As Scientific Games Corp Cl A (SGMS) Share Price Rose, Teton Advisors INC Cut Its Position by $4.91 Million

March 18, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Investors sentiment increased to 1.37 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.29, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 14 investors sold SGMS shares while 53 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 52.82 million shares or 1.79% more from 51.89 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Wellington Llp holds 0% or 274,243 shares. Morgan Stanley reported 196,006 shares stake. Gemmer Asset Ltd Liability holds 0% or 74 shares. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 77,179 shares or 0% of the stock. The Texas-based Texas Permanent School Fund has invested 0.02% in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). Savings Bank Of America Corp De reported 243,026 shares. Verition Fund Management Ltd Co holds 0.06% or 17,204 shares. Product Lc invested in 0.59% or 387,938 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 0% in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) or 12,534 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa invested in 29,686 shares or 0% of the stock. Parkside Financial Bank & reported 30 shares. Us Fincl Bank De owns 210 shares. The New York-based Engineers Gate Manager Limited Partnership has invested 0.25% in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). Jane Street Ltd Liability Company has 0.04% invested in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) for 286,370 shares. Moreover, Wealthtrust has 0% invested in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) for 70 shares.

Since March 5, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $1.23 million activity.

Teton Advisors Inc decreased its stake in Scientific Games Corp Cl A (SGMS) by 70.78% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Teton Advisors Inc sold 109,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 15.09% with the market. The institutional investor held 45,000 shares of the edp services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.06 million, down from 154,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Teton Advisors Inc who had been investing in Scientific Games Corp Cl A for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.24 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.21% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $47.1. About 859,233 shares traded. Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) has risen 186.32% since March 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 169.62% the S&P500.

Analysts await Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $-0.24 earnings per share, up 73.91 % or $0.68 from last year’s $-0.92 per share. After $-0.28 actual earnings per share reported by Scientific Games Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -14.29 % EPS growth.

Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Scientific Games Corp had 25 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank maintained Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) rating on Wednesday, August 5. Deutsche Bank has “Sell” rating and $10 target. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, January 12. As per Friday, February 26, the company rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, March 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. Macquarie Research downgraded the shares of SGMS in report on Friday, December 16 to “Neutral” rating. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, March 2 report. The stock of Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) earned “Buy” rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Monday, September 21. The stock of Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) earned “Neutral” rating by Janney Capital on Monday, August 24. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, July 24 by Deutsche Bank. Sterne Agee CRT initiated it with “Buy” rating and $18 target in Tuesday, August 18 report.

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