

Company Overview

Alibaba Group Holding Limited, publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as BABA, provides technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses to ensure user engagement and efficient operation. Headquartered in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, the company provides B2B, B2C as well as C2C sales and services via web portals, shopping search engines, electronic payment and cloud computing services.

Did you like Alibaba’s Revenue Breakdown Worldwide statistic?

Access more such KPI data points and segment financials on thousands of US stocks, with Business Quant.

You can get started here.

Read more

Our Plans

Always know what you’ll pay. No hidden costs or surprises.

  • Annual
  • Monthly

Basic

$0
per month

Get to know us

  • Access basic data
  • No credit card required
Start for Free

60% discount until November 30

Pro

$19
per month*

For serious investing

  • Granular KPI data
  • Stock research tools
  • Industry data & tools
Buy Now

Enterprise

$99
per month, onwards*

For tailored workflows

  • All of Pro plan
  • Custom built features
Contact Us

* Billed annually, local taxes extra. 

Basic

$0
per month

Get to know us

  • Access basic data
  • No credit card required
Start for Free

60% discount on Annual plan

Pro

$49
per month*

For serious investing

  • Granular KPI data
  • Stock research tools
  • Industry data & tools
Buy Now

Enterprise

$99
per month, onwards*

For tailored workflows

  • All of Pro plan
  • Custom built features
Contact Us

* Local taxes extra. 

BQ Star Yellow 60%

Get Pro for 60% off

  • Access all features immediately
  • Datasets updated every day
  • Export data in CSV and XLSX formats

Offer Ends In

Starting from $49 $19 / month

.