Company Stock Price of Boyd Gaming Corporation (BYD) Increases 0.3%

Boyd Gaming Corporation s trend and data analysis indicates that the stock price has dropped -0.44% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 3.13% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 7.43% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Boyd Gaming Corporation has a positive value of 9.01 compared to overall market.Boyd Gaming Corporation is having a Relative Strength Index of 56.3 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators.

Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) has climbed 0.3% in the past week and advanced 0.25% in the last 4 weeks. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.06% in the past week but underperformed the index by 0.9% in the last 4 weeks.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $20.27 and hit $20.55 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $20.4, with a gain of 0.94% or 0.19 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,905,105 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $21.575 and the company has a market cap of $2,310 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $16.77 .

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Company shares were Initiated by Telsey Advisory Group on Feb 15, 2017 to Outperform, Raises Price Target to $ 23 from a previous price target of $22 .Boyd Gaming Corporation was Initiated by SunTrust on Feb 10, 2017 to Buy, Price Target of the shares are set at $24.Boyd Gaming Corporation was Upgraded by Instinet to Buy on Feb 1, 2017. Boyd Gaming Corporation was Initiated by Buckingham Research on Jan 27, 2017 to Buy, Price Target of the shares are set at $23.Boyd Gaming Corporation was Upgraded by Morgan Stanley to Overweight on Jan 17, 2017.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Mar 8, 2017, Robert L Boughner (director) sold 60,000 shares at 19.74 per share price.On Feb 28, 2017, Brian A Larson (EVP, Sec.& General Counsel) sold 10,740 shares at 19.90 per share price.On Feb 21, 2017, Marianne Boyd Johnson (Executive Vice President) sold 20,000 shares at 20.59 per share price.

Boyd Gaming Corporation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 14, 2017. The company reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.14. Analyst had a consensus of $0.24. The company had revenue of $554.82 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $562.21 million. The companys revenue was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.16 EPS.

Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming Corporation is a leading diversified owner and operator of 22 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and New Jersey.

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