Dupont Capital Management Corp acquired a new position in Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 6,791 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $334,000.

A number of other large investors have also made changes to their positions in SGMS. Fine Capital Partners L.P. increased its holdings in Scientific Games by 53.2% during the 1st quarter. Fine Capital Partners L.P. now owns 3,724,612 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $154,944,000 after purchasing an additional 1,293,675 shares during the period. RWC Asset Management LLP purchased a new position in Scientific Games during the 1st quarter valued at about $14,560,000. Matarin Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in Scientific Games during the 1st quarter valued at about $9,227,000. Guggenheim Capital LLC increased its holdings in Scientific Games by 340.1% during the 1st quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 242,736 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $10,098,000 after purchasing an additional 187,578 shares during the period. Finally, Northern Trust Corp increased its holdings in Scientific Games by 21.5% during the 1st quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 821,706 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $34,182,000 after purchasing an additional 145,318 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 63.29% of the company’s stock.

Scientific Games stock opened at $31.75 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.92, a quick ratio of 1.58 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -3.90. The company has a market cap of $3.04 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -14.24 and a beta of 2.41. Scientific Games Corp has a fifty-two week low of $31.10 and a fifty-two week high of $62.80.

Scientific Games (NASDAQ:SGMS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 2nd. The technology company reported ($0.06) earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.06). The firm had revenue of $844.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $853.64 million. The business’s revenue was up 10.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.44) earnings per share. analysts forecast that Scientific Games Corp will post -0.67 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on the company. ValuEngine downgraded Scientific Games from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 9th. TheStreet downgraded Scientific Games from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a report on Friday, August 3rd. Jefferies Financial Group reduced their price target on Scientific Games from $61.00 to $46.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 7th. BidaskClub downgraded Scientific Games from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 7th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Scientific Games from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, August 6th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $54.67.

In other Scientific Games news, Director Gabrielle K. Mcdonald sold 5,000 shares of Scientific Games stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.71, for a total transaction of $248,550.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 10,549 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $524,390.79. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Ronald O. Perelman acquired 175,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 13th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $31.73 per share, for a total transaction of $5,552,750.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 88,032 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,793,255.36. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 93,594 shares of company stock worth $5,534,762. Insiders own 40.48% of the company’s stock.

Scientific Games Company Profile

Scientific Games Corporation develops technology-based products and services, and related content for the gaming, lottery, and interactive gaming industries worldwide. The company's Gaming segment sells new and used gaming machines, electronic table systems, video lottery terminals (VLTs), conversion game kits, and spare parts; slot, casino, and table-management systems; table products, including shufflers; and perpetual licenses to proprietary table games.

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