Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS) Can’t Be More Safe. Trades Significantly Higher

March 14, 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 Scientific Games Corporation 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.
Sterling Management Limited Com stated it has 0.01% in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). Amalgamated Bancshares owns 7,324 shares. Amer Century Companies Inc holds 70,930 shares. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Inc invested in 33,585 shares. California Public Employees Retirement System owns 117,591 shares. Menta Capital Ltd Com holds 0.16% or 23,100 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn holds 223,791 shares. Bogle Mngmt Lp De accumulated 1.61% or 515,008 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr Lp reported 841,496 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Bridgeway Capital invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). Oppenheimer Asset Management stated it has 0% in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). Natixis holds 7,491 shares. Tiaa Cref Investment Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 213,995 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Citigroup stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). State Teachers Retirement Sys stated it has 129,494 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.

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

The stock of Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 7.60% or $3.35 during the last trading session, reaching $47.45. About 1.41M shares traded or 50.60% up from the average. Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) has risen 186.32% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 169.62% the S&P500.
The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $4.27B company. It was reported on Mar, 14 by We have $48.87 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:SGMS worth $128.07M more.

Analysts await Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $-0.24 EPS, up 73.91 % or $0.68 from last year’s $-0.92 per share. After $-0.28 actual EPS 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), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Scientific Games Corp had 24 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan maintained Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) on Friday, September 25 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) earned “Market Perform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Friday, February 26. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, September 1 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy” on Thursday, January 26. Bank of America downgraded the shares of SGMS in report on Tuesday, January 12 to “Underperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, August 5 with “Sell”. The stock of Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, December 16 by Macquarie Research. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, July 13. Sterne Agee CRT maintained the shares of SGMS in report on Monday, September 21 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Friday, May 6.

More notable recent Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) news were published by: which released: “Scientific Games Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results” on February 28, 2018, also with their article: “Scientific Games’ (SGMS) CEO Kevin Sheehan on Q4 2017 Results – Earnings Call …” published on March 01, 2018, published: “Scientific Games Names Robert O’Connor Senior Vice President of Government Affairs” on March 12, 2018. More interesting news about Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) were released by: and their article: “Scientific Games Announces New SG Digital Leadership Appointments to …” published on March 06, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “Scientific Games Announces Successful Completion of Financing Transactions” with publication date: February 14, 2018.

Scientific Games Corporation develops technology services and products, and associated content for the gaming, lottery, and interactive gaming industries worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.27 billion. The Company’s Gaming segment sells new and used gaming machines, electronic table systems, video lottery terminals , conversion game kits, and spare parts; and slot, casino, and table-management systems, as well as leases VLTs and electronic table games. It currently 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.

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