BidaskClub upgraded shares of Changyou.com Limited (NASDAQ:CYOU) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report published on Tuesday.

Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Changyou.com Limited from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. HSBC Holdings plc downgraded shares of Changyou.com Limited from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, May 23rd. Benchmark Co. initiated coverage on shares of Changyou.com Limited in a report on Tuesday, April 18th. They set a hold rating on the stock. Citigroup Inc. raised shares of Changyou.com Limited from a sell rating to a neutral rating in a report on Monday, June 5th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Changyou.com Limited from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of $30.18.

Shares of Changyou.com Limited (CYOU) traded up 0.44% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $42.98. 370,821 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Changyou.com Limited has a 1-year low of $18.75 and a 1-year high of $43.72. The company’s 50 day moving average is $39.46 and its 200 day moving average is $31.97.

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A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in CYOU. FIL Ltd boosted its stake in Changyou.com Limited by 243.8% in the first quarter. FIL Ltd now owns 355,570 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $9,970,000 after buying an additional 252,160 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp boosted its stake in Changyou.com Limited by 525.4% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 251,687 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $5,343,000 after buying an additional 211,442 shares during the last quarter. Pictet Asset Management Ltd. purchased a new stake in Changyou.com Limited during the first quarter valued at about $4,833,000. Sensato Investors LLC boosted its stake in Changyou.com Limited by 17.5% in the first quarter. Sensato Investors LLC now owns 689,353 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $19,329,000 after buying an additional 102,705 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in Changyou.com Limited by 175.0% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 125,590 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $3,522,000 after buying an additional 79,919 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 25.26% of the company’s stock.

About Changyou.com Limited

Changyou.com Limited is an online game developer and operator. The Company is engaged in the development, operation and licensing of online games for personal computers (PCs) and mobile devices. The Company’s segments include Online Game segment, which consists primarily of PC games and mobile games; the Platform Channel segment, which consists primarily of online advertising services offered on the 17173.com Website, Internet value-added services (IVAS) offered on the Dolphin Browser and RaidCall and online card and board games offered by MoboTap, and the Cinema Advertising segment, which consists primarily of the acquisition, from operators of movie theaters, and the sale, to advertisers, of pre-film advertising slots, which are advertisements shown before the screening of a movie in a cinema theater.

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