As on April 07, 2021, Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) started slowly as it slid -2.01% to $222.00. During the day, the stock rose to $226.20 and sunk to $220.50 before settling in for the price of $226.55 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, BIDU posted a 52-week range of $90.94-$354.82.
The company of the Communication Services sector’s yearbook sales growth during the past 5- year span was recorded 10.00%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -7.30%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 862.50%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $350.14 million, simultaneously with a float of $267.56 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $77.73 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $265.56, while the 200-day Moving Average is $175.53.
It is imperative to bring your focus towards the efficiency factor of the conglomerate that has a total of 41000 employees. It has generated 2,934,594 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 613,482. The stock had 9.06 Receivables turnover and 0.33 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +48.49, operating margin was +13.39 and Pretax Margin of +23.66.
Baidu Inc. (BIDU) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Internet Content & Information industry. Baidu Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 15.60%, in contrast to 68.10% institutional ownership.
Baidu Inc. (BIDU) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 12/30/2020, the company posted $3.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $2.58) by $0.49. This company achieved a net margin of +20.91 while generating a return on equity of 12.59. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 2.48 per share during the current fiscal year.
Baidu Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 862.50% and is forecasted to reach 12.44 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 2.55% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -7.30% 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 2.70. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 18.19. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $22.34, and its Beta score is 1.05. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 4.76.
In the same vein, BIDU’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 9.94, a figure that is expected to reach 1.67 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 12.44 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Baidu Inc. (BIDU)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Baidu Inc., BIDU], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 12.01 million was lower the volume of 14.22 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 64.28% While, its Average True Range was 15.91.
Raw Stochastic average of Baidu Inc. (BIDU) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 40.32%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 49.03% 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 83.20% that was higher than 79.47% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.