Sohu.com Limited provides online media, game, and search products and services on PCs and mobile devices in China.
Share Price & News
How has Sohu.com's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SOHU is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SOHU's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
7 Day Return
US Interactive Media and Services
1 Year Return
US Interactive Media and Services
Return vs Industry: SOHU underperformed the US Interactive Media and Services industry which returned 70.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SOHU underperformed the US Market which returned 33.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sohu.com's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Sohu.com Fundamentals Summary
|SOHU fundamental statistics|
Is SOHU overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SOHU income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$4.39m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||2.21|
|Net Profit Margin||15.20%|
How did SOHU perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Sohu.com undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SOHU ($21.2) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($24.42)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SOHU is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SOHU is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.5x) compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average (50.7x).
PE vs Market: SOHU is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.5x) compared to the US market (17.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SOHU's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SOHU is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average (4.4x).
How is Sohu.com forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SOHU's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-45% per year).
Earnings vs Market: SOHU's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-45% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SOHU's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SOHU's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SOHU's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SOHU's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7%).
How has Sohu.com performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SOHU has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SOHU became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SOHU has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 27.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: SOHU has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SOHU has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Interactive Media and Services industry (9.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SOHU's Return on Equity (7.7%) is considered low.
How is Sohu.com's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SOHU's short term assets ($2.5B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: SOHU's short term assets ($2.5B) exceed its long term liabilities ($519.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SOHU's debt to equity ratio (46.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SOHU's debt to equity ratio has increased from 1.8% to 46.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SOHU's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17%).
Interest Coverage: SOHU earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Sohu.com current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SOHU's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SOHU's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SOHU's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SOHU's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SOHU's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Charles Zhang (57 yo)
Dr. Chaoyang Zhang, also known as Charles, is Founder of Sohu.com Limited and has been its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since August 1996 and served as its President from August 1996 to July 2004....
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Charles's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the US market.
Compensation vs Earnings: Charles's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SOHU's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SOHU's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 16.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Sohu.com Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sohu.com Limited
- Ticker: SOHU
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1996
- Industry: Interactive Media and Services
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$833.294m
- Shares outstanding: 39.31m
- Website: https://www.sohu.com
Number of Employees
- Sohu.com Limited
- Sohu.com Media Plaza
- Level 18, Block 3
Sohu.com Limited provides online media, game, and search products and services on PCs and mobile devices in China. The company provides online news and information through the mobile phone application Sohu...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/18 22:16|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/17 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.