1. As of noon trading, Baidu ( BIDU) is up $2.53 (2.99) to $87.04 on average volume Thus far, 2.7 million shares of Baidu exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $84.86-$87.77 after having opened the day at $84.91 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $84.51.

Baidu, Inc. provides Internet search services. Baidu has a market cap of $29.7 billion and is part of the internet industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.0, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 15.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Baidu a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Baidu as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Baidu Ratings Report now.

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