Teton Advisors INC Has Decreased Scientific Games Corp Cl A (SGMS) Holding by $4.91 Million; Share Value Rose

March 18, 2018 - By Lynda A. Deweese

Investors sentiment increased to 1.37 in Q3 2017. 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. 19,490 are owned by Aperio Grp Incorporated Limited Liability Com. Moreover, Alliancebernstein LP has 0% invested in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). Susquehanna Int Group Inc Limited Liability Partnership has invested 0.05% in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). Products Ltd reported 387,938 shares. Piedmont Invest Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.01% or 11,493 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co Ny has 0.01% invested in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) for 36,127 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Co, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 117,949 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems has invested 0.01% in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp reported 0.02% in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). 4,673 are held by Ameritas Investment Prtnrs. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% or 1,205 shares in its portfolio. Lenox Wealth Advsr holds 0% or 93 shares. Sg Americas Lc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 0% of its portfolio in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). Menta Limited Liability has 23,100 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 $4.24B 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. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, February 2. On Friday, February 26 the stock rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group with “Market Perform”. Bank of America downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Tuesday, January 12 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of SGMS in report on Thursday, March 1 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 26 by Bank of America. The stock of Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, August 24 by Janney Capital. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, July 13 report. As per Friday, March 2, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. The firm has “Buy” rating by Sterne Agee CRT given on Monday, September 21. The stock of Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) earned “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, August 19.

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