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TMCNet:  Highest Beta in the Casinos & Gaming Industry Detected in Shares of Boyd Gaming (BYD, MPEL, MGM, PNK, ISLE)

[December 28, 2012]

Highest Beta in the Casinos & Gaming Industry Detected in Shares of Boyd Gaming (BYD, MPEL, MGM, PNK, ISLE)

Dec 28, 2012 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Casinos & Gaming industry with the highest betas. Higher-beta stocks mean greater volatility and are therefore generally considered to be riskier but also may provide the potential for higher returns.Boyd Gaming ranks highest with a a beta of 1.7. Melco Crown Entertainment is next with a a beta of 1.6. MGM Resorts International ranks third highest with a a beta of 1.6.
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Pinnacle Entertainment follows with a a beta of 1.4, and Isle of Capri Casinos rounds out the top five with a a beta of 1.4.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Pinnacle Entertainment on July 30th, 2012 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $10.40. Since that recommendation, shares of Pinnacle Entertainment have risen 52.6%. We continue to monitor Pinnacle Entertainment for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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