Sohu.com Inc. (SOHU) Sees Strong Trading Volume
Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU) shares saw unusually-strong trading volume on Wednesday . Approximately 235,597 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 13% from the previous session’s volume of 209,122 shares.The stock last traded at $36.84 and had previously closed at $37.12.
Several research analysts have weighed in on SOHU shares. Credit Suisse Group AG reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Sohu.com in a report on Sunday, May 1st. Brean Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Sohu.com in a report on Tuesday, May 17th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Sohu.com from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, May 26th. 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 company’s stock. Sohu.com currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $55.50.
The stock’s market cap is $1.43 billion. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $39.23 and a 200-day moving average of $45.97.
Sohu.com (NASDAQ:SOHU) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April 25th. The company reported ($0.56) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.57) by $0.01. The company earned $408 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $406.50 million. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 10.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned ($0.66) EPS. On average, equities research analysts expect that Sohu.com Inc. will post ($3.33) earnings per share for the current year.
A number of hedge funds and institutional investors recently bought and sold shares of SOHU. 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 worth $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 worth $1,732,000 after buying an additional 4,511 shares during the period. Oxford Asset Management bought a new position in Sohu.com during the fourth quarter worth approximately $4,295,000. 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 worth $7,159,000 after buying an additional 66,684 shares during the period. Finally, 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 worth $17,352,000 after buying an additional 37,880 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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