Brown Advisory Inc. lessened its holdings in shares of Autohome Inc (NYSE:ATHM) by 23.3% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 60,250 shares of the information services provider’s stock after selling 18,290 shares during the period. Brown Advisory Inc.’s holdings in Autohome were worth $4,713,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Financial Gravity Companies Inc. acquired a new position in Autohome during the fourth quarter worth approximately $35,000. Quadrant Capital Group LLC acquired a new position in Autohome during the fourth quarter worth approximately $63,000. Riverview Trust Co acquired a new position in Autohome during the fourth quarter worth approximately $115,000. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. increased its position in Autohome by 24.6% during the fourth quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 1,523 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $119,000 after buying an additional 301 shares during the period. Finally, Ballentine Partners LLC acquired a new position in Autohome during the fourth quarter worth approximately $203,000. 51.70% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several research analysts have commented on ATHM shares. Macquarie started coverage on Autohome in a research report on Monday, December 3rd. They set an “outperform” rating and a $82.34 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered Autohome from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 3rd. ValuEngine lowered Autohome from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 15th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered Autohome from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating and cut their price target for the stock from $68.00 to $58.00 in a research report on Monday, January 28th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group lowered Autohome from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and lifted their price target for the stock from $83.00 to $92.00 in a research report on Wednesday, February 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Autohome currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $91.48.

Shares of ATHM stock opened at $92.55 on Friday. Autohome Inc has a twelve month low of $61.43 and a twelve month high of $119.50. The company has a market capitalization of $10.94 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.68, a P/E/G ratio of 0.68 and a beta of 1.38.

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Autohome 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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