Analysts Have Mixed Ratings On PlayAGS, Inc. (AGS), Senseonics Holdings, Inc. (SENS)

The shares of PlayAGS, Inc. (NYSE:AGS) has been pegged with a rating of Hold by Deutsche Bank in its latest research note that was published on August 8th, 2019. The research company has also assigned a $18 price target. Deutsche Bank wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of PlayAGS, Inc., with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. BofA/Merrill advised investors in its research note published on August 8th, 2019, to Underperform the AGS stock. The stock had earned Buy rating from ROTH Capital when it published its report on April 8th, 2019. That day the ROTH Capital set price target on the stock to $35. The stock was given Outperform rating by Credit Suisse in its report released on March 20th, 2019, the day when the price target on the stock was placed at $35. SunTrust was of a view that AGS is Buy in its latest report on October 2nd, 2018 while giving it a price target of $35. Telsey Advisory Group thinks that AGS is worth Outperform rating. This was contained in the firm’s report on August 23rd, 2018 in which the stock’s price target was also moved to $37.

Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 0 have recommended investors to sell it, 0 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 4 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Hold while its average price target is $24.40. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 81.98% from its Week high price while it is raised higher than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 26.81.

The shares of the company added by 8.69% during the trading session on Tuesday, reaching a low of $10.22 while ending the day at $11.01. During the trading session, a total of 2.36 million shares were traded which represents a -484504.96% decline from the average session volume which is 487.80K shares. AGS had ended its last session trading at 10.13. PlayAGS, Inc. currently has a market cap of $390.06M while its P/E earnings growth sits at 1.32. PlayAGS, Inc. debt-to-equity ratio currently stands at 3.96, while its quick ratio hovers at 1.50. AGS 52-week low price stands at $6.05 while its 52-week high price is $32.80.

The PlayAGS, Inc. generated $73.04 million in revenue during the last quarter, which is slightly lower than the $74.61 million predicted by analysts. In the second quarter last year, the firm recorded -$0.29 earnings per share. PlayAGS, Inc. has the potential to record -0.37 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.

Investment analysts at Raymond James published a research note on July 5th, 2019 where it informed investors and clients that Senseonics Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SENS) is now rated as Mkt Perform. BofA/Merrill also rated SENS as Downgrade on August 8th, 2019, with its price target of $70 suggesting that SENS could surge by 60.56% from its current share price. Even though the stock has been trading at $1.15/share, analysts expect it to surge higher by -2.61% to reach $2.84/share. It started the day trading at $1.17 and traded between $1.10 and $1.12 throughout the trading session.

A look at its technical shows that SENS’s 50-day SMA is 1.61 while its 200-day SMA stands at 2.40. At the moment, only of Senseonics Holdings, Inc. shares were sold short. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 2.05M shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 13.70 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of 8.74%. Looking further, the stock has dropped -48.62% over the past 90 days while it lost -53.14% over the last six months.

The change in the stock’s fortunes has led to several institutional investors altering their holdings of the stock. Gilder Gagnon Howe Co LLC sold more SENS shares, decreasing its portfolio by -1.12% during the last quarter. This move now sees Gilder Gagnon Howe Co LLC selling -200,935 shares in the last quarter, thus it now holds 17,742,518 shares of SENS, with a total valuation of $19,694,195. BlackRock Fund Advisors meanwhile sold more SENS shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stake to $6,050,630 worth of shares. The Vanguard Group Inc followed the path by increasing its SENS portfolio by +5.71% in the quarter. This means that The Vanguard Group Inc bought 270,399 shares in the last quarter and now controls 5,005,124 shares of the SENS stock, with the valuation hitting $5,555,688.

Similarly, Polar Asset Management Partners decreased its Senseonics Holdings, Inc. shares by -14.57% during the recently filed quarter. After selling -550,451 shares in the last quarter, the firm now controls 3,228,549 shares of Senseonics Holdings, Inc. which are valued at $3,583,689. In the same vein, Massachusetts Financial Services decreased its Senseonics Holdings, Inc. shares by during the most recent reported quarter. The firm sold -937,881 shares during the quarter which decreased its stakes to 2,758,652 shares and is now valued at $3,062,104. Following these latest developments, around 0.70% of Senseonics Holdings, Inc. stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.