Neptune Technologies & Bioressources (NTB) EPS Estimated At $0.70; Scientific Games (SGMS) Sellers Increased By 1.38% Their Shorts

October 13, 2017 - By Jacob Smith

Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) had an increase of 1.38% in short interest. SGMS’s SI was 11.08M shares in October as released by FINRA. Its up 1.38% from 10.93M shares previously. With 712,400 avg volume, 16 days are for Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS)’s short sellers to cover SGMS’s short positions. The SI to Scientific Games Corporation’s float is 29.12%. The stock decreased 1.31% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $45.1. About shares traded. Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) has risen 186.32% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 169.62% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc (CVE:NTB) to report $0.70 EPS on October, 24.They anticipate $0.10 EPS change or 16.67% from last quarter’s $0.6 EPS. After having $0.67 EPS previously, Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc’s analysts see 4.48% EPS growth. It is down 0.00% since October 13, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Scientific Games Corporation is a developer of technology services and products and associated content for the gaming, lottery and interactive gaming industries. The company has market cap of $4.03 billion. The Company’s divisions include Gaming, Lottery and Interactive. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s portfolio includes gaming machines and game content, casino management systems, table game services and products, instant and draw lottery games, server gaming and lottery systems, sports betting technology, lottery content and services, loyalty and rewards programs, interactive gaming and social casino solutions.

Since May 2, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $3.53 million activity. Isaacs Michael Gavin sold 154,951 shares worth $3.53 million.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.57, from 1.65 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 21 investors sold Scientific Games Corp shares while 53 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 51.89 million shares or 3.83% more from 49.98 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. 308,046 are owned by Grp One Trading Lp. Piedmont Advsrs Lc owns 11,136 shares. Numeric Investors Ltd Liability Co holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) for 47,913 shares. 108,749 were accumulated by Parametric Port Assocs Limited Liability Corp. Lord Abbett Lc accumulated 655,312 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr L P holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) for 821,330 shares. Thrivent For Lutherans reported 31,070 shares. Three Peaks Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0.34% in Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS). Teton Advisors invested 0.39% in Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS). Alliancebernstein L P has 124,266 shares. Principal Financial reported 391,733 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Penn Cap holds 0.95% in Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) or 487,753 shares. Art Advisors Limited Com holds 0.06% in Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) or 41,833 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement Systems has invested 0% in Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS). Coe Capital Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.94% or 31,555 shares in its portfolio.

Among 9 analysts covering Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Scientific Games Corp had 20 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 1 by Deutsche Bank. Telsey Advisory Group maintained the shares of SGMS in report on Friday, February 26 with “Market Perform” rating. The stock of Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 18 by Sterne Agee CRT. Bank of America upgraded the shares of SGMS in report on Thursday, January 26 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, December 16 by Macquarie Research. The stock of Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 5 by Craig Hallum. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Wednesday, August 19 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral” on Friday, September 25. On Friday, May 6 the stock rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group with “Market Perform”. As per Tuesday, January 12, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America.

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