Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNTY) Stock Closed 5.6% Above Its 50 Day Moving Average

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Shares are trading at $8.09 slightly over the 50 day moving average of $7.66 and a tad above the 200 day moving average of $7.58. The 50 day moving average went up by +5.59% whereas the 200 day average was up by +6.66%. Trading was light with 194 shares changing hands in the last trading session. Trading volume was down 99.78% under the stocks average daily volume.

Short traders are feeling a little more bearish on Century Casinos, Inc. of late if you take a look at the rise in short interest. The stock realized a rise in short interest of 17.13% as of the latest report on September 29, 2017. Short interest increased from 224,909 to 263,446 over that period. With short interest at 263,446 and short average daily volume at 69,347, days to cover is 4.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.01% as of September 29.

These funds have shifted positions in (CNTY). As of quarter end Tower Research Capital LLC (trc) had bought 985 shares growing its holdings by 131.7%. The value of the investment in CNTY increased from $6,000 to $13,000 a change of $7,000 for the reporting period. As of the end of the quarter Magee Thomson Investment Partners LLC had disposed of a total of 61 shares trimming its stake by 33.5%. The value of the company’s investment in Century Casinos, Inc. went from $1,000 to $1,000 decreasing 0.0% since the last quarter.

As of the end of the quarter Ubs Group Ag had bought a total of 258 shares growing its position 100.0%. The value of the investment in (CNTY) increased from $2,000 to $4,000 a change of 100.0% quarter to quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc bolstered its holdings by buying 163 shares an increase of 36.5% as of 09/30/2017. Meeder Asset Management Inc now controls 609 shares with a value of $5,000. The value of the position overall is up by 66.7%.

Roth Capital added CNTY to its research portfolio by announcing an initial rating of “Buy”.

The P/E ratio is 23.11 and the market cap is 197.95M. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $0.35 and is expected to be $0.35 for the current year with 24,468,000 shares presently outstanding. Next quarter’s EPS is expected be $0.09 with next year’s EPS anticipated to be $0.43.

Century Casinos, Inc., launched on May 25, 1994, is an international casino entertainment company. The Company develops and operates gaming establishments, as well as related lodging, restaurant and entertainment facilities around the world. Its segments include Canada, the United States, Poland, and Corporate and Other. The Canada segment consists of Century Casino & Hotel-Edmonton; Century Casino Calgary; Century Downs Racetrack and Casino, and Century Bets! Inc. (Century Bets). The United States segment comprises Century Casino & Hotel-Central City, and Century Casino & Hotel-Cripple Creek. The Poland segment consists of Casinos Poland. The Corporate and Other segment comprises Cruise Ships and other. The Company owns casino operations in North America; holds interest in casinos throughout Poland; holds a racetrack and entertainment center (REC) in Canada and the pari-mutuel off-track betting network in southern Alberta, Canada; manages cruise ship-based casinos on international waters; manages a casino in Aruba, and provides gaming services in Argentina..

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