Baidu Company Profile (NASDAQ:BIDU)

About Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU)

Baidu logoBaidu, Inc. is a Chinese language Internet search provider. The Company offers a Chinese language search platform on its Website that enables users to find information online, including Webpages, news, images, documents and multimedia files, through links provided on its Website. In addition to serving individual Internet search users, the Company provides a platform for businesses to reach customers. Its business consists of three segments: search services, transaction services and iQiyi. Search services are keyword-based marketing services targeted at and triggered by Internet users' search queries, which mainly include its pay-for-performance (P4P) services and other online marketing services. Its transaction services include Baidu Nuomi, Baidu Takeout Delivery, Baidu Maps, Baidu Connect, Baidu Wallet and others. iQiyi is an online video platform with a content library that includes licensed movies, television series, cartoons, variety shows and other programs.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Search Engines
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:BIDU
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $82.52 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 346,762,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $227.76
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $193.39
  • 52 Week Range: $159.54 - $240.43
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 43.88
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 26.44
  • P/E Growth: 58.55
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $11.23 billion
  • Price / Sales: 7.35
  • Book Value: $43.06 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.53
  • EBIDTA: $3.22 billion
  • Net Margins: 18.08%
  • Return on Equity: 14.43%
  • Return on Assets: 7.06%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.34%
  • Current Ratio: 1.70%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.70%
  • Average Volume: 2.87 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.98
  • Short Ratio: 2.2

Frequently Asked Questions for Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU)

What is Baidu's stock symbol?

Baidu trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BIDU."

When will Baidu make its next earnings announcement?

Baidu is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Baidu.

Where is Baidu's stock going? Where will Baidu's stock price be in 2017?

22 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Baidu's shares. Their predictions range from $152.00 to $263.00. On average, they anticipate Baidu's share price to reach $214.14 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Baidu.

Who are some of Baidu's key competitors?

Who are Baidu's key executives?

Baidu's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Yanhong Li, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder
  • Qi Lu Ph.D., Group President, Vice Chairman of the Board, Chief Operating Officer
  • Xinzhe Li, Chief Financial Officer
  • Ya-Qin Zhang, President - Technology, Emerging Business and global business operations
  • Hailong Xiang, Senior Vice President
  • Guang Zhu, Senior Vice President
  • Victor Liang, Vice President and General Counsel; Executive Assistant to Chief Executive Officer
  • Lee Liu, Vice President of Human Resources and Admin
  • Haifeng Wang Ph.D., Vice President
  • Lu Wang, Vice President

Who owns Baidu stock?

Baidu's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Baillie Gifford & Co. (6.87%), BlackRock Inc. (3.30%), Capital World Investors (2.80%), Harris Associates L P (2.60%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (2.30%) and Franklin Resources Inc. (2.08%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Baidu.

Who sold Baidu stock? Who is selling Baidu stock?

Baidu's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FIL Ltd, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., BlackRock Inc., Harding Loevner LP, State Street Corp, Punch Card Management L.P., Baillie Gifford & Co. and Platinum Investment Management Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Baidu.

Who bought Baidu stock? Who is buying Baidu stock?

Baidu's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, Harris Associates L P, Cambiar Investors LLC, Veritas Asset Management LLP, Franklin Resources Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership and Pictet Asset Management Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Baidu.

How do I buy Baidu stock?

Shares of Baidu can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Baidu's stock price today?

