Analyzing Crown Resorts (OTCMKTS:CWLDF) and MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM)

Crown Resorts (OTCMKTS:CWLDFGet Free Report) and MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGMGet Free Report) are both consumer cyclical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Crown Resorts and MGM Resorts International’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Crown Resorts N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
MGM Resorts International $16.16 billion 0.78 $1.14 billion $2.60 15.45

MGM Resorts International has higher revenue and earnings than Crown Resorts.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Crown Resorts and MGM Resorts International, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Crown Resorts 0 0 0 0 N/A
MGM Resorts International 0 2 12 0 2.86

MGM Resorts International has a consensus price target of $54.83, indicating a potential upside of 36.47%. Given MGM Resorts International’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe MGM Resorts International is more favorable than Crown Resorts.


This table compares Crown Resorts and MGM Resorts International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Crown Resorts N/A N/A N/A
MGM Resorts International 5.35% 23.62% 2.45%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

68.1% of MGM Resorts International shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.1% of MGM Resorts International shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


MGM Resorts International beats Crown Resorts on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Crown Resorts

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Crown Resorts Limited operates in the entertainment industry primarily in Australia. It operates through four segments: Crown Melbourne, Crown Perth, Crown Aspinalls, and Wagering & Online. The company owns and operates two integrated resorts, including Crown Melbourne and Crown Perth. Its Crown Melbourne resort comprises 2,628 gaming machines and 540 gaming tables; the Crown Towers Melbourne hotel with 481 guest rooms, the Crown Metropol Melbourne hotel with 658 guest rooms, and the Crown Promenade Melbourne hotel with 465 guest rooms; a conference center; banqueting facilities; restaurants and bars; and designer brands and retail outlets. The company's Crown Perth resort includes the Crown Towers Perth hotel with 500 guest rooms; the Crown Metropol Perth hotel comprising 397 guest rooms; the Crown Promenade Perth hotel with 291 guest rooms; 2,500 gaming machines and 350 gaming tables; a 1,500-seat Crown Ballroom and 2,300-seat Crown Theatre; convention facilities; and restaurants and bars, and a resort. It also owns and operates the Crown Aspinalls, a casino in London; and engages in wagering and online social gaming activities. The company was formerly known as Crown Limited and changed its name to Crown Resorts Limited in October 2013. Crown Resorts Limited was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Southbank, Australia.

About MGM Resorts International

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MGM Resorts International, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates casino, hotel, and entertainment resorts in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Las Vegas Strip Resorts, Regional Operations, and MGM China. Its casino resorts offer gaming, hotel, convention, dining, entertainment, retail, and other resort amenities. The company's casino operations include slots and table games, as well as online sports betting and iGaming through BetMGM. Its customers include premium gaming customers; leisure and wholesale travel customers; business travelers; and group customers, including conventions, trade associations, and small meetings. The company was formerly known as MGM MIRAGE and changed its name to MGM Resorts International in June 2010. MGM Resorts International was incorporated in 1986 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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