Navigating Baidu – A Comprehensive Guide

Baidu logged a -1.3% change during today's evening session, and is now trading at a price of $87.04 per share. The S&P 500 index moved 0.0%. BIDU's trading volume is 2,387,791 compared to the stock's average volume of 3,229,059.

Baidu trades -41.03% away from its average analyst target price of $147.59 per share. The 36 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $81.97 to $207.93, and on average have given Baidu a rating of buy.

If you are considering an investment in BIDU, you'll want to know the following:

  • Baidu's current price is 425.0% above its Graham number of $16.58, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • Baidu has moved -34.4% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 24.6%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 7.45, Baidu has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 11.7 while the S&P 500 average is 27.65

  • BIDU has a forward P/E ratio of 7.4 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $11.82 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 44.29 — 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 0.12 compared to its sector average of 4.25

  • 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 $30.94 Billion.

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