231.57 +0.16 (0.07%)
After hours: 6:24PM EDT
|Bid||231.51 x 100|
|Ask||233.00 x 1000|
|Day's Range||228.50 - 238.36|
|52 Week Range||173.52 - 274.97|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||27.83|
|Earnings Date||Apr 26, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||270.11|
This time last year -- heading into March quarter earnings season -- Baidu Inc. was the dunce of the China internet party and its three closest competitors were clear winners. Shares of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Tencent Holdings Ltd. were both up more than 25 percent for the year to date and JD.com Inc. was the belle of the ball with a gain of almost 34 percent.Baidu was the token guest with an advance of just 7 percent. Baidu’s turnaround story continues, but investors are yet to be convinced.
In the stock market, sometimes the best trades are those that fit in with a secular growth story. One of the hottest secular growth stories over the past several years has been the boom in China consumerism, led by massive urbanization and digitization movements sweeping across China’s middle class.
Top Chinese tech firms and some government departments have been singled out in a report that says discriminatory hiring practices based on gender are widespread in China and are linked to a shrinking proportion of women in the labour force. Job ads posted by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N), Baidu Inc (BIDU.O) and Tencent Holdings Ltd were among those that deterred female applicants or objectified women, said Human Rights Watch in a report released on Monday.
Top Chinese tech firms and some government departments have been singled out in a report that says discriminatory hiring practices based on gender are widespread in China and are linked to a shrinking proportion of women in the labour force. Job ads posted by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, Baidu Inc and Tencent Holdings Ltd were among those that deterred female applicants or objectified women, said Human Rights Watch in a report released on Monday.
What seemed like just another launch of a new vehicle was actually something more: the coming-out party for China’s globally ambitious auto industry. For the first time, a Chinese-branded car will be made in Western Europe for sale there, with the ultimate goal of landing in U.S. showrooms. Li is spearheading China’s aspirations to wedge itself among the big three of the global car industry—the U.S., Germany and Japan—so they become the Big Four.
Share price values can get a little chaotic around initial public offerings, but for Matt Argersinger, the underlying story of the Chinese video streaming giant justifies the frothy hype.
C hinese tech firms pledged on Monday to tackle gender bias in recruitment after a rights group said they routinely favoured male candidates, luring applicants with the promise of working with "beautiful girls" in job adverts. A Human Rights Watch (HRW) report found that major technology companies including Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent had widely used "gender discriminatory job advertisements", which said men were preferred or specifically barred women applicants.
Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Jared Blikre break down the latest market action.
Facebook is making public one of its closest held secrets. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Melody Hahm, and Julia La Roche debate whether or not this move will boost public perception of the social media giant.