If you would invest 15,346
in Baidu Inc on November 4, 2013
and sell it today you would earn a total of 1,359
from holding Baidu Inc or generate 8.86%
return on investment over 30
days. Baidu Inc is currenly generating 0.34% of daily expected returns and assumes 1.88% risk (volatility on return distribution) over the 30 days horizon. In different words, 20% of equities are less volatile than Baidu Inc and 89% of traded equity instruments are projected to make higher returns than the company over the 30 days investment horizon.
Daily Expected Return (%)
Given investment horizon of 30 days, Baidu Inc is expected to generate 3.36 times more return on investment than the market. However, the company is 3.36 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.18 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The S&P 500 is currently generating roughly 0.13 per unit of risk.
Based on recorded statements Baidu Inc has Operating Margin of 39.3%. This is 249.37% lower than that of Technology sector, and 179.39% lower than that of Internet Information Providers
industry, The Operating Margin for all stocks is 985.14% lower than the firm.
A good Operating Margin is required for a company to be able to pay for its fixed costs or pay out its debt which implies that the higher the margin, the better. This ratio is most effective in evaluating the earning potential of a company over time when comparing it against firm's competitors.