Amaya Inc (NYSE:AYA) has been given a consensus broker rating score of 2.00 (Buy) from the four analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a strong buy rating on the company. Amaya’s rating score has declined by 19.8% from 90 days ago as a result of various analysts’ upgrades and downgrades.
Analysts have set a one year consensus price objective of $22.55 for the company and are expecting that the company will post $0.38 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Amaya an industry rank of 98 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Amaya from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, June 28th.
A hedge fund recently bought a new stake in Amaya stock. GLG LLC acquired a new position in shares of Amaya Inc (NYSE:AYA) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund acquired 86,595 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,322,000. GLG LLC owned about 0.06% of Amaya as of its most recent SEC filing.
Shares of Amaya (NYSE:AYA) opened at 15.87 on Friday. Amaya has a 1-year low of $9.67 and a 1-year high of $23.97. The company’s 50-day moving average is $15.87 and its 200 day moving average is $14.76. The stock has a market cap of $2.30 billion and a P/E ratio of 33.55.
Amaya (NYSE:AYA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 12th. The company reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.12. The company had revenue of $285.94 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $259.50 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.36 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 10.2% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts anticipate that Amaya will post $1.72 EPS for the current year.
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