Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the nine ratings firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $58.00.

A number of analysts have issued reports on SOHU shares. ValuEngine raised Sohu.com from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised Sohu.com from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. TheStreet raised Sohu.com from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. BidaskClub raised Sohu.com from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG downgraded Sohu.com from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $57.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Monday.

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Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. SG Americas Securities LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Sohu.com by 37.8% in the 1st quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 4,751 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $187,000 after purchasing an additional 1,302 shares during the period. Westpac Banking Corp purchased a new position in shares of Sohu.com in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $194,000. Quantbot Technologies LP purchased a new position in shares of Sohu.com in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $202,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its holdings in shares of Sohu.com by 12.9% in the 1st quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 6,191 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $243,000 after purchasing an additional 706 shares during the period. Finally, KCG Holdings Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Sohu.com in the 1st quarter worth approximately $341,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 63.21% of the company’s stock.

Sohu.com (NASDAQ:SOHU) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 27th. The information services provider reported ($2.38) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($1.24) by ($1.14). Sohu.com had a negative return on equity of 21.39% and a negative net margin of 18.51%. The firm had revenue of $516.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $493.47 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned ($1.68) EPS. The business’s revenue was up 25.7% compared to the same quarter last year.

About Sohu.com

Sohu.com Inc (Sohu) is an online media, search and game service company, which is engaged in providing online products and services on personal computers (PCs) and mobile devices in the People’s Republic of China (the PRC). The Company operates through three segments: the Sohu segment; the Sogou segment, and the Changyou segment.

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