FAQ

General Information

 

What does Sogou do? 

Sogou Inc. (NYSE: SOGO) is an innovator in search and a leader in China’s internet industry. With a mission to make it easy to communicate and get information, Sogou has grown to become the second largest search engine by mobile queries and the fourth largest Internet company based on monthly active users (MAU) in September 2017. Please refer to the Company Overview for further information.

Where is Sogou headquartered?
Sogou is headquartered in Beijing, People’s Republic of China. Our full address is: Level 15, Sohu.com Internet Plaza, No. 1 Unit Zhongguancun East Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100084, People's Republic of China.

When was Sogou incorporated?
Sogou was incorporated in 2005.

What is Sogou’s reporting currency?
Our reporting currency is the U.S. dollar. However, substantially all of our revenues are denominated in RMB.

How many people does Sogou employ?
As of September 30, 2017, Sogou had 2,315 employees, of whom 1,638 (71%) were research and development professionals.

When does Sogou’s fiscal year begin and end?
Sogou’s fiscal year runs from January 1 to December 31.

What is Sogou’s relationship with Sohu and Tencent?
Sohu has been our controlling shareholder since our incorporation in 2005, and continues to be after our IPO. We benefit from Sohu's strong brand recognition in China and experience in strong corporate governance and internal controls, and we intend to continue to leverage our relationships with Sohu in the future.

In September 2013, Tencent became our largest shareholder and entered into a strategic collaboration with us, which provides us access to traffic and content generated from users of products and services provided by Tencent.

Who is Sogou’s auditor?
PricewaterhouseCoopers Zhong Tian LLP

Stock Information

 

Where are Sogou’s shares listed?
Our American depositary shares, or ADSs, are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “SOGO.”

When did Sogou become a publicly listed company?
Sogou was listed on the New York Stock Exchange on November 9, 2017.

What is Sogou’s stock symbol?
Our ticker symbol is “SOGO.”

How many Sogou ordinary shares does an ADS represent?
Each ADS represents one Class A Ordinary Share.

What are the different types of Sogou ordinary shares?
Class A Ordinary Shares and Class B Ordinary Shares.  The Class B Ordinary Shares, which are high-vote ordinary shares with 10 votes per share, are held by Sohu and Tencent.

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