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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) from Technology

Today’s top gainers include the company Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) which is in the industry Internet Information Providers, gaining 0.93% today. In the last week its performance is 0.72%, and -13.52% for the past quarter. Currently, Baidu, Inc., BIDU has a target price of 197.95, so today’s gain of 0.93% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.58%.

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU), has a market cap of 55927.22, and is based in China. Insider ownership is at 15.60%, and institutional ownership is 82.80%.

At the current price of 163.07, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 197.95. This is with a profit margin of 47.30%, and total debt/equity of 0.42. Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) has a P/E of 11.4, as well as a forward P/E of 22.1.

With a current EPS of 14.18, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 45.98%,Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 56.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be -1.05%.

Performance for the year is -13.85%. Since its IPO date on 08/05/2005, the total performance to date is -14.54%.

Volume today for Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU), is 993812, while its average volume is 3651.15. Whilst the total gain today was 0.93%, it did have a day high of -18.87%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.45%, and 2.81% for the month. The 52-week low for Baidu, Inc., BIDU has been 63.07%, while the 52-week-high has reached -25.19%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.40%, and its return on assets is 24.10%. Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) has an operating margin of 16.90%. With a sales growth of 24.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Baidu, Inc., BIDU is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 0.41, and has a current ratio of 3 and 3 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Baidu, Inc.? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 5.35, along with a P/B of 4.51. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 5.21.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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