SOHU.com Reports First Quarter 2005
From ChinaTechNews: Sohu Revenue Slips
"Net income for the first quarter of 2005 was US$5.71 million or US$0.15 per fully diluted share. This compares to net income of US$6.50 million or US$0.17 per fully diluted share for the fourth quarter of 2004 and US$10.93 million or US$0.27 per fully diluted share for the first quarter of 2004."
"Sohu's advertising revenue for the first quarter of 2005 totaled US$14.86 million, a 35% year-on-year improvement and 6% decline quarter-on-quarter. Advertising revenue, consisting of US$12.13 million in brand advertising and US$2.73 million in sponsored search, accounted for 63% of total revenues in the first quarter of 2005. Advertising gross margin was 76%, compared to 80% in Q4 2004 and 75% in Q1 2004."