Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI) went down by -1.36% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $50.35. The company’s stock price has collected 0.16% of gains in the last five trading sessions.
Is It Worth Investing in Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ :GLPI) Right Now?
Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 20.28 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for GLPI is at 0.96. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 11 analysts out of 14 who provided ratings for Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 3 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $40.32, which is $1.45 above the current price. GLPI currently public float of 205.20M and currently shorts hold a 1.42% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of GLPI was 1.03M shares.
GLPI’s Market Performance
GLPI stocks went up by 0.16% for the week, with a monthly jump of 1.80% and a quarterly performance of 0.85%, while its annual performance rate touched -0.79%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.85% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.89% for Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 1.27% for GLPI stocks with a simple moving average of 4.07% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of GLPI
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for GLPI stocks, with Wolfe Research repeating the rating for GLPI by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for GLPI in the upcoming period, according to Wolfe Research is $14 based on the research report published on June 24th of the current year 2020.
Nomura, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see GLPI reach a price target of $29, previously predicting the value of $45. The rating they have provided for GLPI stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on March 25th, 2020.
BofA/Merrill gave a rating of “ Buy” to GLPI, setting the target price at $29 in the report published on January 6th of the current year.
GLPI Trading at 4.31% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought GLPI to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -24.57% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.89%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.85%, as shares surge +2.23% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +13.99% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, GLPI rose by +0.16%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -6.54% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $37.54. In addition, Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. saw -10.65% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at GLPI starting from SHANKS EARL C, who bought 10,000 shares at the price of $19.31 back on Mar 17. After this action, SHANKS EARL C now owns 64,440 shares of Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc., valued at $193,100 using the latest closing price.
CARLINO PETER M, the Chairman,CEO,President of Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc., bought 47,000 shares at $20.63 during a trade that took place back on Mar 16, which means that CARLINO PETER M is holding 4,891,910 shares at $969,388 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for GLPI
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +38.62 for the present operating margin
- +70.44 for the gross margin
The net margin for Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. stands at +33.84. The total capital return value is set at 5.53, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.91. Equity return is now at value 19.90, with 4.80 for asset returns.
Based on Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (GLPI), the company’s capital structure generated 285.50 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 74.06. Total debt to assets is 70.21, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 2.48. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 274.44.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 13.16, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.39. The receivables turnover for the company is 3.72 and the total asset turnover is 0.14.