Chinese web portal Sohu (SOHU +4%) reported better-than-expected Q4 earnings of $1.23/share on...

|By:, SA News Editor

Chinese web portal Sohu (SOHU +4%) reported better-than-expected Q4 earnings of $1.23/share on revenue of $173M, observes Goldman Sachs, which maintains a Neutral rating. But it notes Q1 EPS guided to $1.03 - $1.08, 2 cents below consensus at the midpoint. Sohu also boasted a record year in brand advertising.