Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank boosted its position in shares of Autohome Inc (NYSE:ATHM) by 26.5% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 21,477 shares of the information services provider’s stock after buying an additional 4,500 shares during the quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank’s holdings in Autohome were worth $1,525,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. FMR LLC lifted its stake in shares of Autohome by 62.6% in the 4th quarter. FMR LLC now owns 465 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $37,000 after purchasing an additional 179 shares during the period. Marshall Wace North America L.P. acquired a new position in shares of Autohome in the 4th quarter valued at $71,000. Advisors Asset Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Autohome by 768.0% in the 4th quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,059 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $85,000 after purchasing an additional 937 shares during the period. Signaturefd LLC lifted its stake in shares of Autohome by 28.7% in the 1st quarter. Signaturefd LLC now owns 1,205 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $86,000 after purchasing an additional 269 shares during the period. Finally, Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. acquired a new position in shares of Autohome in the 4th quarter valued at $120,000. 53.63% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of NYSE ATHM opened at $80.78 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $9.75 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.87, a PEG ratio of 1.11 and a beta of 1.14. The business has a 50-day moving average of $75.93 and a 200-day moving average of $76.98. Autohome Inc has a fifty-two week low of $59.54 and a fifty-two week high of $100.10.

Autohome (NYSE:ATHM) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 19th. The information services provider reported $1.38 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.24 by $0.14. Autohome had a return on equity of 25.93% and a net margin of 38.06%. The company had revenue of $334.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $329.55 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.31 EPS. Autohome’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, sell-side analysts anticipate that Autohome Inc will post 4.14 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

ATHM has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut their price target on Autohome from $72.00 to $70.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, February 24th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Autohome from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 21st. CICC Research downgraded Autohome from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 20th. Finally, China International Capital downgraded Autohome to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 20th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $94.20.

Autohome Company Profile

Autohome Inc operates as an online destination for automobile consumers in the People's Republic of China. The company, through its Websites, autohome.com.cn and che168.com, delivers comprehensive, independent, and interactive content to automobile buyers and owners, including company generated content, such as automobile-related articles and reviews, pricing trends in various local markets, photographs, video clips, and live streaming; automobile library, which comprises a range of specifications covering performance levels, dimensions, powertrains, vehicle bodies, interiors, safety, entertainment systems, and other features, as well as manufacturers' suggested retail prices; new and used automobile listings, and promotional information; and user generated content and forums.

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