Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) open the trading on February 09, 2021, with great promise as it jumped 6.67% to $295.04. During the day, the stock rose to $304.24 and sunk to $279.04 before settling in for the price of $276.60 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, BIDU posted a 52-week range of $82.00-$282.00.
The Communication Services sector firm’s twelve-monthly sales growth has been 17.00% for the last half of the decade. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -29.00%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -91.30%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $339.83 million, simultaneously with a float of $266.87 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $96.27 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $209.45, while the 200-day Moving Average is $144.05.
It is quite necessary to find out the efficiency of the corporate organization, which has 37779 number of employees on its payroll. It has generated 411,469 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 7,585. The stock had 10.46 Receivables turnover and 0.36 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +41.49, operating margin was +5.87 and Pretax Margin of +0.85.
Baidu Inc. (BIDU) Ownership Facts and Figures
Sometimes it helps to make our mind if we keep our tabs on how bigger investors are working with the stock of the Internet Content & Information industry. Baidu Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 15.60%, in contrast to 68.50% institutional ownership.
Baidu Inc. (BIDU) Earnings and Revenue Records
So, what does the last quarter earnings report of the company that was made public on 9/29/2020 suggests? It has posted $3.13 earnings per share (EPS) beating the forecaster’s viewpoint (set at $2.09) by $1.04. This company achieved a net margin of +1.84 while generating a return on equity of 1.21. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.76 per share during the current fiscal year.
Baidu Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -91.30% and is forecasted to reach 10.52 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 1.30% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -29.00% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Baidu Inc. (BIDU). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 2.60. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 14.91. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $28.00, and its Beta score is 1.13. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 5.89.
In the same vein, BIDU’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 10.54, a figure that is expected to reach 2.61 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 10.52 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Baidu Inc. (BIDU)
[Baidu Inc., BIDU] recent stats showed that its last 5-days Average volume was poorer than the volume it posted in the year-ago period. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 91.27% While, its Average True Range was 14.29.
Raw Stochastic average of Baidu Inc. (BIDU) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 95.00%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 87.59% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 52.11% that was lower than 55.79% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.