Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB raised its position in shares of Autohome Inc (NYSE:ATHM) by 9.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 10,900 shares of the information services provider’s stock after buying an additional 900 shares during the quarter. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB’s holdings in Autohome were worth $933,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp lifted its position in Autohome by 0.4% during the first quarter. BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp now owns 27,400 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $2,880,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Quadrant Capital Group LLC lifted its position in Autohome by 15.0% during the first quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 951 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $99,000 after buying an additional 124 shares during the period. WINTON GROUP Ltd lifted its position in Autohome by 4.6% during the second quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd now owns 2,981 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $255,000 after buying an additional 130 shares during the period. Lindbrook Capital LLC lifted its position in Autohome by 211.0% during the first quarter. Lindbrook Capital LLC now owns 255 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $26,000 after buying an additional 173 shares during the period. Finally, O Shares Investment Advisers LLC lifted its position in Autohome by 3.8% during the first quarter. O Shares Investment Advisers LLC now owns 4,753 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $500,000 after buying an additional 173 shares during the period. 54.27% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several equities analysts have commented on the company. ValuEngine lowered Intersect ENT from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, June 3rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $195.00 price target on bluebird bio and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, May 17th. Citigroup reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $110.00 price target (down previously from $125.00) on shares of Autohome in a research report on Friday, July 5th. Zacks Investment Research lowered ExlService from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 10th. Finally, Macquarie set a $131.00 price target on Baidu and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 4th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $107.33.

Shares of ATHM traded down $0.33 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $85.24. The company had a trading volume of 615,784 shares, compared to its average volume of 800,617. The company’s fifty day moving average is $86.07. The stock has a market capitalization of $10.07 billion, a PE ratio of 22.73, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.03 and a beta of 1.48. Autohome Inc has a 52-week low of $61.43 and a 52-week high of $117.99.

Autohome (NYSE:ATHM) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 8th. The information services provider reported $0.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $240.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $234.43 million. Autohome had a return on equity of 30.85% and a net margin of 40.12%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.70 EPS. Research analysts predict that Autohome Inc will post 4.18 EPS for the current fiscal year.

About Autohome

Autohome Inc operates as an online destination for automobile consumers in the People's Republic of China. The company, through its Websites, autohome.com.cn and che168.com, delivers comprehensive, independent, and interactive content to automobile buyers and owners, including company generated content, such as automobile-related articles and reviews, pricing trends in various local markets, photographs, video clips, and live streaming; automobile library, which comprises a range of specifications covering performance levels, dimensions, powertrains, vehicle bodies, interiors, safety, entertainment systems, and other features, as well as manufacturers' suggested retail prices; new and used automobile listings, and promotional information; and user generated content and forums.

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