Baidu Stock Analysis (NASDAQ:BIDU)

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Baidu
Updated on : Jul 25, 2017
previous close
BIDU 197.1 (0%)
NASDAQ 6412.2 (0%)
Closing Price On: Jul 25, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Internet Services
Sector :
Computer and Technology
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q1
$billion
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
13.3%
Sector Average:
6%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q1
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
7.61B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 0.53
Compared to the industry
PROS      CONS
Operating Margins
Net Margins
ROIC
ROE
High Debt Burden
PE Valuation
PS Valuation
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
BIDU PS :
6.5
Industry PS :
2.8
Sector:   Computer and Technology.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
13.9%
Return on Equity:
12.6%
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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 Q1 earnings for 2017. The stock price analysis takes into account a company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy BIDU stock?

  • Baidu's average operating margin of 13.3% was exceptional.
  • Net margins stood at a healthy 15.9% (average) for Baidu in the Trailing Twelve Months.
  • Baidu has an attractive ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) of 13.9%
  • The LTM ROE of 12.6% for Baidu is attractive.

Should you sell BIDU stock?

  • Baidu has a debt/equity ratio of  0.53, which is worse than the average in the Computer and Technology sector.
  • Trading at a PE ratio of 42.9, BIDU stock is overvalued in comparison to industry average multiple of 26.8.
  • BIDU stock is trading at a PS multiple of 6.5, which is a negative when compared to the Internet Services industry average multiple of 2.8.

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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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