Waking on tracing line of previous stocks, Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) also making a luring appeal, share price swings at $168.66 with percentage change of -1.32% in most recent trading session. Chinese web services firm Baidu is looking to raise as much as $500 million in new funding for its on-demand meal delivery division Waimai, reports Bloomberg.
While previous fundraising rounds valued Waimai at $2.5B, the firm faces intense competition in China, which is likely being exacerbated by an overall deceleration in meal delivery funding about the world. Waimai should look to Baidu’s extensive search capabilities, as well as the growing market for online-to-offline (O2O) services, as a way to reach its fundraising goal.
The profit margin can answer significantly to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings, the Co has positive 44.80% profit margin that indicates every dollar of sales a firm actually keeps in earnings, and the larger number indicates improving and vise worse. Gross profit margin, operating profit margin are its sub parts that firm has 55.10% and 16.00% respectively. Moving toward returns ratio, BIDU has returns on investment of 5.40% which indicates firm’s investment efficiency or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments.
While returns on assets calculated as 20.50% hat gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of 38.00%, which is measuring a corporation’s profitability by revealing how much profit generates by BIDU with the shareholders’ money. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.40 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -0.07%.
Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 2.70 and quick ratio was calculated as 2.70. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 0.45 for seeing its liquidity position. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.40 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -0.07%.
Moving on tracing line, Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) need to consider for profitability analysis, in latest session share price swings at $109.36 with percentage change of 0.93%.
The Co has positive 20.90% profit margin to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings. Gross profit margin and operating profit margin are its sub parts that firm have 84.00% and 26.50% respectively. INTU has returns on investment of 39.10%. The returns on assets was 22.50% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of 95.50%, which is measuring profitability by disclosing how much profit generates by INTU with the shareholders’ money.
The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.70 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 2.98%. The firm current ratio calculated as 0.70, this value is acceptable if it lies in 1.3% to 3%. But its varies industry to industry. To strengthen these views, active industry firm has Quick Ratio of 0.70, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 0.86, sometimes its remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.