Penn National Gaming, Inc.[PENN] stock saw a move by -0.34% on Thursday, touching 1.7 million. Based on the recent volume, Penn National Gaming, Inc. stock traders appear to be active. The most recent trading volume of PENN shares recorded 115.05M shares, which represents the daily volume of traded shares. Analysts estimates state that Penn National Gaming, Inc. [PENN] stock could reach median target price of $26.50.

Penn National Gaming, Inc. [PENN] stock additionally went up by +4.95% in the period of the 7 days, recording a gain in performance by 13.02% in the last 30 days. The yearly more of PENN stock is set at -36.88% by far, with shares price recording returns by 2.95% in the latest quarter. Over the past six months, PENN shares showcased -5.90% decrease. PENN saw -40.75% change opposing the low price in the last 12 months, also recording 23.03% compared to high within the same period of time.

Penn National Gaming, Inc. [NASDAQ:PENN]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 16.72 to 34.72. This is compared to its latest closing price of $20.64.

Keep looking out for the next-scheduled quarterly financial results that this company is expected to put out, which is slated to occur on Thu 7 Nov (In 56 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Penn National Gaming, Inc. [PENN]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Penn National Gaming, Inc. [PENN] sitting at +20.68 and its Gross Margin at +35.42, this company’s Net Margin is now 1.90%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 9.89, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 6.00%. Its Return on Equity is 28.42, and its Return on Assets is 1.03. These metrics suggest that this Penn National Gaming, Inc. does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Penn National Gaming, Inc. [PENN] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 1,307.48. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 92.90, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 74.14. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 1.38, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 1,289.71.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 11.24 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 9.46. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 2.50, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.87. Penn National Gaming, Inc. [PENN] has a Price to Book Ratio of 3.00, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 5.36 and P/E Ratio of 25.95. These metrics show that this company has a mixed appeal, and ROI could be a gain or a loss.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Penn National Gaming, Inc. [PENN] earns $139,337 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 42.30 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.40. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.92 and its Current Ratio is 0.92. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

Penn National Gaming, Inc. [PENN] has 115.05M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $2.37B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 16.72 to 34.72. At its current price, it has moved down by -40.75% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 23.03% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.73, which indicates that it is 2.74% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 65.36. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Penn National Gaming, Inc. [PENN] a Reliable Buy?

Penn National Gaming, Inc. [PENN] stock is presenting a less attractive investment opportunity when compared to similarly-sized corporations in the same industry. The price performance of these shares has not shown much promise, and the financial results that this company has recently delivered present a highly risky investment.