Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, casino operator Caesars Entertainment
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Caesars' business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Las Vegas (1937)|
|Market Cap||$1.8 billion|
|Industry||Casinos and gaming|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$8.8 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Gary Loveman
CFO Jonathan Halkyard
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||(66.4%)|
|Cash/Debt||$1.2 billion / $20.0 billion|
Las Vegas Sands
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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 45 members who have rated Caesars believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Common people have less cash to travel to and gamble. Even if they had the money why would they go to a casino when they can just gamble in the biggest casino of them all directly from home-the stock market. The house will always win either way.
Also, if you really want to bet on casinos, then at least choose [Wynn] as most of their revenues come from abroad and they have an excellent balance sheet. [Caesars] is heavily levered and heavily US-based.
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