VectorVest Announces Investment Analysis of Baidu (BIDU)

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BIDU has an excellent Comfort Index rating, a proprietary indicator that reflects a stock’s ability to resist severe and/or lengthy price declines.

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VectorVest, the highly regarded, intuitive system providing daily market analysis for over 18,300 stocks worldwide, listed Baidu.com, Inc. (BIDU) as a stock pick for Prudent Investors today. BIDU is up 559% since VectorVest first rated it a Buy on 2/10/2009 at $13.08. It closed at $85.73 on 9/17/2010.

BIDU has an excellent Comfort Index rating, a proprietary indicator that reflects a stock’s ability to resist severe and/or lengthy price declines.

BIDU (Baidu.com, Inc.) trades on the NASDAQ and options are available for this stock. Baidu.com, Inc. provides Chinese language Internet search services. Its services enable users to find relevant information online, including Web pages, news, images, and multimedia files through its Web site links.

VectorVest Composite Analysis

VectorVest identifies low-risk, high-reward stocks for prudent investors. Stocks with High Relative Value (RV) and High Relative Safety (RS) diminish risk and improve investment performance.

Stocks that meet VectorVest’s criteria for RV and RS based on its proprietary analytics are rated above 1.00.

Value: BIDU has a current Value of $49.71 per share. Therefore, it is overvalued compared to its Price of $85.73 per share based on forecasted earnings, forecasted earnings growth, profitability, interest and inflation rates. VectorVest favors the purchase of undervalued stocks rising in price. However, in combination with excellent Relative Value and Relative Safety ratings below, BIDU is appropriate for Prudent Investors.

RV (Relative Value): BIDU’s RV is 1.47, which is excellent on a scale of 0.00 to 2.00. A long-term indicator of price appreciation potential, RV is far superior to a simple comparison of Price and Value since it is computed from an analysis of projected price appreciation for three years, and considers AAA Corporate Bond Rates and other risk factors.

RS (Relative Safety): BIDU’s RS is 1.28, which is very good on a scale of 0.00 to 2.00. A risk indicator, RS is computed from an analysis of the consistency and predictability of a company's financial performance, debt to equity ratio, sales volume, business longevity, price volatility and other factors.

RT (Relative Timing): BIDU’s RT is 1.26, which is very good on a scale of 0.00 to 2.00. A fast, smart, accurate indicator of a stock's price trend, RT is computed from an analysis of the direction, magnitude, and dynamics of a stock's price movements over time periods of one day, one week, one quarter and one year.

VST (VST-Vector): BIDU’s VST is 1.33, which is very good on a scale of 0.00 to 2.00. VectorVest’s master indicator for ranking every stock in its database, VST is computed from the square root of a weighted sum of the squares of RV, RS, and RT. Stocks with the highest VST ratings have the best combinations of Value, Safety and Timing. These are the stocks to own for above average, long-term capital appreciation.

CI (Comfort Index): CI is an indicator that reflects a stock's ability to resist severe and/or lengthy price declines. BIDU has a CI rating of 1.79, which is excellent on a scale of 0.00 to 2.00. VectorVest advocates the purchase of high CI stocks.

For a complete analysis of BIDU or to analyze any stock free go to http://www.VectorVest.com/newswire

David Thornton, VectorVest, Inc.
support@vectorvest.com; (704) 895-4095

About VectorVest
VectorVest combines the insight of fundamental valuation with the power of technical analysis in an easy to use stock analysis software package designed for all types of investors. VectorVest provides a Buy, Sell or Hold rating on over 18,300 stocks worldwide each day. With over 22 years of research and experience on which to base its ratings, VectorVest is world-renowned for its reliable and comprehensive market analysis.

BIDU is assigned to the Internet Business Sector and Internet (E:Commerce) Industry Group on http://www.VectorVest.com.

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