Golden Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ:GDEN) gasping for breath?


Golden Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ:GDEN), whose market capitalization now stands at $444.40M, reported EPS of $0.86 in the last financial year. That indicates the stock has price-to-earnings ratio of 23.31 at the prevailing stock price. This fiscal year’s EPS is projected to grow -49.40%% over the preceding year. With that, P/E for this year is expected to be 18.69.

For the forward P/E metric, market analysts have a 12-month target price of $17.00 on the stock of Golden Entertainment, Inc..

Over the preceding five years, Golden Entertainment, Inc. has recorded EPS improvement of 48.40%. That against sales growth of 62.50% over the same 5-year period. For the imminent five years, analysts expect the firm to post EPS growth of 15.00%.

Let’s look into the charts of the stock

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 100% Buy with a Strongest short term outlook on maintaining the current direction. Longer term, the trend strength is in the Top 1%. Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend.

The company posted free cash flow of $5.02M, leading to price/ free cash flow (P/free cash flow) ratio of 46.78.

Golden Entertainment, Inc. also recorded return assets of 4.60%, return on of 9.50% and return on investments of 4.40%.

Analysts are projecting the stock of Golden Entertainment, Inc. to be trading at $17.00 in the next 12-months, but what been its performance quality until now?

The stock jumped/declined 18.41% in the previous week, and for the preceding month it is up/down 23.53%. For the quarter and for the fiscal year so far, the shares have risen/decline 52.91% and 65.15%, respectively. From a year earlier, the stock has moved 72.73%.

What about the volatility of the equity? First, the stock’s beta is 0.07. Investors would do well to note that beta of less than 1 indicates that the underlying security is less volatile as against the market, but beta over one implies that a security is extremely volatile compared to market.

In terms of monthly or weekly volatility, Golden Entertainment, Inc. has a weekly volatility of 5.76% and monthly volatility of 4.32%.