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Shares of Scientific Games Rank the Lowest in Terms of Return on Equity in the Casinos & Gaming Industry (SGMS, PENN, MGM, BYD, MPEL)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Casinos & Gaming industry with the lowest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

Scientific Games ranks lowest with a ROE of -123.7%. Penn National Gaming is next with a ROE of -31.3%. MGM Resorts International ranks third lowest with a ROE of -0.2%.

Boyd Gaming follows with a ROE of 4.5%, and Melco Crown Entertainment rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 4.8%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Scientific Games on February 22nd, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $6.36. Since that recommendation, shares of Scientific Games have risen 31.9%. We continue to monitor Scientific Games for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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