Scientific Games Corp. (NASDAQ:SGMS) shares rose 5.2% during mid-day trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as $9.34 and last traded at $9.34, with a volume of 273,275 shares. The stock had previously closed at $8.88.

SGMS has been the topic of several recent research reports. Sterne Agee CRT restated a “buy” rating and issued a $13.50 price target (down previously from $15.50) on shares of Scientific Games Corp. in a research report on Friday, May 6th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Scientific Games Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 9th. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating and issued a $7.00 price target on shares of Scientific Games Corp. in a research report on Sunday, June 26th. Telsey Advisory Group decreased their price target on shares of Scientific Games Corp. from $10.00 to $8.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, May 6th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. restated a “sell” rating and issued a $5.70 price target (up previously from $5.00) on shares of Scientific Games Corp. in a research report on Thursday, May 26th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $11.29.

The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $9.73 and its 200 day moving average price is $9.03. The company’s market capitalization is $786.83 million.

Scientific Games Corp. (NASDAQ:SGMS) last announced its earnings results on Friday, August 5th. The company reported ($0.59) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.81) by $0.22. The company had revenue of $729.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $708.84 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($1.19) earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts expect that Scientific Games Corp. will post ($3.22) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Scientific Games Corporation is a developer of technology-based products and services, and associated content for the gaming, lottery and interactive gaming industries. The Company operates through three segments: Gaming, Lottery and Interactive. The Company’s portfolio includes gaming machines and game content, casino management systems, table game products and services, instant and draw-based lottery games, server-based gaming and lottery systems, sports betting technology, lottery content and services, loyalty and rewards programs, interactive gaming and social casino solutions.

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