NASDAQ:GDEN - Golden Entertainment Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$24.73 -2.08 (-7.76 %)
(As of 09/21/2018 04:23 AM ET)
Previous Close$26.81
Today's Range$24.44 - $27.75
52-Week Range$22.55 - $34.75
Volume577,500 shs
Average Volume343,980 shs
Market Capitalization$742 million
P/E Ratio72.74
Dividend YieldN/A
Golden Entertainment logoGolden Entertainment, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, focuses on distributed gaming, and resort casino operations in the United States. The Distributed Gaming segment is involved in the installation, maintenance, and operation of slots and amusement devices in non-casino locations, such as grocery stores, convenience stores, restaurants, bars, taverns, and liquor stores; and operation of branded taverns targeting local patrons primarily in the greater Las Vegas, Nevada metropolitan area. The Casinos segment owns and operates 8 resort casino properties, including The Stratosphere that offers 2,430 hotel rooms, 748 slots, 42 table games, a race and sports book, 15 restaurants, 2 rooftop pools, a fitness center, and retail shops and entertainment facilities; Arizona Charlie's Decatur with 260 hotel rooms, 1,037 slots, 7 table games, race and sports books, 6 restaurants, and a 300 seat bingo parlor; and Arizona Charlie's Boulder with 300 hotel rooms, 839 slots, 7 table games, race and sports books, 4 restaurants, and a 450-seat bingo parlor, as well as recreational vehicle park (RV) with 220 RV hook-up sites in Las Vegas, Nevada. This segments also operates the Aquarius with 1,900 hotel rooms, 1,232 slots, 33 table games, and 10 restaurants in Laughlin, Nevada; Pahrump casinos with 419 slots, 8 table games, a race and sports book, a 200-seat bingo facility, and a bowling center, as well as 70 hotel rooms; Gold Town Casino with 226 slots and a 100-seat bingo facility; and Lakeside Casino & RV Park with 188 slots and 160 RV hook-up sites in Pahrump, Nevada; and Rocky Gap with 665 slots, 17 table games, 2 casino bars, 3 restaurants, a spa, and the Jack Nicklaus signature golf course, as well as 200 hotel rooms and an event and conference center in Flintstone, Maryland. The company was formerly known as Lakes Entertainment, Inc. and changed its name to Golden Entertainment, Inc. in July 2015. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Miscellaneous amusement & recreation services
SectorConsumer Discretionary


Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.69
Current Ratio2.38
Quick Ratio2.29


Trailing P/E Ratio72.74
Forward P/E Ratio27.79
P/E Growth3.03

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$509.81 million
Price / Sales1.33
Cash Flow$1.7601 per share
Price / Cash14.05
Book Value$12.15 per share
Price / Book2.04


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.34
Net Income$2.17 million
Net Margins0.36%
Return on Equity1.89%
Return on Assets0.52%


Outstanding Shares27,510,000
Market Cap$742 million

Golden Entertainment (NASDAQ:GDEN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Golden Entertainment's stock symbol?

Golden Entertainment trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "GDEN."

How were Golden Entertainment's earnings last quarter?

Golden Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:GDEN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 8th. The company reported $0.12 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.11. The business earned $216.54 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $223.40 million. Golden Entertainment had a return on equity of 1.89% and a net margin of 0.36%. View Golden Entertainment's Earnings History.

When is Golden Entertainment's next earnings date?

Golden Entertainment is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Golden Entertainment.

What price target have analysts set for GDEN?

3 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Golden Entertainment's stock. Their predictions range from $35.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate Golden Entertainment's share price to reach $37.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 49.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Golden Entertainment.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Golden Entertainment?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Golden Entertainment in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Golden Entertainment.

Who are some of Golden Entertainment's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Golden Entertainment include SeaWorld Entertainment (SEAS), (WBAI), Butler National (BUKS), Integrity Gaming (IGAMF) and Alliance MMA (AMMA).

Who are Golden Entertainment's key executives?

Golden Entertainment's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Blake L. Sartini Sr., Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Charles H. Protell, Exec. VP, Chief Strategy Officer & CFO (Age 44)
  • Mr. Stephen A. Arcana, Exec. VP & COO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Sean T. Higgins, Exec. VP of Compliance & Gov. Affairs, Chief Legal Officer and Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Blake L. Sartini II, Sr. VP of Distributed Gaming (Age 33)

Has Golden Entertainment been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about GDEN stock have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Golden Entertainment earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Golden Entertainment.

Who are Golden Entertainment's major shareholders?

Golden Entertainment's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Nantahala Capital Management LLC (7.12%), BlackRock Inc. (4.61%), FMR LLC (3.27%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.96%), Teton Advisors Inc. (1.86%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.68%). Company insiders that own Golden Entertainment stock include Blake L Sartini, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, Lyle Berman, Sean T Higgins, Stephen A Arcana and Timothy J Cope. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Golden Entertainment.

Which major investors are selling Golden Entertainment stock?

GDEN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Raymond James & Associates. Company insiders that have sold Golden Entertainment company stock in the last year include Blake L Sartini, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, Lyle Berman, Sean T Higgins, Stephen A Arcana and Timothy J Cope. View Insider Buying and Selling for Golden Entertainment.

Which major investors are buying Golden Entertainment stock?

GDEN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Penn Capital Management Co. Inc., BlackRock Inc., Nantahala Capital Management LLC, FMR LLC, PEAK6 Investments L.P., Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio and Wells Fargo & Company MN. View Insider Buying and Selling for Golden Entertainment.

How do I buy shares of Golden Entertainment?

Shares of GDEN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Golden Entertainment's stock price today?

One share of GDEN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.73.

How big of a company is Golden Entertainment?

Golden Entertainment has a market capitalization of $742 million and generates $509.81 million in revenue each year. The company earns $2.17 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.34 on an earnings per share basis. Golden Entertainment employs 6,910 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Golden Entertainment?

Golden Entertainment's mailing address is 6595 S JONES BOULEVARD, LAS VEGAS NV, 89118. The company can be reached via phone at 702-893-7777 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Golden Entertainment (NASDAQ GDEN)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  144 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  178 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  322
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Golden Entertainment and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GDEN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GDEN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/21/2018 by Staff

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