Shares of Isle of Capri Casinos Inc. (NASDAQ:ISLE) were up 4% during trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $19.20 and last traded at $19.17, with a volume of 213,697 shares. The stock had previously closed at $18.44.

A number of analysts have recently commented on ISLE shares. TheStreet upgraded Isle of Capri Casinos from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 14th. Telsey Advisory Group lifted their target price on Isle of Capri Casinos from $18.00 to $19.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 14th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Isle of Capri Casinos from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Thursday, June 16th. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Isle of Capri Casinos in a research report on Wednesday, June 15th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus lifted their target price on Isle of Capri Casinos from $16.00 to $20.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 15th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. Isle of Capri Casinos presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $19.43.

The firm has a market cap of $789.59 million and a P/E ratio of 17.08. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $17.00 and its 200 day moving average price is $14.18.

Isle of Capri Casinos (NASDAQ:ISLE) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, June 14th. The company reported $0.62 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.54 by $0.08. The firm earned $264.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $266.77 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.58 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Isle of Capri Casinos Inc. will post $1.47 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Isle of Capri Casinos news, insider Edmund L. Quatmann, Jr. sold 22,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.78, for a total value of $347,160.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 156,731 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,473,215.18. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

Other large investors recently modified their holdings of the company. Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Isle of Capri Casinos by 171.6% in the fourth quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 543,257 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,568,000 after buying an additional 343,257 shares during the period. American Century Companies Inc. raised its stake in shares of Isle of Capri Casinos by 17.8% in the fourth quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 409,635 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,706,000 after buying an additional 61,764 shares during the period. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. raised its stake in shares of Isle of Capri Casinos by 73.1% in the fourth quarter. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. now owns 273,714 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,813,000 after buying an additional 115,614 shares during the period. Russell Frank Co raised its stake in shares of Isle of Capri Casinos by 14.1% in the fourth quarter. Russell Frank Co now owns 214,990 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,969,000 after buying an additional 26,494 shares during the period. Finally, GSA Capital Partners LLP raised its stake in shares of Isle of Capri Casinos by 56.7% in the fourth quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 175,290 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,442,000 after buying an additional 63,413 shares during the period.

Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc is a developer, owner and operator of branded gaming facilities and related dining, lodging and entertainment facilities. The Company owns or operates around 15 gaming and entertainment facilities in Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Pennsylvania.

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