MGM : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Macau Gaming Revenues Rise for Fifth Month

    January 4, 2017
    Macau gaming revenues rose 8% in December, the fifth straight month they've climbed on a year-over-year basis. However, ...
  2. Las Vegas Strip Casinos' Win Dips 3.5% in November

    December 30, 2016
    The action wasn't all that hot in the key Las Vegas casinos in November, at least according to the latest financial figures. ...
  3. Too Early to Place Bets on Casino Winners in Japan

    December 16, 2016
    Japan's parliament may have given the go-ahead to legalize gambling in the country, but it's much too early to say who will ...
  4. What Stays in Vegas? Higher Hotel and Resort Fees

    December 8, 2016
    Travelers may think twice when booking their Sin City vacations.
  5. MGM Goes to Washington (MGM)

    December 7, 2016
    The new National Harbor resort casino will open tomorrow, we look at the facility's potential.
  6. Top Hotels in Las Vegas Based on Reviews (MGM, WYNN)

    December 7, 2016
    Being at the top of this list guarantees recurring revenue, but only under two conditions.
  7. How Las Vegas Parking Fees Could Hurt the Strip (MGM, CZR)

    December 2, 2016
    Paid parking is a new trend in Las Vegas, and it could provide a reason for travelers to go elsewhere.
  8. Wynn, Caesars Join Las Vegas' Pay-to-Park Posse

    December 2, 2016
    Like airlines that now nickel-and-dime us with charges for every once-free amenity they offer, Las Vegas casinos are beginning ...
  9. Macau Gross Gaming Revenue Jumps, Again (MGM, LVS)

    December 2, 2016
    This is a positive sign for the casino resort industry in an area that was having past difficulty.
  10. MGM's Latest Resort Touts Environmental Features (MGM)

    December 2, 2016
    MGM National Harbor will open on December 8, and it will include a nod to nature.
  11. Which City Gets the Most Hotel Bookings? (EXPE, LVS)

    November 29, 2016
    According to Expedia’s, the savviest travelers live certain high income cities but the city with the most hotel ...
  12. Ceasars Seeing Green (and not just at the casinos) (CZR, MGM)

    November 17, 2016
    Caesars must find ways to steal market share. This "green" initiative is at least one small step.
  13. MGM Focusing on its Core Business: Entertainment (MGM)

    November 17, 2016
    MGM Resorts is about to launch a new marketing campaign that it hopes will attract more entertainment dollars.
  14. MGM Resorts Taking a Gamble on Parking Fees (MGM)

    November 14, 2016
    Did MGM Resorts get greedy by charging for parking? If so, will greed win?
  15. MGM Doing Better at Home Than Abroad (MGM)

    November 7, 2016
    Third quarter beats estimates.
  16. Japanese PM Stacking the Deck to Get Casinos (MGM, WYNN)

    November 7, 2016
    This could be good news for U.S. casino companies.
  17. Betting on a Deal for the Asian Market (MGM, LVS)

    November 2, 2016
    It would be a big investment, but it might pay off.
  18. Las Vegas Wants to Play Ball With Sports Teams (MGM, LVS)

    October 28, 2016
    Las Vegas might be a very different city than it is today If professional sports teams begin landing there.
  19. A Focus on Chinese Tourists is Shaking Things Up (LVS, MGM)

    October 26, 2016
    The Chinese consumer will play a big role, and the mainstays might lose this battle.
  20. Casino Companies are Gambling on China (LVS, MGM)

    October 26, 2016
    Just like in Vegas, most people focus on the reward, but ignoring the risk could be costly.
  21. The Borgata May Have Hurt Its Reputation (MGM)

    October 22, 2016
    With a self-inflicted wound.
  22. Golden Week Good News for Macau (MGM)

    October 14, 2016
    That could mean increased revenue for casino companies.
  23. Wynn & Murren Want an NFL Stadium in Vegas (MGM)

    October 12, 2016
    They’re making a strong case. Details here.
  24. MGM National Harbor Almost a Reality (MGM)

    October 4, 2016
    This mega-property is set to open on December 8. Here’s what to expect.
  25. MGM Resorts Wants Atlanta (MGM)

    October 4, 2016
    The casino giant is always looking to expand, but this would be a tough expansion to achieve.
  26. Best Performing Casino Stock (WYNN)

    September 30, 2016
    A look at the fundamentals, stock performance comparisons, and dividend yields.
  27. MGM-Linked REIT Declares Its First Dividend Raise

    September 16, 2016
    Just five months after it debuted on the stock market, specialty real estate investment trust MGM Growth Properties (NYSE: ...
  28. Macau's Gaming Revenues Rise -- Finally!

