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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 : 8/10

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Cash to Debt 3.34
SOHU's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. SOHU: 3.34 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 20451
Current: 3.34

1.41
20451
Equity to Asset 0.44
SOHU's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. SOHU: 0.44 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.44

0.44
0.96
Interest Coverage No Debt
SOHU's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
89% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4542.90 vs. SOHU: No Debt )
SOHU' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.25
M-Score: -2.90
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 : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 13.10
SOHU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.35 vs. SOHU: 13.10 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -356.66   Max: 39.81
Current: 13.1

-356.66
39.81
Net-margin (%) -1.09
SOHU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.83 vs. SOHU: -1.09 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -335.28   Max: 36.97
Current: -1.09

-335.28
36.97
ROE (%) -1.15
SOHU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.68 vs. SOHU: -1.15 )
SOHU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -75.7   Max: 41.1
Current: -1.15

-75.7
41.1
ROA (%) -0.51
SOHU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. SOHU: -0.51 )
SOHU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -70.35   Max: 30.4
Current: -0.51

-70.35
30.4
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 32.51
SOHU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 50.03 vs. SOHU: 32.51 )
SOHU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -346.35   Max: 287.3
Current: 32.51

-346.35
287.3
Revenue Growth (%) 31.60
SOHU's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. SOHU: 31.60 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 19.9   Max: 126.2
Current: 31.6

19.9
126.2
EBITDA Growth (%) 7.30
SOHU's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. SOHU: 7.30 )
SOHU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -0.7   Max: 122.4
Current: 7.3

-0.7
122.4
» SOHU's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

SOHU Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 75,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 307,100 sh (+47.01%)
Murray Stahl 18,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Caxton Associates 15,600 sh (-30.36%)
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Q2 2013

SOHU Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 43,433 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 18,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jim Simons 192,500 sh (-37.32%)
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Q3 2013

SOHU Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Caxton Associates 6,600 sh (New)
Murray Stahl Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen 30,200 sh (-30.47%)
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Q4 2013

SOHU Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Caxton Associates Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SOHU

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ruane Cunniff 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.04%$40.4 - $55.53 $ 61.7532%0
George Soros 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.03%$40.4 - $55.53 $ 61.7532%0
Richard Perry 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.03%$40.4 - $55.53 $ 61.7532%0
John Hussman 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.29%$47.07 - $64.24 $ 61.7522%0
Richard Perry 2012-03-31 New Buy0.03%$47.07 - $64.24 $ 61.7522%9300
George Soros 2011-12-31 New Buy0.09%$45.81 - $69 $ 61.7513%40000
Ruane Cunniff 2011-12-31 New Buy0.04%$45.81 - $69 $ 61.7513%100000
John Hussman 2011-09-30 New Buy0.28%$50.62 - $90.1 $ 61.75-18%361000
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.2137%$50.62 - $90.1 $ 61.75-18%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 New Buy0.21%$65.82 - $106.28 $ 61.75-27%21159
John Griffin 2011-06-30 Sold Out $65.82 - $106.28 $ 61.75-27%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 Sold Out $63.49 - $89.92 $ 61.75-21%0
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Ratios

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P/B 1.80
SOHU's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. SOHU: 1.80 )
SOHU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 21.3
Current: 1.8

1.29
21.3
P/S 1.70
SOHU's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. SOHU: 1.70 )
SOHU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 30.3
Current: 1.7

1.36
30.3
PFCF 12.40
SOHU's PFCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 29.66 vs. SOHU: 12.40 )
SOHU' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.86   Max: 450.36
Current: 12.4

5.86
450.36
EV-to-EBIT 7.90
SOHU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
91% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 22.29 vs. SOHU: 7.90 )
SOHU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 121.3
Current: 7.9

2.1
121.3
Shiller P/E 20.30
SOHU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 38.48 vs. SOHU: 20.30 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.41   Max: 2832
Current: 20.3

11.41
2832

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.30
SOHU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
80% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. SOHU: 2.30 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 19.3
Current: 2.3

0.74
19.3
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.60
SOHU's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
95% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. SOHU: 0.60 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 3.61
Current: 0.6

0.58
3.61
Price/Median PS Value 0.30
SOHU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SOHU: 0.30 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 2.71
Current: 0.3

0.3
2.71
Price/Graham Number 1.20
SOHU's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
83% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. SOHU: 1.20 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 5.91
Current: 1.2

0.95
5.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 12.60
SOHU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
91% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. SOHU: 12.60 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 46.7
Current: 12.6

0.8
46.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 20.25
SOHU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. SOHU: 20.25 )
SOHU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 76.7
Current: 20.25

0.3
76.7

Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information
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Traded in other countries:XOU.Germany
Sohu.Com Inc was incorporated in Delaware in 1996 as Internet Technologies China Incorporated, and in January 1997 it launched its original Website, itc.com.cn. In February 1998, it re-launched its Website under the domain name Sohu.com and, in September 1999, it renamed its company Sohu.com Inc. The Company is a Chinese online media, search, gaming, community and mobile service group. The Company, together with its wholly-owned and majority-owned subsidiaries and variable interest entities mainly offers online advertising services, online game services and wireless services. Online advertising and online games are the core businesses of the Company. The online advertising business consists of the brand advertising business as well as the search and others business. The brand advertising business offers advertisements on its Web properties to companies seeking to increase their brand awareness online. The search and others business, provided by its search subsidiary Sogou Inc., mainly offers customers pay-for-click services, as well as online marketing services on the Sogou Web Directory. The online game business is conducted by the Company's majority-owned subsidiary Changyou.com Ltd. The online game business consists of the development, operation and licensing of massively multiplayer online games, which are interactive online games that may be played simultaneously by hundreds of thousands of game players, and Web games, which are played over the Internet using a Web browser. Changyou currently operates several MMOGs in China, including the in-house developed Tian Long Ba Bu. Changyou's majority-owned 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. DDTank and Wartune are two popular Web games in China. 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 (SMS), Ring Back Tone (RBT), interactive voice response (IVR) and mobile games. The Company's others business primarily 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, including brand advertising, content, community tools, pay-for-click, priority placement, online marketing, online games and wireless services. The Chinese government has enacted an extensive regulatory scheme governing Internet-related areas, such as telecommunications, Internet information services, international connections to computer information networks, o

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