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Baidu (百度) is a technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products. It operates through two segments: Baidu Core and iQIYI. The Baidu Core segment primarily comprises search plus feed, including Baidu App; short video products; knowledge and information products, such as Baidu Knows, Baidu Wiki, and Baidu Post; as well as online marketing services. It also provides AI products, such as DuerOS (a voice assistant and smart devices), Baidu Cloud (AI solutions and cloud services), and Apollo (autonomous driving and smart transportation). iQIYI is an online video platform with a content library that includes licensed movies, television series, cartoons, variety shows, and other programs.

TypePublic
Founded2000
HQBeijing, CN
Websitebaidu.com
Employee Ratings4.2
Overall CultureA

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)41,000(+9%)
Job Openings482
Revenue (FY, 2020)¥107.1 B
Share Price (May 2022)$116.9(+9%)
Cybersecurity ratingFMore
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Key People/Management at Baidu

Robin Li

Robin Li

Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Herman Yu

Herman Yu

Chief Strategy Officer
Haifeng Wang

Haifeng Wang

Chief Technology Officer
Rong Luo

Rong Luo

Chief Financial Officer
Victor Liang

Victor Liang

Senior Vice President
Shanshan Cui

Shanshan Cui

Senior Vice President
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Baidu Office Locations

Baidu has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen Shi and Sunnyvale
Beijing, CN (HQ)
Baidu Campus, 10 Shangdi 10th St, Haidian Qu
Beijing, CN
Baidu Technology Park Building No.1-No.5 No.10, Xi Bei Wang Dong Lu, Haidian Qu
Beijing, CN
No.17 Building, Zhongguancun Software Park, 8 Dongbeiwang West Road, Haidian Qu
Beijing, CN
POWER CREATIVE D, No, 1 Shangdi E Rd, Haidian Qu
Shanghai, CN
701, Na Xian Lu, Pudong Xinqu
Shenzhen Shi, CN
Baidu International Building,, Xue Fu Lu, Nanshan Qu
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Baidu Financials and Metrics

Baidu Revenue

Baidu's revenue was reported to be ¥107.07 b in FY, 2020
CNY

Revenue (Q2, 2021)

31.4b

Gross profit (Q2, 2021)

15.5b

Net income (Q2, 2021)

(1.2b)

EBITDA (Q2, 2021)

3.6b

EBIT (Q2, 2021)

727.0m

Market capitalization (13-May-2022)

41.3b

Closing stock price (13-May-2022)

116.9

Cash (30-Jun-2021)

42.9b

EV

80.4b
Baidu's current market capitalization is $41.3 b.
Annual
CNYFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

102.3b107.4b107.1b

Cost of goods sold

(35.5b)(43.3b)(36.6b)

Gross profit

66.7b64.1b70.4b

R&D expense

(15.8b)(18.3b)(19.5b)
Quarterly
CNYQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Revenue

24.1b26.3b28.1b22.5b48.6b(42.9b)28.1b31.4b

Cost of goods sold

(14.8b)(16.1b)(16.4b)(14.7b)(27.8b)29.7b(15.0b)(15.9b)

Gross profit

9.3b10.2b11.7b7.9b20.8b(13.2b)13.1b15.5b

R&D expense

(4.2b)(4.7b)(4.7b)(4.4b)(9.3b)9.2b(5.1b)(6.3b)
Annual
CNYFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

27.6b33.4b35.8b

Accounts Receivable

6.0b7.4b8.7b

Prepaid Expenses

2.3b4.0b4.1b
Quarterly
CNYQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Cash

32.4b20.7b14.6b21.8b20.3b18.4b41.5b42.9b

Accounts Receivable

5.9b6.9b6.6b7.9b6.7b7.0b8.5b9.2b
Annual
CNYFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

22.6b(2.3b)19.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

16.2b19.2b17.8b

Accounts Payable

4.1b(1.7b)208.0m
Quarterly
CNYQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021
CNYFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

