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How to buy Gaming and Leisure Properties stock | $46.36

Learn how to easily invest in Gaming and Leisure Properties stock.

Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc is a reit-specialty business based in the US. Gaming and Leisure Properties shares (GLPI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Gaming and Leisure Properties employs 560 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Gaming and Leisure Properties stock price (NASDAQ: GLPI)

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Gaming and Leisure Properties shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-30.
Latest market close$46.36
52-week range$33.79 - $48.24
50-day moving average $46.73
200-day moving average $44.66
Wall St. target price$51.08
PE ratio 19.8661
Dividend yield $2.45 (5.15%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.39

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Gaming and Leisure Properties price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $46.36 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-24) N/A
1 month (2021-07-02) -0.17%
3 months (2021-05-04) -0.73%
6 months (2021-01-31) N/A
1 year (2020-07-31) N/A
2 years (2019-07-31) N/A
3 years (2018-07-31) N/A
5 years (2016-07-31) N/A

Is Gaming and Leisure Properties under- or over-valued?

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

Gaming and Leisure Properties's P/E ratio

Gaming and Leisure Properties's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 20x. In other words, Gaming and Leisure Properties shares trade at around 20x recent earnings.

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

Gaming and Leisure Properties's PEG ratio

Gaming and Leisure Properties's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 8.08. 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 Gaming and Leisure Properties's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Gaming and Leisure Properties's EBITDA

Gaming and Leisure Properties's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Gaming and Leisure Properties's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Gaming and Leisure Properties financials

Revenue TTM $1.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 67.27%
Gross profit TTM $1.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.5%
Return on equity TTM 23.01%
Profit margin 45.76%
Book value $11.37
Market capitalisation $11.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Gaming and Leisure Properties shares

There are currently 2.5 million Gaming and Leisure Properties shares held short by investors – that's known as Gaming and Leisure Properties's "short interest". This figure is 5.8% up from 2.3 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Gaming and Leisure Properties shares can be evaluated.

Gaming and Leisure Properties's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Gaming and Leisure Properties's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Gaming and Leisure Properties shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Gaming and Leisure Properties shares traded daily (recently around 738097.61904762). Gaming and Leisure Properties's SIR currently stands at 3.36. In other words for every 100,000 Gaming and Leisure Properties shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3360 shares are currently held short.

However Gaming and Leisure Properties's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Gaming and Leisure Properties shares, or, against the total number of tradable Gaming and Leisure Properties shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Gaming and Leisure Properties's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Gaming and Leisure Properties shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0113% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Gaming and Leisure Properties shares, roughly 11 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 Gaming and Leisure Properties.

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Gaming and Leisure Properties's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Gaming and Leisure Properties.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Gaming and Leisure Properties's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 15.8

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Gaming and Leisure Properties's overall score of 15.8 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 18th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Gaming and Leisure Properties is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Gaming and Leisure Properties's environmental score

Environmental score: 5.61/100

Gaming and Leisure Properties's social score

Social score: 4.06/100

Gaming and Leisure Properties's governance score

Governance score: 5.62/100

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 15.8
Total ESG percentile 18.26
Environmental score 5.61
Social score 4.06
Governance score 5.62

Gaming and Leisure Properties share dividends

84%

Dividend payout ratio: 83.95% of net profits

Recently Gaming and Leisure Properties has paid out, on average, around 83.95% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.64% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Gaming and Leisure Properties shareholders could enjoy a 5.64% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Gaming and Leisure Properties's case, that would currently equate to about $2.45 per share.

Gaming and Leisure Properties's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Gaming and Leisure Properties's most recent dividend payout was on 24 June 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 June 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Gaming and Leisure Properties share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Gaming and Leisure Properties's shares have ranged in value from as little as $33.7926 up to $48.2435. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GLPI.US volatility(beta: 1.02)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Gaming and Leisure Properties's is 1.0174. This would suggest that Gaming and Leisure Properties's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Gaming and Leisure Properties overview

GLPI is engaged in the business of acquiring, financing, and owning real estate property to be leased to gaming operators in triple-net lease arrangements, pursuant to which the tenant is responsible for all facility maintenance, insurance required in connection with the leased properties and the business conducted on the leased properties, taxes levied on or with respect to the leased properties and all utilities and other services necessary or appropriate for the leased properties and the business conducted on the leased properties. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Gaming and Leisure Properties is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 5.541% of Gaming and Leisure Properties shares are held by insiders and 91.615% by institutions.
How many people work for Gaming and Leisure Properties?
Latest data suggests 560 work at Gaming and Leisure Properties.
When does the fiscal year end for Gaming and Leisure Properties?
Gaming and Leisure Properties's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Gaming and Leisure Properties based?
Gaming and Leisure Properties's address is: 845 Berkshire Boulevard, Wyomissing, PA, United States, 19610
What is Gaming and Leisure Properties's ISIN number?
Gaming and Leisure Properties's international securities identification number is: US36467J1088
What is Gaming and Leisure Properties's CUSIP number?
Gaming and Leisure Properties's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 36467J108

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