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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 22.04
SOHU's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 13.55 vs. SOHU: 22.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SOHU' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: No Debt Max: 46558.67
Current: 22.04
1.05
46558.67
Equity-to-Asset 0.30
SOHU's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
81% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. SOHU: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SOHU' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.3
0.3
0.96
Debt-to-Equity 0.08
SOHU's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
99% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. SOHU: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
SOHU' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.31 Max: 1.16
Current: 0.08
0.01
1.16
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.32
SOHU's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
88% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. SOHU: 2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
SOHU' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.05 Max: 7.42
Current: 2.32
0.74
7.42
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.49
Beneish M-Score: -2.87
WACC vs ROIC
9.67%
-113.26%
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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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -12.48
SOHU's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
79% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.01 vs. SOHU: -12.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SOHU' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.25  Med: 19.12 Max: 39.67
Current: -12.48
-12.25
39.67
Net Margin % -18.51
SOHU's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
83% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SOHU: -18.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SOHU' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.57  Med: 12.66 Max: 36.97
Current: -18.51
-13.57
36.97
ROE % -35.12
SOHU's ROE % is ranked lower than
84% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.16 vs. SOHU: -35.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SOHU' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.05  Med: 12.51 Max: 52.46
Current: -35.12
-20.05
52.46
ROA % -12.68
SOHU's ROA % is ranked lower than
79% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. SOHU: -12.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SOHU' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.99  Med: 7.74 Max: 39.05
Current: -12.68
-7.99
39.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -37.03
SOHU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
72% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 35.65 vs. SOHU: -37.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SOHU' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.7  Med: 105.17 Max: 231.97
Current: -37.03
-28.7
231.97
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 5.40
SOHU's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
59% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 10.40 vs. SOHU: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SOHU' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.4  Med: 31.7 Max: 120.7
Current: 5.4
5.4
120.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -29.20
SOHU's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
82% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 10.60 vs. SOHU: -29.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SOHU' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.3  Med: 14 Max: 122.1
Current: -29.2
-46.3
122.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 131.50
SOHU's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 12.20 vs. SOHU: 131.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
SOHU' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.8  Med: 1.1 Max: 131.5
Current: 131.5
-42.8
131.5
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Guru Trades

Q4 2016

SOHU Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jeremy Grantham 899,175 sh (+22.37%)
Jim Simons 1,847,300 sh (-5.71%)
Ken Fisher 20,837 sh (-41.62%)
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Q1 2017

SOHU Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jim Simons 2,013,000 sh (+8.97%)
Jeremy Grantham 859,905 sh (-4.37%)
Ken Fisher 16,291 sh (-21.82%)
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Q2 2017

SOHU Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Jim Simons 2,398,900 sh (+19.17%)
Ken Fisher 16,291 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 776,975 sh (-9.64%)
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Q3 2017

SOHU Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Ken Fisher 16,291 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 2,357,400 sh (-1.73%)
Jeremy Grantham 500,060 sh (-35.64%)
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Insider Trades

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Ken Fisher 2016-12-31 Reduce -41.62%$32.98 - $44.68 $ 53.3343%20,837
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Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information    NAICS: 519130    SIC: 7374
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Traded in other countries:XOU.Germany,
Headquarter Location:China
Sohu.com Inc is a Chinese online media, search and game service group. The company provides comprehensive online products and services on PCs and mobile devices in the People's Republic of China.

Sohu is one of the earliest Internet companies in China. Twenty-seven percent of revenue comes from brand advertising, 36% from search and search-related revenue, 24% from online games, and 13% from other sources. Changyou is Sohu's online gaming subsidiary, in which Sohu owns a 68.5% equity stake and 95.5% voting rights. Sogou is a joint venture with Tencent for search-related business, in which Sohu owns a 36% equity stake and over 50% voting power, while Tencent owns an equity stake of about 45%.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PB Ratio 2.66
SOHU's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.53 vs. SOHU: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SOHU' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 2.24 Max: 13.29
Current: 2.66
1.24
13.29
PS Ratio 1.17
SOHU's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. SOHU: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SOHU' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 2.19 Max: 15.5
Current: 1.17
0.77
15.5
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 18.94
SOHU's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
74% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 18.92 vs. SOHU: 18.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SOHU' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 8.43 Max: 42.6
Current: 18.94
2.9
42.6
EV-to-EBIT -7.55
SOHU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 23.78 vs. SOHU: -7.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SOHU' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -326.7  Med: 7.8 Max: 99.8
Current: -7.55
-326.7
99.8
EV-to-EBITDA 54.64
SOHU's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
54% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 18.25 vs. SOHU: 54.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SOHU' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 8 Max: 87.6
Current: 54.64
1.8
87.6
EV-to-Revenue 0.82
SOHU's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
77% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. SOHU: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
SOHU' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.7 Max: 14.9
Current: 0.82
0.3
14.9
Shiller PE Ratio 1044.87
SOHU's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 43.70 vs. SOHU: 1044.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SOHU' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.21  Med: 34.39 Max: 1352.4
Current: 1044.87
16.21
1352.4
Current Ratio 1.69
SOHU's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. SOHU: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SOHU' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 3.2 Max: 18.39
Current: 1.69
1.39
18.39
Quick Ratio 1.69
SOHU's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. SOHU: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SOHU' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 3.2 Max: 18.39
Current: 1.69
1.39
18.39
Days Sales Outstanding 58.04
SOHU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
62% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 45.38 vs. SOHU: 58.04 )
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: 52.27
Current: 58.04
31.37
52.27
Days Payable 99.76
SOHU's Days Payable is ranked higher than
68% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 55.82 vs. SOHU: 99.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SOHU' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.18  Med: 51.09 Max: 95.72
Current: 99.76
13.18
95.72

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.40
SOHU's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. SOHU: -0.40 )
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: -0.4
-16.9
0.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 70.17
SOHU's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
91% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 7.79 vs. SOHU: 70.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
SOHU' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 7.53 Max: 104.63
Current: 70.17
0.55
104.63
Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.06
SOHU's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. SOHU: 3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SOHU' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 3.08 Max: 19.32
Current: 3.06
0.47
19.32
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.17
SOHU's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. SOHU: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SOHU' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.97 Max: 3.59
Current: 1.17
0.46
3.59
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.54
SOHU's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. SOHU: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SOHU' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.77 Max: 11.45
Current: 0.54
0.36
11.45
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -13.25
SOHU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
84% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. SOHU: -13.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SOHU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.6  Med: 9 Max: 30.5
Current: -13.25
-18.6
30.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -16.92
SOHU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
90% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 15.82 vs. SOHU: -16.92 )
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: -17.9  Med: 22.8 Max: 75.3
Current: -16.92
-17.9
75.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,763.09
EPS (TTM) $ -8.43
Beta1.34
Short Percentage of Float6.33%
52-Week Range $32.60 - 70.86
Shares Outstanding (Mil)38.88

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 1,873 2,094 2,667
EPS ($) -6.94 -4.42 -3.93
EPS without NRI ($) -6.94 -4.42 -3.93
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 44
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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