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25/6/2022
09:20
Entain Daily Update: Entain Plc is listed in the Travel & Leisure sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker ENT. The last closing price for Entain was 1,295.50p.
Entain Plc has a 4 week average price of 1,268p and a 12 week average price of 1,204.50p.
The 1 year high share price is 2,500p while the 1 year low share price is currently 1,204.50p.
There are currently 586,553,019 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 1,159,078 shares. The market capitalisation of Entain Plc is £7,836,348,333.84.
14/6/2022
22:25
66fingers: Debt crept up last year, owing largely to the group's acquisitions in Portugal and the Baltics. The group's already been active this year, most notably the BetCity acquisition. At last check, net debt was 2.4 times cash profit, but we'd expect that to move higher given recent acquisitions. It's not uncomfortably high, especially when you consider the c.£500m in cash on the books and free cash flow expected around £445m this year, but worth keeping an eye on. Greater scale should help drive improved efficiency and while regulatory scrutiny remains high, Entain's geographically diverse footprint (over 50% of revenues are generated outside the UK at last count) helps mitigate the risk to some extent. The group's also taken steps to boost its ESG credentials, with increased focus on responsible gambling, and a shift to regulated markets that provide a greater degree of regulatory certainty. The underlying business looks to be progressing well, with the group finding a good balance between building out its online presence and offering an in-store option. The BetMGM project offers a real growth driver for the future if execution remains on point. But with a price/earnings ratio some way ahead of the long-term average, there could be volatility in the event of any missteps. Entain key facts Forward price/earnings ratio: 15.2 Ten year average price/earnings ratio: 12.5 Prospective dividend yield (next 12 months): 2.0% All ratios are sourced from Refinitiv. Please remember yields are variable and not a reliable indicator of future income. Keep in mind key figures shouldn't be looked at on their own - it's important to understand the big picture. REGISTER FOR UPDATES ON ENTAIN Trading Statement (all figures at constant currency, 7 April 2022) Entain reported a 34% increase in first quarter Group Net Gaming Revenue (NGR), ignoring the effect of currency fluctuations. The return of customers to stores helped Retail return to within 5-10% of pre-covid levels. That helped offset a drop in Online NGR, as the division lapped exceptional demand the previous year. BetMGM, the joint venture in the US, is now live in 23 markets and remains on track to deliver positive cash profits (EBITDA) in 2023. CEO, Jette Nygaard-Andersen, said: ''Given the strength and continuing momentum of our underlying business, coupled with our proven ability to grow both organically and through M&A, we remain confident in our financial performance for FY22 and beyond.''
14/6/2022
22:22
66fingers: Entain has announced the acquisition of BetCity, one of the Netherlands' leading online sports and gaming operators. The deal's expected to cost €300m in cash at completion, plus up to €550m in further performance-related payments. The deal's expected to complete in the second half of 2022 and should deliver around €28m in cost savings by the end of 2026. Entain's expecting to fund the deal using cash on hand, plus some of its available credit. Entain CEO, Jette Nygaard-Andersen, said: "This acquisition will provide customers with an even better experience as we combine BetCity's local expertise and brand alongside Entain's market leading, customer focused platform. This transaction further underpins our growth strategy of operating in attractive regulated markets." The shares were broadly flat following the announcement. VIEW THE LATEST ENTAIN SHARE PRICE AND HOW TO DEAL Our view The BetCity acquisition is another step in Entain's growth strategy, pushing into new regulated markets through a mix of organic and, as in this case, M&A led expansion. The underlying business is enjoying the benefits as people return to in-person gambling. Retail revenue is approaching pre-pandemic levels. As a result, online gaming has come under some pressure - but that was largely expected. The huge boost to online gaming last year as shops were closed was always going to lead to some tough comparisons. Importantly, some of the increased demand looks to be sticky. When you look over a longer period, gaming revenue has grown significantly in the last couple of years. This is particularly good news, because margins for the online business are a lot better than retail. It costs less to run a website than a shop. A major shift back to bricks-and-mortar could see overall margins come under pressure, so it'll be key the group continues to attract and keep customers with its online brands. BetMGM, Entain's joint venture with US-based MGM, has been a shining light for the group that's expected to start turning a profit in 2023. Entain estimates the North American sports-betting and iGaming market will be worth approximately $32 bn over the long term. Continued market share gains and the steady increase in the number of states in which the company operates suggest BetMGM could be in-line for a sizeable chunk of that money
14/6/2022
10:58
