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Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ: PENN) went up by 5.31% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $36.90, while PENN stocks collected +5.99% of gains with the last five trading sessions.

Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ: PENN) Worth an Investment?

Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ: PENN) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 23.16 times of increase in earnings at the present.

PENN Market Performance

PENN stocks went up by 5.99% for the week, with the monthly jump of 1.23% and a quarterly performance of -12.58%, while its annual performance rate touched -37.02%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 3.30% for PENN stocks with the simple moving average of -14.85% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ: PENN)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PENN stocks, with Morgan Stanley repeating the rating for PENN shares by setting it to “Overweight”. The predicted price for PENN socks in the upcoming period according to Morgan Stanley is $27 based on the research report published on May 9, 2019.

BofA/Merrill, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see PENN stock at the price of $27. The rating they have provided for PENN stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on May 9, 2019.

Nomura gave “ Buy” rating to PENN stocks, setting the target price at $27 in the report published on January 17, 2019.

PENN Stocks 1.49% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought PENN to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Penn National Gaming, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -42.01% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 3.96%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 4.17%, while the shares surge at the distance of +0.52% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -7.84% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, PENN went up by +5.99%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -31.96% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $20.72. In addition, Penn National Gaming, Inc. saw 13.65% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

PENN Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN), starting from Fair William J, who bought 11,000 shares at the price of $19.54 back on May 13. After this action, Rushing now owns 46,998 shares of Penn National Gaming, Inc., valued at $214,940 with the latest closing price.

Snowden Jay A, the President and COO of Penn National Gaming, Inc., bought 10,875 shares at the value of $19.51 during a trade that took place back on May 13, which means that Snowden Jay A is holding 104,433 shares at the value of $212,171 based on the most recent closing price.

PENN Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +20.68 for the present operating margin and +35.42 for gross margin. The net margin for Penn National Gaming, Inc. stands at +2.61. Total capital return value is set at 9.89, while invested capital returns managed to touch 1.26. Equity return holds the value 13.20%, with 1.00% for asset returns.

Based on Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN), the company’s capital structure generated 1,307.48 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 92.90. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 74.14 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 1,289.71 and long-term debt to capital is 91.63.

EBITDA value lies at +291.16 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 9.46. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 2.83 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.87. The receivables turnover for Penn National Gaming, Inc. is 42.30 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.40. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.92.