Should You Buy Baidu Inc. (BIDU) in 2021?

Horos Asset Management recently published its Q4 2020 Investor Letter – a copy of which can be downloaded here. The fund returned 26.3% in the period, outperforming its benchmark index that delivered an 11.9% return.

Horos Asset Management said in their letter that they reduced their position in Baidu, Inc. (NASDSAQ: BIDU) amid rising competition. Baidu, Inc. is a global technology company that currently has a $101.4 billion market cap. For the past 3 months, BIDU delivered a huge 106.11% return and settled at $276.60 per share at the closing of February 8th.

Here is what Horos Asset Management has to say about Baidu, Inc. in their Q4 2020 investor letter:

“We also reduced our exposure to the other Chinese technology giant we hold in our portfolio: Baidu. As we have already highlighted in prior letters, the company has managed—after some very challenging quarters—to refocus its services and develop its own ecosystem around its super app Baidu App, to face the threats posed by WeChat (Tencent), Alipay (Alibaba) and other recently created apps, which have huge acceptance and growth in the country. Finally, Baidu’s share price has rewarded these efforts, with a share price rise of over 100% since the March lows.”

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In December, we published an article about Baidu, Inc. (NASDSAQ: BIDU)’s partnership with EV companies. In our recent data, the company was in 43 hedge fund portfolios. Its all time high statistics is 72. BIDU delivered a commendable 120.73% return in the past 12 months.

Our calculations show that Baidu, Inc. (NASDSAQ: BIDU) does not belong in our list of the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.

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