Analysts surveyed by FactSet are looking for earnings of 14 cents per share on revenue of $2.40 million.
For the year-ago period, the Las Vegas-based casino operator reported earnings of 12 cents per diluted share on revenue of $2.28 billion.
MGM Resorts has reported better-than-expected results for five of the last six quarters, with an average beat of roughly 61%, according to FactSet data.
Zack's analysts believe the company will again beat expectations for the most recent period.
Shares of MGM Resorts were lower in late-afternoon trading on Thursday.
Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates the stock as a "hold" with a ratings score of C.
MGM Resorts' strengths such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income and expanding profit margins are countered by weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and generally higher debt management risk.
You can view the full analysis from the report here: MGM
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