hmonk: Bright lights, big city: Having exited the Netherlands when the market regulated last October, Entain has bought its way back in via a €300m cash upfront deal with a two-year earnout that could take the buyout price up to €550m. The deal will be paid from Entain’s existing cash and bank facilities and will complete in H2. Data from the Dutch gambling authority suggests BetCity achieved 20% market share in Q421. Analysts at Regulus estimate this was worth ~€30m in Q1. “This is remarkable from a standing start,” they added. Got to earn it: Up to €50m of the earnout is deliverable on completion of a successful transition to the Entain platform. Note: BetCity currently operates on the Kambi platform. The wait goes on: Entain said BetCity would be complementary to its Bwin and Party brands which are both yet to receive licenses from the Dutch authorities. Entain said the licenses would now be in the “latter part” of 2023 as the KSA has recently requested additional documentation. Dutch bun fight: A question for Entain/Big City is how much of that 20% it will hold on to now that Kindred’s Unibet has recently relaunched having been granted a license on June 7. Fellow market absentee Betsson is also awaiting news on its license application. Quick buck: Noting BetCity has only been in existence since October, Regulus said the sale was “one of the most rapid returns on effort seen in the sector” and demonstrates the disruption caused by the October grey market shutdown. Holding on “The extent to which BetCity can hang on to its market size and share as the Netherlands market evolves remains to be seen, with a platform migration adding risk.”
14/6/2022
07:05
mip55: Entain plc (LSE: ENT), the leading global sports betting, gaming and interactive entertainment group ("Entain" or the "Group"), today announces that it has agreed to acquire the entire share capital of BetEnt B.V., which trades under the BetCity.nl name ("BetCity" or the "Company"), from Sports Entertainment Media B.V. for an initial consideration of €300m (approximately £257m1) and deferred contingent consideration of up to €550m (approximately £472m1).
02/6/2022
17:43
bartyb: Mgm offer for Leo VegasMGM PUBLISHES THE OFFER DOCUMENT FOR THE RECOMMENDED PUBLIC OFFER TO THE SHAREHOLDERS OF LEOVEGASSource: PR Newswire (US)This announcement is not an offer, whether directly or indirectly, in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand or South Africa or in any other jurisdiction where such offer pursuant to legislation and regulations in such relevant jurisdiction would be prohibited by applicable law. Shareholders not resident in Sweden who wish to accept the Offer (as defined below) must make inquiries concerning applicable legislation and possible tax consequences. Shareholders should refer to the offer restrictions included in the section titled "Important information" at the end of this announcement and in the offer document which will be published shortly before the beginning of the acceptance period for the Offer. Shareholders in the United States should also refer to the section titled "Important notice to shareholders in the United States of America" at the end of this announcement.STOCKHOLM, June 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --On 2 May 2022, MGM Casino Next Lion, LLC, a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of MGM Resorts International ("MGM"), announced a recommended public offer to the shareholders of LeoVegas AB (publ) ("LeoVegas") to tender all their shares in LeoVegas to MGM at a price of SEK 61 in cash per share (the "Offer").MGM Resorts International The Swedish language offer document relating to the Offer (the "Offer Document") has today on 2 June 2022 been approved and registered by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Sw. Finansinspektionen). The Offer Document is available in Swedish and English on MGM's website (http://investors.mgmresorts.com/investors/leovegas). The Swedish language Offer Document will also be available on the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority's website (www.fi.se).Pre-printed acceptance forms and postage-paid return envelopes will be distributed to shareholders of LeoVegas whose shares are directly registered with Euroclear Sweden AB on 3 June 2022. Shareholders of LeoVegas whose holdings are registered in the name of a nominee will not receive a pre-printed acceptance form. Acceptance must be made in accordance with instructions received by the nominee.The acceptance period for the Offer commences on 3 June 2022 and expires at 17:00 CEST on 30 August 2022. Assuming that the Offer is declared unconditional no later than on or around 31 August 2022, settlement is expected to be initiated on or around 7 September 2022.MGM reserves the right to extend the acceptance period for the Offer, one or several times, and to postpone the settlement date. Further, if MGM has obtained all relevant clearances, approvals and decisions in such time that the acceptance period can be closed before 30 August 2022, MGM may announce an earlier end date of the acceptance period.AdvisorsMGM has retained Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC as financial advisor and Advokatfirman Vinge KB and Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP as legal advisors in connection with the Offer.Further information For further information on the Offer, please visit: http://investors.mgmresorts.com/investors/leovegas The information was submitted for publication on 2 June 2022, 2:30 p.m. CEST.For enquiries, please contact:Andrew Chapman, Director of Investor Relations+1 (702) 693-8711, achapman@mgmresorts.comBrian Ahern, Executive Director of Communicationsmedia@mgmresorts.comImportant informationThis press release has been published in Swedish and English. In the event of any discrepancy in content