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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 0.41% today. In the last week its performance is 0.50%, and -1.80% for the past quarter. Currently, Baidu, Inc., BIDU has a target price of 194.32, so today’s gain of 0.41% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.00%.

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU), has a market cap of 60185.36, and is based in China. Insider ownership is at 15.60%, and institutional ownership is 85.30%.

At the current price of 173.31, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 194.32. This is with a profit margin of 15.70%, and total debt/equity of 0.48. Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) has a P/E of 44.63, as well as a forward P/E of 22.96.

With a current EPS of 3.88, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 39.25%,Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 10.90%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 2.97%.

Performance for the year is -10.30%. Since its IPO date on 08/05/2005, the total performance to date is 5.41%.

Volume today for Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU), is 1365700, while its average volume is 2093.1. Whilst the total gain today was 0.41%, it did have a day high of -8.08%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.30%, and 1.65% for the month. The 52-week low for Baidu, Inc., BIDU has been 11.61%, while the 52-week-high has reached -13.78%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.20%, and its return on assets is 6.80%. Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) has an operating margin of 14.20%. With a sales growth of -2.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Baidu, Inc., BIDU is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 0.37, and has a current ratio of 2.2 and 2.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Baidu, Inc.? Well its PEG is 15.05, and the P/S is 5.87, along with a P/B of 8.96. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 4.61.

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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