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Market Cap

US$77.7b

Last Updated

2021/04/10 23:24 UTC

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Executive Summary

Baidu, Inc. provides internet search services primarily in China. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and undervalued.


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Share Price & News

How has Baidu's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: BIDU is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BIDU's weekly volatility (12%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.01%

BIDU

5.6%

US Interactive Media and Services

1.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

121.9%

BIDU

92.2%

US Interactive Media and Services

55.3%

US Market

Return vs Industry: BIDU exceeded the US Interactive Media and Services industry which returned 92.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BIDU exceeded the US Market which returned 55.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

BIDUIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.01%5.6%1.6%
30 Day-19.4%11.0%4.1%
90 Day-8.6%20.1%5.5%
1 Year121.9%121.9%92.2%92.2%58.1%55.3%
3 Year-3.7%-3.7%95.8%95.6%63.8%53.3%
5 Year13.7%13.7%174.1%173.5%120.2%95.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Baidu's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Baidu undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BIDU ($219.67) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($466.71)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BIDU is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BIDU is good value based on its PE Ratio (22x) compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average (34.8x).

PE vs Market: BIDU is good value based on its PE Ratio (22x) compared to the US market (22.3x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: BIDU is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.4x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BIDU is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.6x) compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average (5x).


Future Growth

How is Baidu forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 28 analysts?

6.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BIDU's forecast earnings growth (6.4% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: BIDU's earnings (6.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (18.7% per year).

High Growth Earnings: BIDU's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: BIDU's revenue (13.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BIDU's revenue (13.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: BIDU's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.2%).


Past Performance

How has Baidu performed over the past 5 years?

-19.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BIDU has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BIDU's current net profit margins (20.9%) are higher than last year (1.8%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BIDU's earnings have declined by 19% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BIDU's earnings growth over the past year (1028.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (-19% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: BIDU earnings growth over the past year (1028.2%) exceeded the Interactive Media and Services industry 14.3%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: BIDU's Return on Equity (9.9%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Baidu's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BIDU's short term assets (CN¥183.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥68.4B).

Long Term Liabilities: BIDU's short term assets (CN¥183.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥72.5B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BIDU's debt to equity ratio (39.4%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: BIDU's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 41.6% to 39.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BIDU's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (32%).

Interest Coverage: BIDU earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Baidu current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BIDU's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BIDU's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BIDU's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BIDU's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of BIDU's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Robin Li (51 yo)

17.17yrs

Tenure

Mr. Yanhong Li, also known as Robin, Co-Founded Baidu, Inc. in January 2000 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since February 2004 and oversees its overall strategy and business operations. Mr. Li wa...


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: BIDU's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: BIDU's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.2%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Baidu, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Baidu, Inc.
  • Ticker: BIDU
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Interactive Media and Services
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: US$77.676b
  • Shares outstanding: 353.61m
  • Website: https://www.baidu.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Baidu, Inc.
  • Baidu Campus
  • No. 10 Shangdi 10th Street
  • Beijing
  • 100085
  • China

Listings


Biography

Baidu, Inc. provides internet search services primarily in China. Its Baidu Core segment offers products for users, including Baidu App to access search, feed, and other services using mobile devices; Baid...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/04/10 23:24
End of Day Share Price2021/04/09 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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