Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) has a beta value of 2.61 and has seen 5,111,498 shares traded in the recent trading session. The company, currently valued at $4.17 Billion, closed the recent trade at $30.76 per share which meant it gained $0.9 on the day or 3.02% during that session. The PENN stock price is -30.49% off its 52-week high price of $40.14 and 87.81% above the 52-week low of $3.75. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 16.54 Million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 14.47 Million shares.
The consensus among analysts is that Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN) is an Overweight stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 2.2. 1 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while none rate it as Overweight. 3 out of 13 have rated it as a Hold, with 9 advising it as a Buy. None have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is -$2.12.
Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) trade information
Sporting 2.21% in the green today, the stock has traded in the green over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Wednesday, Jun 24 when the PENN stock price touched $36.60- or saw a rise of 18.22%. Year-to-date, Penn National Gaming, Inc. shares have moved 17.1%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change -18.71%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) have changed -8.78%. Short interest in the company has seen 19.16 Million shares shorted with days to cover at 1.32.
Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $31.5, which means that the shares’ value could jump 2.41% from current levels. The projected low price target is $17 while the price target rests at a high of $45. In that case, then, we find that the current price level is +46.29% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock lose -44.73% from current levels.
Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN) estimates and forecasts
Figures show that Penn National Gaming, Inc. shares have underperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have gained +15.92% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of -2251.35%, compared to -14.4% for the industry. Other than that, the company has, however, lowered its growth outlook for the 2020 fiscal year revenue. Growth estimates for the current quarter are -581.8% and -315.8% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be -43.1%.
12 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $197.04 Million for the current quarter. 12 have an estimated revenue figure of $699.34 Million for the next quarter concluding in September 01, 2020. Year-ago sales stood $1.32 Billion and $1.35 Billion respectively for this quarter and the next, and analysts expect sales will grow by -85.1% for the current quarter and -48.4% for the next.
If we evaluate the company’s growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was +16.6% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2020 is a modest -60% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by 42.64%.
Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN)’s Major holders
Insiders own 6.62% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 90.69% with a share float percentage of 97.12%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with Penn National Gaming, Inc. having a total of 368 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Blackrock Inc. with over 12.63 Million shares worth more than $159.77 Million. As of March 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. held 10.81% of shares outstanding.
The other major institutional holder is BAMCO Inc., with the holding of over 10.72 Million shares as of March 30, 2020. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $135.65 Million and represent 9.18% of shares outstanding.
Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are Baron Growth Fund and Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund. As of March 30, 2020, the former fund manager holds about 4.83% shares in the company for having 5640000 shares of worth $71.35 Million while later fund manager owns 3.22 Million shares of worth $40.78 Million as of March 30, 2020, which makes it owner of about 2.76% of company’s outstanding stock.