NASDAQ:BIDU - Baidu Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $177.01 -6.08 (-3.32 %) (As of 11/20/2018 02:48 PM ET)Previous Close$183.09Today's Range$175.38 - $179.8852-Week Range$177.80 - $284.22Volume194,096 shsAverage Volume3.33 million shsMarket Capitalization$64.83 billionP/E Ratio21.88Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.61 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, such as search and browsing, and their demographics; 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. 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 Webwww.baidu.com Phone86-10-5992-8888 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.24 Current Ratio2.66 Quick Ratio2.66 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio21.88 Forward P/E Ratio20.78 P/E Growth0.96 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$13.03 billion Price / Sales4.71 Cash Flow$12.6075 per share Price / Cash14.04 Book Value$52.90 per share Price / Book3.35 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$8.06 Net Income$2.81 billion Net Margins30.06% Return on Equity14.73% Return on Assets7.88% Miscellaneous Employees39,343 Outstanding Shares346,760,000Market Cap$64.83 billion 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 initiated a stock buyback program on Wednesday, June 27th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 1.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. When is Baidu's next earnings date? Baidu is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 12th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Baidu. What guidance has Baidu issued on next quarter's earnings? Baidu updated its fourth quarter 2018 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.71-3.89 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.98 billion. What price target have analysts set for BIDU? 17 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Baidu's shares. Their forecasts range from $206.00 to $369.00. On average, they anticipate Baidu's share price to reach $276.0833 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 56.0% 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 4 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Baidu. Has Baidu been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about BIDU stock has trended neutral recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Baidu earned a news impact score of 0.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the information services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock'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), Weibo (WB), Match Group (MTCH), Yandex (YNDX), 58.com (WUBA), FactSet Research Systems (FDS), Tripadvisor (TRIP), Snap (SNAP), Sabre (SABR), Line (LN), Trade Desk (TTD), Stars Group (TSG) and InterXion (INXN). Who are Baidu's key executives? Baidu's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Yanhong Li, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 49)Mr. Ya-Qin Zhang, Pres (Age 52)Mr. Cheng-Chun Yu, Chief Financial Officer (Age 47)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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Baillie Gifford & Co. (5.33%), BlackRock Inc. (4.55%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.52%), Dodge & Cox (1.10%), Capital World Investors (1.01%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.95%). Which institutional investors are selling Baidu stock? BIDU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, Baillie Gifford & Co., Select Equity Group L.P., ARGA Investment Management LP, Cambiar Investors LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Bank of Montreal Can and Standard Life Aberdeen plc. Which institutional investors are buying Baidu stock? BIDU stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, FIL Ltd, Earnest Partners LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Dodge & Cox and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. 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 $177.01. How big of a company is Baidu? Baidu has a market capitalization of $64.83 billion and generates $13.03 billion in revenue each year. The information services provider earns $2.81 billion in net income (profit) each year or $8.06 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: 1,138 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 634 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,772MarketBeat'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 11/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why do companies engage in swaps?