Baidu: Short-Term Weakness, Long-Term Winner


The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which senior analyst Matt Argersinger and analyst Paul Chi discuss topics around the investing world.

In today's edition, Matt and Paul talk Baidu, the Chinese Internet search giant. The stock is sharply lower after reporting first-quarter results last month that failed to meet the market's expectations. But Matt thinks long-term-minded investors have an opportunity to buy into Baidu's impressive growth, strong competitive advantages, and vast market opportunity at a bargain price. In fact, on an earnings basis, Baidu's stock has never been this cheap. Get Matt's full take by watching the video.

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At the time thisarticle was published Matthew Argersingerhas no positions in the stocks mentioned above.Paul Chihas no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, Baidu, and Google.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendApple, Baidu, Google, SINA, and Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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