Shares of Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU) traded up 2% during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as $38.65 and last traded at $38.60, with a volume of 97,685 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $37.86.

Several analysts have recently issued reports on SOHU shares. TheStreet lowered shares of Sohu.com from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Brean Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Sohu.com in a research report on Tuesday, May 24th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Sohu.com from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 5th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Sohu.com in a research report on Sunday, May 1st. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $55.50.

The firm’s market cap is $1.48 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $38.26 and a 200-day moving average of $43.36.

Sohu.com (NASDAQ:SOHU) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 1st. The company reported ($1.62) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($1.37) by $0.25. The business had revenue of $420 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $439.64 million. The business’s revenue was down 14.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.37) EPS. On average, analysts anticipate that Sohu.com Inc. will post ($6.22) EPS for the current year.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. 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 last quarter. 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 last quarter. Finally, 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 last quarter.

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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