Chicago Equity Partners LLC increased its position in shares of Take-Two Interactive Software Inc (NASDAQ:TTWO) by 87.3% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 142,845 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 66,560 shares during the period. Chicago Equity Partners LLC’s holdings in Take-Two Interactive Software were worth $15,682,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. raised its holdings in Take-Two Interactive Software by 62.7% during the fourth quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. now owns 4,150 shares of the company’s stock valued at $456,000 after buying an additional 1,600 shares in the last quarter. JFS Wealth Advisors LLC bought a new position in Take-Two Interactive Software during the fourth quarter valued at about $110,000. Private Advisory Group LLC bought a new position in Take-Two Interactive Software during the fourth quarter valued at about $670,000. Elite Wealth Management Inc. bought a new position in Take-Two Interactive Software during the fourth quarter valued at about $731,000. Finally, IFM Investors Pty Ltd bought a new position in Take-Two Interactive Software during the fourth quarter valued at about $342,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 91.06% of the company’s stock.

In related news, CFO Lainie Goldstein sold 30,000 shares of Take-Two Interactive Software stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 9th. The stock was 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 directly owns 351,019 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $40,556,735.26. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Michael Dornemann sold 5,500 shares of Take-Two Interactive Software stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $118.50, for a total value of $651,750.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 4,777 shares in the company, valued at $566,074.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 66,504 shares of company stock worth $7,729,606. 1.55% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Several research firms have weighed in on TTWO. Robert W. Baird upgraded Take-Two Interactive Software from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and raised their target price for the company from $90.00 to $137.00 in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a “buy” rating and set a $125.00 target price on shares of Take-Two Interactive Software in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Jefferies Group restated a “buy” rating and set a $140.00 target price (up from $3.00) on shares of Take-Two Interactive Software in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Buckingham Research raised their target price on Take-Two Interactive Software from $120.00 to $127.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Bank of America raised their target price on Take-Two Interactive Software from $106.00 to $127.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and twenty have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $114.23.

Shares of Take-Two Interactive Software Inc (NASDAQ TTWO) opened at $118.31 on Wednesday. Take-Two Interactive Software Inc has a 1 year low of $53.19 and a 1 year high of $122.21. The firm has a market capitalization of $13,605.39, a PE ratio of 46.60, a P/E/G ratio of 3.46 and a beta of 0.80. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04, a quick ratio of 1.31 and a current ratio of 1.33.

Take-Two Interactive Software (NASDAQ:TTWO) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.76 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.54 by $0.22. Take-Two Interactive Software had a return on equity of 27.10% and a net margin of 6.58%. The business had revenue of $576.99 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $516.89 million. analysts anticipate that Take-Two Interactive Software Inc will post 2.24 EPS for the current year.

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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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Take-Two Interactive Software (NASDAQ:TTWO)

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