Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) Institutional Investors Sentiment Unchanged in 2017 Q4

Tuesday, 17 Apr, 2018

Telsey Advisory Group upped their target price on shares of Scientific Games from $52.00 to $54.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 4th. SGMS outperformed the S&P500 by 85.00%. It was reported on April, 16 by Barchart.com. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.17, for a total transaction of $2,615,484.33. The hedge fund run by Scott Burney is holding 935,800 shares, compared to the 1.16M from the previous quarter. Align Technology Inc now has $20.97B valuation.

The stock increased 2.05% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $44.8. About 141,802 shares traded. Since April 15, 2017 SGMS has risen 96.55% and is uptrending. Its down 0.36, from 1.37 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 17 investors sold SGMS shares while 67 reduced holdings. 55 increased positions while 30 funds amassed positions. Alps Advsrs stated it has 4,054 shares. New Jersey-based Landscape Cap Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.09% in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). 263,960 are owned by Schwab Charles Inv. Cornerstone Capital Management Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.03% or 96,500 shs in its capital. Russell Investments Group Ltd. raised its stake in shares of Scientific Games by 70.9% during the 3rd quarter. Goldman Sachs has 579,180 shs. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. Strs Ohio now owns 3,700 shares of the technology company's stock worth $189,000 after purchasing an additional 1,700 shares in the last quarter. Blackrock Inc reported 0.02% stake.

In total 4 analysts cover Scientific Games (NASDAQ:SGMS). Pnc Financial Services Grp Inc owns 0% invested in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) for 1,105 shs. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 268,502 shares in the company, valued at $11,153,573.08. Jpmorgan Chase And invested in 0% or 204,426 shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Scientific Games from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 23rd. The firm had revenue of $823.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $814.40 million. equities research analysts expect that Scientific Games Co. will post 0.02 EPS for the current year.

Scientific Games Corporation develops technology-based products and services, and related content for the gaming, lottery, and interactive gaming industries worldwide. The company's market cap is $1.89 billion. It now has negative earnings. This segment also sells and leases table products, such as shufflers; licenses proprietary table games; and provides installation and support services of casino management systems, including ongoing hardware maintenance and software upgrade services.

SGMS had 4 selling transactions and 0 buys since March 5, 2018. Also, Director Peter A. Cohen sold 5,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 7th. 50,600 shares were sold by Isaacs Michael Gavin, worth $2.29M.

Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q4. Therefore 50% are positive. 75% are bullish. With $57 highest and $52 lowest [Target] Scientific Games has $53.50 average [Target] or 21.87% above the current ($43.9) price. The stock has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $15.20. Scientific Games had 5 analyst reports since February 2, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The Georgia-based Invesco Ltd has invested 0.01% in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). On Friday, February 2 the stock has "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, March 2 by Bank of America. The stock of Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) earned "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, September 1. The brokerage now has $25.00 price objective on the stock. Sterne Agee CRT initiated the shares of SGMS in report on Tuesday, August 18 with "Buy" rating. The stock of Holly Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:HEP) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, March 24 by Scotia Capital. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its position in shares of Scientific Games by 16.7% in the 4th quarter. Shares for $27,213 were sold by PEDERSON MICHAEL J. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 8,141 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $418,000 after purchasing an additional 1,211 shares during the last quarter. MANNING JOSEPH J sold $84,344 worth of stock. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Limited Liability Co accumulated 15,400 shares. Allen Investment Mngmt Llc holds 11,627 shares. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of ALGN in report on Tuesday, January 30 with "Buy" rating. Caxton Assocs LP holds 8,122 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Aviva Public Limited Liability stated it has 941,455 shares. First Tr Hi Inc Fd Fsd (FSD) was raised too.

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