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Boyd Gaming Corporation (BYD) is a leading resorts and casinos business based in the US. It opened the day at $61.21 after a previous close of $61.52. During the day the price has varied from a low of $60.8 to a high of $62.34. The latest price was $61.62 (25 minute delay). Boyd Gaming is listed on the NYSE and employs 14,284 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How has coronavirus impacted Boyd Gaming's share price?

Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, Boyd Gaming's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $64.39, which is 47.34% up on its pre-crash value of $33.91 and 899.84% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $6.44.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Boyd Gaming shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $400.03 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $2,116.50.

Boyd Gaming share price

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Boyd Gaming shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-16.
Open$61.21
High$62.34
Low$60.8
Close$61.62
Previous close$61.52
Change $0.1
Change % 0.1625%
Volume 779,257
Information last updated 2021-06-09.
52-week range$17.43 - $71
50-day moving average $63.8334
200-day moving average $55.0222
Wall St. target price$78.1
PE ratio 61.5992
Dividend yield $0.07 (0.11%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.013
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Boyd Gaming price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $61.62

1 week (2021-06-10) 61.62
1 month (2021-05-17) 1.87%
3 months (2021-03-17) -4.57%
6 months (2020-12-17) 43.14%
1 year (2020-06-17) 178.07%
2 years (2019-06-17) 127.30%
3 years (2018-06-15) 68.50%
5 years (2016-06-17) 229.70%

Is Boyd Gaming under- or over-valued?

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

P/E ratio

Boyd Gaming's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 62x. In other words, Boyd Gaming shares trade at around 62x 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.

PEG ratio

Boyd Gaming's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.85. A PEG ratio below 1 can be interpreted as meaning the shares are not overvalued given the current rate of growth.

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

EBITDA

Boyd Gaming's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $630 million.

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

Financials

Revenue TTM $2.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 15.61%
Gross profit TTM $1.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 3.2%
Return on equity TTM 9.82%
Profit margin 5.11%
Book value $10.981
Market capitalisation $7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Boyd Gaming shares

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There are currently 2.9 million Boyd Gaming shares held short by investors – that's known as the "short interest". This figure is 12.1% down from 3.3 million last month.

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

Short interest ratio (SIR)

Boyd Gaming's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Boyd Gaming shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Boyd Gaming shares traded daily (recently around 1.0 million). Boyd Gaming's SIR currently stands at 2.84. In other words for every 100,000 Boyd Gaming shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2840 shares are currently held short.

However Boyd Gaming's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Boyd Gaming shares, or, against the total number of tradable Boyd Gaming shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Boyd Gaming's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Boyd Gaming shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0352% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Boyd Gaming shares, roughly 35 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 Boyd Gaming.

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Boyd Gaming share dividends

0.1%

Dividend yield: 0.11% of stock value

1.7%

Forward annual dividend yield: 1.66% of stock value

Boyd Gaming has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 0.11% of its share value annually.

Boyd Gaming's most recent dividend payout was on 15 January 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 26 December 2019 (the "ex-dividend date").

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Boyd Gaming's shares have ranged in value from as little as $17.43 up to $71. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BYD.US volatility(beta: 2.21)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 Boyd Gaming's is 2.2065. This would suggest that Boyd Gaming's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

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