Baidu Stock Analysis (NASDAQ:BIDU)

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Baidu
Updated on : Apr 28, 2017
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BIDU 180.2 (0%)
NASDAQ 6047.6 (0%)
Closing Price On: Apr 28, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Internet Services
Sector :
Computer and Technology
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2016-Q4
$billion
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
36.3%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
14.4%
Sector Average:
5.3%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2016-Q4
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
6.66B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 0.48
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$3.21B
Net Income:
$594.7M
PROS      CONS
Long Term Growth
Operating Margins
Net Margins
Cash Flow
ROIC
ROE
High Debt Burden
PS Valuation
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
BIDU PS :
5.9
Industry PS :
2.7
Sector:   Computer and Technology.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
15.2%
Return on Equity:
13.3%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
24.8%
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View Baidu stock analysis video. This is our BIDU analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for BIDU stock.

Baidu Inc (ADR) Stock Rating (3.3/5)

Our Baidu stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This Baidu stock analysis is based on latest Q4 earnings for 2016. The stock price analysis takes into account a company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy BIDU stock?

  • Long term revenue growth has been strong with a 5 year compounded annual growth of 36.3%.
  • Baidu's average operating margin of 14.4% was exceptional.
  • Net margins came in at average 16.4% for Baidu over the last twelve months.
  • The company has an operating cash flow which is 5.4 times the net income. We see this as a positive signal.
  • Baidu has an attractive ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) of 15.2%
  • Return On Equity (ROE) which is a measure of the company's profitability, looks great for Baidu at 13.3%.
  • Baidu has a healthy FCF (Free Cash Flow) margin of 24.8%.

Should you sell BIDU stock?

  • With a debt/equity ratio of  0.48, Baidu is highly leveraged in comparison to Computer and Technology peers.
  • BIDU stock is trading at a PS multiple of 5.9, which is a negative when compared to the Internet Services industry average multiple of 2.7.

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Stock Market Picks on Baidu stock analysis ($162.24)
bearish
ProStockSystem's Results: $BIDU opened LONG on 8/02 at $160.50 and closed today's at $164.00 +2.18% http://www.prostocksystem.com/Results.ht...
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GrowthInvestor on Baidu stock analysis ($157.31)
bullish
$BIDU Q1 revenue at high end of guidance!! http://blogs.barrons.com/emergingmarkets...
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oracleofwallstreet009 on Baidu stock analysis ($173.5)
bullish
The Google of China is reasonably priced at current valuations. P/E of 34.3 against ROIC of 115.4% Is it time to buy the Chinese giant on the latest dip?
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