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How to buy Century Casinos stock | $6.14

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Century Casinos, Inc is a resorts & casinos business based in the US. Century Casinos shares (CNTY) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Century Casinos employs 2,786 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$286.7 million.

How to buy shares in Century Casinos

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Century Casinos. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CNTY. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Century Casinos reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$6.14, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Century Casinos, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Century Casinos. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Century Casinos share price

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Century Casinos shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$6.14
52-week rangeUSD$1.01 - USD$8.95
50-day moving average USD$6.1112
200-day moving average USD$5.3728
Wall St. target priceUSD$9.5
PE ratio 204.125
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.04

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Is it a good time to buy Century Casinos stock?

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Century Casinos price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $6.14 from 2020-12-11

1 week (2021-01-12) -11.78%
1 month (2020-12-18) 0.49%
3 months (2020-10-19) 13.49%
6 months (2020-07-17) 65.05%
1 year (2020-01-17) -25.12%
2 years (2019-01-18) -20.77%
3 years (2018-01-19) 9.63
5 years (2016-01-19) 6.49

Is Century Casinos under- or over-valued?

Valuing Century Casinos stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Century Casinos's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Century Casinos's P/E ratio

Century Casinos's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 204x. In other words, Century Casinos shares trade at around 204x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Century Casinos's PEG ratio

Century Casinos's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.6105. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Century Casinos's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Century Casinos's EBITDA

Century Casinos's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$46.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Century Casinos's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Century Casinos financials

Revenue TTM USD$286.7 million
Operating margin TTM 8.11%
Gross profit TTM USD$105.1 million
Return on assets TTM 2.87%
Return on equity TTM -49.47%
Profit margin -26.11%
Book value $3.553
Market capitalisation USD$189.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Century Casinos shares

There are currently 1.2 million Century Casinos shares held short by investors – that's known as Century Casinos's "short interest". This figure is 5.8% up from 1.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Century Casinos shares can be evaluated.

Century Casinos's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Century Casinos's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Century Casinos shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Century Casinos shares traded daily (recently around 401895.47038328). Century Casinos's SIR currently stands at 2.87. In other words for every 100,000 Century Casinos shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2870 shares are currently held short.

However Century Casinos's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Century Casinos shares, or, against the total number of tradable Century Casinos shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Century Casinos's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Century Casinos shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.043% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Century Casinos shares, roughly 43 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Century Casinos.

Find out more about how you can short Century Casinos stock.

Century Casinos share dividends

We're not expecting Century Casinos to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Century Casinos share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Century Casinos's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.01 up to $8.95. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Century Casinos's is 2.8656. This would suggest that Century Casinos's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Century Casinos overview

Century Casinos, Inc. operates as a casino entertainment company worldwide. The company develops and operates gaming establishments, as well as related lodging, restaurant, horse racing, and entertainment facilities. It owns, operates, and manages casinos in North America, England, and Poland; a racetrack and casino in Canada; and pari-mutuel off-track betting network in southern Alberta, Canada. The company also manages cruise ship-based casinos; and provides gaming related services in Argentina. As of March 18, 2020, it operated five ship-based casinos. The company was founded in 1992 and is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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