VICI stock: buy or sell?

VICI stock price: $22.95 1.01% At close on September 20th, 2019

Updated on:
September 20th, 2019

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Shares of VICI Properties gained a fine 1.01% and closed at $22.95. With Friday, it's been 5 green sessions in a row, soaring $1.19 or 5.41%.

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.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean VICI will fall in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

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.
Is VICI a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-8-26Morgan StanleyEqualWeight
2019-7-1Wells Fargo & CoMarket PerformOutperform
2019-4-9Evercore ISIn/aOutperform
2019-4-24Jefferies Financial Groupn/aBuy
2019-3-20Credit Suisse Groupn/aOutperform
2019-1-16LADENBURG THALM/SH SHn/aBuy
2019-1-10Goldman Sachs GroupNeutralBuy

VICI stock analysis

Daily outlook

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 stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

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 chart (weekly)

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 $25.30

Nobody 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:
VICI stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-8-26Morgan StanleyUpgrades$25.00$26.004%
2019-7-1Wells Fargo & CoUpgrades$23.00$24.506.5%
2019-4-9Evercore ISIInitiatesn/a$26.00-
2019-4-24Jefferies Financial GroupInitiatesn/a$27.00-
2019-3-20Credit Suisse GroupInitiatesn/a$24.00-
2019-1-16LADENBURG THALM/SH SHInitiatesn/a$24.00-
(in average)$24.00$25.305.0%
Moving in a range from $27.00 and $24.00, the price target for VICI stock is $25.30. In average, analysts' outlook on VICI price target is positive, upgrading the forecast by a 5.00% from previous estimations.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since 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.
VICI earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/an/an/a
2017-Q2-n/an/an/a
2017-Q3-n/an/an/a
2017-Q4-n/an/an/a
2018-Q12018-05-030.340.365.9%
2018-Q22018-08-020.370.35-5.4%
2018-Q32018-11-010.380.380.0%
2018-Q42019-02-140.370.36-2.7%
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared 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.

VICI annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2014$19 M-$0.00 M0.0%-
2015$18 M-4.39%$0.00 M0.0%-25.00%
2016$19 M3.92%$0.00 M0.0%-100.00%
2017$188 M898.72%$43 M22.7%0.00%
2018$898 M378.64%$524 M58.3%1,127.37%

Quarterly financial results

VICI 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%.
VICI quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$5 M-$0 M0.0%-
2017-Q2$5 M9.94%$0 M0.0%0.00%
2017-Q3$4 M-19.45%$0 M0.0%0.00%
2017-Q4$188 M4,475.83%$43 M22.7%0.00%
2018-Q1$218 M16.35%$112 M51.4%162.81%
2018-Q2$221 M1.24%$139 M62.9%24.01%
2018-Q3$233 M5.30%$130 M55.8%-6.57%
2018-Q4$226 M-2.86%$143 M63.1%9.72%

VICI Properties ownership

When 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:

VICI
Market cap$9.4 B
Total shares411.0 M
Float shares406.6 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)105.1%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.1%
Shares in short selling0.0%

VICI summary

Friday, September 20th, 2019
Open$22.73
Close$22.95
Day range$22.67 - $22.95
Previous close$22.72
Session gain1.01%
Average true range$0.31
50d mov avg$21.62
100d mov avg$21.89
200d mov avg$21.24
Daily patternlb02c
Weekly pattern lt02a

VICI Properties performance

To measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. We picked as the bechmarking frame for VICI Properties stock.
Stock3m6m12m
VICIVICI Properties2.05%7.59%13.28%

VICI Properties competitors

Unfortunately, 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.

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