Zynga: Will These Top Institutional Shareholders Dump Shares Now?

Although Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA) already cut its full-year guidance once before in July, the company reduced its outlook for the year even more. Bookings are projected to be in the range of $1.085 billion to $1.100 billion, compared to previous expectations between $1.150 billion and $1.225 billion. Adjusted EBITDA is estimated to come in at $147 million to $162 million, down from the previous $180 million to $250 million range.

Will Zynga’s largest shareholders increase their holdings? These firms reported owning a total of 3.842 million shares on 09/30/2012. The shares closed at $2.84 on 09/30/2012.

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Here are the ten largest positions in Zynga, Inc. at the end of September 30th, 2012.

Shott Capital Management LLC held 3,842,363 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $10,893,099. This brought the portfolio total to 5.6%.

Morgan Stanley held 33,904,940 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $184,442,876. This brought the portfolio total to 0.11%.

Capital Research Global Investors held 26,354,200 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $143,366,850. This brought the portfolio total to 0.07%.

Janus Capital Management LLC held 23,656,362 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $128,690,611. This brought the portfolio total to 0.15%.

Price T Rowe Associates Inc /MD/ held 11,677,998 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $63,528,310. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

Vanguard Group Inc held 6,499,025 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $35,354,696. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Denver investment advisors LLC held 5,738,520 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $31,217,549. This brought the portfolio total to 0.85%.

FMR LLC held 5,481,234 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $29,817,913. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

Federated Investors Inc /PA/ held 4,622,800 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $25,148,032. This brought the portfolio total to 0.11%.

Franklin Resources Inc held 4,334,370 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $23,578,973. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

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