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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.25
BIDU's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
65% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 17.88 vs. BIDU: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BIDU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 2  Med: 9999.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.25
Equity to Asset 0.53
BIDU's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. BIDU: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BIDU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.45  Med: 0.77 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.53
-0.45
0.88
Interest Coverage 20.37
BIDU's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
81% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5086.54 vs. BIDU: 20.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BIDU' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 20.37  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: 20.37
20.37
9999.99
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 7.84
WACC vs ROIC
13.51%
51.51%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 24.09
BIDU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. BIDU: 24.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BIDU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 9.37  Med: 33.21 Max: 52.25
Current: 24.09
9.37
52.25
Net-margin (%) 25.07
BIDU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. BIDU: 25.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BIDU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 10.22  Med: 33.39 Max: 46.88
Current: 25.07
10.22
46.88
ROE (%) 27.39
BIDU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. BIDU: 27.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BIDU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 9.5  Med: 38.03 Max: 59.77
Current: 27.39
9.5
59.77
ROA (%) 14.48
BIDU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. BIDU: 14.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BIDU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 6.84  Med: 29.47 Max: 46.35
Current: 14.48
6.84
46.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 189.31
BIDU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 30.34 vs. BIDU: 189.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BIDU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 54.52  Med: 213.07 Max: 372.01
Current: 189.31
54.52
372.01
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 51.10
BIDU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. BIDU: 51.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BIDU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 37.2  Med: 71.20 Max: 149.8
Current: 51.1
37.2
149.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 30.40
BIDU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. BIDU: 30.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BIDU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 30.4  Med: 89.00 Max: 203.7
Current: 30.4
30.4
203.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 26.50
BIDU's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. BIDU: 26.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BIDU' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 26.5  Med: 82.40 Max: 270.4
Current: 26.5
26.5
270.4
» BIDU's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

BIDU Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 47,300 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 18,727 sh (New)
John Burbank 5,000 sh (New)
George Soros 327,500 sh (+72.37%)
Julian Robertson 6,800 sh (+11.48%)
Ken Fisher 560,848 sh (+10.10%)
Matthews China Fund 99,900 sh (+10.02%)
John Rogers 110,456 sh (+1.62%)
Ron Baron 1,037 sh (unchged)
Matthews Pacific Tiger Fund 847,500 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 10 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 14,661 sh (unchged)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
David Tepper Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 3,964,487 sh (-0.78%)
Jeremy Grantham 390,773 sh (-1.47%)
Steve Mandel 8,188,393 sh (-8.24%)
Frank Sands 11,266,494 sh (-9.49%)
Robert Karr 689,550 sh (-14.93%)
Louis Moore Bacon 535,034 sh (-37.31%)
Jim Simons 252,100 sh (-58.26%)
Andreas Halvorsen 1,723,427 sh (-63.19%)
Lee Ainslie 113,630 sh (-90.16%)
Steven Cohen 39,600 sh (-90.29%)
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Q4 2014

BIDU Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Howard Marks 138,429 sh (New)
John Burbank 36,789 sh (+635.78%)
Steven Cohen 236,700 sh (+497.73%)
Pioneer Investments 40,162 sh (+173.94%)
Andreas Halvorsen 2,891,831 sh (+67.80%)
John Rogers 170,968 sh (+54.78%)
Paul Tudor Jones 72,989 sh (+54.31%)
RS Investment Management 28,465 sh (+52.00%)
Jeremy Grantham 482,492 sh (+23.47%)
Ken Fisher 668,773 sh (+19.24%)
Jim Simons 281,500 sh (+11.66%)
George Soros 350,040 sh (+6.88%)
Matthews China Fund 106,100 sh (+6.21%)
Ron Baron 1,037 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 10 sh (unchged)
Julian Robertson 6,800 sh (unchged)
Matthews Pacific Tiger Fund 847,500 sh (unchged)
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Frank Sands 10,858,529 sh (-3.62%)
Frank Sands 10,858,529 sh (-3.62%)
Dodge & Cox 3,780,487 sh (-4.64%)
Steve Mandel 7,030,580 sh (-14.14%)
Louis Moore Bacon 456,185 sh (-14.74%)
Robert Karr 546,550 sh (-20.74%)
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Q1 2015

BIDU Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Stanley Druckenmiller 86,200 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 1,092,777 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 862,866 sh (+29.02%)
Matthews Pacific Tiger Fund 936,700 sh (+10.53%)
Paul Tudor Jones 159,738 sh (+9.43%)
First Eagle Investment 10 sh (unchged)
Matthews China Fund 106,100 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Howard Marks 127,837 sh (-7.65%)
Jim Simons 451,900 sh (-19.73%)
John Rogers 266,144 sh (-22.17%)
Dodge & Cox 5,790,087 sh (-23.42%)
George Soros 358,650 sh (-48.77%)
Ron Baron 1,037 sh (-50.00%)
Frank Sands 10,223,686 sh (-52.92%)
Jeremy Grantham 438,460 sh (-54.56%)
Julian Robertson 6,000 sh (-55.88%)
Andreas Halvorsen 2,433,916 sh (-57.92%)
Steve Mandel 5,281,484 sh (-62.44%)
Louis Moore Bacon 319,689 sh (-64.96%)
Robert Karr 340,700 sh (-68.83%)
RS Investment Management 16,400 sh (-71.19%)
Steven Cohen 55,100 sh (-88.36%)
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Q2 2015

