Sohu.com 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT TO
SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 27, 2008
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Level 12, Sohu.com Internet Plaza
No. 1 Unit Zhongguancun East Road, Haidian District
Peoples Republic of China
(Address, including zip code, of registrants principal executive offices
and registrants telephone number, including area code)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
On October 27, 2008, the registrant announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2008. A copy of the press release issued by the registrant regarding the foregoing is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
On October 27, 2008, the registrant also announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program of up to US$150 million of the registrants outstanding shares of common stock until the end of 2009. A copy of the press release issued by the registrant regarding the foregoing is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.2 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Safe Harbor Statement
This current report on 8-K contains forward-looking statements. Statements that are not historical facts, including statements about our beliefs and expectations, are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on current plans, estimates and projections, and therefore you should not place undue reliance on them.
Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties. We caution you that a number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement.
Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, our historical and possible future losses, limited operating history, uncertain regulatory landscape in the Peoples Republic of China, fluctuations in quarterly operating results, and the companys reliance on online advertising sales, wireless services (most wireless revenues are collected from a few mobile telecom operators) and online games for its revenues. Further information regarding these and other risks is included in Sohus annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007, Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2008, and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.