Sohu.com Inc. (SOHU) Sees Unusually-High Trading Volume
Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU) shares saw unusually-strong trading volume on Monday . Approximately 229,838 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 14% from the previous session’s volume of 200,907 shares.The stock last traded at $38.20 and had previously closed at $38.68.
Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Brean Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Sohu.com in a research note on Tuesday, May 31st. Zacks Investment Research raised Sohu.com from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 26th. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Sohu.com in a research note on Sunday, May 1st. Finally, Citigroup Inc. downgraded Sohu.com from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, July 22nd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Sohu.com currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $55.50.
The company’s market cap is $1.47 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average is $38.50 and its 200 day moving average is $43.90.
Sohu.com (NASDAQ:SOHU) last issued its earnings results on Monday, August 1st. The company reported ($1.62) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($1.35) by $0.27. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.37) EPS. The business earned $420 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $439.64 million. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 14.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts predict that Sohu.com Inc. will post ($3.68) EPS for the current fiscal year.
Other hedge funds have modified their holdings of the company. First Trust Advisors LP increased its stake 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. Bank of Montreal Can increased its stake 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. Finally, Morgan Stanley increased its stake 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.
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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