PlayAGS Inc (NYSE:AGS) CEO David Lopez bought 4,700 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 16th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $10.51 per share, with a total value of $49,397.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.

David Lopez also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, August 19th, David Lopez bought 2,328 shares of PlayAGS stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $10.72 per share, with a total value of $24,956.16.

Shares of AGS stock opened at $9.96 on Friday. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $16.73 and a 200-day moving average price of $21.20. PlayAGS Inc has a 52 week low of $6.05 and a 52 week high of $32.80. The firm has a market capitalization of $373.56 million, a PE ratio of -66.40, a P/E/G ratio of 15.68 and a beta of 0.86. The company has a quick ratio of 1.47, a current ratio of 2.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.00.

PlayAGS (NYSE:AGS) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 7th. The company reported ($0.07) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.16 by ($0.23). The business had revenue of $74.51 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $83.00 million. PlayAGS had a negative net margin of 4.62% and a negative return on equity of 0.72%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.15) earnings per share. Analysts anticipate that PlayAGS Inc will post 0.06 earnings per share for the current year.

Several research analysts have issued reports on AGS shares. ValuEngine cut shares of PlayAGS from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 30th. SunTrust Banks reduced their price target on shares of PlayAGS to $20.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, August 8th. Roth Capital reduced their price target on shares of PlayAGS from $35.00 to $27.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, August 8th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of PlayAGS from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Finally, Deutsche Bank lowered shares of PlayAGS from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and reduced their price target for the stock from $31.00 to $18.00 in a research note on Thursday, August 8th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $27.75.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in PlayAGS by 22.5% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,866,378 shares of the company’s stock valued at $36,301,000 after buying an additional 343,293 shares during the period. Polar Asset Management Partners Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of PlayAGS by 13.6% in the second quarter. Polar Asset Management Partners Inc. now owns 1,744,743 shares of the company’s stock worth $33,935,000 after buying an additional 209,247 shares in the last quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group raised its stake in PlayAGS by 83.1% during the second quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 1,497,381 shares of the company’s stock valued at $29,124,000 after purchasing an additional 679,621 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in PlayAGS by 6.4% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,366,246 shares of the company’s stock valued at $26,574,000 after purchasing an additional 81,967 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Marshall Wace LLP purchased a new stake in PlayAGS during the first quarter valued at $20,195,000. Institutional investors own 98.69% of the company’s stock.

PlayAGS Company Profile

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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