NTN Buzztime Inc (NYSEMKT:NTN) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Thursday.

According to Zacks, “NTN Buzztime, Inc.is a leading developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for massive audiences on numerous consumer platforms. Millions of people are exposed to the Buzztime Network every month in restaurants, sports bars and pubs throughout the U.S., Canada and the UK. Originating from the Buzztime iTV Studio in Carlsbad, CA for over 20 years, the Network includes trivia game shows, card games, live sports games, polling and other games that enable a virtually unlimited number of people to play live competitions against one another for fun, prizes and fame. Buzztime’s programming is also available on cable TV, satellite TV, mobile phones, electronic home games, portable travel games and as a trivia book series. The Company also owns and operates NTN Hospitality Technologies which develops, sells and services software and technology that increase productivity and sales in casual dining restaurants. “

NTN Buzztime (NYSEMKT:NTN) opened at 7.60 on Thursday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $6.22 and a 200 day moving average of $7.17. The stock’s market cap is $13.97 million. NTN Buzztime has a 12 month low of $4.00 and a 12 month high of $22.50.

NTN Buzztime (NYSEMKT:NTN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 3rd. The company reported ($0.46) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.50) by $0.04. The business earned $5.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.65 million. Analysts anticipate that NTN Buzztime will post ($1.72) EPS for the current year.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in NTN Buzztime stock. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its position in shares of NTN Buzztime Inc (NYSEMKT:NTN) by 2.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 833,800 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 22,000 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC owned 0.91% of NTN Buzztime worth $124,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

NTN Buzztime Company Profile

NTN Buzztime, Inc, formerly Alroy Industries, delivers entertainment and dining technology to bars and restaurants in North America. The Company provides an entertainment and marketing services platform for hospitality venues that offers games, events, and entertainment experiences to their customers.

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