On Nov.1, Sohu.com (NASDAQ:SOHU) released third-quarter earnings for the period ended Sept. 30.

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(Figures in thousands, except per-share data)

Income Statement Highlights

Q3 2006

Q3 2005

Change

Sales

$35,398

$27,399

29.2%

Net Profit

$6,628

$8,462

(21.7%)

EPS

$0.17

$0.21

(19%)

Diluted Shares

38,787

39,750

(2.4%)



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Margin Checkup

Q3 2006

Q3 2005

Change*

Gross Margin

64.92%

67.47%

(2.55)

Operating Margin

17.25%

27.03%

(9.78)

Net Margin

18.72%

30.88%

(12.16)

*Expressed in percentage points.

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Balance Sheet Highlights

Assets

Q3 2006

Q3 2005

Change

Cash + ST Invest.

$119,950

$118,476

1.2%

Accounts Rec.

$25,919

$23,281

11.3%


Liabilities

Q3 2006

Q3 2005

Change

Accounts Payable*

$36,914

$30,743

20.1%

Long-Term Debt**

$59,780

$90,000

(33.6%)

*Includes accrued liabilities.
** Includes convertible notes.


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Cash Flow Highlights

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