between the two language versions, the Swedish version shall prevail.This announcement is not an offer, whether directly or indirectly, in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand or South Africa or in any other jurisdictions where such offer pursuant to legislation and regulations in such relevant jurisdictions would be prohibited by applicable law (the "Restricted Jurisdictions").The release, publication or distribution of this press release in or into jurisdictions other than Sweden may be restricted by law and therefore any persons who are subject to the laws of any jurisdiction other than Sweden should inform themselves about, and observe any applicable requirements. In particular, the ability of persons who are not resident in Sweden to accept the Offer may be affected by the laws of the relevant jurisdictions in which they are located. Any failure to comply with the applicable restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, the companies and persons involved in the Offer disclaim any responsibility or liability for the violation of such restrictions by any person.This announcement has been prepared for the purpose of complying with Swedish law, the Takeover Rules and the Swedish Securities Council's rulings regarding interpretation and application of the Takeover Rules and the information disclosed may not be the same as that which would have been disclosed if this press release had been prepared in accordance with the laws of jurisdictions other than Sweden.Unless otherwise determined by MGM or required by Swedish law, the Takeover Rules and the Swedish Securities Council's rulings regarding interpretation and application of the Takeover Rules, and permitted by applicable law and regulation, the Offer will not be made available, directly or indirectly, in, into or from a Restricted Jurisdiction or any other jurisdiction where to do so would violate the laws in that jurisdiction and no person may accept the Offer by any use, means or instrumentality (including, but not limited to, facsimile, e-mail or other electronic transmission, telex or telephone) of interstate or foreign commerce of, or of any facility of a national, state or other securities exchange of any Restricted Jurisdiction or any other jurisdiction where to do so would constitute a violation of the laws of that jurisdiction and the Offer may not be capable of acceptance by any such use, means, instrumentality or facilities. Accordingly, copies of this press release and any formal documentation relating to the Offer are not being, and must not be, directly or indirectly, mailed or otherwise forwarded, distributed or sent in or into or from any Restricted Jurisdiction or any other jurisdiction where to do so would constitute a violation of the laws of that jurisdiction and persons receiving such documents (including custodians, nominees and trustees) must not mail or otherwise forward, distribute or send them in or into or from any Restricted Jurisdiction or any other jurisdiction where to do so would constitute a violation of the laws of that jurisdiction.The availability of the Offer to shareholders of LeoVegas who are not resident in and citizens of Sweden may be affected by the laws of the relevant jurisdictions in which they are located or of which they are citizens. Persons who are not resident in or citizens of Sweden should inform themselves of, and observe, any applicable legal or regulatory requirements of their jurisdictions.The Offer, the information and documents contained in this press release are not being made and have not been approved by an authorized person for the purposes of section 21 of the UK Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (the "FSMA"). Accordingly, the information and documents contained in this press release are not being distributed to, and must not be passed on to, the general public in the United Kingdom, unless an exemption applies. The communication of the information and documents contained in this press release is exempt from the restriction on financial promotions under section 21 of the FSMA on the basis that it is a communication by or on behalf of a body corporate which relates to a transaction to acquire day to day control of the affairs of a body corporate; or to acquire 50 percent or more of the voting shares in a body corporate, within article 62 of the UK Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005.Statements in this press release relating to future status or circumstances, including statements regarding future performance, growth and other trend projections and their underlying assumptions, statements regarding plans, objectives, intentions and expectations with respect to future financial results, events, operations, services, product development and potential and other effects of the Offer, are forward-looking statements. These statements may generally, but not always, be identified by the use of words such as "anticipates", "intends", "expects", "believes", "estimates", "plans", "will be" or similar expressions. