Caesars Entertainment Corp.Find Ratings Reports
CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company grew its sales and net income significantly quarter versus same quarter a year prior, and was able to outpace the average competitor in the industry when comparing revenue growth, but not when comparing net income growth. CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT CORP has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.68 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 201.51% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1901.0||949.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||2001.0||-541.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||2674.0||4626.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||25512.0||14894.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||16744.0||6838.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||50.76||53.74|
|Return on Assets||-1.46||-23.96|
|Return on Equity||-11.62||0.0|
|Debt||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Share Data||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||684.0||147.0|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||4.71||-21.61|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1.2631158E7||8465569.0|
HOLD. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.80 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.22 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 9.36. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|CZR NM||Peers 29.59||CZR NM||Peers 17.82|
Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.
CZR's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
CZR's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|CZR 24.22||Peers 23.36||CZR NA||Peers 2.44|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
CZR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
Ratio not available.
|CZR 2.80||Peers 9.36||CZR 71.53||Peers 65.09|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
CZR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Average. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
CZR is expected to keep pace with its peers on the basis of earnings growth.
|CZR 1.86||Peers 3.57||CZR 25.14||Peers 9.35|
Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
CZR is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
CZR has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.