After the close of trading on Friday, Morgan Stanley announced a 16% stake in the company, owning just over 16 million shares of the social networking gaming company.
Zynga, which makes the popular FarmVille game, went public in December amidst much scrutiny. The company relies on just a small percentage of its users for the majority of its revenues.
That prompted research firm Macquarie Group to launch coverage on the company last week with a neutral rating. Zynga was the third major social networking company to go public last year, behind LinkedIn (LNKD) and Groupon (GRPN).Analyst Ben Schachter wrote that he was worried about Zynga being overly dependent on a small percentage of its users for the majority of its revenues. According to Schacter, only about 2.2% of the company's 150 million users pay for its games. Zynga shares were falling sharply Monday, down 8.7% to $8.03. Interested in more on Zynga? See TheStreet Ratings' report card for this stock. Check out our new tech blog, Tech Trends. --Written by Chris Ciaccia in New York >To follow the writer on Twitter, go to http://twitter.com/commodity_bull. >To submit a news tip, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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