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainty because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. Actual results and developments may differ materially from those expressed in, or implied or projected by these forward-looking statements due to many factors, many of which are outside the control of MGM. Forward-looking statements appear in a number of places throughout this announcement and the information incorporated by reference into this announcement and may include statements regarding the intentions, beliefs or current expectations of MGM or LeoVegas concerning, amongst other things: (i) future capital expenditures, expenses, revenues, earnings, synergies, economic performance, indebtedness, financial condition, dividend policy, losses and future prospects; (ii) business and management strategies, the expansion and growth of MGM's or LeoVegas' business operations and potential synergies resulting from the Offer; and (iii) the effects of government regulation and industry changes on the business of MGM or LeoVegas. Any forward-looking statements made herein speak only as of the date on which they are announced. Except as required by the Takeover Rules or applicable law or regulations, MGM expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to publicly announce updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained in the offer document to reflect any change in expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based. The reader should, however, consult any additional disclosures that MGM or LeoVegas have made or may make.Important notice to shareholders in the United States of AmericaThe Offer described in this press release is made for the issued and outstanding shares of LeoVegas, a company incorporated under Swedish law, and is subject to Swedish disclosure and procedural requirements, which may be different from those of the United States. The Offer is made in the United States pursuant to Section 14(e) of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "U.S. Exchange Act") and Regulation 14E thereunder ("Regulation 14E"), to the extent applicable, and otherwise in compliance with the disclosure and procedural requirements of Swedish law, including with respect to withdrawal rights, the Offer timetable, notices of extensions, announcements of results, settlement procedures (including as regards to the time when payment of the consideration is rendered) and waivers of conditions, which may be different from requirements or customary practices in relation to U.S. domestic tender offers. The offeror's ability to waive the conditions to the Offer (both during and after the end of the acceptance period) and the shareholders' ability to withdraw their acceptances, may not be the same under a tender offer governed by Swedish law as under a tender offer governed by U.S. law. Holders of the shares of LeoVegas domiciled or resident in the United States (the "U.S. Holders") are encouraged to consult with their own advisors regarding the Offer.LeoVegas' financial statements and all financial information included herein, or any other documents relating to the Offer, have been or will be prepared in accordance with IFRS and may not be comparable to the financial statements or financial information of companies in the United States or other companies whose financial statements are prepared in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles. The Offer is made to the U.S. Holders on the same terms and conditions as those made to all other shareholders of LeoVegas to whom the offer is being made. Any information documents, including the offer document, are being disseminated to U.S. Holders on a basis comparable to the method pursuant to which such documents are provided to LeoVegas' other shareholders.The U.S. Holders should consider that the price for the Offer is being paid in SEK and that no adjustment will be made based on any changes in the exchange rate.It may be difficult for U.S. Holders to enforce their rights and any claims they may have arising under the U.S. federal or state securities laws in connection with the Offer, since LeoVegas is located in another country other than the United States, and some or all of its officers and directors may be residents of countries other than the United States. U.S. Holders may not be able to sue LeoVegas or MGM or their respective officers or directors in a non-U.S. court for violations of U.S. securities laws. Further, it may be difficult to compel LeoVegas or MGM and/or their respective affiliates to subject themselves to the jurisdiction or judgment of a U.S. court.To the extent permissible under applicable law or regulations, MGM and its affiliates or its brokers and its brokers' affiliates (acting as agents for MGM or its affiliates, as applicable) may from time to time and during the pendency of the Offer, and other than pursuant to the Offer, directly or indirectly purchase or arrange to purchase shares of LeoVegas outside the United States in reliance on applicable exemptions from the requirements of Regulation 14E (or any securities that are convertible into, exchangeable for or exercisable for such shares). These purchases may occur either in the open market at prevailing prices or in private transactions at negotiated prices, but in any event, at a price per share not more than the Offer Price, and information about such purchases will be disclosed by means of a press release or other means reasonably calculated to inform U.S. Holders of such information. In addition, affiliates to the financial advisors to MGM may also engage in ordinary course trading activities in securities of LeoVegas, which may include purchases or arrangements to purchase such securities as long as such purchases or arrangements are in compliance with applicable law and regulation. Any information about such purchases will be announced in Swedish and in a non-binding English translation available to the U.S. Holders through relevant electronic media if, and to the extent, such announcement is required under applicable Swedish or U.S. law, rules or regulations.The receipt of cash pursuant to the Offer by a U.S. Holder may be a taxable transaction for U.S. federal income tax purposes