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Baidu was the most frequently used search engine in China in 2004, according to a survey by Shanghai iResearch Co., and was the second-largest Web site in China in terms of user traffic during the three months ended July 18, according to Net income for the three months that ended in March was $303,000, more than double compared with the same period a year ago.

There are likely more good times ahead, since China's Internet market is growing at a fast clip: according to iResearch, the number of Internet search users in China is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 27.5% from 2005 to 2007.

"This company has a growth opportunity that's going to be seen by investors as enormous," says Paul Bard, an analyst with Renaissance Capital LLC in Greenwich, Conn. "And I'm sure what people are going to say is, wow, this could be what Google was three years ago."

Even Google appears to think the company is a good investment: The U.S. search engine owns 2.6% of Baidu, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filings, and isn't listed among the entities that plan to sell their stakes in the IPO.

The IPO is to be underwritten by Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC, Credit Suisse Group's Credit Suisse First Boston and Piper Jaffray Cos., and will trade in the form of American depositary shares on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol BIDU.

Baidu is selling 3.7 million shares to the public, a 12% sliver of the 31.7 million shares that will be outstanding after the offering. The company's executives, directors, and venture-capital firms will continue to own substantial stakes in Baidu after it goes public.

(from The Wall St Journal)

Goldman Sachs is lead underwriter and it is expected to begin trading at $19-$20.
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1755Qunar (QUNR) reported after the close, and the stock is up about $.90 AH (hit hiSr K-March 16
1754forbes.comSr K-February 10
1753excerpts Party Like a Rock Star: Chinese Tech Firms’ Edition As Competition InSr K-February 7 K-January 23 and Intel Enhance Collaborative Partnership Jan 19, 2015 7:27 AM BEISr K-January 20
1750Excerpts Baidu Antivirus Receives Information Security Certification From the BSr K-12/29/2014
1749BIDU is investing up to $600 million into Uber: Message 29847989Glenn Petersen-12/12/2014
1748All-time highs through the day, hitting 247.70 at 4:00 and closing at 247.58. +Sr K111/10/2014
1747All-time high 245.40.Sr K-11/5/2014
1746After yesterday's AH decline to under 210 on the slight miss on revenues, BISr K-10/30/2014
1745Bloomberg reports that Baidu was light on revenues, in Yuan. TheSr K-10/29/2014
1744Baidu beat on earnings and revenues, and the stock was down below $210 after cloSr K-10/29/2014
1743Baidu Move Into 'Indoor GPS' Takes On Apple, Alibaba news.investors.comJakeStraw-10/24/2014
1742 Luca Maestri, Apple’s CFO, cited Baidu (at about 12 minutes into the AAPL confeSr K-10/20/2014 K-9/22/2014
1740BIDU hit an all-time high, 231.41 but closed down. Technically, the report incSr K-9/19/2014
1739Baidu Hires Top Microsoft Executive in China Loss is Latest Setback for MicrosofSr K-9/8/2014
1738Related - Michael Kan Sep 5, 2014 1:10 AM A 26-year-old in ChiSr K19/7/2014
1737IndoorAtlas Receives US $10 Million Investment From Baidu and Signs Exclusive AgSr K-9/2/2014
173612:02 PM Large Cap Gainers BIDU (223.65 +4.26%): Co to invest $10 mln in starSr K-9/2/2014
1735I'll take a few more shares here, assuming the stock's in only a minor pPaul Senior-8/21/2014
1734A new thread devoted to Alibaba:Subject 59507Glenn Petersen-8/16/2014
1733China’s Baidu follows in Google’s footsteps as it reveals it’s working on partiaGlenn Petersen-7/26/2014
1732New high during regular trading $205.50. After reporting Q2, the AH high was aSr K-7/24/2014
1731All-time highs this morning, to 200.17, and now a minor pullback.Sr K-7/23/2014
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