One share of Baidu stock can currently be purchased for approximately $237.96.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Baidu (NASDAQ BIDU)
Community Ranking:  3.2 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  856 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  482 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,338
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Baidu and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 8 Hold Ratings, 12 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.59)
Consensus Price Target: $214.14 (10.01% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/18/2017Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingBuy$263.00LowView Rating Details
9/14/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingHold$253.00LowView Rating Details
8/31/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformLowView Rating Details
8/28/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingTop PickLowView Rating Details
8/21/2017Erste GroupUpgradeSell -> HoldLowView Rating Details
8/1/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuy$223.00 -> $245.00LowView Rating Details
7/31/2017InstinetUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$180.00 -> $241.00LowView Rating Details
7/31/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Boost Price TargetOutperform$200.00 -> $250.00LowView Rating Details
7/31/2017NomuraUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$241.00MediumView Rating Details
7/28/2017Cantor FitzgeraldUpgradeUnderweight -> Overweight$156.00 -> $260.00HighView Rating Details
7/26/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$186.00 -> $201.00MediumView Rating Details
7/22/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$208.00HighView Rating Details
7/14/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingUnderperform$188.00 -> $152.00LowView Rating Details
4/28/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutral$190.00MediumView Rating Details
4/18/2017Benchmark Co.Initiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$190.00MediumView Rating Details
3/28/2017Barclays PLCInitiated CoverageEqual Weight -> Equal Weight$195.00LowView Rating Details
2/21/2017CICC ResearchDowngradeBuy -> Hold$185.00N/AView Rating Details
2/1/2017Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHold$200.00N/AView Rating Details
1/17/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
1/10/2017Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold -> Buy$200.00 -> $220.00N/AView Rating Details
12/13/2016Brean CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$196.00N/AView Rating Details
10/28/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingBuy$190.00N/AView Rating Details
7/29/2016TH CapitalDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
7/29/2016T.H. CapitalDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
6/14/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price TargetBuy$220.00 -> $200.00N/AView Rating Details
2/26/2016Summit ResearchUpgradeHold -> Buy$169.00 -> $195.00N/AView Rating Details
1/5/2016China International Capital CorpUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
10/7/2015Daiwa Securities Group Inc.DowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
10/7/2015Daiwa Capital MarketsDowngradeHold -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU)
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Earnings Estimates for Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.70
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.84$0.84$0.84
Q2 20171$1.25$1.25$1.25
Q3 20171$1.22$1.22$1.22
Q4 20171$1.39$1.39$1.39
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU)
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Headline Trends for Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU)
Latest Headlines for Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU)
DateHeadline logoBaidu Cloud Announces Hybrid Cloud Platform To Accelerate Enterprise Deployment of AI - September 20 at 5:20 PM logoAlphabet (GOOG) vs. Baidu (BIDU) Financial Analysis - September 19 at 4:14 AM logoTencent, Guangzhou Auto agree to collaborate on internet-connected cars - Reuters - September 19 at 2:59 AM logoSeagate, Baidu Renew Strategic Agreement, Focus on Big Data - Nasdaq - September 19 at 2:59 AM (BIDU) Names Herman Yu as New CFO - - September 19 at 2:59 AM logoBaidu, Inc. (BIDU) Receives Buy Rating from Bank of America Corporation - September 18 at 10:16 PM logoETF Preview: ETFs, Futures Point Higher as Geopolitical Tensions Ease; Wall Street Looks Ahead to Fed Meeting - September 18 at 4:53 PM logoSeagate, Baidu Renew Strategic Agreement, Focus on Big Data - September 18 at 4:53 PM logoBaidu Hires Weibo CFO; Shares Hit 52-Week High - September 18 at 4:53 PM logoBaidu Names Herman Yu CFO - September 18 at 2:23 AM logoBaidu Appoints Herman Yu as Chief Financial Officer - September 18 at 2:23 AM logoBaidu hires Weibo CFO as its finance chief - September 18 at 2:23 AM logoBaidu hires Weibo CFO Herman Yu as finance chief amid AI push - September 18 at 2:23 AM logoBaidu, Inc. (BIDU) Stock Rating Lowered by Vetr Inc. - September 17 at 4:32 PM logoBaidu, Inc. (BIDU) Given "Hold" Rating at Citigroup Inc. - September 16 at 9:40 PM logoHow Baidu Inc (ADR) Stock Is Catching up to Its Chinese ... - - September 14 at 10:34 PM logoGoogle and Facebook: Top Internet Companies by Ad Sales - September 14 at 5:10 PM logoHow Baidu Inc (ADR) Stock Is Catching up to Its Chinese Counterparts - September 14 at 11:23 AM logoAlphabet Is Building Artificial Intelligence Team in China - September 13 at 5:43 PM logoBaidu, Inc. (BIDU) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - September 13 at 10:00 AM logoIs Baidu’s Efficiency Drive Going Anywhere? - September 12 at 4:49 PM logoETFs with exposure to Baidu, Inc. : September 12, 2017 - September 11 at 10:14 PM logoFacebook (FB) Boosts China Efforts with a New Appointment - September 11 at 5:13 PM logoWhat Are Baidu’s Top Priorities? - September 11 at 5:13 PM logoWhat’s Baidu’s Valuation? - September 11 at 5:13 PM logoBaidu and China Life Find Common Ground - September 11 at 5:13 PM logoWhat’s behind Baidu’s AI Push? - September 11 at 5:13 PM logoBaidu, Inc. (BIDU) Upgraded at Vetr Inc. - September 10 at 3:58 PM logoBaidu, Inc. :BIDU-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 8, 2017 - September 8 at 9:54 PM logoFacebook Hires Former Chinese Exec to Make Inroads in China - September 8 at 4:53 PM logoStock Traders Buy High Volume of Baidu Call Options (BIDU) - September 8 at 1:24 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Baidu, Inc. (BIDU) Will Post Earnings of $2.32 Per Share - September 8 at 12:18 AM logo[$$] Hong Kong's hot governance issues are minefield for investors - September 7 at 9:47 PM logoHouse passes self-driving bill - Seeking Alpha - September 7 at 2:35 AM logoInvestors Buy Large Volume of Baidu Put Options (BIDU) - September 7 at 2:08 AM logoBaidu, Inc. (BIDU) Receives "Outperform" Rating from Credit Suisse Group - August 31 at 3:08 PM logo[$$] Baidu bets its future on AI revolution - August 29 at 9:52 PM logoAMD, Baidu in Data Center Chip Alliance - August 28 at 4:34 PM logoBaidu's (BIDU) Top Pick Rating Reiterated at Macquarie - August 28 at 11:20 AM logo[$$] China tech groups to demand ID verification for online posts - August 27 at 2:18 AM Merges With Baidu Deliveries To Consolidate Food Delivery Unit - August 26 at 9:15 PM logo[$$] Baidu, China Life Set Up $1.05 Billion Investment Fund - August 25 at 6:13 PM logoChina Life Insurance Up 6% On Earnings, Baidu Partnership - August 25 at 6:13 PM Merges With Baidu Deliveries To Consolidate Food Delivery Unit - Nasdaq - August 24 at 9:39 PM (BIDU) Reports Disposal of Food Delivery Subsidiary - August 24 at 4:36 PM logoBaidu Announces Disposal of Its Food Delivery Subsidiary - August 24 at 4:36 PM logoSearching for Baidu's Future - August 24 at 4:36 PM logoBaidu Spits Out Takeout Dining Service - Seeking Alpha - August 23 at 9:46 PM logo[$$] Chinese online tutor group VIPKID reaches $1bn valuation - August 23 at 9:46 PM logoChina's BAT Stocks Have More Bite Than FANGs - August 23 at 4:44 PM



Baidu (BIDU) Chart for Wednesday, September, 20, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/20/2017 by Staff