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 $3.42 as of 10:51 a.m. ET, 22.1% above Monday's closing price of $2.80. Volume is at 524,033, 8.5 times the daily average of 61,600.

Century Casinos has a market cap of $67.1 million and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 14.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Century Casinos, Inc. operates as an international casino entertainment company in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 56.2, equal to the average leisure industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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 impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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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