Shares of Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNTY) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the seven research firms that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $11.10.

CNTY has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. BidaskClub raised Century Casinos from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 20th. Zacks Investment Research raised Century Casinos from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $9.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Monday, November 20th. Roth Capital initiated coverage on Century Casinos in a research note on Wednesday, September 20th. They set a “buy” rating and a $11.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on Century Casinos in a research note on Wednesday. They set a “buy” rating and a $13.00 target price on the stock.

Shares of Century Casinos (NASDAQ CNTY) opened at $9.50 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33, a quick ratio of 1.73 and a current ratio of 1.75. Century Casinos has a 52 week low of $6.28 and a 52 week high of $9.85. The firm has a market capitalization of $277.74, a P/E ratio of 16.38 and a beta of -0.20.

Century Casinos (NASDAQ:CNTY) last released its earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The company reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.10 by $0.21. The firm had revenue of $41.05 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $39.10 million. Century Casinos had a return on equity of 9.75% and a net margin of 9.53%. equities analysts predict that Century Casinos will post 0.54 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of Century Casinos by 2.7% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 861,545 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,349,000 after buying an additional 22,545 shares during the last quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its holdings in shares of Century Casinos by 7.0% in the second quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 404,934 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,984,000 after purchasing an additional 26,338 shares during the period. Foundry Partners LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Century Casinos by 36.9% in the third quarter. Foundry Partners LLC now owns 309,380 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,540,000 after purchasing an additional 83,325 shares during the period. State Street Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Century Casinos by 11.3% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 293,484 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,164,000 after purchasing an additional 29,844 shares during the period. Finally, Northern Trust Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Century Casinos by 1.8% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 228,948 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,687,000 after purchasing an additional 4,022 shares during the period. 63.46% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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About Century Casinos

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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