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Baidu Inc (BIDU) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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    SWOT Analysis

  • 47 Pages
  • June 2022
  • GlobalData
  • Baidu
  • ID: 1314985
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Baidu Inc (BIDU) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

  • Business description - A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions
  • Corporate strategy - Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy
  • SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats
  • Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company
  • Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company
  • Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company
  • Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company
  • Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history
  • Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions
  • Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history


Baidu Inc (Baidu) is a provider of Chinese-language Internet search services. It offers a search engine that is a bundle of web search, video search, image search, news, web dictionary, top searches and search index and open platform. It also offers online marketing services and advertising services. Its products portfolio includes Baidu App, Hoakan, Quanmin, Baidu Wiki, Baidu Knows, Baidu Experience, Baidu Post, Baidu Union, DuerOS, Baidu Maps, and Baidu Health. The company also offers services such as P4P, Marketing Cloud Platform, and AI Cloud. Its products and services enable users to find information and businesses to reach potential customers. The company sells its products through its direct sales team and third-party distributors. Baidu is headquartered in Beijing, China.

Baidu Inc Key Recent Developments

May 31, 2022: Baidu to Hold Annual General Meeting on June 28, 2022
Mar 28, 2022: Baidu, Inc. Files Its Annual Report on Form 20-F
Mar 01, 2021: Baidu and Huaneng Collaborate to create an intelligent energy future
Jan 11, 2021: Geely and Baidu in smart EV deal

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Table of Contents

Section 1 - About the Company
  • Baidu Inc - Key Facts
  • Baidu Inc - Key Employees
  • Baidu Inc - Key Employee Biographies
  • Baidu Inc - Major Products and Services
  • Baidu Inc - History
  • Baidu Inc - Company Statement
  • Baidu Inc - Locations And Subsidiaries
  • Head Office
  • Other Locations & Subsidiaries

Section 2 - Company Analysis
  • Company Overview
  • Baidu Inc - Business Description
  • Business Segment: Baidu Core
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Stats
  • Business Segment: iQIYI
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Stats
  • R&D Overview
  • Baidu Inc - Corporate Strategy
  • Baidu Inc - SWOT Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis - Overview
  • Baidu Inc - Strengths
  • Baidu Inc - Weaknesses
  • Baidu Inc - Opportunities
  • Baidu Inc - Threats
  • Baidu Inc - Key Competitors

Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
  • Performance Chart
  • Financial Performance
  • Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
  • Baidu Inc, Recent Deals Summary

Section 4 - Company’s Recent Developments
  • May 31, 2022: Baidu to Hold Annual General Meeting on June 28, 2022
  • Mar 28, 2022: Baidu, Inc. Files Its Annual Report on Form 20-F
  • Mar 01, 2021: Baidu and Huaneng Collaborate to create an intelligent energy future
  • Jan 11, 2021: Geely and Baidu in smart EV deal

Section 5 - Appendix
  • Methodology
  • Ratio Definitions
  • About the Publisher
  • Contact the Publisher
  • Disclaimer

List of Tables
  • Baidu Inc, Key Facts
  • Baidu Inc, Key Employees
  • Baidu Inc, Key Employee Biographies
  • Baidu Inc, Major Products and Services
  • Baidu Inc, History
  • Baidu Inc, Subsidiaries
  • Baidu Inc, Key Competitors
  • Baidu Inc, Ratios based on current share price
  • Baidu Inc, Annual Ratios
  • Baidu Inc, Interim Ratios
  • Baidu Inc, Recent Deals Summary
  • Currency Codes
  • Capital Market Ratios
  • Equity Ratios
  • Profitability Ratios
  • Cost Ratios
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Leverage Ratios
  • Efficiency Ratios

List of Figures
  • Baidu Inc, Performance Chart (2017 - 2021)
  • Baidu Inc, Ratio Charts



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  • Alibaba Group Holding Ltd
  • Tencent Holdings Ltd
  • Beijing Kuaishou Technology Ltd
  • Shanghai Qtech Ltd
  • Sohu.com Ltd
  • Beijing ByteDance Technology Co Ltd
  • Google China
  • Meituan
  • Meta Platforms Inc