Virtu Financial LLC Has Trimmed Position in Take (TTWO) by $3.94 Million as Valuation Rose

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in Q2 2018. Its down 0.36, from 1.26 in 2018Q1. It turned negative, as 47 investors sold TTWO shares while 166 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 117 raised stakes. 101.35 million shares or 2.15% less from 103.57 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Moreover, Jpmorgan Chase has 0.06% invested in Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) for 2.63 million shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 0.04% or 19,250 shares in its portfolio. Mason Street Ltd Liability Company reported 16,048 shares. Newbrook Advisors Lp holds 6.85% or 756,623 shares. Gateway Inv Advisers Limited Liability Co holds 64,935 shares. Lomas Management Ltd Co holds 3.46% or 168,445 shares in its portfolio. Hbk Investments Limited Partnership reported 11,822 shares. Pier Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.08% of its portfolio in Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO). Navellier And Assoc Inc owns 67,457 shares or 1.11% of their US portfolio. Alyeska Investment Grp LP holds 613,914 shares or 0.7% of its portfolio. Qs Invsts Ltd has 0% invested in Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) for 2,071 shares. Piedmont Inv Advsr Llc stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO). State Street Corporation has 0.04% invested in Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) for 4.08 million shares. Hartford Inv Management invested in 0.06% or 15,769 shares. Arete Wealth Advsr Ltd Liability Com holds 8,711 shares or 0.25% of its portfolio.

Since August 24, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 2 sales for $8.38 million activity. $1.64 million worth of stock was sold by Emerson Daniel P on Wednesday, October 10. On Thursday, November 15 Sheresky Michael sold $24,720 worth of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) or 222 shares.

Virtu Financial Llc decreased its stake in Take (TTWO) by 74.34% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Virtu Financial Llc sold 33,361 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.68% with the market. The institutional investor held 11,514 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $1.36 million, down from 44,875 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Virtu Financial Llc who had been investing in Take for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.65 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.62% or $0.63 during the last trading session, reaching $102.32. About 491,213 shares traded. Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) has risen 33.55% since December 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.93% the S&P500.

Virtu Financial Llc, which manages about $1.67B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Spdr Gold Trust (GLD) by 96,198 shares to 99,598 shares, valued at $11.82 million in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ishares Tr (FXI) by 85,256 shares in the quarter, for a total of 91,552 shares, and has risen its stake in Citigroup Global Mkts Hldgs.

Analysts await Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) to report earnings on February, 6. They expect $2.04 earnings per share, up 72.88 % or $0.86 from last year’s $1.18 per share. TTWO’s profit will be $232.21 million for 12.54 P/E if the $2.04 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.84 actual earnings per share reported by Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 142.86 % EPS growth.

More notable recent Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “TTWO Stock: Take-Two Interactive Software Surges on Q2 Earnings Beat – Nasdaq” on November 07, 2018, also Zacks.com with their article: “Take-Two Interactive (TTWO) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know – Zacks.com” published on November 16, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Take-Two +3.7% on strong bookings, ‘RDR2’ sales rampage – Seeking Alpha” on November 07, 2018. More interesting news about Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Videogame sales rise 24% in Q3 summary look – Seeking Alpha” published on November 30, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “5 Quotes Tell the Story of Take-Two Interactive’s Stellar Quarter – Nasdaq” with publication date: November 18, 2018.

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering Take-Two Interactive (NASDAQ:TTWO), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Take-Two Interactive had 11 analyst reports since August 3, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $150 target in Thursday, November 8 report. The company was maintained on Monday, August 6 by Barclays Capital. As per Monday, August 6, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. Bank of America maintained Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) on Thursday, August 30 with “Buy” rating. As per Monday, August 6, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Thursday, November 8 with “Neutral”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 11 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was maintained on Friday, August 3 by Morgan Stanley. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 8 by Jefferies. As per Thursday, November 8, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird.

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