Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL cut its holdings in shares of TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock (NASDAQ:TTWO) by 94.7% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 9,900 shares of the company’s stock after selling 178,000 shares during the quarter. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL’s holdings in TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock were worth $1,172,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the business. Massey Quick Simon & CO. LLC grew its position in shares of TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock by 143.6% during the first quarter. Massey Quick Simon & CO. LLC now owns 1,062 shares of the company’s stock valued at $104,000 after purchasing an additional 626 shares in the last quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC purchased a new position in shares of TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock during the first quarter valued at about $112,000. CenterStar Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock during the second quarter valued at about $120,000. Tiverton Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock during the first quarter valued at about $153,000. Finally, Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock during the second quarter valued at about $155,000. 90.94% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on TTWO. Piper Jaffray Companies restated an “overweight” rating and set a $145.00 price objective on shares of TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock in a research report on Wednesday, July 25th. BidaskClub lowered TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 31st. Barclays set a $138.00 price objective on TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 3rd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 6th. Finally, Benchmark restated a “buy” rating and set a $135.00 price objective (up previously from $130.00) on shares of TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock in a research report on Thursday, May 17th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seventeen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $131.42.

In related news, VP Daniel P. Emerson sold 13,271 shares of TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $113.82, for a total value of $1,510,505.22. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 115,616 shares in the company, valued at $13,159,413.12. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Michael Sheresky sold 295 shares of TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $129.07, for a total value of $38,075.65. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 69,168 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,927,513.76. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 67,021 shares of company stock valued at $8,503,784. 1.07% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

TTWO opened at $124.30 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $14.66 billion, a P/E ratio of 71.03, a P/E/G ratio of 3.13 and a beta of 0.86. TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock has a 12 month low of $90.01 and a 12 month high of $131.77.

TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock (NASDAQ:TTWO) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 16th. The company reported $0.77 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.14. The company had revenue of $411.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $447.59 million. TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock had a return on equity of 18.54% and a net margin of 10.49%. The firm’s revenue was up 1.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.89 earnings per share. analysts expect that TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock will post 2.74 EPS for the current year.

TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock Company Profile

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc develops, publishes, and markets interactive entertainment solutions for consumers worldwide. The company offers its products under the Rockstar Games and 2K labels, as well as under Private Division and Social Point labels. It develops and publishes action/adventure products under the Grand Theft Auto, Max Payne, Midnight Club, and Red Dead names through developing sequels; and offers downloadable episodes, content and virtual currency, and releasing titles for smartphones and tablets.

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