Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) July call option implied volatility is at 34, August is at 37, September and December is at 33; compared to its 52-week range of 22 to 56, suggesting decreasing price movement into the expected release of Q2 results on July 22.
In looking at where the stock is trading on a technical level, the stock is trading -8.72% away from its 50 day moving average of 202.71. Based on the most recent available data, the equity is -26.57% off of its 52-week high of 251.99 and +4.72% away from its 52-week low which is 176.69.
In taking a look at the company’s valuation, the firm’s price to earnings ratio stands at 31.49. This is a crucial indicator investors watch as higher ratios compared to peers, would suggest higher future earnings growth potential for the stock. The price to current year EPS estimates from research analysts currently stands at 4.32. In looking further ahead, potential investors should note that the company’s price to next year’s EPS estimates is 3.21.
Today, the stock opened at 179.53 and the last bid at the time of writing stood at 185.03. During the session thus far, the equity dipped down to 178.81 and touched 185.86 as the high point. Baidu, Inc. has a market cap of 64.99B and has seen an average daily volume of 3312200 over the past three months.