EPS for Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN) Expected At $0.41

April 16, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.31, from 1.35 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 29 investors sold Penn National Gaming, Inc. shares while 70 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 84.87 million shares or 3.29% less from 87.76 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
State Street reported 2.11 million shares. California Public Employees Retirement Systems owns 0.01% invested in Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) for 227,228 shares. Prescott Grp Inc Cap Management Ltd Liability Co accumulated 0.67% or 102,750 shares. Panagora Asset Management accumulated 0.01% or 64,511 shares. Prudential holds 0.01% or 139,194 shares. Sg Americas Llc owns 40,836 shares. Axa owns 362,200 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. State Teachers Retirement holds 58,488 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Eagle Asset Mngmt holds 0.59% or 3.41 million shares. Amalgamated Comml Bank has 0.01% invested in Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) for 12,241 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Emerald Advisers Pa has invested 0.01% in Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN). Northcoast Asset Mgmt Ltd accumulated 25,082 shares. Gsa Cap Prns Limited Liability Partnership holds 0.12% of its portfolio in Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) for 61,714 shares. Moreover, Campbell Invest Adviser Limited Co has 0.15% invested in Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN). Price Capital Inc owns 0.03% invested in Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) for 2,800 shares.

Since October 18, 2017, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 sales for $343,124 activity. On Wednesday, October 18 Snowden Jay A sold $2.76M worth of Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) or 110,000 shares.

Analysts expect Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) to report $0.41 EPS on April, 26.They anticipate $0.17 EPS change or 70.83 % from last quarter’s $0.24 EPS. PENN’s profit would be $37.58M giving it 16.25 P/E if the $0.41 EPS is correct. After having $-0.04 EPS previously, Penn National Gaming, Inc.’s analysts see -1,125.00 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.19% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $26.65. About 378,441 shares traded. Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) has risen 43.04% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.49% the S&P500.

Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ:PENN), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Penn National Gaming had 13 analyst reports since October 24, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Monday, January 22. On Monday, November 20 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. Deutsche Bank maintained Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) rating on Friday, February 9. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $37 target. Susquehanna maintained it with “Buy” rating and $35.0 target in Tuesday, February 6 report. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $31 target in Friday, February 9 report. As per Monday, February 5, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. Jefferies maintained the shares of PENN in report on Friday, February 9 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 26 report. The stock of Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, October 24. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Friday, October 27.

Penn National Gaming, Inc. owns and manages gaming and racing facilities, and operates video gaming terminals with a focus on slot machine entertainment. The company has market cap of $2.44 billion. The firm operates through Northeast, South/West, and Midwest divisions. It has a 5.26 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, it operated 27 facilities in 17 jurisdictions, including California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia, and Ontario, Canada.

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