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Baidu, Inc. (BIDU)

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  • Feb. 16, 2012, 4:46 PM
    Baidu.com (BIDU): Q4 EPS of $0.93 beats by $0.04. Revenue of $711M (+82.5% Y/Y) beats by $11M. Shares +0.6% AH. (PR)
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  • Feb. 16, 2012, 12:10 AM
    Notable earnings after Thursday's close: AMAT, ARUN, BIDU, BKD, BMRN, CLD, DDR, DVA, EOG, FTR, JWN, KEG, MDRX, OIS, PRAA, QLIK, ROVI
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  • Feb. 15, 2012, 5:35 PM
    Notable earnings after Thursday's close: AMAT, ARUN, BIDU, BKD, BMRN, CLD, DDR, DVA, EOG, FTR, JWN, KEG, MDRX, OIS, PRAA, QLIK, ROVI
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  • Feb. 14, 2012, 12:02 PM
    Heading into Baidu's (BIDU) Thursday Q4 report, Deutsche thinks the Chinese search giant could beat estimates thanks to its potential to grow ad sales to small businesses, and the broader shift towards targeted online advertising. However, Goldman is concerned about the tough competition Baidu faces in mobile search - an increasingly important issue as Chinese smartphone adoption takes off. (Brean Murray)
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  • Feb. 13, 2012, 12:41 PM
    Baidu (BIDU +1.7%) shares move up after Brean Murray reiterates its Buy rating and raises its price target to $200 from $185, believing the company likely will beat estimates when it reports Q4 results this Thursday. While some areas of advertising have struggled and may continue to do so given China’s slowing economy, the firm sees a lift from continued growth in consumer buying.
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  • Feb. 6, 2012, 2:41 PM
    Disappointing guidance (I, II) from Sohu.com (SOHU -14.5%) and majority-owned online game developer Changyou.com (CYOU -12%) takes a toll on some recently high-flying Chinese Internet stocks. SINA -5.9%. BIDU -2%. RENN -4.4%. Bucking the trend, interestingly, is gaming concern Perfect World (PWRD +6.2%), perhaps out of a belief that Sohu/Changyou's loss is Perfect World's gain.
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  • Jan. 30, 2012, 12:10 AM
    Notable earnings after Monday's close: BIDU, HOLX, IDTI, MCK, SLG
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  • Jan. 27, 2012, 4:05 PM
    LinkedIn (LNKD +5.9%), Groupon (GRPN +2.6%), Baidu (BIDU +6%), and Weibo owner Sina (SINA +12.1%) have also received a lift (previously) from Facebook's reported IPO plans. So has Google (GOOG +2.1%), perhaps out of a belief that Facebook's high IPO valuation (rumored financial data suggests a trailing P/E in the 70-90 range) would make the search giant look cheap by comparison.
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  • Jan. 17, 2012, 9:25 AM
    Premarket gainers: VQ +50%. CNVO +48%. DNN +17%. PVX +15%. TSLA +15%. ISTA +11%. EK +10%. ING +8%. AEG +8%. FRO +8%. AVL +7%. QCOR +7%. BRD +6%. NBG +6%. RBS +6%. NOK +6%. TTM +5%. JASO +5%. MTL +4%. BHP +4%. SINA +4%. RIO +4%. ASML +4%. HMA +4%. WFR +4%. GMCR +3%. TSL +3%. HL +3%. AVNR +3%. HMY +3%. NDCO +3%. CLWR +3%. BIDU +3%. TOT +3%. BSBR +3%. BUD +3%. FCX +3%. CS +3%.
    Losers: CUK -16%. CCL -15%. KGC -8%. RCL -7%. C -5%. MTG -5%.
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  • Jan. 11, 2012, 9:42 AM
    China had a whopping 505M Internet users as of the end of November, claims a government agency. However, this still only represents a penetration rate of 37.7%. The number of users on microblogging platforms such as SINA's Weibo) is said to have passed 300M. In October, Barclays noted Chinese Internet users spend far more of their leisure time browsing the web than they do watching TV. (also)
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  • Dec. 28, 2011, 3:58 PM
    In spite of their high valuations, T. Rowe Price fund manager Kennard Allen is bullish on Chinese Internet stalwarts BIDU and SINA, given that China's still-low Internet penetration rate of 36% leaves plenty of room for growth. On the flip side, Allen isn't a fan of IT services firms such as ACN and CTSH, citing the potential for cloud services to automate labor-intensive technology processes. (earlier)
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  • Dec. 6, 2011, 7:45 AM
    18 months after Google (GOOG) shut down its Chinese search engine on censorship grounds, the company still generates $600M in quarterly ad revenue from the country, according to iResearch. That figure, likely driven by the ad spending of Chinese firms on other Google sites, and AdSense deals with 3rd-party sites, trails only the ad revenue of Baidu (BIDU) and Alibaba-owned Taobao among Chinese web properties.
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  • Dec. 5, 2011, 9:26 AM
    Zenith Optimedia now expects global ad sales to grow just 4.7% in 2012, down from a prior forecast of 5.3%. Stronger growth is expected from China and other emerging markets, and from online advertising - the latter is expected to account for 21.2% of total ad revenues in 2014, up from 15.9% in 2011. Google (GOOG) remains the online market's colossus, taking in an estimated 44.1% of its 2010 revenues.
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  • Dec. 1, 2011, 8:28 AM
    Baidu (BIDU) has spun off its Youa e-commerce site, which has subsequently received "tens of millions" of dollars in VC funding. The spinoff is further evidence of the challenges faced by Baidu as it tries to expand beyond its core search business; Youa has struggled to deal with strong competition from Jingdong Mall and Alibaba's (ALBCF.PK) Taobao.
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  • Nov. 21, 2011, 9:00 AM
    Premarket gainers: GEDU +96%. VRUS +86%. INHX +30%. CLDX +8%. CTIC +6%. CLWR +6%. DNDN +6%. CBE +5%.
    Losers: GERN -7%. KYG -6%. GILD -6%. RIO -5%. FRO -5%. RDN -4%. LNKD -4%. MT -4%. AIXG -3%. INVN -3%. GMCR -3%. CIM -3%. RIMM -3%. ANR -3%. BCS -3%. JEF -3%. AKS -3%. MPEL -3%. MU -3%. RMBS -3%. BHP -3%. DB -3%. TM -3%. NOK -3%. IHG -3%. BIDU -3%. PCX -3%. VALE -3%.
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  • Nov. 17, 2011, 11:37 AM
    Chinese Internet stocks are selling off, as Youku.com's (YOKU -19%) weak Q3 report (I, II) offsets better reports (I, II) from NetEase.com (NTES +5%) and Qihoo 360 (QIHU +0.2%). BIDU -3.1%. SINA -3.3%. RENN -3.5%. TUDO -5.4%. SOHU -2.2%. PWRD -5%. GA -2.2%.
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Company Description
Baidu Inc is a Chinese language Internet search provider. The Company offers a Chinese-language search platform on its website Baidu.com.