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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 63867.76. It is in the Internet Information Providers industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 13.52, a forward P/E of 29.56 and EPS of 13.62. At a stock price of 184.11 (0.02%) 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 47.23% and more long-term -1.80% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -33.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 53.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 10.20%.

For performance, Baidu, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -1.93%. For the last month performance for Baidu, Inc. is -2.62%. While the last quarter is 12.66% and half year, 0.87%. Finally for the year, performance is 22.90%.

The 52-week high for Baidu, Inc., is at -15.53%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 31.87%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.17% and 5.78% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.05%, and for the month it is 2.29%. Baidu, Inc., has a target price of 188.02.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.45, and for total debt/equity Baidu, Inc. has 0.46. The gross margin is 55.10%, while operating margin is 15.60%, the profit margin is 44.40%. The current ratio is 3.1 and the quick ratio is 3.1.

Insider ownership is at 15.60%, with instituitional ownership at 84.50%. Baidu, Inc. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 346.9. The shares float is 252.85, with the float short at 1.92%, with short ratio coming to 1.77.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Baidu, Inc., get 21.80%, with its returns on investment at 5.40%. Return on equity is 41.70%. So will the investors see the target price of 188.02, reached soon?

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