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Best Casino Stocks to Buy Now (2024)
Top casino stocks in 2024 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
GDEN
GOLDEN ENTERTAINMENT INC
NASDAQ
Resorts & Casinos
$889.89M$31.04-9.40%$486.40M3.48x1.70
VAC
MARRIOTT VACATIONS WORLDWIDE CORP
NYSE
Resorts & Casinos
$3.23B$91.78-2.30%$680.00M13.19x3.06
MCRI
MONARCH CASINO & RESORT INC
NASDAQ
Resorts & Casinos
$1.30B$68.770.22%$157.49M16.07x0.33
BYD
BOYD GAMING CORP
NYSE
Resorts & Casinos
$6.11B$63.62-1.94%$1.26B10.40x2.60
HGV
HILTON GRAND VACATIONS INC
NYSE
Resorts & Casinos
$4.63B$44.32-1.79%$840.00M15.61x3.11
LVS
LAS VEGAS SANDS CORP
NYSE
Resorts & Casinos
$38.21B$50.70-1.13%$3.59B31.69x4.29
CZR
CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT INC
NASDAQ
Resorts & Casinos
$8.99B$41.57-3.24%$3.55B11.39x6.29
MTN
VAIL RESORTS INC
NYSE
Resorts & Casinos
$8.27B$217.93-5.47%$739.93M38.71x7.63
CNTY
CENTURY CASINOS INC
NASDAQ
Resorts & Casinos
$82.58M$2.72-6.21%$102.84M-3.89x8.79
FLL
FULL HOUSE RESORTS INC
NASDAQ
Resorts & Casinos
$177.09M$5.12-4.30%$25.52M-9.14x6.43
MGM
MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL
NYSE
Resorts & Casinos
$13.43B$42.01-2.21%$3.09B13.05x9.98
RRR
RED ROCK RESORTS INC
NASDAQ
Resorts & Casinos
$6.05B$57.55-0.59%$532.55M18.93x21.98
WYNN
WYNN RESORTS LTD
NASDAQ
Resorts & Casinos
$11.18B$99.73-1.46%$1.67B15.37x-60.06
PENN
PENN ENTERTAINMENT INC
NASDAQ
Resorts & Casinos
$2.75B$18.04-2.49%$707.10M-5.60x4.02
PLYA
PLAYA HOTELS & RESORTS NV
NASDAQ
Resorts & Casinos
$1.27B$9.27-0.43%$255.58M25.75x2.49
MLCO
MELCO RESORTS & ENTERTAINMENT LTD
NASDAQ
Resorts & Casinos
$3.20B$7.332.95%N/A-11.56x-7.41
BALY
BALLY's CORP
NYSE
Resorts & Casinos
$465.81M$10.21-4.40%$346.70M-1.52x6.73
MSC
STUDIO CITY INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LTD
NYSE
Resorts & Casinos
$1.42B$6.75-0.07%N/A-9.75x3.77
SLNA
SELINA HOSPITALITY PLC
NASDAQ
Resorts & Casinos
$27.24M$0.252.01%N/AN/A3.86

Casino Stocks FAQ

What are the best casino stocks to buy right now in Mar 2024?

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

1. Golden Entertainment (NASDAQ:GDEN)


Golden Entertainment (NASDAQ:GDEN) is the top casino stock with a Zen Score of 49, which is 21 points higher than the casino industry average of 28. It passed 18 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Golden Entertainment has seen its stock lose -28.31% over the past year, underperforming other casino stocks by -12 percentage points.

Golden Entertainment has an average 1 year price target of $45.00, an upside of 44.97% from Golden Entertainment's current stock price of $31.04.

Golden Entertainment stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering Golden Entertainment, 0% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 100% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE:VAC)


Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE:VAC) is the second best casino stock with a Zen Score of 45, which is 17 points higher than the casino industry average of 28. It passed 16 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Marriott Vacations Worldwide has seen its stock lose -40.76% over the past year, underperforming other casino stocks by -24 percentage points.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide has an average 1 year price target of $104.60, an upside of 13.97% from Marriott Vacations Worldwide's current stock price of $91.78.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 5 analysts covering Marriott Vacations Worldwide, 20% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 20% have issued a Buy, 40% have issued a hold, while 20% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Monarch Casino & Resort (NASDAQ:MCRI)


Monarch Casino & Resort (NASDAQ:MCRI) is the third best casino stock with a Zen Score of 43, which is 15 points higher than the casino industry average of 28. It passed 16 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Monarch Casino & Resort has seen its stock lose -8.12% over the past year, overperforming other casino stocks by 9 percentage points.

Monarch Casino & Resort has an average 1 year price target of $72.00, an upside of 4.7% from Monarch Casino & Resort's current stock price of $68.77.

Monarch Casino & Resort stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 2 analysts covering Monarch Casino & Resort, 0% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 100% 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 7 casino stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 casino stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Golden Entertainment (NASDAQ:GDEN)


Golden Entertainment (NASDAQ:GDEN) has an annual dividend yield of 6.44%, which is 4 percentage points higher than the casino industry average of 2.63%.

Golden Entertainment's dividend payout ratio of 22.4% 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 3.78%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the casino industry average of 2.63%. 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 143.7% indicates that its dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

3. Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE:VAC)


Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE:VAC) has an annual dividend yield of 3.23%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the casino industry average of 2.63%. 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 42% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are casino stocks down?

Casino stocks were down -2.89% in the last day, and down -2.71% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why casino stocks are down.

What are the most undervalued casino stocks?

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

1. Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ:CZR)


Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ:CZR) is the most undervalued casino stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Caesars Entertainment has a valuation score of 71, which is 37 points higher than the casino industry average of 34. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Caesars Entertainment's stock has dropped -21.55% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the casino industry by -5 percentage points.

2. Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE:VAC)


Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE:VAC) is the second most undervalued casino stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Marriott Vacations Worldwide has a valuation score of 71, which is 37 points higher than the casino industry average of 34. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide's stock has dropped -40.76% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the casino industry by -24 percentage points.

3. Mgm Resorts International (NYSE:MGM)


Mgm Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) is the third most undervalued casino stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Mgm Resorts International has a valuation score of 71, which is 37 points higher than the casino industry average of 34. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Mgm Resorts International's stock has dropped -7.24% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the casino industry by 10 percentage points.

Are casino stocks a good buy now?

44.44% of casino stocks rated by analysts are a buy right now. On average, analysts expect casino stocks to rise by 23.69% 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 20.24x.
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