Entries in 'shares' (69)

Frontier acquires Elite rights as Braben readies share sale

Frontier acquires Elite rights as Braben readies share sale

David Braben is to sell up to 1.6m shares in Frontier Developments following the buyout of an IT firm which holds the rights to the Elite franchise he co-created.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Apr 17th 2014 at 1:13PM in News
Sony sells huge Square Enix share stake

Sony sells huge Square Enix share stake

PlayStation platform holder Sony has sold off the 9.5m shares it held in Square Enix.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 12:10PM in News
Facebook share price continues to fall

Facebook share price continues to fall

Having seen $10bn wiped off its value yesterday, Facebook has again got off to a troubled start on the markets today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 2:43PM in News
King suffers worst IPO day one of 2014

King suffers worst IPO day one of 2014

It was a rough day on the markets for casual games maker King yesterday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 10:04AM in News

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Share price tumbles as Future issues profit warning

Share price tumbles as Future issues profit warning

Media group Future has seen its share price tumble following its recent profits warning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2014 at 8:53AM in News
Take-Two buys out Icahn

Take-Two buys out Icahn

US investor Carl Icahn is no longer involved with Take-Two after the publisher bought out the outspoken exec’s share interest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2013 at 1:42PM in News
Activision Blizzard completes buyout from parent Vivendi

Activision Blizzard completes buyout from parent Vivendi

Publisher Activision Blizzard is free of its former parent Vivendi.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2013 at 9:44AM in News
Vivendi preparing fresh effort to sell Activision shares?

Vivendi preparing fresh effort to sell Activision shares?

French media giant Vivendi could once again be preparing to try and sell its interest in Activision.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2013 at 3:27PM in News

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EA executives sell stake in company

EA executives sell stake in company

EA Sports executive vice president Andrew Wilson has sold more than $687k worth of company shares – a move apparently prompted by the publisher’s recent stock market rise.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 12th 2013 at 11:58PM in News
SoftBank to acquire majority stake in GungHo

SoftBank to acquire majority stake in GungHo

Japanese telco SoftBank has announced its attention to significantly increase its stake in mobile gaming site GungHo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2013 at 3:23PM in News
Apple shares fall to 11 month low

Apple shares fall to 11 month low

News of a decline in demand for iPhone has seen Apple’s share price fall to its lowest point in nearly a year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2013 at 1:35PM in News
HMV confirms intention to enter administration

HMV confirms intention to enter administration

Retailer HMV has filed notice to appoint administrators.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2013 at 9:57PM in News

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PS4 pre-owned block backlash - GameStop stock falls but analysts cast doubt

PS4 pre-owned block backlash - GameStop stock falls but analysts cast doubt

Shares in global video games retailer GameStop fell seven per cent on news that Sony may be moving to block pre-owned games on the PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2013 at 9:16AM in News
Sainsbury's and Morrisons expected to report poor Christmas trading

Sainsbury's and Morrisons expected to report poor Christmas trading

The share prices of Sainsbsury’s and Morrisons have fallen amidst predictions that the pair will report disappointing Christmas trading results later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2013 at 12:50PM in News
THQ stock temporarily rebounds on Humble Bundle success

THQ stock temporarily rebounds on Humble Bundle success

Troubled publisher THQ has finally seen some positive movement on the stock market following the success of its recent Humble Bundle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2012 at 3:35PM in News
Apple's value drops £80bn in two months

Apple's value drops £80bn in two months

Shares in tech giant Apple have slid 20 per cent since the launch of the iPhone 5 in September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2012 at 12:22PM in News

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Zynga posts third quarter of losses

Zynga posts third quarter of losses

A loss of nearly $53m for the last quarter means that Zynga has now posted total losses of nearly $161m over the last nine months.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2012 at 9:29AM in News
Zynga share dealings face legal investigation

Zynga share dealings face legal investigation

Lawyers have announced an investigation into Zynga’s share dealings.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2012 at 3:08PM in News
THQ successfully avoids NASDAQ delisting

THQ successfully avoids NASDAQ delisting

Resurgent publisher THQ has successfully fended off the threat of being delisted from the American NASDAQ stock exchange.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2012 at 11:22AM in News
Nintendo shares fall following E3 presentation

Nintendo shares fall following E3 presentation

The Japanese stock market has reacted badly to Nintendo’s E3 presentation, with stock in the company falling 2.68 per cent since trading opened today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2012 at 1:22PM in News
Sony shares fall to 31-year low in Japan

Sony shares fall to 31-year low in Japan

Sony Corporation’s share price has fallen to its lowest position in a generation in both Japan and the United States.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on May 11th 2012 at 1:09PM in News
GAME shares delisted from London Stock Exchange

GAME shares delisted from London Stock Exchange

The Financial Services Authority has delisted shares of GAME from the stock market this morning.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 3rd 2012 at 10:14AM in News
GAME applies for Stock Exchange cancellation

GAME applies for Stock Exchange cancellation

Shareholders holding out hope that they might yet recoup the value of their losses have received some bad news this afternoon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2012 at 4:05PM in News
Blueshore urges "fair and just" administration for GAME

Blueshore urges "fair and just" administration for GAME

The value of GAME’s assets needs to be reassessed to ensure that shareholders receive a rightful return on their investment, Blueshore Global has told MCV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2012 at 1:21PM in News
Goldman Sachs acquires 13m GAME shares

Goldman Sachs acquires 13m GAME shares

World financial giant Goldman Sachs has become the latest company to swoop for stock in The GAME Group.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2012 at 11:42AM in News