NASDAQ:BIDU - Baidu Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $173.29 +3.92 (+2.31 %) (As of 04/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$169.37Today's Range$168.82 - $174.1252-Week Range$153.78 - $284.22Volume2.78 million shsAverage Volume3.04 million shsMarket Capitalization$60.54 billionP/E Ratio22.22Dividend 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 its other properties and Union partners; Baidu Feed that provides users with personalized timeline based on their demographics and interests; Haokan, a short video app; and Quanmin, a flash video app for users to create and share short videos. It also provides Baidu Post Bar, a social media platform; Baidu Knows, a question-and-answer community where questions are asked, answered, and organized by users; Baidu Encyclopedia; Baidu Maps that offers locations, and intelligent routing and navigation services; Baidu Input Method Editor (IME), a Chinese-language mobile keyboard; Baidu WenKu; Baijiahao; and DuerOS, a voice assistant platform. In addition, this segment offers online marketing services, which include pay for performance (P4P), an auction-based services that allow customers to bid for priority placement of paid sponsored links and reach users who search for information related to their products or services; Non-P4P services provide display-based marketing services and other online marketing services based on performance criteria other than cost per click; Apollo, an open source autonomous driving platform; and Baidu Cloud primarily provides AI solutions, cloud infrastructure, and other services to enterprises and individuals. The iQIYI segment provides online entertainment service, including original and licensed content; membership services; and online advertising 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. 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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 Ratio2.73Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio22.22 Forward P/E Ratio31.00 P/E Growth3.9 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$14.88 billion Price / Sales4.07 Cash Flow$14.7858 per share Price / Cash Flow11.72 Book Value$72.88 per share Price / Book2.38Profitability 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 Shares349,340,000Market Cap$60.54 billion Next Earnings Date5/16/2019 (Confirmed) 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 announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback plan 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 stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication 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, May 16th 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? 18 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Baidu's shares. Their forecasts range from $175.00 to $369.00. On average, they expect Baidu's stock price to reach $242.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 40.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Baidu. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Baidu? 18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Baidu in the last year. There are currently 5 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 been trending positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the information services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. 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), Weibo (WB), Snap (SNAP), Yandex (YNDX), 58.com (WUBA), FactSet Research Systems (FDS), Trade Desk (TTD), Line (LN), Tripadvisor (TRIP), Wix.Com (WIX), Sabre (SABR) and Stars Group (TSG). 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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Netflix (NFLX), Tesla (TSLA), Micron Technology (MU), Alphabet (GOOG), Intel (INTC), Starbucks (SBUX), JD.Com (JD) and Visa (V). Who are Baidu's key executives? Baidu's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Yanhong Li, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 50)Mr. Cheng-Chun Yu, Chief Financial Officer (Age 48)Sharon Ng, Director of IrMr. Victor Liang, VP & Gen. CounselMr. Hailong Xiang, Sr. VP & GM of Search and Feed Related Bus. (Age 41) Who are Baidu's major shareholders? Baidu's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include DNB Asset Management AS (0.19%), USS Investment Management Ltd (0.11%), Strs Ohio (0.02%), PenderFund Capital Management Ltd. (0.02%), Hexavest Inc. (0.01%) and BB&T Corp (0.01%). Which major investors are selling Baidu stock? BIDU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DNB Asset Management AS, USS Investment Management Ltd, Deltec Asset Management LLC, Portland Hill Asset Management Ltd, CWM LLC, Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA, DAVENPORT & Co LLC and Hollencrest Capital Management. Which major investors are buying Baidu stock? BIDU stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio, Selective Wealth Management Inc., Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Pacer Advisors Inc., Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Virtu Financial LLC, Segantii Capital Management Ltd and PenderFund Capital Management Ltd.. 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 $173.29. How big of a company is Baidu? Baidu has a market capitalization of $60.54 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: 1,219 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 681 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,900MarketBeat'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 4/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a Market Correction?