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Best Casino Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top casino stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best casino stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the resorts & casinos industry.

Industry: Resorts & Casinos
Ticker
Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
FLL
FULL HOUSE RESORTS INC
NASDAQ
Resorts & Casinos
$194.96M$5.67-3.41%$38.66M37.80x4.30
CNTY
CENTURY CASINOS INC
NASDAQ
Resorts & Casinos
$192.03M$6.43-4.74%$105.67M7.75x4.81
BYD
BOYD GAMING CORP
NYSE
Resorts & Casinos
$5.02B$47.02-2.91%$1.19B9.50x2.96
RRR
RED ROCK RESORTS INC
NASDAQ
Resorts & Casinos
$3.62B$34.68-1.08%$474.36M8.16x225.66
BVH
BLUEGREEN VACATIONS HOLDING CORP
NYSE
Resorts & Casinos
$330.43M$17.51-0.28%$155.51M5.24x4.02
MCRI
MONARCH CASINO & RESORT INC
NASDAQ
Resorts & Casinos
$1.03B$54.77-2.04%$142.46M12.92x0.43
PLYA
PLAYA HOTELS & RESORTS NV
NASDAQ
Resorts & Casinos
$962.97M$5.80-3.01%$207.06M16.11x1.94
GDEN
GOLDEN ENTERTAINMENT INC
NASDAQ
Resorts & Casinos
$948.94M$33.29-3.14%$259.39M9.17x3.62
VAC
MARRIOTT VACATIONS WORLDWIDE CORP
NYSE
Resorts & Casinos
$4.81B$122.46-3.19%$666.00M19.35x2.40
PENN
PENN ENTERTAINMENT INC
NASDAQ
Resorts & Casinos
$4.22B$26.62-0.49%$1.45B21.13x3.75
HGV
HILTON GRAND VACATIONS INC
NYSE
Resorts & Casinos
$4.00B$33.97-3.27%$823.00M12.92x2.92
MTN
VAIL RESORTS INC
NYSE
Resorts & Casinos
$8.38B$208.17-1.65%$763.88M26.86x2.37
MGM
MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL
NYSE
Resorts & Casinos
$11.81B$30.05-1.83%$6.33B4.15x7.19
LVS
LAS VEGAS SANDS CORP
NYSE
Resorts & Casinos
$27.10B$35.470.51%$3.52B15.49x4.26
CZR
CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT INC
NASDAQ
Resorts & Casinos
$7.58B$35.37-5.98%$1.69B-5.13x9.03
WYNN
WYNN RESORTS LTD
NASDAQ
Resorts & Casinos
$6.78B$59.65-0.90%$648.66M-10.43x-21.60
MLCO
MELCO RESORTS & ENTERTAINMENT LTD
NASDAQ
Resorts & Casinos
$2.51B$5.301.73%N/A-3.04x-34.63
BALY
BALLY's CORP
NYSE
Resorts & Casinos
$975.25M$20.36-2.96%$360.96M-12.05x3.41
MSC
STUDIO CITY INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LTD
NYSE
Resorts & Casinos
$377.18M$1.79-8.21%N/A-0.80x2.84

Casino Stocks FAQ

What are the best casino stocks to buy right now in Sep 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best casino stocks to buy right now are:

1. Full House Resorts (NASDAQ:FLL)


Full House Resorts (NASDAQ:FLL) is the top casino stock with a Zen Score of 59, which is 21 points higher than the casino industry average of 38. It passed 19 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Full House Resorts has seen its stock lose -37.14% over the past year.

Full House Resorts has an average 1 year price target of $15.00, an upside of 164.55% from Full House Resorts's current stock price of $5.67.

Full House Resorts stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 2 analysts covering Full House Resorts, 50% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 50% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Century Casinos (NASDAQ:CNTY)


Century Casinos (NASDAQ:CNTY) is the second best casino stock with a Zen Score of 55, which is 17 points higher than the casino industry average of 38. It passed 18 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Century Casinos has seen its stock lose -52.37% over the past year, underperforming other casino stocks by -16 percentage points.

Century Casinos has an average 1 year price target of $14.67, an upside of 128.1% from Century Casinos's current stock price of $6.43.

Century Casinos stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 3 analysts covering Century Casinos, 66.67% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 33.33% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Boyd Gaming (NYSE:BYD)


Boyd Gaming (NYSE:BYD) is the third best casino stock with a Zen Score of 53, which is 15 points higher than the casino industry average of 38. It passed 20 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Boyd Gaming has seen its stock lose -26.69% over the past year, overperforming other casino stocks by 10 percentage points.

Boyd Gaming has an average 1 year price target of $85.11, an upside of 81.01% from Boyd Gaming's current stock price of $47.02.

Boyd Gaming stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 9 analysts covering Boyd Gaming, 77.78% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 22.22% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the casino stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 6 casino stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 casino stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Red Rock Resorts (NASDAQ:RRR)


Red Rock Resorts (NASDAQ:RRR) has an annual dividend yield of 10.81%, which is 8 percentage points higher than the casino industry average of 3.02%. Red Rock Resorts's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Red Rock Resorts's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Red Rock Resorts's dividend payout ratio of 82.4% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN)


Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN) has an annual dividend yield of 2.68%, which is the same as the casino industry average of 3.02%. Vail Resorts's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Vail Resorts's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Vail Resorts's dividend payout ratio of 47.4% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE:VAC)


Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE:VAC) has an annual dividend yield of 1.96%, which is -1 percentage points lower than the casino industry average of 3.02%. Marriott Vacations Worldwide's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Marriott Vacations Worldwide's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide's dividend payout ratio of 36.7% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are casino stocks down?

Casino stocks were down -2.17% in the last day, and down -10.32% over the last week. Studio City International Holdings was the among the top losers in the resorts & casinos industry, dropping -8.21% yesterday.

Shares of several companies in the hotels, restaurants & leisure sector are trading lower amid raised fears of an economic slowdown as investors continue to assess Wednesday's Fed commentary and 75 bps rate hike. An economic slowdown could negatively impact discretionary spending.

What are the most undervalued casino stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued casino stocks right now are:

1. Century Casinos (NASDAQ:CNTY)


Century Casinos (NASDAQ:CNTY) is the most undervalued casino stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Century Casinos has a valuation score of 100, which is 53 points higher than the casino industry average of 47. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Century Casinos's stock has dropped -52.37% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the casino industry by -16 percentage points.

2. Playa Hotels & Resorts Nv (NASDAQ:PLYA)


Playa Hotels & Resorts Nv (NASDAQ:PLYA) is the second most undervalued casino stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Playa Hotels & Resorts Nv has a valuation score of 86, which is 39 points higher than the casino industry average of 47. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Playa Hotels & Resorts Nv's stock has dropped -24.68% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the casino industry by 12 percentage points.

3. Penn Entertainment (NASDAQ:PENN)


Penn Entertainment (NASDAQ:PENN) is the third most undervalued casino stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Penn Entertainment has a valuation score of 71, which is 24 points higher than the casino industry average of 47. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Penn Entertainment's stock has dropped -64.79% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the casino industry by -28 percentage points.

Are casino stocks a good buy now?

68.42% of casino stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect casino stocks to rise by 70.79% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the resorts & casinos industry?

The average P/E ratio of the resorts & casinos industry is 10.16x.
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