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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 -0.52% today. In the last week its performance is -1.14%, and -15.66% for the past quarter. Currently, Baidu, Inc., BIDU has a target price of 194.4, so today’s gain of -0.52% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.98%.

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU), has a market cap of 55884.89, and is based in China. Insider ownership is at 15.60%, and institutional ownership is 84.10%.

At the current price of 160.04, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 194.4. 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 11.39, as well as a forward P/E of 22.08.

With a current EPS of 14.12, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 45.35%,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 -22.52%. Since its IPO date on 8/5/2005, the total performance to date is -14.90%.

Volume today for Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU), is 1792994, while its average volume is 3892.89. Whilst the total gain today was -0.52%, it did have a day high of -13.73%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.15%, and 2.60% for the month. The 52-week low for Baidu, Inc., BIDU has been 60.04%, while the 52-week-high has reached -26.58%.

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 5.37, along with a P/B of 4.51. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 5.23.

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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