PlayAGS Inc Forecasted to Earn Q2 2021 Earnings of ($0.31) Per Share (NYSE:AGS)
PlayAGS Inc (NYSE:AGS) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Financial Group issued their Q2 2021 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for PlayAGS in a report issued on Monday, September 14th. Jefferies Financial Group analyst D. Katz forecasts that the company will post earnings per share of ($0.31) for the quarter. Jefferies Financial Group also issued estimates for PlayAGS’s Q3 2021 earnings at ($0.30) EPS, Q4 2021 earnings at ($0.32) EPS, FY2021 earnings at ($1.25) EPS and FY2022 earnings at ($1.25) EPS.
A number of other research analysts have also recently weighed in on AGS. Stifel Nicolaus lifted their price target on shares of PlayAGS from $7.00 to $7.50 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 6th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of PlayAGS from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, July 24th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $8.45.
A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of AGS. Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. lifted its holdings in PlayAGS by 131.1% in the second quarter. Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. now owns 944,940 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,194,000 after purchasing an additional 535,992 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its holdings in PlayAGS by 788.6% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 315,012 shares of the company’s stock worth $835,000 after purchasing an additional 279,562 shares during the period. Bridgeway Capital Management Inc. acquired a new stake in PlayAGS in the second quarter worth about $906,000. Federated Hermes Inc. lifted its holdings in PlayAGS by 232.6% in the second quarter. Federated Hermes Inc. now owns 324,530 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,097,000 after purchasing an additional 226,942 shares during the period. Finally, AQR Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in PlayAGS in the second quarter worth about $739,000. 82.44% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
AGS is a global company focused on creating a diverse mix of entertaining gaming experiences for every kind of player. Their roots are firmly planted in the Class II Native American gaming market, but their customer-centric culture and growth have helped them branch out to become a leading all-inclusive commercial gaming supplier.
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