What's Behind Scientific Games (SGMS)'s 4.16% Movement

Lester Mason
March 13, 2018

851,096 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 990,104. CRH plc (NYSE:CRH) has risen 23.18% since March 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.39% the S&P500.

Pacad Investment Ltd decreased Scientific Games Corp (SGMS) stake by 88.19% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing.

The stock of Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) is a huge mover today! LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 3,940 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $181,000 after purchasing an additional 1,170 shares during the period. The company has a market capitalization of $3,841.52, a PE ratio of -15.92 and a beta of 2.47. The stock decreased 0.25% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $79.51. About 7.32M shares traded.

Jefferies Group assumed coverage on shares of Scientific Games (NASDAQ:SGMS) in a research note released on Tuesday, February 20th, MarketBeat reports. It has outperformed by 169.62% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $4.01 billion company. Its up 0.29, from 1.08 in 2017Q2.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of SGMS.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Laurion Cap Mgmt Lp holds 0% or 4,900 shares in its portfolio. Acadian Asset Mngmt Limited Liability holds 321,475 shares. The Colorado-based Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has invested 0% in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). Stifel Nicolaus reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $55.00 target price on shares of Scientific Games in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Moreover, Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas has 0% invested in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). State Street holds 0% of its portfolio in Xencor, Inc. Parametric Port Limited Co owns 123,637 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. WINTON GROUP Ltd acquired a new position in shares of Scientific Games during the third quarter worth $2,584,000. Tudor Et Al has 0.01% invested in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) for 10,441 shares. Royal National Bank Of Canada has 0% invested in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). Teton Advisors holds 0.19% or 45,000 shares. Ls Advisors Limited Liability Company, a Michigan-based fund reported 3,940 shares. It also reduced its holding in Lauder Estee Cos Inc (NYSE:EL) by 3,084 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 54,206 shares, and cut its stake in Cbs Corp New (NYSE:CBS). Ebay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) was reduced too. BidaskClub lowered shares of Scientific Games from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Saturday, February 3rd. Therefore 70% are positive. Scientific Games Corp has a 12 month low of $20.29 and a 12 month high of $56.45. The stock has "Sell" rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, August 19. Goldman Sachs initiated Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) rating on Wednesday, August 19. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, January 26 by Bank of America. The stock of Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, September 1 by Deutsche Bank. The company was maintained on Monday, July 24 by Deutsche Bank. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Scientific Games' Q4 2017 earnings at ($0.42) EPS, FY2017 earnings at ($2.66) EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at ($0.01) EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.04 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at ($0.01) EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.22 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $0.24 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $0.84 EPS. The stock has "Buy" rating by Bank of America on Thursday, January 26. On Thursday, July 13 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Hold". JP Morgan maintained Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) on Friday, September 25 with "Neutral" rating. Cantor Fitzgerald has "Buy" rating and $33.0 target.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.05, from 0.78 in 2017Q2. Wells Fargo And Mn stated it has 273,721 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Its down 10.43% from 6.32 million shares, reported previously. Pillar Pacific Capital Management Limited Liability holds 0.73% of its portfolio in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) for 47,054 shares. Augustine Asset Mngmt reported 19,900 shares. Capital Fund Management S.A. owned 0.15% of Scientific Games as of its most recent SEC filing. Sei Invests Com stated it has 0% in CRH plc (NYSE:CRH). (NYSE:PVH) or 4,097 shares. Van Eck Assocs Corp holds 871,098 shares or 0.53% of its portfolio. Caxton Assoc Lp invested in 0.01% or 6,000 shares. Amp Cap Invsts invested in 0.01% or 20,700 shares. The company was maintained on Friday, March 2 by Bank of America. Principal Fincl Gp reported 0.02% stake. The California-based Park West Asset Management Llc has invested 2.46% in the stock.

Since September 20, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 selling transactions for $50.76 million activity. The insider Ringenberg Nicole M sold $964,553. (NYSE:PVH) shares were sold by HOLMES JAMES. (NYSE:PVH) was sold by FISCHER MARK D on Thursday, January 4.

Monsanto Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides agricultural products for farmers worldwide. The company has market cap of $224.12 million. It operates in two divisions, Seeds and Genomics, and Agricultural Productivity. The Seeds and Genomics segment produces row crop seeds, including corn, soybean, cotton, and canola seeds under the DEKALB, Channel, Asgrow, and Deltapine brands; and vegetable seeds, such as tomato, pepper, melon, cucumber, squash, beans, broccoli, onions, lettuce, and others under the Seminis and De Ruiter brands. The company was maintained on Monday, August 24 by Janney Capital. Therefore 36% are positive. On Tuesday, December 22 the stock rating was initiated by Canaccord Genuity with "Buy". Telsey Advisory Group has "Market Perform" rating and $10 target. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Susquehanna on Tuesday, June 27. On Friday, November 18 the stock rating was upgraded by OTR Global to "Mixed". On Friday, August 25 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Neutral". One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock.

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