Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of Amaya Inc. (NASDAQ:TSG) by 15.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 80,698 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 10,844 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP’s holdings in Amaya were worth $1,444,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Geode Capital Management LLC grew its stake in Amaya by 13.2% during the first quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 77,048 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,307,000 after acquiring an additional 8,979 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp purchased a new stake in shares of Amaya during the second quarter worth $658,000. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Amaya during the second quarter worth $8,427,000. CIBC World Markets Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Amaya by 213.0% during the second quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. now owns 91,947 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,646,000 after buying an additional 62,572 shares in the last quarter. Finally, AXA acquired a new position in Amaya in the second quarter valued at about $1,459,000. 60.11% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Several analysts recently weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub cut shares of Amaya from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, October 28th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Amaya from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $27.33.

Amaya Inc. (NASDAQ TSG) traded up $0.45 during trading on Friday, reaching $22.80. The company had a trading volume of 367,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 172,653. The stock has a market cap of $3,289.51, a PE ratio of 10.00 and a beta of 2.05. Amaya Inc. has a 1 year low of $13.24 and a 1 year high of $22.95. The company has a current ratio of 1.22, a quick ratio of 1.22 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.46.

Amaya (NASDAQ:TSG) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $0.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $329.44 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $317.24 million. Amaya had a return on equity of 23.77% and a net margin of 20.34%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 21.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.42 EPS. equities research analysts predict that Amaya Inc. will post 2.27 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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About Amaya

The Stars Group Inc provides technology-based products and services to the global gaming and interactive entertainment industries. It owns and operates gaming and related interactive entertainment businesses under the PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, StarsDraft, the PokerStars Championship, and PokerStars Festival live poker tour brands.

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