ValuEngine downgraded shares of Changyou.Com (NASDAQ:CYOU) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a report published on Tuesday.

A number of other analysts also recently issued reports on the company. Deutsche Bank upgraded Changyou.Com from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. BidaskClub upgraded Changyou.Com from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $38.06.

Shares of Changyou.Com (NASDAQ CYOU) opened at $27.87 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,449.77, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.73, a P/E/G ratio of 0.59 and a beta of 0.80. Changyou.Com has a 52-week low of $24.49 and a 52-week high of $44.55.

Changyou.Com (NASDAQ:CYOU) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, January 29th. The technology company reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.81 by ($0.17). The company had revenue of $144.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $149.95 million. Changyou.Com had a return on equity of 8.64% and a net margin of 18.76%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 10.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.75 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that Changyou.Com will post 3.03 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its position in shares of Changyou.Com by 164.3% during the third quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 2,543 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $101,000 after purchasing an additional 1,581 shares during the last quarter. Caxton Associates LP bought a new stake in shares of Changyou.Com during the third quarter worth $202,000. Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC bought a new stake in shares of Changyou.Com during the third quarter worth $228,000. APG Asset Management N.V. bought a new stake in shares of Changyou.Com during the third quarter worth $246,000. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. bought a new stake in shares of Changyou.Com during the third quarter worth $263,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 27.70% of the company’s stock.

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About Changyou.Com

Changyou.com Limited is an online game developer and operator. The Company is engaged in the development, operation and licensing of online games for personal computers (PCs) and mobile devices. The Company’s segments include Online Game segment, which consists primarily of PC games and mobile games; the Platform Channel segment, which consists primarily of online advertising services offered on the 17173.com Website, Internet value-added services (IVAS) offered on the Dolphin Browser and RaidCall and online card and board games offered by MoboTap, and the Cinema Advertising segment, which consists primarily of the acquisition, from operators of movie theaters, and the sale, to advertisers, of pre-film advertising slots, which are advertisements shown before the screening of a movie in a cinema theater.

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