Penn National Gaming got price target boost from Truist analyst.
Truist analyst Barry Jonas hiked his price target on shares of the casino company to $62 from $50. Jonas maintained his buy rating.
The analyst cited optimism about the company’s partnership with Barstool Sports. Penn National bought a 36% stake in the company earlier this year. Barstool makes blog posts, podcasts, and social media content.
Jonas said the beginning of a new sports app next month also can help the company.
According to Tickeron, PENN's in Uptrend: Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) Histogram just turned positive
This is a Bullish indicator signaling PENN's price could rise. Traders may explore going long on the ticker or buying call options. In 37 of 48 cases where PENN's MACD histogram became positive, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued Uptrend are 77%.
Current price $55.33 is above $38.39 the highest resistance line found by A.I. Throughout the month of 07/16/20 - 08/17/20, the price experienced a +53% Uptrend. During the week of 08/10/20 - 08/17/20, the stock enjoyed a +18% Uptrend growth.
Technical Analysis (Indicators)
Bullish Trend Analysis
The Aroon Indicator entered an Uptrend today. In 226 of 306 similar cases where PENN Aroon's Indicator entered an Uptrend, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued Uptrend are 74%.
Bearish Trend Analysis
The RSI Indicator demonstrates that the ticker has stayed in the overbought zone for 3 days. The longer the ticker stays in the overbought zone, the sooner a price pull-back is expected.
The Stochastic Indicator demonstrated that the ticker has stayed in the overbought zone for 8 days. The longer the ticker stays in the overbought zone, the sooner a price pull-back is expected.
The higher Bollinger Band was broken -- a price fall is expected as the ticker heads toward the middle band, which invites the trader to consider selling or shorting the ticker, or exploring put options. In 26 of 44 cases where PENN's price broke its higher Bollinger Band, its price dropped further during the following month. The odds of a continued Downtrend are 59%.
Fundamental Analysis (Ratings)
Tickeron has a positive outlook on this ticker and predicts a further increase by more than 4.00% within the next month with a likelihood of 46%. During the last month, the daily ratio of advancing to declining volumes was 2.43 to 1.
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is 10 (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to outstanding earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is 32 (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating low risk on high returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 78, placing this stock better than average.
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is 34 (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating steady price growth. PENN’s price grows at a higher rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of 73 (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is slightly overvalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (4.95) is normal, around the industry mean (2.69). P/E Ratio (43.74) is within average values for comparable stocks, (44.89). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (0.17) is also within normal values, averaging (1.36). Dividend Yield (0.00) settles around the average of (1.24) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (0.94) is also within normal values, averaging (1.38).
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is 98 (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating weak sales and an unprofitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.