Short Interest Update on (SOHU) (SOHU) has 485,655 shares of shorts outstanding as on August 15, 2016, with 2 days left to cover or roll them over. On Jul 29, 2016, the open interest of short positions was 509,605 shares. The stock has a decent trading volume of 201,677 shares daily. The marginal decrease in the short positions is by -4.7%, which amounts to -23,950 shares. Short positions are 1.7% of the available float. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close. (NASDAQ:SOHU): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $39.07 and $38.96 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $40.04. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $39.04, notching a gain of 0.23% for the day. The total traded volume was 288,265 . The stock had closed at $38.95 on the previous day.

In a related news, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Roberts Edward B, director of Sohu Com Inc, had unloaded 1,400 shares at an average price of $49.05 in a transaction dated on December 9, 2015. The total value of the transaction was worth $68,670. Inc. (Sohu) is an online media, search and game service company providing online products and services on personal computers (PCs) and mobile devices. The Company operates through four segments: brand advertising segment and the others segment (both operated by Sohu), the Sogou segment and the Changyou segment. Sohus main business is the brand advertising business, which offers to users, over its matrices of Chinese language online media, various content, products and services across multiple Internet-enabled devices, such as PCs, mobile phones and tablets. Sohu engages in the others business, which includes mobile-related services and mobile products. Sogou is an online search, client software and mobile Internet product provider. Changyou is an online game developer and operator as measured by its MMOG Tian Long Ba Bu (TLBB) and its mobile game TLBB three-dimensional, and engages in the development, operation and licensing of online games for PCs and mobile devices.

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