EPS for International Game Technology Ordinary Shares (IGT) Expected At $0.32, Steinberg Global Asset Management Decreased Mastercard (MA) Holding

July 17, 2017 - By Winifred Garcia

Analysts expect International Game Technology Ordinary Shares (NYSE:IGT) to report $0.32 EPS on August, 1 before the open.They anticipate $0.11 EPS change or 25.58% from last quarter’s $0.43 EPS. IGT’s profit would be $65.67 million giving it 14.39 P/E if the $0.32 EPS is correct. After having $0.29 EPS previously, International Game Technology Ordinary Shares’s analysts see 10.34% EPS growth. About 343,245 shares traded. International Game Technology Ordinary Shares (NYSE:IGT) has risen 22.31% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.61% the S&P500.

Steinberg Global Asset Management decreased Mastercard Incorporated (MA) stake by 29.41% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Steinberg Global Asset Management sold 8,490 shares as Mastercard Incorporated (MA)’s stock rose 7.46%. The Steinberg Global Asset Management holds 20,375 shares with $2.10M value, down from 28,865 last quarter. Mastercard Incorporated now has $137.71B valuation. The stock declined 0.07% or $0.09 reaching $126.92 per share. About 868,106 shares traded. Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) has risen 24.16% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.46% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering Intl Game Tech. PLC (NYSE:IGT), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Intl Game Tech. PLC had 15 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, August 12 the stock rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group with “Market Perform”. Telsey Advisory Group maintained International Game Technology Ordinary Shares (NYSE:IGT) rating on Friday, July 29. Telsey Advisory Group has “Outperform” rating and $26 target. Sterne Agee CRT upgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $15.50 target in Monday, October 5 report. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 13 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, January 26 by Bank of America. Sterne Agee CRT downgraded the shares of IGT in report on Tuesday, August 18 to “Underperform” rating. The stock of International Game Technology Ordinary Shares (NYSE:IGT) earned “Outperform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Friday, March 10. The company was maintained on Wednesday, September 28 by Telsey Advisory Group. The stock has “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, August 19. The company was maintained on Friday, May 26 by Telsey Advisory Group.

Investors sentiment is 1 in 2016 Q4. Its the same as in 2016Q3. It is flat, as 1 investors sold International Game Technology Ordinary Shares shares while 0 reduced holdings. only 1 funds opened positions while 0 raised stakes. 13,123 shares or 187.41% more from 4,566 shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Gemmer Asset Management invested in 0% or 1 shares. Eqis Capital Mgmt holds 0.02% or 13,122 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.03, from 0.98 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 48 investors sold MA shares while 447 reduced holdings. 106 funds opened positions while 394 raised stakes. 797.06 million shares or 0.34% more from 794.39 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Liberty Mutual Group Inc Asset Management accumulated 69,084 shares. Susquehanna Llp reported 0.04% in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA). Carmignac Gestion invested in 3.67% or 4.57M shares. Clearbridge Invs Ltd Company stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA). Mufg Americas Holdings holds 0.29% or 85,839 shares in its portfolio. North Star Inv Mngmt invested in 280 shares or 0% of the stock. Alyeska Group Inc Ltd Partnership invested in 0.35% or 373,516 shares. Montecito Retail Bank & reported 2,015 shares. 218 were reported by Camarda Fincl Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company. Guardian Trust Com has invested 0.01% in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA). France-based Fund Sa has invested 0.19% in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA). 2,754 are held by Patten Grp. Texas-based Texas Permanent School Fund has invested 0.39% in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA). Bright Rock Cap Management Ltd accumulated 1.44% or 45,000 shares. Shellback Limited Partnership, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 202,400 shares.

Since January 20, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 14 selling transactions for $155.49 million activity. The insider Haythornthwaite Richard sold 5,000 shares worth $561,221. 161,742 Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) shares with value of $18.97 million were sold by BANGA AJAY. MasterCard Foundation sold $22.46 million worth of stock. 763 shares valued at $85,726 were sold by Fraccaro Michael on Tuesday, February 28. Shares for $682,264 were sold by Reeg Robert on Thursday, February 2. On Friday, January 20 Cairns Ann sold $764,500 worth of Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) or 6,950 shares. Another trade for 24,128 shares valued at $2.71 million was sold by Murphy Timothy H.

Analysts await Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) to report earnings on July, 27 before the open. They expect $1.04 EPS, up 8.33% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.96 per share. MA’s profit will be $1.13B for 30.51 P/E if the $1.04 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.01 actual EPS reported by Mastercard Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.97% EPS growth.

Among 22 analysts covering Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. Mastercard Incorporated had 46 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital maintained Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) rating on Thursday, July 30. FBR Capital has “Mkt Perform” rating and $103 target. As per Thursday, February 11, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America. Compass Point maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, October 31 report. Citigroup maintained Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) on Friday, September 11 with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, September 8 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. On Friday, August 14 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, June 9. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, December 31 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was maintained by Wedbush on Friday, April 29 with “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 31 with “Outperform”.

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