Olstein Capital Management LP Lowered Its Proctor & Gamble Co (PG) Holding; Playags (AGS) Shorts Increased By 88.71%

May 23, 2018 - By mmahotstuff

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Playags Inc (NYSE:AGS) had an increase of 88.71% in short interest. AGS’s SI was 641,600 shares in May as released by FINRA. Its up 88.71% from 340,000 shares previously. With 288,100 avg volume, 2 days are for Playags Inc (NYSE:AGS)’s short sellers to cover AGS’s short positions. The stock increased 0.70% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $22.97. About 68,380 shares traded. PlayAGS, Inc. (NYSE:AGS) has 0.00% since May 23, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Olstein Capital Management Lp decreased Proctor & Gamble Co (PG) stake by 35.09% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Olstein Capital Management Lp sold 20,000 shares as Proctor & Gamble Co (PG)’s stock declined 15.56%. The Olstein Capital Management Lp holds 37,000 shares with $3.40M value, down from 57,000 last quarter. Proctor & Gamble Co now has $185.82B valuation. The stock decreased 0.18% or $0.1347 during the last trading session, reaching $73.8953. About 2.79M shares traded. The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has declined 14.03% since May 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.58% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.07, from 0.82 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 64 investors sold PG shares while 740 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 594 raised stakes. 1.47 billion shares or 1.61% less from 1.50 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Farmers Tru Co accumulated 85,166 shares or 2.32% of the stock. Cedar Rock Cap Ltd stated it has 9.87 million shares. Edgemoor Investment Advsrs Inc invested 0.03% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Orrstown Financial Svcs invested in 0.08% or 758 shares. Guardian Cap LP reported 0.16% stake. Todd Asset Management Limited Liability Company reported 9,963 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Boston Llc reported 0.23% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Bowling Port Mgmt Limited Liability Co holds 37,418 shares or 0.46% of its portfolio. Fukoku Mutual Life Ins invested 0.15% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Birch Hill Invest Advsrs Lc holds 0.32% or 42,696 shares. Savant Capital Limited Company accumulated 61,718 shares. Riverhead Mngmt Lc accumulated 89,034 shares or 0.35% of the stock. Autus Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company reported 17,984 shares. Moreover, Community Services Gru Ltd Limited Liability Company has 2.75% invested in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) for 77,027 shares. Stearns Finance Svcs Group reported 20,092 shares or 0.44% of all its holdings.

More notable recent The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) news were published by: 247Wallst.com which released: “Procter & Gamble Now at 5 Weeks as Dow’s Worst Performing Stock” on May 19, 2018, also 247Wallst.com with their article: “Dow’s Worst Performing Stock Still Procter & Gamble” published on May 05, 2018, 247Wallst.com published: “Procter & Gamble Settling In as Worst-Performing Dow Stock of 2018” on April 28, 2018. More interesting news about The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Procter & Gamble Clings to Ranking as Dow’s Worst Performing Stock” published on May 12, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “P&G using technology to peel back curtain on thousands of products on the shelf” with publication date: May 21, 2018.

Analysts await The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.91 EPS, up 7.06% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.85 per share. PG’s profit will be $2.29 billion for 20.30 P/E if the $0.91 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.00 actual EPS reported by The Procter & Gamble Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.00% negative EPS growth.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 insider sales for $6.67 million activity. $3.07 million worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) shares were sold by Schomburger Jeffrey K. Fish Kathleen B had sold 23,500 shares worth $1.93M on Thursday, February 15. On Wednesday, May 2 Bishop Steven D sold $149,130 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) or 2,075 shares. $668,179 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) was sold by Pritchard Marc S.. $739,189 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) shares were sold by Posada Juan Fernando.

Olstein Capital Management Lp increased Goodyear Tire & Rubr Co (NASDAQ:GT) stake by 10,000 shares to 237,000 valued at $7.66 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Seaworld Entmt Inc (NYSE:SEAS) stake by 122,000 shares and now owns 1.12M shares. Viacom Inc New (NASDAQ:VIAB) was raised too.

Among 25 analysts covering Proctor & Gamble (NYSE:PG), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Proctor & Gamble had 89 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, April 17, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has “Equal Weight” rating given on Tuesday, September 1 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) earned “Neutral” rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Tuesday, July 21. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, September 8 by SunTrust. SunTrust maintained The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) rating on Thursday, April 19. SunTrust has “Hold” rating and $7500 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, April 12 by Bank of America. The stock has “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, October 5. As per Friday, June 30, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $80 target in Friday, April 20 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, September 5 report.

More important recent PlayAGS, Inc. (NYSE:AGS) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “AGS Chief Financial Officer Kimo Akiona Wins 2018 Financial Executive of the Year Award” on May 23, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “PlayAGS’ (AGS) CEO David Lopez on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript”, Seekingalpha.com published: “PlayAGS, Inc. 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” on May 04, 2018. More interesting news about PlayAGS, Inc. (NYSE:AGS) was released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “PlayAGS (AGS) Announces Proposed 4.25M Share Secondary Public Offering Of Common Stock By Apollo” with publication date: May 07, 2018.

PlayAGS, Inc. designs and supplies electronic gaming machines , and other services and products for the gaming industry in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $809.56 million. It operates in three divisions: EGMs, Table Products, and Interactive. It currently has negative earnings. The EGM segment offers various video slot titles, which include ICON, Halo, Colossal Diamonds cabinet, and Orion; and conversion kits that allow existing game titles to be converted to other game titles offered within that operating platform.

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