    September 2, 2016
    The two-year-long Chinese gambling drought is finally over: After a  downturn brought on by the Chinese government's nationwide ...
  29. Melco Crown Insists All Is Well at Studio City

    August 22, 2016
    Though the centerpiece of Melco Crown Entertainment's (NASDAQ: MPEL) Cotai renaissance plan is struggling to attract visitors ...
  30. Why Cotai's New Casinos Can't Escape Old VIP Model

    August 22, 2016
    The Cotai Strip on Macau was supposed to be different. Unlike the rest of the gaming-dominated Chinese territory, its focus ...
  31. MGM Pushes Back Cotai Casino Opening Once Again

    August 9, 2016
    MGM Resorts' (NYSE: MGM) decision to push back the opening of its new MGM Cotai resort until the second quarter of 2017 ...
  32. MGM Resorts Sued Over Stolen VIP Gambler Lists

    July 26, 2016
    With MGM Resorts' (NYSE: MGM) new $1.3 billion National Harbor casino in Maryland scheduled to open later this year, competition ...
  33. MGM Resorts Debuts Smartphone Gaming Tournaments

    July 18, 2016
    With the launch of its easyPLAY Mobile Tournaments, MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) has become the first regulated ...
  34. MGM Gets OK to Buy the Other Half of the Borgata

    July 15, 2016
    The Borgata has been Atlantic City's most successful casino since it opened in 2003. Jointly owned by MGM Resorts International ...
  35. MGM Resorts Hunts for Ways to Thwart Tribal Casino

    July 13, 2016
    Recently thwarted in its attempt to promote federal legislation that would have undermined the  construction of a competing ...
  36. MGM Resorts Is Going Solar in a Big Way

    July 8, 2016
    Taking another step forward in its plan to go off the grid, MGM Resorts (NYSE: MGM) has completed its expansion of what ...
  37. Will the NHL Skate Into Las Vegas Before the NFL?

    June 16, 2016
    It looks like Las Vegas will finally get a pro sports franchise to call the city home. But that first athletic organization ...
  38. MGM Raises its Bet on Atlantic City, Buys Borgata

    June 1, 2016
    MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and its related real estate investment trust MGM Growth Properties (NYSE: MGP) are ...
  39. Free Parking to Disappear at MGM's Vegas Resorts

    May 16, 2016
    Aside from the gambling, all-you-can-eat buffets, and free drinks, one of the perks of Las Vegas has been the free parking. ...
  40. These 2 Casino Stocks are Winners (MGM,LVS)

    May 13, 2016
    While casino stocks haven’t been faring well over the past year, these two remain winners.
  41. Wynn Anticipates Sharp Macau Revenue Drop for Q1

    April 8, 2016
    Casino kingpin Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ: WYNN) continued to struggle in Asia during the recently completed first quarter. The ...
  42. Casino Stocks Are Coming Up Aces

    February 23, 2016
    The possible comeback of the world’s largest gambling market has helped sector investors hit the jackpot recently. Late ...
  43. MGM J.V. and T-Mobile Connect for New Vegas Arena

    January 8, 2016
    It no longer has to be referred to generically as the Las Vegas Arena. Still under construction, the sports facility within ...
  44. How to Play the Gaming and Gambling Sectors

    November 11, 2015
    An upturn in macro revenue numbers should signal a significant trading and investment opportunity in the gaming and gambling ...
  45. A Look Behind MGM's Transformation Into a REIT (GLPI, MGM)

    November 2, 2015
    Longtime casino kingpin MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is about to cash in its chips on a big transformation. The ...
  46. Macau: Not Your Father's Gambling Destination

    July 29, 2015
    Macau has given Las Vegas casinos a run for their money, but what's behind the scenes? Here's an overview of Macau's gambling ...
  47. Traders Are Looking To Bet On Casinos

    July 15, 2015
    A breakout on the chart of BJK suggests now is the time to invest in the gaming industry. We'll take a look at several stocks ...
  48. How Small, Regional U.S. Casino Companies Are Beating The Biggest ...

    July 9, 2015
    As the S&P 500 marches higher and higher, the share prices of large-cap casino operators Las Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE: ...
  49. 3 Reasons Melco Crown Stock Could Fall (MPEL, MGM)

    June 29, 2015
    Macau has become the focal point for global gaming, with the Chinese special administrative region having given Asian gamblers ...
  50. Gambling on Macau: Too Risky?

    April 17, 2015
    Macau was once heralded as the new Las Vegas for casino investors. Is it too late?
  51. The Top Five Stocks For Novice Swing Traders (GT, HIG)

    March 25, 2015
    New to Swing Trading? Here are the top five stocks recommended for swing trading.
  52. 4 Big Stock Gainers: Hold or Sell?

    March 18, 2015
    These four stocks saw big moves higher on March 17. Is it time to take profits or hold out for more. Here's what the charts ...
  53. Trading Opportunities on Short-Term Pullbacks

    January 20, 2015
    Short-term pullbacks provide opportunities to enter trades in the longer-term trend direction.
  54. Will Macau Remain The Best Bet For Casino Investors?

    May 8, 2014
    China's newfound consumer wealth is spilling over into areas of entertainment - namely gambling. As gaming revenues continue ...
  55. For Casino Stocks- Macau Is Still Where It’s At

    May 7, 2013
    China’s growing consumer class isn’t just spending their hard earned money of fast food, TVs and designer handbags. It seems ...
  56. 3 Reasons To Own Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines

    September 15, 2011
    Despite a global economy that is still sick, I'll look at three reasons Royal Caribbean is worth buying right now.
  57. Debt Exchanges Are The Latest Push

    April 3, 2009
    Many companies are trying to cut debt levels by exchanging existing debt for a combination of new debt, cash and stock.