BIDU Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,191,660 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 932,813 sh (+8.11%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 28.50
BIDU's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
52% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 31.70 vs. BIDU: 28.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BIDU' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 16.16  Med: 63.60 Max: 953.5
Current: 28.5
16.16
953.5
Forward P/E 21.79
BIDU's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
53% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 22.78 vs. BIDU: 21.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 28.10
BIDU's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
52% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 32.50 vs. BIDU: 28.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BIDU' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 16.17  Med: 63.64 Max: 878.94
Current: 28.1
16.17
878.94
P/B 6.19
BIDU's P/B is ranked lower than
81% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. BIDU: 6.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BIDU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 6.19  Med: 18.09 Max: 58.43
Current: 6.19
6.19
58.43
P/S 6.53
BIDU's P/S is ranked lower than
80% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. BIDU: 6.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BIDU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 5.27  Med: 22.29 Max: 107
Current: 6.53
5.27
107
EV-to-EBIT 22.48
BIDU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
60% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 22.44 vs. BIDU: 22.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BIDU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 13.7  Med: 57.00 Max: 1161.5
Current: 22.48
13.7
1161.5
PEG 0.47
BIDU's PEG is ranked higher than
78% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. BIDU: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BIDU' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.49 Max: 1.17
Current: 0.47
0.21
1.17
Shiller P/E 41.87
BIDU's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
64% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 35.14 vs. BIDU: 41.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BIDU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 41.41  Med: 91.12 Max: 265.45
Current: 41.87
41.41
265.45
Current Ratio 3.54
BIDU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. BIDU: 3.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BIDU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.68  Med: 3.64 Max: 7.14
Current: 3.54
2.68
7.14
Quick Ratio 3.54
BIDU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. BIDU: 3.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BIDU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.68  Med: 3.64 Max: 7.14
Current: 3.54
2.68
7.14
Days Sales Outstanding 24.37
BIDU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 53.57 vs. BIDU: 24.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BIDU' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 2.16  Med: 14.39 Max: 29.97
Current: 24.37
2.16
29.97

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 9.59
BIDU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
80% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. BIDU: 9.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BIDU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 8.59  Med: 20.25 Max: 53.4
Current: 9.59
8.59
53.4
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.99
BIDU's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
60% of the 10 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. BIDU: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.40
BIDU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. BIDU: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BIDU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.75 Max: 7.3
Current: 4.4
0.1
7.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 44.82
BIDU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 14.16 vs. BIDU: 44.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BIDU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 74.60 Max: 143.3
Current: 44.82
0.1
143.3

Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information
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Traded in other countries:K3SD.Singapore, B1C.Germany, BIDUN.Mexico, BIDU.Switzerland,
Baidu Inc was incorporated in the Cayman Islands on January 18, 2000. The Company is a Chinese language Internet search provider. It provides a platform for businesses to reach customers and offers its products and services to users through Baidu.com free of charge. These products and services can be accessed through PCs, mobile and other non-mobile devices. It organizes its products and services into nine categories, namely, search products, social products, UGC-based knowledge products, location-based products and services, music products, PC client software, mobile related products and services, products and services for developers, and other products and services. It also offers some products and services provided by its associated or cooperative websites. Baidu's web search allows users to locate information using Chinese language search queries. Baidu Image Search enables users to search for images on the internet by term queries or various categories and offers advanced features, such as search by image file type and search within a designated website or web page. Baidu Video Search enables users to search by term queries for and access through hyperlinks online video clips that are hosted on third parties' websites. Baidu News provides links to an extensive selection of local, national and international news and presents news stories in a searchable format, typically within minutes of their publication on the internet. Baidu Web Directory enables users to browse and search through websites that have been organized into categories. It also operates Hao123.com, a popular Chinese web directory navigation site in China. Baidu Dictionary is an online dictionary, providing lookup and translation services between Chinese and English. Baidu Top Searches provides listings of top search terms based on daily search queries entered on Baidu.com. Baidu Open Platform is a platform aiming at providing one-stop online services to users by intelligently identifying users' demands before providing optimized treatments and responses. Baidu Space allows registered users to create personalized homepages in a query-based searchable community. Baidu Album is a cloud-enabled photo storing and sharing service, which allows users to upload pictures without surrendering to compression and share with others with privacy control. It serves three types of online participants: Users, Customers, Baidu Union Members. It delivers online marketing services to a diverse customer base operating in a variety of industries. Its online marketing customers consist of SMEs throughout China, large domestic companies and Chinese divisions or subsidiaries of large, multinational companies. Baidu Union consists of a large number of third-party web content, software and mobile application providers. Some Baidu Union members, including those mobile and non-mobile oriented, also embed some of its products and services into their properties. The Company currently has iss
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