Signaturefd LLC lifted its stake in shares of Autohome Inc (NYSE:ATHM) by 209.0% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 1,128 shares of the information services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 763 shares during the period. Signaturefd LLC’s holdings in Autohome were worth $114,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Baillie Gifford & Co. lifted its holdings in shares of Autohome by 2.1% during the 1st quarter. Baillie Gifford & Co. now owns 3,406,014 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $292,712,000 after acquiring an additional 68,677 shares during the last quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC raised its position in Autohome by 17.8% in the 2nd quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 3,072,359 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $310,310,000 after purchasing an additional 464,887 shares during the period. Standard Life Aberdeen plc raised its position in Autohome by 21,884.6% in the 2nd quarter. Standard Life Aberdeen plc now owns 1,826,703 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $184,506,000 after purchasing an additional 1,818,394 shares during the period. Barclays PLC raised its position in Autohome by 86.1% in the 1st quarter. Barclays PLC now owns 763,157 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $65,587,000 after purchasing an additional 353,023 shares during the period. Finally, Hsbc Holdings PLC raised its position in Autohome by 415.8% in the 1st quarter. Hsbc Holdings PLC now owns 716,489 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $61,576,000 after purchasing an additional 577,590 shares during the period. 44.48% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Shares of NYSE ATHM opened at $77.35 on Monday. Autohome Inc has a 1 year low of $52.93 and a 1 year high of $119.50. The stock has a market cap of $8.67 billion, a P/E ratio of 29.41 and a beta of 1.96.

Autohome (NYSE:ATHM) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 8th. The information services provider reported $0.95 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.03. Autohome had a net margin of 36.15% and a return on equity of 27.64%. The company had revenue of $282.43 million for the quarter. research analysts forecast that Autohome Inc will post 3.4 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of brokerages recently commented on ATHM. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Autohome from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 6th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. started coverage on shares of Autohome in a research report on Wednesday, August 29th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $80.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Autohome from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $117.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Friday, May 25th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Autohome has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $83.47.

Autohome Company Profile

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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