Macquarie Group Ltd. lifted its position in shares of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) by 110.3% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,710,990 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 897,380 shares during the period. Macquarie Group Ltd. owned 1.62% of Take-Two Interactive Software worth $174,914,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its stake in shares of Take-Two Interactive Software by 34.1% during the third quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 652,329 shares of the company’s stock worth $66,688,000 after purchasing an additional 165,992 shares during the period. Sowell Financial Services LLC bought a new position in shares of Take-Two Interactive Software during the third quarter worth approximately $557,000. Advisors Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Take-Two Interactive Software by 18,063.2% during the third quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 6,902 shares of the company’s stock worth $706,000 after purchasing an additional 6,864 shares during the period. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. bought a new position in shares of Take-Two Interactive Software during the third quarter worth approximately $253,000. Finally, Russell Investments Group Ltd. increased its stake in shares of Take-Two Interactive Software by 114.0% during the third quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 105,240 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,757,000 after purchasing an additional 56,073 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 97.71% of the company’s stock.

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A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on TTWO shares. Benchmark Co. reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $100.00 target price (up previously from $85.00) on shares of Take-Two Interactive Software in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $125.00 target price on shares of Take-Two Interactive Software in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. Credit Suisse Group restated a “neutral” rating and set a $116.00 price objective (up previously from $95.00) on shares of Take-Two Interactive Software in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and set a $96.00 price objective (up previously from $87.00) on shares of Take-Two Interactive Software in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Buckingham Research raised their price objective on Take-Two Interactive Software from $120.00 to $127.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, seventeen have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $110.65.

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ TTWO) traded up $1.53 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $118.90. The company had a trading volume of 1,836,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,885,967. 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, Inc. has a 12 month low of $46.27 and a 12 month high of $120.62. The firm has a market cap of $13,300.00, a P/E ratio of 45.85, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.40 and a beta of 0.82.

In other Take-Two Interactive Software news, CEO Strauss Zelnick sold 31,004 shares of Take-Two Interactive Software stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $116.49, for a total transaction of $3,611,655.96. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 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 transaction, 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. In the last three months, insiders have sold 66,504 shares of company stock worth $7,729,606. 1.55% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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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