Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) persists its position slightly strong in context of buying side, while shares price eased up 0.47% during latest trading session. Chinese internet giant Baidu Inc said that reports it is currently pushing for an initial public offering for its video-streaming site iQiyi.com are inaccurate. Baidu said on its official microblog that it does not currently have a timetable for an iQiyi IPO.
On the other hand, Chinese internet giant Baidu (BIDU), often referred to as “Google of China,” has teamed up with KFC fast-food restaurants to build its latest “smart restaurants” in China. The fried-chicken chain will work with Baidu to build kiosks with technology that scan consumers’ faces and recommends orders based on a stream of information. Through the facial scan, artificial intelligence (AI) guesses a consumer’s age, gender and mood, also recognizing if he or she is a repeat consumer. AI will then analyze the information in order to recommend food options.
Profitability Ratio Analysis; to measure firm’s performance and profitability, we focus on ordinary profitability ratio, BIDU has gross profit margin of 52.50% for trailing twelve months and operating margin is calculated as 16.00%, these are a better detectors to find consistency or positive/negative trends in a firm’s earnings. Following in trace line, returns on investment amplify the findings, the firm’s ROI concludes as 5.40%; it gives idea for personal financial decisions, to compare a firm’s profitability or to compare the efficiency of different investments. The returns on assets of firm also on noticeable level, it has ROA of 20.50%, which signifies how profitable a firm is relative to its total assets.
To make strengthen these views, the active industry firm has Quick Ratio of 2.70, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 0.45, sometimes its remain same with long term debt to equity ratio. Taking notice on volatility measures, price volatility of stock was 1.71% for a week and 2.13% for a month.
By tracking previous views Ciber, Inc. (NYSE:CBR) also in plain sight to attract passive investors, shares in most recent trading session showed upbeat performance 3.23% after traded at $0.71.
For trailing twelve months, CBR attains gross profit margin of 22.60% and operating margin stands at -24.70% that are showing consistency of trends in firm’s earnings. While to figure out more clear vision, firm’s returns on investment calculated as 1.50%; it gives answer about efficiency of different investments in different securities. The returns on assets of firm also presenting perceptible condition of profitability, it has ROA of -42.20%, the very positive ratio starts from >+15% and very negative hits to <-15%.
The firm has noticeable volatility credentials, price volatility of stock was 9.18% for a week and 8.60% for a month. The performance of firm for the quarter recorded as -40.64% and for year stands at -79.65%, while the YTD performance was -79.71%. The co attains 0.07 for Average True Range for 14 days. The stock price of CBR is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -9.43% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -13.37%.