News headlines about Take-Two Interactive Software (NASDAQ:TTWO) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Take-Two Interactive Software earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.3126957686364 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

Take-Two Interactive Software (TTWO) traded up $0.10 during trading on Thursday, reaching $111.55. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 7,119,037 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,912,855. The company has a quick ratio of 1.31, a current ratio of 1.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04. The company has a market capitalization of $13,251.83, a P/E ratio of 45.39, a PEG ratio of 3.37 and a beta of 0.82. Take-Two Interactive Software has a 1 year low of $46.27 and a 1 year high of $120.62.

Several brokerages recently weighed in on TTWO. Piper Jaffray Companies restated an “overweight” rating and set a $100.00 price objective on shares of Take-Two Interactive Software in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and set a $96.00 price objective (up from $87.00) on shares of Take-Two Interactive Software in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. KeyCorp set a $104.00 price objective on Take-Two Interactive Software and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Oppenheimer upped their price objective on Take-Two Interactive Software from $85.00 to $93.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Jefferies Group restated a “buy” rating and set a $108.00 price objective (up from $91.00) on shares of Take-Two Interactive Software in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, eighteen have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $112.90.

In other Take-Two Interactive Software news, CFO Lainie Goldstein sold 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $115.54, for a total value of $3,466,200.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 351,019 shares in the company, valued at $40,556,735.26. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Michael Dornemann sold 5,500 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $118.50, for a total value of $651,750.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 4,777 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $566,074.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 66,504 shares of company stock valued at $7,729,606 over the last quarter. Corporate insiders own 1.55% of the company’s stock.

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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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