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How has Baidu, Inc.:(NASDAQ:BIDU) performed recently?

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 57798.44. It is in the Internet Information Providers industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 11.68, a forward P/E of 22.67 and EPS of 14.11. At a stock price of 160.81 (-2.42%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 56.60%, more recently this last year it has grown by 154.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 45.71% and more long-term -1.05% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -17.50%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 53.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 24.30%.

For performance, Baidu, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -1.34%. For the last month performance for Baidu, Inc. is -0.44%. While the last quarter is -14.59% and half year, 0.53%. Finally for the year, performance is -16.96%.

The 52-week high for Baidu, Inc., is at -26.22%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 60.81%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.74% and -8.67% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.84%, and for the month it is 2.83%. Baidu, Inc., has a target price of 197.51.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.41, and for total debt/equity Baidu, Inc. has 0.42. The gross margin is 57.30%, while operating margin is 16.90%, the profit margin is 47.30%. The current ratio is 3 and the quick ratio is 3.

Insider ownership is at 15.60%, with instituitional ownership at 83.30%. Baidu, Inc. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 350.74. The shares float is 252.8, with the float short at 2.72%, with short ratio coming to 1.81.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Baidu, Inc., get 24.10%, with its returns on investment at 5.40%. Return on equity is 47.20%. So will the investors see the target price of 197.51, reached soon?

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