Headlines about SouFun Holdings Limited (NYSE:SFUN) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. SouFun Holdings Limited earned a coverage optimism score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the information services provider an impact score of 47.7512061274731 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

Shares of SouFun Holdings Limited (NYSE SFUN) traded down 1.969% on Tuesday, reaching $3.735. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,489,637 shares. SouFun Holdings Limited has a 1-year low of $2.46 and a 1-year high of $4.74. The company’s 50 day moving average is $3.31 and its 200-day moving average is $3.29. The stock’s market cap is $1.62 billion.

SouFun Holdings Limited (NYSE:SFUN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 29th. The information services provider reported ($0.01) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.02 by $0.03. SouFun Holdings Limited had a negative return on equity of 8.80% and a negative net margin of 4.57%. The firm had revenue of $110.09 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $131.83 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.08) EPS. The company’s revenue was down 61.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts predict that SouFun Holdings Limited will post $0.05 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. BidaskClub raised SouFun Holdings Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 25th. Bank of America Corporation reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $4.60 target price (down from $5.00) on shares of SouFun Holdings Limited in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. Zacks Investment Research lowered SouFun Holdings Limited from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, June 23rd. T.H. Capital dropped their price target on SouFun Holdings Limited from $9.00 to $4.50 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, June 16th. Finally, UBS AG lowered SouFun Holdings Limited from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 25th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $3.73.

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SouFun Holdings Limited Company Profile

Fang Holdings Limited, formerly SouFun Holdings Limited, operates as a real estate Internet portal in China. The Company’s Websites and mobile applications support active online communities and networks of users seeking information on, and services for, the real estate and home-related sectors in China.

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