Comparison of Studio City International Holdings Limited (MSC) and Monarch Casino & Resort Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRI)

This is therefore a contrasting of the analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation in Studio City International Holdings Limited (NYSE:MSC) and Monarch Casino & Resort Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRI). The two are both Resorts & Casinos companies that compete with one another.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Studio City International Holdings Limited 569.84M 2.55 44.09M -0.59 0.00
Monarch Casino & Resort Inc. 236.59M 3.26 31.24M 1.75 22.45

Table 1 shows the gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation for Studio City International Holdings Limited and Monarch Casino & Resort Inc.

Profitability

Table 2 shows Studio City International Holdings Limited and Monarch Casino & Resort Inc.’s return on assets, net margins and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Studio City International Holdings Limited -7.74% 0% 0%
Monarch Casino & Resort Inc. 13.20% 11.3% 8.5%

Liquidity

Studio City International Holdings Limited has a Current Ratio of 3.7 and a Quick Ratio of 3.6. Competitively, Monarch Casino & Resort Inc.’s Current Ratio is 0.8 and has 0.7 Quick Ratio. Studio City International Holdings Limited’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Monarch Casino & Resort Inc.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

Institutional investors owned 0.05% of Studio City International Holdings Limited shares and 61.5% of Monarch Casino & Resort Inc. shares. Insiders Comparatively, owned 2.3% of Monarch Casino & Resort Inc. shares.

Performance

In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Studio City International Holdings Limited 32.99% 7.93% 0% 0% 0% 25.61%
Monarch Casino & Resort Inc. -1.58% -2.55% -12.59% -11.96% -15.71% -12.16%

For the past year Studio City International Holdings Limited had bullish trend while Monarch Casino & Resort Inc. had bearish trend.

Summary

Monarch Casino & Resort Inc. beats on 8 of the 11 factors Studio City International Holdings Limited.

Studio City International Holdings Limited operates a gaming, retail, and entertainment resort in Cotai, Macau. The company also operates Studio City Casino with 250 mass market gaming tables; approximately 970 gaming machines; and 45 VIP rolling chip tables. In addition, its resort provides various non-gaming facilities, including approximately 1,600 hotel rooms; various food and beverage establishments; retail space; figure-8 Ferris wheel; a Warner Bros.-themed family entertainment center; a 4-D Batman flight simulator; a night club; and a 5,000-seat live performance arena. The company was formerly known as Cyber One Agents Limited and changed its name to Studio City International Holdings Limited in January 2012. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Central, Hong Kong. Studio City International Holdings Limited is a subsidiary of Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited.

Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, a hotel/casino facility in Reno, Nevada; and the Monarch Casino Black Hawk in Black Hawk, Colorado. As of February 22, 2017, its Atlantis Casino Resort Spa featured approximately 61,000 square feet of casino space; 824 guest rooms and suites; 8 food outlets; 2 espresso and pastry bars; a 30,000 square foot health spa and salon with an enclosed year-round pool; 2 retail outlets offering clothing and traditional gift shop merchandise; an 8,000 square-foot family entertainment center; and approximately 52,000 square feet of banquet, convention, and meeting room space. The companyÂ’s Atlantis Casino Resort Spa also featured approximately 1,450 slot and video poker machines; approximately 38 table games, including blackjack, craps, roulette, and others; a race and sports book; a 24-hour live keno lounge; and a poker room. In addition, its Monarch Casino Black Hawk featured approximately 30,000 square feet of casino space, 720 slot machines, 14 table games, a 250 seat buffet-style restaurant, a snack bar, and a nine story parking structure with approximately 1,350 spaces, as well as additional existing valet parking capacity to 1,500 spaces. Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. was founded in 1972 and is based in Reno, Nevada.