Sogou (SOGO) is soaring: well-deserved?

2:32 pm ET, 15 Jun 2018

Sogou (NYSE: SOGO) is up 5% in today's trading session.  The past few weeks have been pretty good for Sogou (NYSE: SOGO) investors, and the stock is now trading above last year's initial public offering price of $13.

What is the SOGO stock price forecast?  

In absence of analyst upgrades, upbeat company press releases, or other newsy developments, it's difficult to pinpoint to what's driving the stock price up.  It's been surprisingly quiet on the Sogou front during the stock's sharp bounce.

Later next month, Sogou will be releasing new financial data and general product updates.  But we know that the company's products are being increasingly adopted by consumers--Sogou Mobile Keyboard grew its daily active user base by 30 million to hit 362 million for the quarter.

The sentiment analysis shows strong outlook for Sogou.  Our technical analysis predicts both strong near-term and long-term sentiment. 

Based on Finstead.com, SOGO average analyst price target is $11.83.  SOGO price target upside is -17.38% (visit Finstead and type "SOGO price target" and "SOGO upside").  

Sogou provides search and search-related services in China. The company's key products are Sogou Search, a search engine; and Sogou Input Method, a Chinese language input software for mobile and PC devices. It also offers search and search-related advertising services.  The company was incorporated in 2005 and in Beijing and is a subsidiary of Sohu.com.

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Sogou Inc. (SOGO) Stock Guide

Updated at: 1:14 am ET, 13 Jul 2020

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Looking to buy or sell Sogou Inc. (SOGO)? Interested in getting the full scoop on SOGO, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this SOGO stock guide, we'll address key questions about SOGO, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analyst Predictions: stock forecast and analyst ratings;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are SOGO earnings?
2. When is SOGO earnings date?
3. What is SOGO stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?
4. SOGO buy or sell? What is SOGO Finny Score?
5. What are the reasons to buy SOGO? Why should I buy SOGO stock?
6. What are the reasons to sell SOGO? Why should I sell SOGO stock?
7. What are SOGO key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are SOGO earnings?

SOGO trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is $0.23.

2. When is SOGO earnings date?

SOGO earnings date is May 18, 2020.

Analyst Predictions

3. What is SOGO stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on SOGO analyst price targets, SOGO stock forecast is $4.44 (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for SOGO stock is $4.44. The prediction is based on 3 analyst estimates.

The low price target for SOGO is $3.80, while the high price target is $5.20.

SOGO analyst rating is Buy.

Analysis

4. SOGO buy or sell? What is SOGO Finny Score?

#{finnyScore:67}Our quantitative analysis shows 8 reasons to buy and 4 reasons to sell SOGO, resulting in Finny Score of 67.

5. What are the reasons to buy SOGO? Why should I buy SOGO stock?

Here are the reasons to buy SOGO stock:

6. What are the reasons to sell SOGO? Why should I sell SOGO stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell SOGO stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • SOGO stock price ($5.21) is close to the 52-week high ($5.53). Perhaps now is a good time to sell? See SOGO price chart.
  • SOGO quarterly revenue growth was 1.10%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (1.75% and 1.51%, respectively). See SOGO revenue growth chart.
  • SOGO average analyst price target ($4.44) is below its current price ($5.21). See SOGO price target chart.
  • SOGO short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 8.57. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See SOGO short interest ratio chart.

Key Stats

7. What are SOGO key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for SOGO:

Metrics SOGO
Price $8.68
Average Price Target / Upside $4.44 / -48.82%
Average Analyst Rating Buy
Forward Dividend Yield 0.00%
Industry Internet Content & Information
Sector Technology
Number of Employees 2,295
Market Cap $1.33B
Forward P/E Ratio 9.74
Price/Book Ratio 1.13
Revenue (TTM) $1.17B
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 1.10%
Profit Margin 7.60%

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