VICI stock: buy or sell?
September 20th, 2019
VICI Properties Inc. owns, acquires, and develops gaming, hospitality, and entertainment destinations in the United States.
Should I buy VICI stock?Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Following a trading plan helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
None of our preferred buy setups matches with VICI Properties stock situation right now, hence this is not a suitable entry point.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is VICI Properties stock a buy?
Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday.At Stocks2.com, we gathered 7 ratings published for VICI stock in the last month. The general sentiment of these ratings is bullish for VICI stock, with 6 positive ratings.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-7-1||Wells Fargo & Co||Market Perform||Outperform|
|2019-4-24||Jefferies Financial Group||n/a||Buy|
|2019-3-20||Credit Suisse Group||n/a||Outperform|
|2019-1-16||LADENBURG THALM/SH SH||n/a||Buy|
|2019-1-10||Goldman Sachs Group||Neutral||Buy|
VICI stock analysis
VICI Properties gained a fine 1.01% and closed at $22.95.
Shares of VICI Properties ended today at $22.95 and gained a fine 1.01%. On August 26th VICI price bounced up over the SMA of 200 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock. VICI shows a sign of strength in the short-term after finally breaking out above $22.40 on September/5 and marking a new rising bottom. On June, VICI hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on June tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.
VICI Properties shares boosted 5.47% this week, ending at $22.95.
The downtrend marked by VICI has left successive declining peaks and bottoms. There is a chance to rebound and reverse this situation if price can hold above the level. Not so far away is the last all-time high VICI Properties marked by mid June. Late August VICI price bounced up over the SMA of 40 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides.
VICI stock price history
VICI IPO was on October 18th, 2017 at $17.12 per share1. Since then, VICI stock grew a 34.10%, with a yearly average of 34.10%. If you had invested right after VICI's IPO a $1,000 in VICI stock in 2017, it would worth $341.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
VICI stock historical price chart
VICI stock reached all-time highs on June with a price of $22.96.
VICI stock price target is $25.30Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. For the last month we found 6 price predictions for VICI stock:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-7-1||Wells Fargo & Co||Upgrades||$23.00||$24.50||6.5%|
|2019-4-24||Jefferies Financial Group||Initiates||n/a||$27.00||-|
|2019-3-20||Credit Suisse Group||Initiates||n/a||$24.00||-|
|2019-1-16||LADENBURG THALM/SH SH||Initiates||n/a||$24.00||-|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareSince last February, when VICI Properties posted its last earnings report, it . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will update this report.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual sales report draw an extraordinary growth of 378.64% to $897.98 M USD. In the same way, its income margin (compared to sales) skyrocketed to 58.31%, that is $523.62 million.
|2014||$19 M||-||$0.00 M0.0%||-|
|2015||$18 M||-4.39%||$0.00 M0.0%||-25.00%|
|2016||$19 M||3.92%||$0.00 M0.0%||-100.00%|
|2017||$188 M||898.72%||$43 M22.7%||0.00%|
|2018||$898 M||378.64%||$524 M58.3%||1,127.37%|
Quarterly financial resultsVICI Properties reported $226.04 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -2.86% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $142.54 M with a profit margin of 63.06%. Profit margin escalated a 7.23% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 55.83%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, VICI Properties sales marked an outstanding increase and boosted a 20.48%.
|2017-Q1||$5 M||-||$0 M0.0%||-|
|2017-Q2||$5 M||9.94%||$0 M0.0%||0.00%|
|2017-Q3||$4 M||-19.45%||$0 M0.0%||0.00%|
|2017-Q4||$188 M||4,475.83%||$43 M22.7%||0.00%|
|2018-Q1||$218 M||16.35%||$112 M51.4%||162.81%|
|2018-Q2||$221 M||1.24%||$139 M62.9%||24.01%|
|2018-Q3||$233 M||5.30%||$130 M55.8%||-6.57%|
|2018-Q4||$226 M||-2.86%||$143 M63.1%||9.72%|
VICI Properties ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in a stock, it's always worth to overview its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For VICI Properties, 0.15% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
Bearish positions for VICI stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to VICI Properties:
|Market cap||$9.4 B|
|Total shares||411.0 M|
|Float shares||406.6 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||105.1%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.1%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, September 20th, 2019|
|Day range||$22.67 - $22.95|
|Average true range||$0.31|
|50d mov avg||$21.62|
|100d mov avg||$21.89|
|200d mov avg||$21.24|
VICI Properties performanceTo measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. We picked as the bechmarking frame for VICI Properties stock.
VICI Properties competitorsUnfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as VICI Properties competitor. This doesn't mean VICI Properties does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.
Latest VICI stock news
- Seeking AlphaVICI Properties Has Growth AheadJuly 17, 2019