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What does Sohu do? Limited (NASDAQ: SOHU) was established by Dr. Charles Zhang, one of China’s internet pioneers, in the 1990s. As a mainstream media platform, Sohu is indispensable to the daily life of millions of Chinese, providing a network of web properties and community based products which continually offer a broad array of choices regarding information, entertainment and communication to the vast number of Sohu users. Sohu has built one of the most comprehensive matrices of Chinese language web properties, consisting of the leading online media destinations Sohu News App, Sohu Video App, the mobile news portal, the PC portal, and the online video website; and the online games platform

What does the term "Sohu" mean?

The term "Sohu" means "Search Fox" in Chinese and represents Sohu's early history as a pioneer of online search in China. Sohu began as the country's first online search company in 1997 and has continuously developed its in-house search technology to state at the forefront in this rapidly evolving sector.

Where is Sohu headquartered?

Sohu is headquartered in Beijing, China.

What is Sohu's fiscal year?

Sohu's fiscal year ends on December 31.

On which exchange does Sohu trade and what is the symbol?

Sohu's ADS are traded under the symbol "SOHU" on the NASDAQ Global Select Market.

When did Sohu begin trading on NASDAQ?
Shares of the common stock of Inc., which was a Delaware corporation, began trading on NASDAQ on July 12, 2000, also under the symbol “SOHU.”  Sohu’s ADSs, which represent ordinary shares of Limited, a Cayman Islands company that is the successor issuer of Inc., began trading on NASDAQ on June 1, 2018.
How can I buy Sohu stock?

Please contact a registered stockbroker.

Has Sohu paid dividends on its shares?

Sohu has not paid cash dividends since its inception.

How many shares does Sohu have outstanding?

There were approximately 39 million Sohu ordinary shares outstanding as of June 1, 2018.  Each ADS represents one ordinary share of Sohu.

How can I get a copy of Sohu's Annual Report?

Sohu posts the most recent and past Annual Reports on our Web site in electronic format (file.pdf). You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this file. Please click here. If you prefer a printed copy, please email

Whom can I contact at Sohu for an investor packet?

You can request information by contacting:
Pu Huang
Investor Relations, Limited
Direct Line: (86-10) 6272 6645
Fax: (86-10) 5641 2892

Where can I find copies of Sohu's SEC filings, including Form 20-Fs and Form 6-Ks, and Form 10 Ks, Form 10-Qs, and Form 8 Ks of Sohu’s predecessor issuer Inc.?
Who is Sohu's independent auditor?

PricewaterhouseCoopers Zhong Tian LLP
26/F, Office Tower A, Beijing Fortune Plaza,
7 Dongsanhuan Zhong Road, Chaoyang District,
Beijing 100020, P.R.China

Who is Sohu's outside legal counsel?

Timothy B. Bancroft
Goulston & Storrs
400 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA, 02110-3333
United States of America

What are the name and address of the depositary for Sohu's ADSs?

The Bank of New York Mellon
101 Barclay Street, 
New York, New York 10286
United States

What is Sohu's CUSIP number?

Sohu's CUSIP number is 83410S 108.