Sohu.com: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings
Sohu.com (NASDAQ:SOHU) will report earnings before markets open on Monday, April 29th. Sohu.com Inc. operates an Internet portal in China. The Company’s Web site consists of Chinese language Web navigational and search capabilities, Web-based communications services, and a platform for e-commerce services.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Sohu.com Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.45 per share on revenues of $296.97 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 23.97.
Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.72 to a profit $0.61. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.63, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Sohu.com has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||429.05||515.24||612.78||852.09||1,067|
|Diluted EPS ($)||4.06||3.57||3.62||3.93||2.03|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||246.15||226.60||255.73||285.38||299.49|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.65||0.53||0.28||0.63||0.59|
Sohu.com has beat analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)