Polianta Ltd purchased a new stake in TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC (NASDAQ:TTWO) during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 8,400 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,052,000.

Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Evolution Wealth Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE by 27.8% during the 2nd quarter. Evolution Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 1,095 shares of the company’s stock valued at $124,000 after buying an additional 238 shares in the last quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC raised its holdings in shares of TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE by 44.0% during the 2nd quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 4,590 shares of the company’s stock valued at $521,000 after buying an additional 1,402 shares in the last quarter. GYL Financial Synergies LLC purchased a new position in shares of TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE during the 1st quarter valued at about $595,000. TrimTabs Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE during the 2nd quarter valued at about $1,283,000. Finally, Peregrine Asset Advisers Inc. purchased a new position in shares of TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE during the 2nd quarter valued at about $6,859,000. 92.06% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on TTWO shares. BidaskClub raised TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 2nd. Oppenheimer raised their price objective on TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE from $135.00 to $145.00 in a report on Wednesday, September 11th. KeyCorp raised their price objective on TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE from $145.00 to $150.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 6th. Barclays raised their price objective on TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE from $113.00 to $124.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 6th. Finally, Nomura started coverage on TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE in a report on Thursday, October 3rd. They set a “neutral” rating and a $135.00 price objective on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, nineteen have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $132.88.

Shares of TTWO stock traded up $2.61 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $122.06. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 41,365 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,061,832. The stock has a market capitalization of $13.96 billion, a P/E ratio of 31.48, a P/E/G ratio of 4.59 and a beta of 0.75. TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC has a one year low of $84.41 and a one year high of $135.70. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is $128.06 and its 200 day simple moving average is $113.26. The company has a current ratio of 1.45, a quick ratio of 1.44 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06.

TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE (NASDAQ:TTWO) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 5th. The company reported ($0.13) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.27) by $0.14. The firm had revenue of $422.24 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $356.65 million. TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE had a return on equity of 23.95% and a net margin of 10.93%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 46.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.12 EPS. As a group, equities research analysts forecast that TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC will post 3.16 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, Director Michael Sheresky sold 226 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $126.89, for a total value of $28,677.14. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 70,137 shares in the company, valued at approximately $8,899,683.93. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CEO Strauss Zelnick sold 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $130.18, for a total value of $2,603,600.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 24,726 shares of company stock worth $3,202,742. Corporate insiders own 1.20% of the company’s stock.

About TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc develops, publishes, and markets interactive entertainment solutions for consumers worldwide. The company offers its products under the Rockstar Games and 2K labels, as well as under Private Division and Social Point labels. It develops and publishes action/adventure products under the Grand Theft Auto, Max Payne, Midnight Club, and Red Dead names through developing sequels; and offers downloadable episodes, content and virtual currency, and releasing titles for smartphones and tablets.

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