ValuEngine upgraded shares of Century Casinos (NASDAQ:CNTY) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Monday morning, ValuEngine reports.

Several other research firms have also weighed in on CNTY. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Century Casinos from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 5th. Union Gaming Research raised shares of Century Casinos from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Monday, October 21st. Macquarie began coverage on shares of Century Casinos in a report on Thursday, December 12th. They issued a buy rating for the company. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Century Casinos from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a report on Tuesday, February 4th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $10.63.

Shares of Century Casinos stock traded down $0.21 on Monday, reaching $8.11. 2,702 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 92,333. The company has a market capitalization of $244.12 million, a P/E ratio of 135.19, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.41 and a beta of 0.90. Century Casinos has a 52 week low of $6.95 and a 52 week high of $10.41. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53, a quick ratio of 1.09 and a current ratio of 1.11. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $8.15 and its two-hundred day moving average is $8.08.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Bank of America Corp DE raised its stake in Century Casinos by 109.5% during the 4th quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 32,560 shares of the company’s stock worth $258,000 after buying an additional 17,018 shares during the period. Marshall Wace LLP boosted its holdings in Century Casinos by 322.2% in the fourth quarter. Marshall Wace LLP now owns 24,891 shares of the company’s stock worth $197,000 after acquiring an additional 18,995 shares in the last quarter. UBS Group AG boosted its holdings in Century Casinos by 61.8% in the fourth quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 33,658 shares of the company’s stock worth $267,000 after acquiring an additional 12,852 shares in the last quarter. Ariel Investments LLC grew its stake in Century Casinos by 1.2% in the fourth quarter. Ariel Investments LLC now owns 1,196,287 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,475,000 after acquiring an additional 14,577 shares during the period. Finally, Formula Growth Ltd. grew its stake in Century Casinos by 6.3% in the fourth quarter. Formula Growth Ltd. now owns 170,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,346,000 after acquiring an additional 10,000 shares during the period. 80.44% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Century Casinos Company Profile

Century Casinos, Inc operates as a casino entertainment company worldwide. The company develops and operates gaming establishments, as well as related lodging, restaurant, horse racing, and entertainment facilities. It owns and operates casinos in North America, England, and Poland; a racetrack and entertainment center in Canada; and pari-mutuel off-track betting network in southern Alberta, Canada.

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