Shares of Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU) were up 2.6% during trading on Thursday . The company traded as high as $37.94 and last traded at $37.84, with a volume of 72,283 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $36.87.

A number of analysts have commented on SOHU shares. Brean Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Sohu.com in a research report on Tuesday, May 31st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Sohu.com from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 26th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Sohu.com in a research report on Sunday, May 1st. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $55.50.

The firm’s market capitalization is $1.46 billion. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $39.23 and its 200 day moving average is $45.97.

Sohu.com (NASDAQ:SOHU) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April 25th. The company reported ($0.56) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.57) by $0.01. During the same period last year, the firm earned ($0.66) EPS. The business had revenue of $408 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $406.50 million. Sohu.com’s quarterly revenue was down 10.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Sohu.com Inc. will post ($2.84) earnings per share for the current year.

A number of institutional investors have made changes to their positions in the company. Bank of Montreal Can increased its position in shares of Sohu.com by 114.0% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 125,170 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,159,000 after buying an additional 66,684 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley increased its position in shares of Sohu.com by 34.2% in the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 506,373 shares of the company’s stock worth $28,958,000 after buying an additional 129,148 shares during the period. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI increased its position in shares of Sohu.com by 22.0% in the fourth quarter. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI now owns 17,585 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,006,000 after buying an additional 3,176 shares during the period. Oxford Asset Management acquired a new position in shares of Sohu.com during the fourth quarter worth $4,295,000. Finally, First Trust Advisors LP increased its position in shares of Sohu.com by 17.5% in the fourth quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 30,281 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,732,000 after buying an additional 4,511 shares during the period.

Sohu.com Inc (Sohu) is an online media, search and game service company 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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