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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 0.29% today. In the last week its performance is -0.79%, and 9.34% for the past quarter. Currently, Baidu, Inc., BIDU has a target price of 188.11, so today’s gain of 0.29% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.58%.

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU), has a market cap of 60567.63, and is based in China. Insider ownership is at 15.60%, and institutional ownership is 84.50%.

At the current price of 175.65, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 188.11. This is with a profit margin of 44.40%, and total debt/equity of 0.46. Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) has a P/E of 13.01, as well as a forward P/E of 28.23.

With a current EPS of 13.5, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 47.01%,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 -1.78%.

Performance for the year is 13.56%. Since its IPO date on 8/5/2005, the total performance to date is -7.08%.

Volume today for Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU), is 1626000, while its average volume is 2571.32. Whilst the total gain today was 0.29%, it did have a day high of -11.20%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.90%, and 2.17% for the month. The 52-week low for Baidu, Inc., BIDU has been 25.81%, while the 52-week-high has reached -19.42%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.40%, and its return on assets is 21.80%. Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) has an operating margin of 15.60%. With a sales growth of 10.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Baidu, Inc., BIDU is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 0.45, and has a current ratio of 3.1 and 3.1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Baidu, Inc.? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 5.72, along with a P/B of 4.82. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 5.37.

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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