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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 lower than
62% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 19.38 vs. SOHU: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SOHU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.05  Med: 10000.00 Max: 46558.67
Current: 2.94
1.05
46558.67
Equity to Asset 0.41
SOHU's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
74% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. SOHU: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SOHU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.63 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.41
0.41
0.96
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.04
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 lower than
70% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. SOHU: -7.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SOHU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -356.66  Med: 19.63 Max: 39.81
Current: -7.58
-356.66
39.81
Net-margin (%) -6.75
SOHU's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. SOHU: -6.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SOHU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -335.28  Med: 18.80 Max: 36.97
Current: -6.75
-335.28
36.97
ROE (%) -9.71
SOHU's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.96 vs. SOHU: -9.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SOHU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -54.95  Med: 18.11 Max: 52.46
Current: -9.71
-54.95
52.46
ROA (%) -4.28
SOHU's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. SOHU: -4.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SOHU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -51.95  Med: 11.54 Max: 39.05
Current: -4.28
-51.95
39.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -24.55
SOHU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 25.17 vs. SOHU: -24.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SOHU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -573.53  Med: 134.68 Max: 231.97
Current: -24.55
-573.53
231.97
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 25.50
SOHU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. SOHU: 25.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SOHU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 19.9  Med: 48.10 Max: 126.2
Current: 25.5
19.9
126.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -77.90
SOHU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. SOHU: -77.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SOHU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -77.9  Med: 21.90 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

Jim Simons 124,400 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 6,512 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 769.23
SOHU's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
100% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 24.27 vs. SOHU: 769.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.93
SOHU's P/B is ranked higher than
70% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. SOHU: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SOHU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.29  Med: 3.80 Max: 13.3
Current: 1.93
1.29
13.3
P/S 1.29
SOHU's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. SOHU: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SOHU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.06  Med: 4.37 Max: 15.45
Current: 1.29
1.06
15.45
PFCF 982.50
SOHU's PFCF is ranked lower than
99% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 29.41 vs. SOHU: 982.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SOHU' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.86  Med: 17.74 Max: 1182.33
Current: 982.5
5.86
1182.33
POCF 9.98
SOHU's POCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 23.98 vs. SOHU: 9.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SOHU' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.52  Med: 10.22 Max: 42.32
Current: 9.98
3.52
42.32
Shiller P/E 47.98
SOHU's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
60% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 32.94 vs. SOHU: 47.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SOHU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.34  Med: 30.69 Max: 2832
Current: 47.98
11.34
2832
Current Ratio 2.33
SOHU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. SOHU: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SOHU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.39  Med: 3.97 Max: 18.39
Current: 2.33
1.39
18.39
Quick Ratio 2.33
SOHU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. SOHU: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SOHU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.39  Med: 3.97 Max: 18.39
Current: 2.33
1.39
18.39
Days Sales Outstanding 47.92
SOHU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
53% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 51.13 vs. SOHU: 47.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SOHU' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 25.31  Med: 51.27 Max: 128.27
Current: 47.92
25.31
128.27

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 17.60
SOHU's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
75% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.36 vs. SOHU: 17.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SOHU' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 7.53 Max: 104.63
Current: 17.6
0.61
104.63
Price/Tangible Book 2.58
SOHU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.65 vs. SOHU: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SOHU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.52  Med: 4.00 Max: 19.3
Current: 2.58
0.52
19.3
Price/Projected FCF 0.81
SOHU's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SOHU: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SOHU' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.22 Max: 4.32
Current: 0.81
0.55
4.32
Price/Median PS Value 0.29
SOHU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. SOHU: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SOHU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.13 Max: 5.64
Current: 0.29
0.26
5.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -6.43
SOHU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. SOHU: -6.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SOHU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -6.43  Med: 8.70 Max: 30.5
Current: -6.43
-6.43
30.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -29.13
SOHU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 11.81 vs. SOHU: -29.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SOHU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -30  Med: 22.90 Max: 77.7
Current: -29.13
-30
77.7

Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information
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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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