Why Caesars Is Poised to Keep Pulling Back

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 has received the dreaded one-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Caesars, and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Caesars facts

  

Headquarters (founded)

Las Vegas (1937)

Market Cap

$1.4 billion

Industry

Casinos and gaming

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$8.9 billion

Management

Chairman/CEO Gary Loveman

CFO Donald Colvin

Return on Capital (average, past 3 years)

2.7%

Cash/Debt

$1.2 billion / $21.1 billion

Competitors

Boyd Gaming

Las Vegas Sands

MGM Resorts International


Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 78% of the 102 members who have rated Caesars believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, Allstar13913, tapped the stock's recent surge as short-lived:

It's on its way back down after a bubble pop/ short run on the stock from the New Jersey gaming law .

Caesar's currently has high debt levels and no clear way to pay off its debt. As a regional casino operator, it has no footprint in Asia and an inability to attract big customers. ...

This was a horrible IPO that was foisted on the investing public.

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The article Why Caesars Is Poised to Keep Pulling Back originally appeared on Fool.com.

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