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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 2.94
SOHU's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 12.50 vs. SOHU: 2.94 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 46558.67
Current: 2.94

1.05
46558.67
Equity to Asset 0.41
SOHU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. SOHU: 0.41 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.41

0.41
0.96
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.13
M-Score: -2.42
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -7.58
SOHU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. SOHU: -7.58 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -356.66   Max: 39.81
Current: -7.58

-356.66
39.81
Net-margin (%) -6.75
SOHU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. SOHU: -6.75 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -335.28   Max: 36.97
Current: -6.75

-335.28
36.97
ROE (%) -9.71
SOHU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.42 vs. SOHU: -9.71 )
SOHU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -54.95   Max: 52.46
Current: -9.71

-54.95
52.46
ROA (%) -4.28
SOHU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. SOHU: -4.28 )
SOHU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -51.95   Max: 39.05
Current: -4.28

-51.95
39.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -24.55
SOHU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 24.08 vs. SOHU: -24.55 )
SOHU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -573.53   Max: 231.97
Current: -24.55

-573.53
231.97
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 25.50
SOHU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. SOHU: 25.50 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 19.9   Max: 126.2
Current: 25.5

19.9
126.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -77.90
SOHU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. SOHU: -77.90 )
SOHU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -77.9   Max: 122.4
Current: -77.9

-77.9
122.4
» SOHU's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

SOHU Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Charles Brandes 6,512 sh (New)
Jim Simons 124,400 sh (New)
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Q3 2014

SOHU Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Caxton Associates 32,100 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 8,482 sh (+30.25%)
Jim Simons 47,800 sh (-61.58%)
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Q4 2014

SOHU Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 112,342 sh (New)
Jim Simons 123,500 sh (+158.37%)
Charles Brandes 9,882 sh (+16.51%)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
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Q1 2015

SOHU Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 100,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 374,600 sh (+203.32%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Charles Brandes 9,867 sh (-0.15%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 500.00
SOHU's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SOHU: 500.00 )
N/A
P/B 2.17
SOHU's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.57 vs. SOHU: 2.17 )
SOHU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 13.3
Current: 2.17

1.29
13.3
P/S 1.45
SOHU's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. SOHU: 1.45 )
SOHU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 15.45
Current: 1.45

1.06
15.45
PFCF 1106.00
SOHU's PFCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SOHU: 1106.00 )
SOHU' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.86   Max: 1143.58
Current: 1106

5.86
1143.58
POCF 11.25
SOHU's POCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 41.65 vs. SOHU: 11.25 )
SOHU' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.52   Max: 42.32
Current: 11.25

3.52
42.32
EV-to-EBIT -17.65
SOHU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 251.21 vs. SOHU: -17.65 )
SOHU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -24   Max: 99.8
Current: -17.65

-24
99.8
Shiller P/E 53.88
SOHU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SOHU: 53.88 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.3   Max: 2832
Current: 53.88

11.3
2832
Current Ratio 2.33
SOHU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. SOHU: 2.33 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.39   Max: 18.39
Current: 2.33

1.39
18.39
Quick Ratio 2.33
SOHU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. SOHU: 2.33 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.39   Max: 18.39
Current: 2.33

1.39
18.39
Days Sales Outstanding 47.92
SOHU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 64.41 vs. SOHU: 47.92 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 25.31   Max: 128.27
Current: 47.92

25.31
128.27

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 19.81
SOHU's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SOHU: 19.81 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 104.63
Current: 19.81

0.61
104.63
Price/Tangible Book 2.91
SOHU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
82% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. SOHU: 2.91 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 19.3
Current: 2.91

0.52
19.3
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.91
SOHU's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
94% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SOHU: 0.91 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 4.32
Current: 0.91

0.55
4.32
Price/Median PS Value 0.32
SOHU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SOHU: 0.32 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 5.59
Current: 0.32

0.26
5.59
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -5.70
SOHU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
51% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SOHU: -5.70 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1   Max: 30.5
Current: -5.7

1
30.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -29.64
SOHU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
50% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 19.43 vs. SOHU: -29.64 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -29.8   Max: 77.7
Current: -29.64

-29.8
77.7

Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information
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Traded in other countries:XOU.Germany,
Sohu.com Inc, formerly known as Internet Technologies China Incorporated, was incorporated in Delaware in August 1996. The Company is a Chinese online media, search, gaming, community and mobile service group. The Company along with its subsidiaries is engaged in online advertising business, which consists of brand advertising business as well as the search and others business, the online games business, the mobile business and the others business. The brand advertising business offers its users Chinese language Web content and services, including news, video, interactive community and other competitive Internet services across Internet-enabled devices, such as PCs, mobile phones and tablets. It also offers advertisements on these Sohu Group Web properties to companies who are seeking to increase their brand awareness online. The products and services are provided on platforms such as Sohu.com, Focus.cn, and 17173.com. The Company's search and others business operated by Sogou, offers customers pay-for-click services as well as online marketing services on the Sogou Web Directory. Both pay-for-click services and online marketing services on the Sogou Web Directory expand distribution of the Company's advertisers' Website links and advertisements by leveraging traffic on Sogou Website Alliance members' Websites. Sogou provides products including Sogou Pinyin, Sogou Browser, Sogou Web Directory and Sogou Search to China's online users. The online game business is conducted by the Company's subsidiary, Changyou.com Ltd. The online game business consists of the development, operation and licensing of massively multiplayer online games and Web games. Changyou currently operates several MMOGs in China, including the in-house developed Tian Long Ba Bu. Changyou's subsidiary 7Road.com Limited jointly operates its Web games DDTank and Wartune with third-party joint operators and also directly operates Wartune through its Website. Its wireless business offers mobile related services through different types of wireless products to mobile phone users. The wireless products consist mainly of short messaging services, Ring Back Tone, interactive voice response and mobile games. The Company's others business includes sub-licensing of licensed video content to third parties, offering Internet value-added services with respect to Web games developed by third-party developers under revenue-sharing arrangements with the developers, and offering cinema advertisement slots to be shown in theaters before the screening of movies. The Company is facing competition from both domestic and international competitors for providing content and services over the Internet. The Company competes with several portals, including Tencent, Sina Corporation, NetEase.com, Inc., Autohome Inc, Bitauto Holdings Limited, Youku Tudou Inc., Beijing Xin Lian Xin De Advertising Media Co., Ltd., SouFun Holdings Limited, E-House (China) Holdings Limited, and YY Inc. In addition,
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