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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
NAS:SOHU's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 7.12 vs. NAS:SOHU: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:SOHU' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: No Debt Max: 46558.67
Current: No Debt
1.05
46558.67
Equity to Asset 0.41
NAS:SOHU's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
76% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. NAS:SOHU: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:SOHU' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.62 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.41
0.38
0.96
Interest Coverage No Debt
NAS:SOHU's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 257.66 vs. NAS:SOHU: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:SOHU' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
N/A
No Debt
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.70
M-Score: -3.81
WACC vs ROIC
10.12%
-13.95%
WACC
ROIC
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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history
Operating margin (%) -2.73
NAS:SOHU's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. NAS:SOHU: -2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:SOHU' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.25  Med: 19.63 Max: 39.67
Current: -2.73
-12.25
39.67
Net-margin (%) -11.06
NAS:SOHU's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. NAS:SOHU: -11.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:SOHU' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.06  Med: 18.8 Max: 36.97
Current: -11.06
-11.06
36.97
ROE (%) -15.75
NAS:SOHU's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. NAS:SOHU: -15.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:SOHU' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.75  Med: 18.08 Max: 52.46
Current: -15.75
-15.75
52.46
ROA (%) -6.67
NAS:SOHU's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. NAS:SOHU: -6.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:SOHU' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.67  Med: 11.02 Max: 39.05
Current: -6.67
-6.67
39.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -9.04
NAS:SOHU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 29.00 vs. NAS:SOHU: -9.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:SOHU' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.09  Med: 133.49 Max: 231.97
Current: -9.04
-37.09
231.97
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 21.80
NAS:SOHU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. NAS:SOHU: 21.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:SOHU' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.9  Med: 39.9 Max: 121.1
Current: 21.8
19.9
121.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -0.70
NAS:SOHU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. NAS:SOHU: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:SOHU' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -77.8  Med: 17.95 Max: 122.1
Current: -0.7
-77.8
122.1
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

SOHU Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 1,227,600 sh (+30.21%)
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Q1 2016

SOHU Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jeremy Grantham 168,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,451,600 sh (+18.25%)
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Q2 2016

SOHU Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jeremy Grantham 429,026 sh (+155.07%)
Jim Simons 1,653,700 sh (+13.92%)
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Q3 2016

SOHU Guru Trades in Q3 2016

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Jeremy Grantham 734,772 sh (+71.27%)
Jim Simons 1,959,117 sh (+18.47%)
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Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information    NAICS: 519130    SIC: 7374
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Sohu.com Inc is a Chinese online media, search, gaming, community and mobile service group providing comprehensive online products and services on PCs and mobile devices in the People's Republic of China.

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,

Ratios

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history
P/B 1.33
SOHU's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. SOHU: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SOHU' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 2.71 Max: 13.29
Current: 1.33
1.15
13.29
P/S 0.86
SOHU's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. SOHU: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SOHU' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 3.41 Max: 15.53
Current: 0.86
0.73
15.53
PFCF 16.03
SOHU's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 23.67 vs. SOHU: 16.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SOHU' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.17  Med: 14.75 Max: 1247.64
Current: 16.03
5.17
1247.64
POCF 3.79
SOHU's POCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 18.77 vs. SOHU: 3.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SOHU' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 8.73 Max: 42.69
Current: 3.79
2.9
42.69
EV-to-EBITDA 3.61
SOHU's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
94% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 15.21 vs. SOHU: 3.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SOHU' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 8.4 Max: 557.2
Current: 3.61
2.3
557.2
Shiller P/E 36.83
SOHU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 47.13 vs. SOHU: 36.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SOHU' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.14  Med: 32.61 Max: 66.92
Current: 36.83
16.14
66.92
Current Ratio 1.98
SOHU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. SOHU: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SOHU' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 3.62 Max: 18.39
Current: 1.98
1.39
18.39
Quick Ratio 1.98
SOHU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. SOHU: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SOHU' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 3.62 Max: 18.39
Current: 1.98
1.39
18.39
Days Sales Outstanding 43.84
SOHU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
55% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 48.52 vs. SOHU: 43.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SOHU' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.37  Med: 38.77 Max: 64.78
Current: 43.84
31.37
64.78
Days Payable 72.09
SOHU's Days Payable is ranked higher than
59% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 57.54 vs. SOHU: 72.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SOHU' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.12  Med: 31.19 Max: 95.72
Current: 72.09
9.12
95.72

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.50
SOHU's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. SOHU: -0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SOHU' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.9  Med: -0.5 Max: 0.4
Current: -0.5
-16.9
0.4

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.11
SOHU's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.35 vs. SOHU: 4.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SOHU' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 7.51 Max: 104.63
Current: 4.11
0.55
104.63
Price/Tangible Book 1.45
SOHU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
87% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. SOHU: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SOHU' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 3.37 Max: 19.32
Current: 1.45
0.47
19.32
Price/Projected FCF 0.47
SOHU's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. SOHU: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SOHU' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.18 Max: 4.13
Current: 0.47
0.42
4.13
Price/Median PS Value 0.24
SOHU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. SOHU: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SOHU' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.16 Max: 9.85
Current: 0.24
0.22
9.85
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -8.02
SOHU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SOHU: -8.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SOHU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.75  Med: 9 Max: 30.5
Current: -8.02
-10.75
30.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -8.24
SOHU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 16.03 vs. SOHU: -8.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SOHU' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.5  Med: 22.1 Max: 75.4
Current: -8.24
-26.5
75.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,705
EPS (TTM) $ -4.91
Beta1.41
Short Percentage of Float4.05%
52-Week Range $32.60 - 59.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)38.73

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,628 1,746 1,971
EPS ($) -5.38 -4.85 -5.52
EPS w/o NRI ($) -5.38 -4.85 -5.52
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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