BIDU Investment Insights – Expert Analysis and Recommendations

Large-cap Technology company Baidu has moved 4.0% so far today on a volume of 3,415,622, compared to its average of 3,244,808. In contrast, the S&P 500 index moved 0.0%.

Baidu trades -34.86% away from its average analyst target price of $160.5 per share. The 36 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $126.01 to $245.69, and on average have given Baidu a rating of buy.

Anyone interested in buying BIDU should be aware of the facts below:

  • Baidu has moved -17.1% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 22.4%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 7.61, Baidu has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 13.7 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • BIDU has a forward P/E ratio of 8.6 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $12.09 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 49.92 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Baidu is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 0.15 compared to its sector average of 7.92

  • Baidu, Inc. engages in the provision of internet search services in China.

  • Based in Beijing, the company has 39,800 full time employees and a market cap of $37.61 Billion.

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