NYSE:AGS - Playags Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$30.80 -0.05 (-0.16 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$30.85
Today's Range$30.00 - $31.30
52-Week Range$16.66 - $32.17
Volume412,000 shs
Average Volume297,611 shs
Market Capitalization$1.09 billion
P/E Ratio-15.88
Dividend YieldN/A
Playags logoPlayAGS, Inc. designs and supplies electronic gaming machines (EGMs), and other products and services for the gaming industry in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: EGMs, Table Products, and Interactive. 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. The Table Products segment provides table products, side-bets, and table technology related to blackjack, poker, baccarat, craps, and roulette, as well as ancillary table products. Its brands include In-Bet, Buster Blackjack, Double Draw Poker, and Criss Cross Poker. The Interactive segment offers social gaming products through its mobile apps, Lucky Play Casino and Vegas Fever. It serves Class II Native American and Mexican gaming jurisdictions, and Class III Native American, commercial, and charity jurisdictions. The company was formerly known as AP Gaming Holdco, Inc. and changed its name to PlayAGS, Inc. in December 2017. PlayAGS, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Miscellaneous manufacturing industries
SectorConsumer Discretionary


Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.55
Current Ratio2.74
Quick Ratio2.01


Trailing P/E Ratio-15.88
Forward P/E Ratio-70.00
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$211.96 million
Price / Sales5.12
Cash Flow$1.0142 per share
Price / Cash30.37
Book Value($0.83) per share
Price / Book-37.11


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.94)
Net Income$-45,100,000.00
Net Margins-10.91%
Return on Equity-40.01%
Return on Assets-3.47%


Outstanding Shares35,260,000
Market Cap$1.09 billion

Playags (NYSE:AGS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Playags' stock symbol?

Playags trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AGS."

How were Playags' earnings last quarter?

Playags Inc (NYSE:AGS) posted its earnings results on Thursday, August, 2nd. The company reported ($0.15) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.14. The company had revenue of $72.82 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $64.67 million. Playags had a negative net margin of 10.91% and a negative return on equity of 40.01%. Playags's revenue was up 45.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.87) EPS. View Playags' Earnings History.

When is Playags' next earnings date?

Playags is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Playags.

What price target have analysts set for AGS?

6 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Playags' shares. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $35.00. On average, they anticipate Playags' stock price to reach $29.3333 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for Playags.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Playags?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Playags in the last year. There are currently 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Playags.

Who are some of Playags' key competitors?

Who are Playags' key executives?

Playags' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David B. Lopez, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 44)
  • Mr. Kimo Akiona, CFO, Chief Accounting Officer & Treasurer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Sigmund Lee, Chief Technology Officer (Age 46)
  • Ms. Julia Boguslawski, Chief Marketing Officer & Exec. VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Victor J. Gallo, Gen. Counsel, Sec. & Compliance Officer (Age 51)

When did Playags IPO?

(AGS) raised $175 million in an initial public offering on Friday, January 26th 2018. The company issued 10,300,000 shares at a price of $16.00-$18.00 per share. Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Securities, Jefferies, Macquarie Capital, BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Nomura, Stifel and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey served as the underwriters for the IPO and Roth Capital Partners, Union Gaming, The Williams Capital Group and Apollo Global Securities were co-managers.

When did Playags' lock-up period expire?

Playags' lock-up period expired on Wednesday, July 25th. Playags had issued 10,250,000 shares in its IPO on January 26th. The total size of the offering was $164,000,000 based on an initial share price of $16.00. Shares of the company owned by company insiders and major shareholders are now eligible to be traded as a result of the end of the lock-up period.

Has Playags been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about AGS stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Playags earned a news impact score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.08 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Playags.

Who are Playags' major shareholders?

Playags' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Apollo Management Holdings L.P. (51.86%), BlackRock Inc. (3.11%), Emerald Advisers Inc. PA (2.58%), Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust (2.20%), Schroder Investment Management Group (2.00%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.53%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Playags.

Which institutional investors are selling Playags stock?

AGS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Apollo Management Holdings L.P., Schroder Investment Management Group, RWC Asset Management LLP, Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC, Alambic Investment Management L.P. and Spark Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Playags.

Which institutional investors are buying Playags stock?

AGS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Hood River Capital Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., FMR LLC, Fiera Capital Corp, Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, Emerald Advisers Inc. PA and American Century Companies Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Playags.

How do I buy shares of Playags?

Shares of AGS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Playags' stock price today?

One share of AGS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.80.

How big of a company is Playags?

Playags has a market capitalization of $1.09 billion and generates $211.96 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-45,100,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.94) on an earnings per share basis. Playags employs 560 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Playags?

Playags' mailing address is 5475 S. DECATUR BLVD. SUITE #100, LAS VEGAS NV, 89118. The company can be reached via phone at 702-722-6700.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Playags (NYSE AGS)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  74 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  66 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  140
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Playags and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AGS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AGS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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