Analyst Research and Ratings: MGM Resorts International (MGM), Catalent, Inc. (CTLT)

Saturday, 21 Oct, 2017

Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 5,644 shares of the company's stock worth $177,000 after purchasing an additional 624 shares during the last quarter.

MGM Resorts International announced that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Tuesday, September 5th that authorizes the company to repurchase $1.00 billion in shares. The company has market cap of $57.93 million. About 293,784 shares traded. It has outperformed by 7.32% the S&P500. Capital Management Associates bought 21,896 shares as the company's stock rose 17.48% with the market. Integral Derivatives Ltd Liability Company stated it has 8,806 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. 1,774,086 shares of the company's stock traded hands. About 14,814 shares traded. It has outperformed by 28.58% the S&P500.

A 15 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE:HON) or, if they already own its stock, sell it. McManus John also sold $312,773 worth of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) on Friday, May 19. The other 15 are split, though not evenly, between analysts who think you should buy its stock versus those who think you should sell it. 11,905 shares were sold by TAYLOR DANIEL J, worth $369,247 on Monday, May 1. Leucadia National Corp has 0.08% invested in MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) for 30,000 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q2. The stock price recently experienced a 5-day loss of -1.49% with 0.7 average true range (ATR). Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of MGM Resorts International from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Wednesday.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. 425.76 million shares or 3.24% more from 412.40 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Swiss State Bank holds 1.68M shares. Allen Investment Lc holds 17,732 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. After $0.31 actual earnings per share reported by MGM Resorts International for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.68 % EPS growth. Credit Suisse Ag stated it has 1.06 million shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. (The) raised shares of MGM Resorts International from a "buy" rating to a "conviction-buy" rating in a report on Friday. The company reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.28 by $0.03. MGM Resorts International had a net margin of 9.26% and a return on equity of 7.97%. The Company, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates casino resorts. Sei Invs reported 248,538 shares. The stock of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) earned "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, July 27.

Among 6 analysts covering US Foods (NYSE:USFD), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Equities analysts expect that MGM Resorts International will post $1.28 EPS for the current year. Telsey Advisory Group maintained the shares of MGM in report on Tuesday, November 8 with "Outperform" rating.

Analysts await MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) to report earnings on November, 6. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, June 20 by UBS. Canyon Capital Advisors LLC now owns 17,623,648 shares of the company's stock worth $458,744,000 after buying an additional 211,912 shares in the last quarter. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy" on Thursday, June 9. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan on Thursday, January 28 to "Overweight". The stock of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) earned "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, October 13. MNI's SI was 844,400 shares in October as released by FINRA. Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 18.44 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 22.26.

Whittier Trust Co, which manages about $2.59B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares Russell 2000 Value (IWN) by 8,994 shares to 71,600 shares, valued at $8.51 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment increased to 9.26 in 2017 Q2. At present, 4 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 0 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. 51 funds opened positions while 236 raised stakes. Morgens Waterfall Vintiadis And reported 132,000 shares. Synovus Financial reported 25,881 shares. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 10.75 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. 309,863 are owned by Weybosset Rech & Mngmt. The Tennessee-based Diversified Tru Company has invested 0.09% in Copart, Inc. First Allied Advisory Inc reported 0.01% stake. Cambridge Research Inc holds 17,994 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Llc invested in 37,303 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Following the transaction, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 197,993 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $6,704,042.98. Natixis reported 0% in Copart, Inc. Therefore 50% are positive. The stock of Copart, Inc. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. (NASDAQ:CPRT) has "Mkt Perform" rating given on Friday, September 23 by Barrington Research. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Buy" on Tuesday, July 25. The stock has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, August 5.

Analysts are speculating a 34.69% move, based on the high target price ($41) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. The company was maintained on Wednesday, May 10 by Pivotal Research.