Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. (TTWO) Releases Q1 Earnings Guidance
Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $(0.35)-(0.25) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.12), American Banking and Market News reports. The company issued revenue guidance of $120-135 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $223.15 million.Take-Two Interactive Software also updated its FY15 guidance to $0.80-1.05 EPS.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Benchmark Co. raised their price target on shares of Take-Two Interactive Software from $20.05 to $22.74 in a research note on Monday, May 5th. On a related note, analysts at Cowen and Company raised their price target on shares of Take-Two Interactive Software from $19.00 to $20.00 in a research note on Friday, April 11th. Finally, analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Take-Two Interactive Software from an outperform rating to a neutral rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 2nd. They now have a $23.50 price target on the stock. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $21.18.
Shares of Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) traded down 0.19% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $20.63. The stock had a trading volume of 6,553,047 shares. Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. has a 52 week low of $14.10 and a 52 week high of $22.41. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $20.79 and a 200-day moving average of $18.9. The company has a market cap of $1.755 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.54. Take-Two Interactive Software also saw unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Stock traders purchased 15,574 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,481% compared to the typical daily volume of 985 put options.
Take-Two Interactive Software (NASDAQ:TTWO) last released its earnings data on Tuesday, May 13th. The company reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.11. The company had revenue of $233.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $201.51 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.38 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 23.1% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. will post $4.21 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc is a developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment for consumers worldwide.
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