The stock of International Game Technology Ordinary Shares (NYSE:IGT) hit a new 52-week high and has $41.20 target or 43.00% above today’s $28.81 share price. The 9 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $6.06 billion company. The 1-year high was reported on Nov, 21 by Barchart.com. If the $41.20 price target is reached, the company will be worth $2.61 billion more.
The 52-week high event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very positive momentum and is time when buyers come in. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock. About 2.52M shares traded hands or 65.79% up from the average. International Game Technology Ordinary Shares (NYSE:IGT) has risen 67.87% since April 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 64.01% the S&P500.
International Game Technology Ordinary Shares (NYSE:IGT) Ratings Coverage
Out of 6 analysts covering Intl Game Tech. PLC (NYSE:IGT), 3 rate it a “Buy”, 2 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”. This means 50% are positive. Intl Game Tech. PLC has been the topic of 11 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, August 18 by Sterne Agee CRT. On Tuesday, August 18 the stock rating was initiated by Union Gaming Research with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Tuesday, September 13 with “Buy”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 5 by Sterne Agee CRT. As per Wednesday, August 12, the company rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group. On Wednesday, September 28 the stock rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group with “Outperform”. The stock of International Game Technology Ordinary Shares (NYSE:IGT) earned “Outperform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Friday, July 29. The firm has “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Wednesday, August 19. The stock of International Game Technology Ordinary Shares (NYSE:IGT) earned “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Friday, September 16.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “International Game Technology PLC is a gaming company. The Company is engaged in design, development, manufacture and marketing of casino-style gaming equipment, systems technology, and game content. Its business segment consists of North America and International. The company operates primarily in the United Kingdom; Rome, Italy; Las Vegas, Nevada, and Providence, Rhode Island. International Game Technology PLC is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1 in Q2 2016. Its up 1.00, from 0 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, as 1 funds sold all International Game Technology Ordinary Shares shares owned while 0 reduced positions. 0 funds bought stakes while 0 increased positions. They now own 12,734 shares or 0.22% less from 12,762 shares in 2016Q1.
The California-based Gemmer Asset Management Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in International Game Technology Ordinary Shares (NYSE:IGT). Huntington National Bank accumulated 0.01% or 12,733 shares.
Another recent and important International Game Technology Ordinary Shares (NYSE:IGT) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “International Game Technology PLC Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results” on November 21, 2016.
IGT Company Profile
International Game Technology PLC (IGT PLC), incorporated on July 11, 2014, is an end-to-end gaming company. The Firm is engaged in operating and providing an integrated portfolio of technology services and products across various gaming markets, including lottery management services, online and instants lotteries, electronic gaming machines, sports betting, interactive gaming and commercial services. The Company’s divisions are North America Gaming and Interactive (NAGI), North America Lottery, International and Italy. IGT PLC provides business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) services and products to clients in approximately 100 countries. IGT PLC also licenses certain trademarks from third parties, such as Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy!, Life is Good, Circuit of the Americas, Ghostbusters, Gas Monkey Garage, The Three Stooges, Plants v. Zombies, Bejeweled, Zuma Caesars, Harrah’s, Rio, Paris Las Vegas and Horseshoe. The Company’s lottery services are provided through concession or operator contracts (also referred to as lottery management services arrangements), facilities management contracts and product sales contracts. IGT PLC supplies a range of solutions for online, draw-based, and instant ticket lotteries to over 100 clients across the world. IGT PLC designs, sells and operates a suite of lottery-enabled point-of-sale terminals that are electronically linked with a centralized transaction processing system that reconciles lottery funds between the retailer, where a transaction is enabled, and the lottery authority. Among those solutions, IGT PLC provides and operates online lottery transaction processing systems, which are capable of processing over 500,000 transactions per minute. IGT PLC provides over 500,000 point-of-sale devices to lottery clients and lotteries that IGT PLC supports across the world.
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