More on Sina's Q2: Gross margin was 53%, down from 57% in the year-ago period but up from 46% in...

|About: Sina Corporation (SINA)|By:, SA News Editor

More on Sina's Q2: Gross margin was 53%, down from 57% in the year-ago period but up from 46% in Q1, and partly responsible for the EPS beat. Also, operating expenses, which have been ramping due to Weibo investments, only rose 17% Y/Y, a slowdown from recent quarters. Sales/marketing expenses actually declined. Ad revenue +12% Y/Y, an improvement from Q1's 9%. SINA +5.5% AH. (PR)