Shares of Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU) rose 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. The stock had previously closed at $36.87.

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Brean Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Sohu.com in a report on Tuesday, June 21st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Sohu.com from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, June 2nd. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Sohu.com in a report on Sunday, May 1st. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $55.50.

The stock’s 50 day moving average is $39.13 and its 200-day moving average is $45.76. The company’s market cap is $1.46 billion.

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

Other institutional investors recently bought and sold shares of the company. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI increased its position in Sohu.com by 22.0% in the fourth quarter. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI now owns 17,585 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,006,000 after buying an additional 3,176 shares during the period. First Trust Advisors LP increased its position in Sohu.com by 17.5% in the fourth quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 30,281 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,732,000 after buying an additional 4,511 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can increased its position in Sohu.com by 114.0% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 125,170 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,159,000 after buying an additional 66,684 shares during the period. Russell Frank Co increased its position in Sohu.com by 14.0% in the fourth quarter. Russell Frank Co now owns 307,586 shares of the company’s stock valued at $17,352,000 after buying an additional 37,880 shares during the period. Finally, Morgan Stanley increased its position in Sohu.com by 34.2% in the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 506,373 shares of the company’s stock valued at $28,958,000 after buying an additional 129,148 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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