The stock of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) has decreased by -1.03 when compared to last closing price of 40.63.Despite this, the company has seen a gain of 5.23% in its stock price over the last five trading days. Zacks Investment Research reported 2023-11-10 that The two-week rally off late-October lows seems to have cooled off this week, especially on the small-cap Russell 2000 but also on the S&P 500, which is now lower for the last trading month. Pre-market futures are up again today, but this is before Fed officials are given another microphone today to explain to everyone that the monetary policy body may not be done raising interest rates.

Is It Worth Investing in MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) Right Now?

The price-to-earnings ratio for MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is above average at 13.71x, while the 36-month beta value is 2.18.Analysts have differing opinions on the stock, with 12 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 3 as “overweight,” 4 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

The average price point forecasted by analysts for MGM Resorts International (MGM) is $54.52, which is $14.31 above the current market price. The public float for MGM is 276.07M, and currently, short sellers hold a 4.98% ratio of that floaft. The average trading volume of MGM on November 17, 2023 was 5.00M shares.

MGM’s Market Performance

The stock of MGM Resorts International (MGM) has seen a 5.23% increase in the past week, with a 12.85% rise in the past month, and a -5.48% fall in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 3.20%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 3.19% for MGM. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 8.92% for MGM’s stock, with a simple moving average of -4.82% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of MGM

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for MGM stocks, with HSBC Securities repeating the rating for MGM by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for MGM in the upcoming period, according to HSBC Securities is $49 based on the research report published on October 23, 2023 of the current year 2023.

MGM Trading at 6.70% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought MGM to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -21.69% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.19%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.20%, as shares surge +11.73% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -7.35% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, MGM rose by +5.23%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -4.06% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $37.13. In addition, MGM Resorts International saw 19.92% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at MGM starting from McManus John, who sale 10,000 shares at the price of $46.59 back on Aug 10. After this action, McManus John now owns 32,283 shares of MGM Resorts International, valued at $465,914 using the latest closing price.

SANDERS COREY IAN, the CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER of MGM Resorts International, sale 25,000 shares at $45.21 during a trade that took place back on Aug 07, which means that SANDERS COREY IAN is holding 136,632 shares at $1,130,300 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for MGM

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

The net margin for MGM Resorts International stands at +10.98. The total capital return value is set at -4.55, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.29. Equity return is now at value 24.88, with 2.44 for asset returns.

Based on MGM Resorts International (MGM), the company’s capital structure generated 705.43 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 87.58. Total debt to assets is 65.95, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 676.19. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 83.95.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.73, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.80. The receivables turnover for the company is 14.73 and the total asset turnover is 0.27. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.81.


In a nutshell, MGM Resorts International (MGM) has experienced a better performance in recent times. The stock has received mixed “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.