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Boyd Gaming (NYSE:BYD) VP William R. Boyd sold 4,000 shares of Boyd Gaming stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.10, for a total transaction of $44,400.00. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 29,960 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $332,556. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

BYD has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Barclays cut their price target on shares of Boyd Gaming from $9.00 to $7.00 in a research note on Thursday, May 22nd. They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Ascendiant Capital Markets initiated coverage on shares of Boyd Gaming in a research note on Tuesday, March 25th. They set a “hold” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Ascendiant Capital Markets reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Boyd Gaming in a research note on Tuesday, March 25th. Ten equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $11.54.

Shares of Boyd Gaming (NYSE:BYD) traded down 0.64% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $10.95. 2,437,648 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Boyd Gaming has a 52-week low of $9.11 and a 52-week high of $14.75. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $11.31 and its 200-day moving average is $11.39. The company’s market cap is $1.187 billion.

Boyd Gaming (NYSE:BYD) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 30th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $708.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $713.28 million. Analysts expect that Boyd Gaming will post $0.08 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD), incorporated in June 1988, is a multi-jurisdictional gaming company.

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