Century Casinos Stock Soars (CNTY)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Century Casinos (Nasdaq: CNTY) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $3.65 as of 10:21 a.m. ET, 21.6% above Wednesday's closing price of $3. Volume is at 642,341, 19.1 times the daily average of 33,700.

Century Casinos has a market cap of $70.9 million and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 22.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Century Casinos, Inc. operates as an international casino entertainment company in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 74.2, equal to the average leisure industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.8.

TheStreet Ratings rates Century Casinos as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. You can view the full Century Casinos Ratings Report.

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