Is This Gaming Company Tomorrow's Monster Stock?http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2012/08/13/is-this-gaming-company-tomorrows-monster-stock.aspx Rich Duprey
August 13, 2012
Stocks climbing to 10 times their original price are rare breeds -- but they're not impossible to find. Especially when you have Fools for friends.
The market's best stocks include companies that have risen dozens of times in value by taking advantage of the market's weaknesses. These aren't penny stocks; they're viable companies with sound business prospects that are achieving phenomenal returns. Finding just one or two of these monstrously successful firms can help you establish a winning portfolio.
Stalking the monster
Of course, you shouldn't jump into the breach just because an All-Star stock picker did. Just consider this as a starting point for your own research of extreme buying opportunities.
Las Vegas Sands Snapshot
Source: The Motley Fool.
A roll of the dice
According to the Fool's gaming guru Travis Hoium, with Las Vegas Sands owning some of the best properties in the industry it's a better bet for risk-averse investors, though in a head-to-head matchup against Melco Crown Entertainment (Nasdaq: MPEL ) , Travis thinks greater upside can be had in Melco. But both missed estimates in the second quarter as the slowing Macau market took down everyone.
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