Media headlines about Century Casinos (NASDAQ:CNTY) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Alpha One Sentiment reports. Alpha One, a subsidiary of Accern, ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Century Casinos earned a media sentiment score of 0.03 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 77 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Century Casinos (NASDAQ:CNTY) traded down 0.64% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $7.82. 120,924 shares of the company were exchanged. Century Casinos has a 52 week low of $5.40 and a 52 week high of $8.89. The firm has a market capitalization of $191.29 million, a PE ratio of 21.14 and a beta of -0.21. The company has a 50-day moving average of $7.95 and a 200 day moving average of $7.37.
Century Casinos (NASDAQ:CNTY) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May 5th. The company reported $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $36.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $36 million. Century Casinos had a net margin of 5.02% and a return on equity of 5.26%. Equities analysts predict that Century Casinos will post $0.40 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of equities research analysts recently commented on CNTY shares. TheStreet upgraded shares of Century Casinos from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 26th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Century Casinos from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $8.75 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, March 15th. Finally, Aegis started coverage on shares of Century Casinos in a report on Friday, March 10th. They set a “buy” rating and a $9.30 price target for the company.
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In other news, Vice Chairman Peter Hoetzinger sold 53,916 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.60, for a total value of $409,761.60. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Chairman Erwin Et Al Haitzmann sold 50,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.60, for a total value of $380,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 13.70% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
Century Casinos Company Profile
Century Casinos, Inc is an international casino entertainment company. The Company develops and operates gaming establishments, as well as related lodging, restaurant and entertainment facilities around the world. Its segments include Canada, the United States, Poland, and Corporate and Other. The Canada segment consists of Century Casino & Hotel-Edmonton; Century Casino Calgary; Century Downs Racetrack and Casino, and Century Bets! Inc (Century Bets).
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