PlayAGS (AGS) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds
Press coverage about PlayAGS (NYSE:AGS) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. PlayAGS earned a news impact score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 47.6969089491263 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- $60.83 Million in Sales Expected for PlayAGS (AGS) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- -$0.21 EPS Expected for Playags Inc (AGS) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- AGS names Mike McKiski Vice President of Sales (casinocitytimes.com)
- AGS Appoints Mike McKiski to Vice President of Sales (finance.yahoo.com)
AGS has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on PlayAGS in a research note on Tuesday, February 20th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $23.00 price target for the company. Jefferies Group initiated coverage on PlayAGS in a research note on Tuesday, February 20th. They issued a “hold” rating for the company. SunTrust Banks initiated coverage on PlayAGS in a research note on Tuesday, February 20th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $23.00 price target for the company. Bank of America initiated coverage on PlayAGS in a research note on Tuesday, February 20th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $23.50 price target for the company. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on PlayAGS in a research note on Tuesday, February 20th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $24.00 price target for the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $24.25.
PlayAGS (NYSE:AGS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March 14th. The company reported ($0.37) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.32) by ($0.05). The business had revenue of $57.66 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $55.50 million. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 34.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted ($0.87) EPS. equities research analysts anticipate that PlayAGS will post -0.29 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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PlayAGS, Inc designs and supplies electronic gaming machines (EGMs), and other products and services for the gaming industry in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: EGMs, Table Products, and Interactive. The EGM segment offers various video slot titles, which include ICON, Halo, Colossal Diamonds cabinet, and Orion; and conversion kits that allow existing game titles to be converted to other game titles offered within that operating platform.
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