$-0.35 EPS Expected for Scientific Games Corp (SGMS)

October 13, 2017 - By Marie Mckinney

 $ 0.35 EPS Expected for Scientific Games Corp (SGMS)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.57, from 1.65 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 21 investors sold Scientific Games Corp shares while 53 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 51.89 million shares or 3.83% more from 49.98 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans accumulated 31,070 shares. Wells Fargo Mn invested 0% of its portfolio in Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS). Aperio Group Incorporated Limited Liability owns 0% invested in Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) for 18,229 shares. Arrowstreet Cap Ltd Partnership reported 747,845 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Mngmt stated it has 0.13% of its portfolio in Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS). Blackrock holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) for 6.20M shares. Lord Abbett & Communications Limited Co reported 655,312 shares. 106,361 were accumulated by Millennium Mgmt Limited Liability Company. New York-based Pinebridge Invests Lp has invested 0% in Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS). 316 are owned by Tci Wealth Inc. Century holds 0% of its portfolio in Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) for 80,087 shares. Swiss Natl Bank has 86,500 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 170,443 were reported by Bankshares Of America De. 4,673 are owned by Ameritas Ptnrs. Prudential Finance has 0% invested in Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS).

Since May 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $3.53 million activity. $3.53M worth of Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) shares were sold by Isaacs Michael Gavin.

Wall Street await Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) to release earnings on November, 1. Analysts forecast EPS of $-0.35, up exactly $0.78 or 69.03 % from 2014’s $-1.13 EPS. After posting $-0.43 EPS for the previous quarter, Scientific Games Corp’s analysts now forecast -18.60 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.89% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $44.7. About 1.03M shares traded or 17.14% up from the average. Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) has risen 186.32% since October 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 169.62% the S&P500.

Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Scientific Games Corp had 20 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 21 by Sterne Agee CRT. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Tuesday, January 12 by Bank of America. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, July 13 with “Hold”. Deutsche Bank upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, September 1 report. Telsey Advisory Group maintained Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) rating on Friday, May 6. Telsey Advisory Group has “Market Perform” rating and $10 target. The company was downgraded on Friday, December 16 by Macquarie Research. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 26 by Bank of America. Janney Capital maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, August 24 report. On Wednesday, August 19 the stock rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs with “Sell”. Deutsche Bank maintained Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) rating on Monday, July 24. Deutsche Bank has “Hold” rating and $2500 target.

Scientific Games Corporation is a developer of technology services and products and associated content for the gaming, lottery and interactive gaming industries. The company has market cap of $4.00 billion. The Company’s divisions include Gaming, Lottery and Interactive. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s portfolio includes gaming machines and game content, casino management systems, table game services and products, instant and draw lottery games, server gaming and lottery systems, sports betting technology, lottery content and services, loyalty and rewards programs, interactive gaming and social casino solutions.

More notable recent Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Scientific Games Reveals Exciting Innovations at G2E 2017” on September 25, 2017, also Courant.com with their article: “Jon Lender: Lottery Vendor Reveals Russian Connection” published on October 06, 2017, Barrons.com published: “Scientific Games Buys In” on September 21, 2017. More interesting news about Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Why Scientific Games Corporation Stock Jumped 30% in September” published on October 02, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Why is it Wise to Hold Scientific Games (SGMS) Stock Now?” with publication date: September 19, 2017.

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