Will Sohu.com’s Top Institutional Shareholders BUY More After Earnings?

For the year-to-date, Sohu.com’s (NASDAQ:SOHU) shares are down 17.86 percent. On Monday, the company announced plans for an initial public offering. The news comes after the company reported better-than-expected results for the second quarter results. It did forecast third-quarter earnings will come in lower than analysts’ estimates thanks to a weakness in its brand advertising business.

Revenue in the quarter increased 29 percent to $256 million; this was lower than analysts’ $248.1 million estimates.

With the company’s IPO announcement and its second quarter earnings results, will Soho.com Inc’s largest shareholders increase their positions? 42 institutional firms indicated owning shares of Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU) in Q2 2012. These firms reported owning a total of 1.849 million shares on 06/30/2012. The shares closed at $44.64 on 06/30/2012.

Here are the ten largest positions in Sohu.com Inc. at the end of June 30th, 2012.

Seizert Capital Partners LLC held 999,365 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $44,611,653. This brought the portfolio total to 1.58%.

TB Alternative Assets Ltd. held 250,000 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $11,160,000. This brought the portfolio total to 13.92%.

Commonwealth Bank Of Australia held 235,844 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $10,528,076. This brought the portfolio total to 0.09%.

Guinness Atkinson Asset Management Inc held 84,450 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $3,769,848. This brought the portfolio total to 3.09%.

Strs Ohio held 80,000 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $3,571,200. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

Quotient Onvestors LLC held 59,400 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $2,651,616. This brought the portfolio total to 0.94%.

Axa held 32,600 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $1,455,264. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

Nomura Holdings Inc held 27,775 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $1,239,876. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc held 11,100 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $495,504. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Oak associates ltd /oh/ held 9,700 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $433,008. This brought the portfolio total to 0.06%.

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