Scientific Games (SGMS) Reaches $47.45 After 4.00% Up Move; Teradyne Has 0.95 Sentiment

April 18, 2018 - By Migdalia James

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Teradyne Inc (TER) investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.01, from 0.96 in 2017Q3. The ratio is negative, as 163 investment managers started new or increased equity positions, while 172 sold and reduced their stakes in Teradyne Inc. The investment managers in our database now have: 185.57 million shares, up from 185.56 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Teradyne Inc in top ten equity positions decreased from 5 to 3 for a decrease of 2. Sold All: 27 Reduced: 145 Increased: 100 New Position: 63.

The stock of Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 4.06% or $1.85 during the last trading session, reaching $47.45. About 401,421 shares traded. Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) has risen 96.55% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 85.00% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months positive chart setup for the $4.31B company. It was reported on Apr, 18 by Barchart.com. We have $49.35 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:SGMS worth $172.20M more.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 selling transactions for $7.58 million activity.

Teradyne, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and supports automatic test equipment worldwide. The company has market cap of $8.47 billion. The Company’s Semiconductor Test segment offers semiconductor test services and products for wafer level and device package testing in automotive, industrial, communications, consumer, computer and electronic game, and other applications. It has a 33.96 P/E ratio. This segment offers FLEX test platform systems; Magnum platform that tests memory devices, such as flash memory and dynamic random access memory; J750 test system to address the highest volume semiconductor devices; and ETS platform for use by semiconductor manufacturers, and assembly and test subcontractors in the analog/mixed signal markets.

Ratings analysis reveals 67% of Teradyne’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Teradyne, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $25.0 while the high is $32.0. The stock’s average target of $28 is -35.59% below today’s ($43.47) share price. TER was included in 3 notes of analysts from October 28, 2016. The stock of Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, October 28 by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, October 28 with “Market Perform”. On Friday, January 27 the stock rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy”.

The stock decreased 2.80% or $1.25 during the last trading session, reaching $43.47. About 1.28 million shares traded. Teradyne, Inc. (TER) has risen 48.33% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.78% the S&P500.

Analysts await Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER) to report earnings on April, 24 after the close. They expect $0.42 EPS, down 4.55% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.44 per share. TER’s profit will be $81.79 million for 25.88 P/E if the $0.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.46 actual EPS reported by Teradyne, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -8.70% negative EPS growth.

Waterstone Capital Management L.P. holds 7.79% of its portfolio in Teradyne, Inc. for 255,900 shares. Winslow Asset Management Inc owns 322,881 shares or 2.49% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Telemark Asset Management Llc has 2.05% invested in the company for 250,000 shares. The Missouri-based Argent Capital Management Llc has invested 2.03% in the stock. Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Inc Va, a Virginia-based fund reported 134,676 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.36, from 1.37 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 17 investors sold Scientific Games Corporation shares while 67 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 53.50 million shares or 1.28% more from 52.82 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Symphony Asset Management Ltd Liability Co reported 18,552 shares. Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0% in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). Wells Fargo & Mn reported 0% stake. Us Fincl Bank De owns 0% invested in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) for 210 shares. Caxton Limited Partnership reported 8,122 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Highbridge Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation owns 8,700 shares. Raymond James Svcs stated it has 0% in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). Moreover, Pub Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio has 0.02% invested in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) for 66,035 shares. Landscape Capital Management Limited Liability has 19,414 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Amp Capital owns 20,700 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0.01% or 41,328 shares in its portfolio. Manufacturers Life Ins The owns 41,528 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Moreover, Millennium Management Ltd Co has 0.01% invested in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). Proshare Advisors Ltd Liability has 9,510 shares. Voya Investment Limited Liability Company reported 0% stake.

Since March 5, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $6.53 million activity. COHEN PETER A had sold 30,065 shares worth $1.23M on Monday, March 5. Shares for $2.62M were sold by Isaacs Michael Gavin.

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 has $57 highest and $7.50 lowest target. $36.22’s average target is -23.67% below currents $47.45 stock price. Scientific Games Corp had 25 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) rating on Thursday, July 13. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $2400 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 26 by Bank of America. Macquarie Research downgraded the shares of SGMS in report on Friday, December 16 to “Neutral” rating. On Friday, May 6 the stock rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group with “Market Perform”. The stock of Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) earned “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, August 19. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, March 2 report. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, August 5 with “Sell”. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group on Friday, February 26 with “Market Perform”. The stock of Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) has “Underperform” rating given on Tuesday, January 12 by Bank of America. Deutsche Bank upgraded Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) on Tuesday, September 1 to “Hold” rating.

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.

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