News headlines about Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ:CZR) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Caesars Entertainment earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.0018773814118 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- $2.00 Billion in Sales Expected for Caesars Entertainment Corp (CZR) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- Las Vegas chefs, entertainers honor ‘superheroes’ of Oct. 1 (reviewjournal.com)
- IT Pros Vote 2018 Brand Leaders for Networking & Endpoint Security (live-pr.com)
- Oracle CloudWorld: How the cloud can help with security efforts (sdtimes.com)
- Oracle, Caesars look to US college students to fill hiring gap (msn.com)
Shares of Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ:CZR) traded up $0.55 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $12.80. 5,930,000 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 7,640,000. The stock has a market cap of $9,010.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of -0.63 and a beta of 0.26. The company has a quick ratio of 0.48, a current ratio of 0.48 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.69. Caesars Entertainment has a 52-week low of $8.50 and a 52-week high of $14.50.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. SunTrust Banks restated an “average” rating and issued a $16.00 price target on shares of Caesars Entertainment in a report on Monday, February 5th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Caesars Entertainment from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 30th. Jefferies Group assumed coverage on shares of Caesars Entertainment in a report on Thursday, January 18th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $14.00 price target on the stock. BidaskClub cut shares of Caesars Entertainment from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Saturday, December 9th. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Caesars Entertainment from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. Caesars Entertainment presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $14.55.
In other Caesars Entertainment news, Director John M. Boushy purchased 20,000 shares of Caesars Entertainment stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 6th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $12.64 per share, with a total value of $252,800.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 20,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $252,800. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Janis L. Jones sold 26,131 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.86, for a total transaction of $336,044.66. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 5.80% of the company’s stock.
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Caesars Entertainment Company Profile
Caesars Entertainment Corporation is a holding company. The Company provides casino-entertainment and hospitality services. The Company’s segments include Caesars Entertainment Resort Properties, LLC (CERP), Caesars Growth Partners, LLC (CGP) and Other. The Company’s resorts operate primarily under the Harrah’s, Caesars and Horseshoe brand names.
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