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Eldorado Resorts (ERI) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know

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In the latest trading session, Eldorado Resorts (ERI) closed at $18.09, marking a -1.52% move from the previous day. This change lagged the S&P 500's daily loss of 0.7%. Meanwhile, the Dow lost 0.92%, and the Nasdaq, a tech-heavy index, added 0.51%.

Investors will be hoping for strength from ERI as it approaches its next earnings release, which is expected to be May 11, 2020. On that day, ERI is projected to report earnings of $0.09 per share, which would represent a year-over-year decline of 81.63%. Our most recent consensus estimate is calling for quarterly revenue of $554.33 million, down 12.82% from the year-ago period.

Looking at the full year, our Zacks Consensus Estimates suggest analysts are expecting earnings of $1.83 per share and revenue of $7.55 billion. These totals would mark changes of +24.49% and +198.67%, respectively, from last year.

Any recent changes to analyst estimates for ERI should also be noted by investors. Recent revisions tend to reflect the latest near-term business trends. With this in mind, we can consider positive estimate revisions a sign of optimism about the company's business outlook.

Our research shows that these estimate changes are directly correlated with near-term stock prices. To benefit from this, we have developed the Zacks Rank, a proprietary model which takes these estimate changes into account and provides an actionable rating system.

Ranging from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell), the Zacks Rank system has a proven, outside-audited track record of outperformance, with #1 stocks returning an average of +25% annually since 1988. Within the past 30 days, our consensus EPS projection remained stagnant. ERI is currently sporting a Zacks Rank of #3 (Hold).

Looking at its valuation, ERI is holding a Forward P/E ratio of 10.02. Its industry sports an average Forward P/E of 19.78, so we one might conclude that ERI is trading at a discount comparatively.

Investors should also note that ERI has a PEG ratio of 0.76 right now. The PEG ratio is similar to the widely-used P/E ratio, but this metric also takes the company's expected earnings growth rate into account. The Gaming industry currently had an average PEG ratio of 0.77 as of yesterday's close.

The Gaming industry is part of the Consumer Discretionary sector. This group has a Zacks Industry Rank of 53, putting it in the top 21% of all 250+ industries.

The Zacks Industry Rank gauges the strength of our industry groups by measuring the average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the groups. Our research shows that the top 50% rated industries outperform the bottom half by a factor of 2 to 1.

Make sure to utilize Zacks. Com to follow all of these stock-moving metrics, and more, in the coming trading sessions.

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