Media stories about Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ:CZR) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Caesars Entertainment earned a news sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.3152901802291 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Melco: Market Swoon Prices The Stock Into A Great Entry Point (seekingalpha.com)
- P!nk postpones Sunday concert at Little Caesars (thenewsherald.com)
- Today’s Research Reports on Stocks to Watch: MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment (finance.yahoo.com)
- Caesars Entertainment Corp (CZR) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- What’s the Story?: Caesars Entertainment Corporation, (NASDAQ: CZR), Avis Budget Group, Inc., (NASDAQ: CAR) (globalexportlines.com)
A number of research analysts have commented on the company. BidaskClub downgraded Caesars Entertainment from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday. TheStreet upgraded Caesars Entertainment from a “d” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 8th. Nomura upgraded Caesars Entertainment from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 7th. ValuEngine downgraded Caesars Entertainment from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Caesars Entertainment from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 30th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. Caesars Entertainment has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $14.65.
Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ:CZR) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March 7th. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $1.90 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2 billion. research analysts predict that Caesars Entertainment will post 0.59 EPS for the current year.
In other news, EVP Timothy R. Donovan sold 5,354 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.48, for a total transaction of $66,817.92. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 5.80% of the company’s stock.
About Caesars Entertainment
Caesars Entertainment Corporation is a holding company. The Company provides casino-entertainment and hospitality services. The Company’s segments include Caesars Entertainment Resort Properties, LLC (CERP), Caesars Growth Partners, LLC (CGP) and Other. The Company’s resorts operate primarily under the Harrah’s, Caesars and Horseshoe brand names.
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