Wynn Resorts (WYNN) Gains But Lags Market: What You Should Know

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Wynn Resorts (WYNN) closed at $87.58 in the latest trading session, marking a +0.06% move from the prior day. This move lagged the S&P 500’s daily gain of 0.96%. At the same time, the Dow added 0.61%, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 0.04%.

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Heading into today, shares of the casino operator had lost 7.26% over the past month, outpacing the Consumer Discretionary sector’s loss of 7.97% and lagging the S&P 500’s loss of 0.21% in that time.

Wynn Resorts will be looking to display strength as it nears its next earnings release. In that report, analysts expect Wynn Resorts to post earnings of -$1.21 per share. This would mark year-over-year growth of 50.61%. Our most recent consensus estimate is calling for quarterly revenue of $1.03 billion, up 50.13% from the year-ago period.

WYNN’s full-year Zacks Consensus Estimates are calling for earnings of -$5.97 per share and revenue of $3.74 billion. These results would represent year-over-year changes of +68.87% and +78.42%, respectively.

Investors should also note any recent changes to analyst estimates for Wynn Resorts. Recent revisions tend to reflect the latest near-term business trends. As such, positive estimate revisions reflect analyst optimism about the company’s business and profitability.

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The Zacks Rank system ranges from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell). It has a remarkable, outside-audited track record of success, with #1 stocks delivering an average annual return of +25% since 1988. The Zacks Consensus EPS estimate has moved 2.73% lower within the past month. Wynn Resorts is currently a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).

The Gaming industry is part of the Consumer Discretionary sector. This industry currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 174, which puts it in the bottom 32% of all 250+ industries.

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