20,296 Shares in SciPlay Corp (NASDAQ:SCPL) Purchased by Jane Street Group LLC

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Jane Street Group LLC acquired a new stake in SciPlay Corp (NASDAQ:SCPL) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm acquired 20,296 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $278,000.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the business. Citadel Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in SciPlay in the second quarter valued at approximately $7,583,000. D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. acquired a new stake in SciPlay in the second quarter valued at approximately $618,000. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC acquired a new stake in SciPlay in the second quarter valued at approximately $296,000. Pentwater Capital Management LP acquired a new stake in SciPlay in the second quarter valued at approximately $473,000. Finally, Marshall Wace LLP acquired a new stake in SciPlay in the second quarter valued at approximately $2,657,000. 18.79% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

In other news, Director M. Mendel Pinson purchased 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 5th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $10.26 per share, with a total value of $102,600.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.

Several brokerages have commented on SCPL. Wedbush reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $20.00 price objective on shares of SciPlay in a report on Monday, July 29th. Morgan Stanley dropped their price objective on SciPlay from $17.00 to $13.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, August 2nd. ValuEngine lowered SciPlay from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 1st. Bank of America lowered SciPlay from a “buy” rating to an “underperform” rating and dropped their price objective for the company from $17.00 to $12.00 in a report on Thursday, September 19th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered SciPlay from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $17.45.

Shares of NASDAQ:SCPL opened at $9.63 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 2.70, a quick ratio of 2.70 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $10.43. SciPlay Corp has a 1 year low of $9.12 and a 1 year high of $18.75.

SciPlay (NASDAQ:SCPL) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 1st. The company reported $0.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.36. The firm had revenue of $118.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $118.50 million. The firm’s revenue was up 18.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Research analysts anticipate that SciPlay Corp will post 1.76 EPS for the current fiscal year.

SciPlay Profile

SciPlay Corporation develops and publishes digital games on mobile and Web platforms. The company offers seven games, which include social casino games, such as Jackpot Party Casino, Gold Fish Casino, Hot Shot Casino, and Quick Hit Slots, as well as casual games comprising MONOPOLY Slots, Bingo Showdown, and 88 Fortunes Slots.

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