Baidu, Inc. provides internet search services primarily in China. More Details
Flawless balance sheet and undervalued.
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.
7 Day Return
US Interactive Media and Services
1 Year Return
US Interactive Media and Services
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.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Baidu's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Baidu undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
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).
How is Baidu forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 28 analysts?
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%).
How has Baidu performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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.
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Robin Li (51 yo)
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...
Experienced Management: BIDU's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BIDU's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.2%.
Baidu, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- Baidu, Inc.
- Baidu Campus
- No. 10 Shangdi 10th Street
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
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