Media coverage about Take-Two Interactive Software (NASDAQ:TTWO) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Take-Two Interactive Software earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.1966321709701 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Why Take-Two Interactive Stock Gained 122.7% in 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Technical Secrets – Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO) – The Investor Guide (wallstreetnews24.com)
- Technical Indicators should not be overlooked on Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO) – Wall Street Morning (wallstreetmorning.com)
- Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO) At $116.98 Forms Top; Build A Bear Workshop Has 2.21 Sentiment – Hill Country Times (hillcountrytimes.com)
- Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) – Stock to Watch – Nasdaq Journal (press release) (nasdaqjournal.com)
Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Take-Two Interactive Software in a report on Tuesday, December 19th. BTIG Research assumed coverage on shares of Take-Two Interactive Software in a report on Monday, December 18th. They set a “buy” rating and a $142.00 price target on the stock. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $116.00 price target on shares of Take-Two Interactive Software in a report on Thursday, December 7th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Take-Two Interactive Software from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Take-Two Interactive Software from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, November 27th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, nineteen have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $114.23.
Shares of Take-Two Interactive Software (TTWO) traded up $0.33 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $117.31. 1,757,723 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,250,000. The company has a market cap of $13,380.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 107.62, a PEG ratio of 3.39 and a beta of 0.80. The company has a quick ratio of 1.31, a current ratio of 1.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04. Take-Two Interactive Software has a fifty-two week low of $50.31 and a fifty-two week high of $120.62.
In other Take-Two Interactive Software news, Director Michael Dornemann sold 5,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $118.50, for a total transaction of $651,750.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 4,777 shares in the company, valued at approximately $566,074.50. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CFO Lainie Goldstein sold 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $115.54, for a total transaction of $3,466,200.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 351,019 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $40,556,735.26. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 66,504 shares of company stock valued at $7,729,606 in the last 90 days. 1.55% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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Take-Two Interactive Software Company Profile
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc is a developer, publisher and marketer of entertainment for consumers around the world. The Company develops and publishes products through its labels, Rockstar Games and 2K. It operates through publishing segment. It has a portfolio of software content for the hardware platforms in a range of genres, including action, adventure, family/casual, racing, role-playing, shooter, sports and strategy, which it distributes across the world.
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