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How to buy MGM Growth Properties LLC stock

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MGM Growth Properties LLC is a reit-diversified business based in the US. MGM Growth Properties LLC shares (MGP) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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  3. Search for MGM Growth Properties LLC. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: MGP. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
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MGM Growth Properties LLC share price

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MGM Growth Properties LLC shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-13.
52-week rangeUSD$10.6317 - USD$32.9026
50-day moving average USD$31.7718
200-day moving average USD$28.9023
Wall St. target priceUSD$34.68
PE ratio 62.7733
Dividend yield USD$1.95 (6.25%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.494

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Is it a good time to buy MGM Growth Properties LLC stock?

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Is MGM Growth Properties LLC under- or over-valued?

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

MGM Growth Properties LLC's P/E ratio

MGM Growth Properties LLC's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 63x. In other words, MGM Growth Properties LLC shares trade at around 63x 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.

MGM Growth Properties LLC's PEG ratio

MGM Growth Properties LLC's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.11. 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 MGM Growth Properties LLC's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

MGM Growth Properties LLC's EBITDA

MGM Growth Properties LLC's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$661.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a MGM Growth Properties LLC's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

MGM Growth Properties LLC financials

Revenue TTM USD$888.2 million
Operating margin TTM 46.31%
Gross profit TTM USD$846.6 million
Return on assets TTM 2.27%
Return on equity TTM 2.23%
Profit margin 6.82%
Book value $19.155
Market capitalisation USD$9.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting MGM Growth Properties LLC shares

There are currently 1.6 million MGM Growth Properties LLC shares held short by investors – that's known as MGM Growth Properties LLC's "short interest". This figure is 33.1% down from 2.3 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting MGM Growth Properties LLC shares can be evaluated.

MGM Growth Properties LLC's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

MGM Growth Properties LLC's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of MGM Growth Properties LLC shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of MGM Growth Properties LLC shares traded daily (recently around 1.1 million). MGM Growth Properties LLC's SIR currently stands at 1.4. In other words for every 100,000 MGM Growth Properties LLC shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1400 shares are currently held short.

However MGM Growth Properties LLC's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of MGM Growth Properties LLC shares, or, against the total number of tradable MGM Growth Properties LLC shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case MGM Growth Properties LLC's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 MGM Growth Properties LLC shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0119% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable MGM Growth Properties LLC shares, roughly 12 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 MGM Growth Properties LLC.

Find out more about how you can short MGM Growth Properties LLC stock.

MGM Growth Properties LLC share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 98.85% of net profits

Recently MGM Growth Properties LLC has paid out, on average, around 98.85% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 6.25% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), MGM Growth Properties LLC shareholders could enjoy a 6.25% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In MGM Growth Properties LLC's case, that would currently equate to about $1.95 per share.

MGM Growth Properties LLC'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.

MGM Growth Properties LLC's most recent dividend payout was on 15 January 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 December 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

MGM Growth Properties LLC share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, MGM Growth Properties LLC's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10.6317 up to $32.9026. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MGP.US volatility(beta: 0.8)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while MGM Growth Properties LLC's is 0.7992. This would suggest that MGM Growth Properties LLC's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

MGM Growth Properties LLC overview

MGM Growth Properties LLC (NYSE:MGP) is one of the leading publicly traded real estate investment trusts engaged in the acquisition, ownership and leasing of large-scale destination entertainment and leisure resorts, whose diverse amenities include casino gaming, hotel, convention, dining, entertainment and retail offerings. MGP, together with its joint venture, currently owns a portfolio of properties, consisting of 12 premier destination resorts in Las Vegas and elsewhere across the United States, MGM Northfield Park in Northfield, OH, Empire Resort Casino in Yonkers, NY, as well as a retail and entertainment district, The Park in Las Vegas. As of December 31, 2019, our destination resorts, the Park, Empire Resort Casino, and MGM Northfield Park collectively comprised approximately 27,400 hotel rooms, 1.4 million casino square footage, and 2.7 million convention square footage. As a growth-oriented public real estate entity, MGP expects its relationship with MGM Resorts and other entertainment providers to attractively position MGP for the acquisition of additional properties across the entertainment, hospitality and leisure industries.

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