and under applicable U.S. state and local, as well as foreign and other, tax laws. Each shareholder is urged to consult an independent professional advisor regarding the tax consequences of accepting the Offer. Neither MGM nor any of its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees or agents or any other person acting on their behalf in connection with the Offer shall be responsible for any tax effects or liabilities resulting from acceptance of this Offer.NEITHER THE U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION NOR ANY U.S. STATE SECURITIES COMMISSION HAS APPROVED OR DISAPPROVED THE OFFER, PASSED ANY COMMENTS UPON THE MERITS OR FAIRNESS OF THE OFFER, PASSED ANY COMMENT UPON THE ADEQUACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS PRESS RELEASE OR PASSED ANY COMMENT ON WHETHER THE CONTENT IN THIS PRESS RELEASE IS CORRECT OR COMPLETE. ANY REPRESENTATION TO THE CONTRARY IS A CRIMINAL OFFENCE IN THE UNITED STATES.Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC is not responsible to anyone other than MGM Resorts International for advice in connection with the Offer.Logo - https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/537819/MGM_Resorts_International_Logo.jpgCopyright 2022 PR Newswire
25/5/2022
19:16
pura vida: @tobyjo That is crazy, i would understand before but now entain's share price has been battered, the markets in general are negative but going further short seems crazy. When are the Dutch due to give the licenses back? When will the uk review be out? In my opinion both of those elements have dragged the price down enormously Entain is profitable and generate a lot of free cash flow. They are also a sin stock with quite a bit of inelastic demand. They had very tough comparables so growth slowed (even went slightly negative) but the trend is up up and away with their acquisitions But obviously everything depends on the timeline, i'm a long term investor (years) and obviously i hate taking short term hits... (just posting here cos i'm a bit bored for the moment) But i prefer keeping entain than complaining or selling now. Where else would you place your money? Cash in a bank guaranteed to loose out to inflation? Bonds which are virtually inflated by central banks? Investment funds where you are paying stupid fees? Property yes but only if you can afford without a huge morgage and associated fees
24/5/2022
17:05
pura vida: @twh i mean no disrepect as you provide some really good insight and a lot of valued posts But why ask for a dividend when they are a growth company and have a better roi than paying a dividend (shareholders aren't really rewarded by dividends after greedy governments take their share) As for share buybacks, isn't it better they buy companies CASH and get a good roi (entain have a proven history of this). Entain have no need for buybacks for the moment as they invest their free cash flow in acquisitions rather than issuing shares (like dkng or printing cash like governments) The whole market is going down, I personally don't blame entain management and think they are going the right direction. I could be completely wrong (all my ex's would agree with that) but i don't agree with asking management to do the impossible in a down market. When things get better i think entain will vastly outperform... Just my 2 cents
07/3/2022
16:01
srpactive: Ent share price is like a sun dial, you do not need to have a watch to know when the US opens, just look for when the ent share price dives and there you have 2.30pm.
03/3/2022
12:15
bartyb: Analysts have responded well to Entain PLC (LSE:ENT)’s latest results, as the group continued its expansion and maintained earnings growth. Underlying earnings (EBITDA) for the gambling, gaming and entertainment group grew 5% on 2020, as visits to its stores hit 90% of pre-pandemic levels. Underlying operating profits for the company fell 9% as the group invested heavily in its burgeoning US arm BetMGM, where revenues increased nearly five-fold as US gambling laws were liberalised. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) released a statement it described as “confident with an unchanged outlook”, maintaining a 2,530p price target, which it said would come as some relief given a broadly bearish UK market. “We expect the shares to moderately outperform today on the back of a reassuring and surprise-free update, and expect no changes to consensus forecasts.” Investec maintained a 2,400p price target on the back of the results, saying Entain remained “the best investment choice in the gambling space.” Entain upgraded its revenue target for BetMGM from US$1bn to US$1.3bn, expecting positive EBITDA for the company in 2023. UK gambling companies are in an expansion-driven transitionary period as US regulations relax and the UK market proves more challenging than previously, particularly in the face of an upcoming White Paper on the country's gambling laws. Flutter shares fell this week as the group grappled with flat UK revenues and accusations of “virtue signalling” by an analyst, despite strong growth in its flagship US subsidiary FanDuel. Entain’s minimal exposure to Russian and Ukrainian markets gave analysts further cause for optimism when compared with Flutter’s £41mln Russian market. Shares in Entain were up 2.88% to 1,605p as of 11:36 GMT this morning.
21/2/2022
14:38
srpactive: What is 30% on the current share price? So the non dividend and pumping money into the US sends the target from 2600p to 2000p. Good call one here, lol. They are ruled by the yanks, was told that twenty years ago by high up manager. dyor
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