Baillie Gifford & Co. lifted its holdings in Autohome Inc (NYSE:ATHM) by 0.1% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 3,378,601 shares of the information services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,571 shares during the period. Baillie Gifford & Co. owned about 2.86% of Autohome worth $264,308,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Standard Life Aberdeen plc raised its stake in Autohome by 17.3% during the 4th quarter. Standard Life Aberdeen plc now owns 6,605,795 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $516,903,000 after acquiring an additional 975,525 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in Autohome by 4.6% during the 3rd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 2,805,299 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $217,159,000 after buying an additional 124,612 shares in the last quarter. MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd grew its holdings in Autohome by 8.8% during the 4th quarter. MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd now owns 1,783,900 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $139,554,000 after buying an additional 144,800 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its holdings in Autohome by 3.6% during the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,232,555 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $95,412,000 after buying an additional 43,201 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its holdings in Autohome by 16.8% during the 4th quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,026,045 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $80,268,000 after buying an additional 147,895 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 51.70% of the company’s stock.

Shares of ATHM stock traded down $1.83 on Thursday, reaching $90.22. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 9,366 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,133,346. Autohome Inc has a 1 year low of $61.43 and a 1 year high of $119.50. The firm has a market cap of $10.88 billion, a PE ratio of 23.99, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.68 and a beta of 1.38.

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Macquarie assumed coverage on shares of Autohome in a report on Monday, December 3rd. They set an “outperform” rating and a $82.34 price objective for the company. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Autohome from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 10th. ValuEngine raised shares of Autohome from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 5th. Credit Suisse Group lowered shares of Autohome from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and increased their price objective for the company from $83.00 to $92.00 in a report on Wednesday, February 27th. Finally, Bank of America raised their target price on shares of Autohome from $96.00 to $100.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 27th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $91.48.

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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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