2.4m
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Baidu Operating Metrics

FY, 2017Q1, 2018Jun, 2018Q2, 2018Sep, 2018Q3, 2018Dec, 2018Q4, 2018FY, 2018Mar, 2019Jun, 2019Sep, 2019Dec, 2019Mar, 2020Jun, 2020

Active Online Marketing Customers

775 k475 k511 k522 k529 k856 k

Revenue per Online Marketing Customer

$14.37 k$5.8 k$6.2 k$6.3 k$5.8 k$13.9 k

Daily Active Users (Baidu App)

148 m151 m161 m174 m188 m189 m195 m222 m204 m

Daily Active Users (Haokan)

19 m22 m
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Baidu Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
YY.comNovember 16, 2020$3.6 b
REDFINGERJune 10, 2020¥50 m
KITT.AIJuly 05, 2017
XPerceptionApril 13, 2017
Raven TechFebruary 16, 2017
popInMay 01, 2015
AnquanbaoApril 16, 2015
Peixe UrbanoOctober 09, 2014
Beijing Huanxiang Zongheng Chinese LiteratureDecember 27, 2013
Blogfarki.comJuly 15, 2013$1.9 b
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Baidu Revenue Breakdown

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Baidu revenue breakdown by business segment: 27.7% from IQIYI, 73.5% from BAIDU CORE and -1.2% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

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Baidu Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

F

49/100

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Baidu Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Baidu Online and Social Media Presence

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Baidu Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A

    77/100

  • CEO Rating

    B-

    70/100

  • Compensation

    A

    79/100

  • Diversity

    A-

    76/100

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Baidu News and Updates

Baidu Stock Is Trading Cheap. Is It Worth The Risk?

Baidu’s core advertising business is also witnessing a slow down due to weaker GDP growth in China and the trend is likely to get worse over Q1 2022, as the country contends with Covid-19 related lockdowns in multiple regions.

Outlook on the Speech-to-text API Global Market to 2027 - Players Include Baidu, Twilio and Amazon Web Services Among Others

Dublin, May 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Speech-to-text API Market Size, Share & Industry Trends Analysis Report By Component (Solution and Services), By Vertical, By Organization Size, By Deployment Type, By Application, By Regional Outlook and Forecast, 2021-2027" report has been…

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Baidu Gets Green Light For Autonomous Beijing Taxis, Premier Li Highlights Internet Companies

Asian equities had a strong night as all markets gained, led by Japan as the Yen hit a low versus the US dollar not seen since 2002.

Baidu, Pony.AI win first driverless robotaxi permits in China

Chinese internet giant Baidu and autonomous vehicle company Pony.ai have received permits to provide driverless ride-hailing services to the public on open roads in Beijing, according to both companies. To date, numerous cities in China have allowed autonomous vehicle companies to test self-driving …

China's capital city Beijing loosens robotaxi restrictions for Baidu, Pony.ai

In a first for China, Baidu's Apollo Go and Pony.ai received permission from Beijing city to remove the safety driver for part of their robotaxi business.
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Baidu Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Baidu founded?

    Baidu was founded in 2000.

  • Who are Baidu key executives?

    Baidu's key executives are Robin Li, Herman Yu and Haifeng Wang.

  • How many employees does Baidu have?

    Baidu has 41,000 employees.

  • What is Baidu revenue?

    Latest Baidu annual revenue is ¥107.1 b.

  • What is Baidu revenue per employee?

    Latest Baidu revenue per employee is ¥2.6 m.

  • Who are Baidu competitors?

    Competitors of Baidu include NetEase, Shanghai Weaver Network Technology and 51job.

  • Where is Baidu headquarters?

    Baidu headquarters is located at Baidu Campus, 10 Shangdi 10th St, Haidian Qu, Beijing.

  • Where are Baidu offices?

    Baidu has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen Shi and Sunnyvale.

  • How many offices does Baidu have?

    Baidu has 7 offices.