Playtika Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:PLTK) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Shares of Playtika Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:PLTKGet Free Report) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the twelve ratings firms that are currently covering the company, reports. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $14.55.

A number of brokerages recently commented on PLTK. HSBC started coverage on Playtika in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. They set a “buy” rating and a $15.80 price target on the stock. Wedbush reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $14.75 price target on shares of Playtika in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group restated an “outperform” rating and set a $19.00 price objective on shares of Playtika in a report on Wednesday, August 9th.

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Playtika Price Performance

PLTK opened at $8.73 on Monday. The firm’s fifty day moving average price is $9.42 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $10.41. The company has a market capitalization of $3.20 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.27, a P/E/G ratio of 0.99 and a beta of 0.86. Playtika has a 1 year low of $7.81 and a 1 year high of $12.90.

Playtika (NASDAQ:PLTKGet Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.21. Playtika had a net margin of 12.24% and a negative return on equity of 86.29%. The business had revenue of $642.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $651.25 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.09 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, equities analysts anticipate that Playtika will post 0.86 EPS for the current year.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of PLTK. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new position in shares of Playtika in the first quarter worth $1,373,000. Mackenzie Financial Corp purchased a new position in Playtika during the 1st quarter valued at about $241,000. Measured Wealth Private Client Group LLC bought a new stake in shares of Playtika during the second quarter valued at about $152,000. Martingale Asset Management L P increased its position in shares of Playtika by 62.1% during the first quarter. Martingale Asset Management L P now owns 27,959 shares of the company’s stock valued at $315,000 after buying an additional 10,713 shares during the period. Finally, Pacer Advisors Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Playtika by 19.1% in the first quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 2,299,879 shares of the company’s stock worth $25,897,000 after buying an additional 369,621 shares in the last quarter. 11.94% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Playtika Company Profile

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Playtika Holding Corp., together with its subsidiaries, develops mobile games in the United States and internationally. The company owns a portfolio of casual and casino-themed games. It distributes its games to the end customer through various web and mobile platforms, such as Apple, Facebook, Google, and other web and mobile platforms and direct-to-consumer platforms.

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