NASDAQ:BIDU - Baidu Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $166.73 -5.04 (-2.93 %) (As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$166.73Today's Range$165.98 - $170.886252-Week Range$153.78 - $284.22Volume2.26 million shsAverage Volume3.52 million shsMarket Capitalization$57.82 billionP/E Ratio21.38Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.47 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Baidu, Inc. provides Internet search services in China and internationally. It operates through two segments, Baidu Core and iQIYI. The Baidu Core segment offers products for uses, including Baidu App to access search, feed, and other services using mobile devices; Baidu Search to access its search and other services through mobile browsers; Baidu Feed that provides users with personalized timeline to meet their personal interests reflected in their past online behaviors; and Bear Paw Account that enables verified brands and businesses to aggregate their content from Websites, wapsites, and open-platform apps. It also provides Baijiahao, a publisher platform for content providers; Baidu Post Bar, a social media platform; Haokan Videos, an online short-form video aggregation platform; Baidu Knows, a knowledge sharing platform; Baidu Encyclopedia; Baidu Education, an online educational resources platform; Baidu Mobile Assistant, a mobile app marketplace; Baidu Mobile Guardian, a phone security software; DuerOS, a conversational artificial intelligence platform; Baidu Wallet, an online and mobile payment service; Baidu Consumer Credit, an installment payment service; Baidu Wealth Management, a wealth management service; Baidu Maps that offers services relating to locations and intelligent routing and navigation; Baidu Cloud Drive, a personal cloud service platform; and various mobile products and services. In addition, this segment offers online marketing services based on search queries, contextuals, audience attributes, media and placement attributes, as well as Baidu Feed; Baidu Cloud, a public cloud computing platform; and Apollo, an open source autonomous driving platform. The iQIYI segment provides Internet video streaming services. It has a strategic partnership with Volvo Cars. The company was formerly known as Baidu.com, Inc. and changed its name to Baidu, Inc. in December 2008. Baidu, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Beijing, China. Receive BIDU News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BIDU and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related Sub-IndustryN/A SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:BIDU Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1329099 Webwww.baidu.com Phone86-10-5992-8888Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.31 Current Ratio2.73 Quick Ratio2.66Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio21.38 Forward P/E Ratio25.61 P/E Growth1.9 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$14.88 billion Price / Sales3.89 Cash Flow$14.2748 per share Price / Cash Flow11.68 Book Value$73.42 per share Price / Book2.27Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.80 Net Income$4.01 billion Net Margins27.21% Return on Equity12.91% Return on Assets7.25%Miscellaneous Employees39,343 Outstanding Shares346,760,000Market Cap$57.82 billion Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) Frequently Asked Questions What is Baidu's stock symbol? Baidu trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BIDU." How will Baidu's stock buyback program work? Baidu declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, June 27th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 1.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. When is Baidu's next earnings date? Baidu is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Baidu. What guidance has Baidu issued on next quarter's earnings? Baidu issued an update on its first quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 21st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.42-3.6 billion. What price target have analysts set for BIDU? 17 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Baidu's stock. Their forecasts range from $188.00 to $369.00. On average, they expect Baidu's stock price to reach $246.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 47.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Baidu. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Baidu? 17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Baidu in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Baidu. Has Baidu been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about BIDU stock has trended neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Baidu earned a media sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the information services provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Baidu's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Baidu include Red Hat (RHT), Twitter (TWTR), IHS Markit (INFO), Match Group (MTCH), Snap (SNAP), Weibo (WB), Yandex (YNDX), Trade Desk (TTD), FactSet Research Systems (FDS), 58.com (WUBA), Line (LN), Tripadvisor (TRIP), Sabre (SABR), Wix.Com (WIX) and HUYA (HUYA). What other stocks do shareholders of Baidu own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Baidu investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), Tesla (TSLA), Alphabet (GOOG), Micron Technology (MU), Intel (INTC), Visa (V), Bank of America (BAC) and salesforce.com (CRM). Who are Baidu's key executives? Baidu's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Yanhong Li, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 50)Mr. Ya-Qin Zhang, Pres (Age 53)Mr. Cheng-Chun Yu, Chief Financial Officer (Age 48)Sharon Ng, Director of IrMr. Victor Liang, VP & Gen. Counsel Who are Baidu's major shareholders? Baidu's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Baillie Gifford & Co. (5.22%), BlackRock Inc. (4.36%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.04%), Norges Bank (0.96%), Comgest Global Investors S.A.S. (0.92%) and Harris Associates L P (0.91%). Which major investors are selling Baidu stock? BIDU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cantillon Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Matthews International Capital Management LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Baillie Gifford & Co., Bank of Montreal Can and Lakewood Capital Management LP. Which major investors are buying Baidu stock? BIDU stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Harris Associates L P, Investec Asset Management LTD, DNB Asset Management AS, Comgest Global Investors S.A.S., Legal & General Group Plc, Scharf Investments LLC and Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc.. How do I buy shares of Baidu? Shares of BIDU can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Baidu's stock price today? One share of BIDU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $166.73. How big of a company is Baidu? Baidu has a market capitalization of $57.82 billion and generates $14.88 billion in revenue each year. The information services provider earns $4.01 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.80 on an earnings per share basis. Baidu employs 39,343 workers across the globe. What is Baidu's official website? The official website for Baidu is http://www.baidu.com. How can I contact Baidu? Baidu's mailing address is BAIDU CAMPUS NO. 10 SHANGDI 10TH STREET, BEIJING F4, 100085. The information services provider can be reached via phone at 86-10-5992-8888 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Baidu (NASDAQ BIDU)Community Ranking: 3.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,204 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 666 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,870MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Baidu and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BIDU will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BIDU will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why is the ex-dividend date different from the record date?