Top Casino Stocks To Watch For 2023


As some of the few travel stocks that have failed to fully recover from the pandemic, plenty of investors have tried to bottom-fish in cruise-line names like Carnival (NYSE:CCL) stock. Unfortunately, these contrarian wagers have failed to pan out.

Investors who have dabbled in CCL or its peers haven’t reaped substantial gains. Instead, going against the grain has led to heavy losses. Although the industry is in a much better place now compared to last year, cruise lines have a way to go before attaining pre-virus revenue and earnings levels.

Worse yet, this recovery, which has arrived far more gradually than the recovery for airlines, hotels, and casinos, is likely to be further stretched out by factors outside the pandemic. Put it all together, and it’s doubtful that this stock, despite being down more than 85% since 2020, has enough rebound potential to outweigh its still-high level of risk.


CCL Carnival $7.29

Top Casino Stocks To Watch For 2023: Tuesday Morning Corp.(TUES)

Tuesday Morning Corporation engages in the retail sale of decorative home accessories, housewares, and gifts in the United States. The company?s merchandise primarily consists of lamps, rugs, furniture, kitchen accessories, small electronics, gourmet housewares, linens, luggage, bedroom and bathroom accessories, toys, stationary, and silk plants, as well as crystal, collectibles, and silver serving pieces. It also offers apparel and accessories. In addition, the company provides brand name merchandise, including cookware, appliances, linens, bath towels, luggage, flatware, tabletop, crystal, collectibles, dolls, china and giftware, and rugs. As of September 21, 2011, it operated 861 discount retail stores in 43 states. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.


Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By ]

    Tuesday Morning  (TUES) – Get Tuesday Morning Corporation Report shares jumped after the Dallas home-goods retailer named Paul Metcalf chief merchant. Metcalf is the former executive vice president and chief merchandising officer at Burlington Stores.  (BURL) – Get Burlington Stores, Inc. Report

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Tuesday Morning (NASDAQ: TUES) and Target (NYSE:TGT) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and risk.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Check out these big penny stock gainers and losers

    Losers
    Cemtrex, Inc. (NASDAQ: CETX) fell 7.1 percent to $2.10 in pre-market trading after rising 4.15 percent on Friday
    Bioblast Pharma Ltd. (NASDAQ: ORPN) fell 7.1 percent to $2.10 in pre-market trading after dipping 9.05 percent on Friday.
    LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: LX) fell 5.9 percent to $17.15 in pre-market trading after reporting Q1 results.
    AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACRX) shares fell 5.1 percent to $2.80 in pre-market trading after dropping 1.67 percent on Friday.
    China Telecom Corporation Limited (NYSE: CHA) shares fell 4.1 percent to $45.70 in pre-market trading.
    Carver Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARV) fell 4 percent to $8.00 in pre-market trading after tumbling 24.36 percent on Friday.
    Tuesday Morning Corporation (NASDAQ: TUES) shares fell 3.6 percent to $2.65 in pre-market trading.
    Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE: CMCM) shares fell 3.4 percent to $11.90 in pre-market trading following Q1 results.
    Qudian Inc. (NYSE: QD) fell 3.3 percent to $11.10 in pre-market trading after reporting Q1 results.
    Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) fell 3.1 percent to $32.53 in pre-market trading after announcing plan to acquire MB Financial for $54.70 per share in cash and stock

Top Casino Stocks To Watch For 2023: C&F Financial Corporation(CFFI)


C&F Financial Corporation, incorporated on July 20, 1993, is a bank holding company. The Company owns and operates through its subsidiary, Citizens and Farmers Bank (the Bank or C&F Bank), which is an independent commercial bank. The Company’s segments include Retail Banking, Mortgage Banking, Consumer Finance and Other. Its Other segment includes a full-service brokerage firm. The Bank’s subsidiaries include C&F Mortgage Corporation and its subsidiaries Certified Appraisals LLC and Lender Solutions LLC; C&F Finance Company and its subsidiary C&F Remarketing LLC; C&F Wealth Management Corporation; C&F Insurance Services, Inc., and CVB Title Services, Inc. The Company conducts brokerage activities through C&F Wealth Management Corporation, insurance activities through C&F Insurance Services, Inc. and title insurance services through CVB Title Services, Inc. The Company also owns three non-operating subsidiaries, C&F Financial Statutory Trust II (Trust II), C&F Financial Statutory Trust I (Trust I), and Central Virginia Bankshares Statutory Trust I (CVBK Trust I).


The Company’s investment portfolio consists of securities available for sale. The Company’s total securities amount to approximately $214.10 million. The Company’s deposits are principally provided by individuals and businesses located within the communities served. Its total deposits amount to approximately $1.04 billion.

Retail Banking

The Company provides retail banking services through C&F Bank. The Company provides retail banking services at its main office in West Point, Virginia, and 24 Virginia branches located over one each in Cartersville, Chester, Cumberland, Hampton, Mechanicsville, Newport News, Norge, Powhatan, Providence Forge, Quinton, Saluda, Sandston, West Point and Yorktown, over two in Williamsburg, approximately four in Richmond and over four in Midlothian. These branches provide a range of banking services to individuals and businesses. Its services include various types of checking and savings deposit accounts, as well as business, real estate, development, mortgage, home equity and installment loans. It also offers automated teller machines (ATMs), Internet and mobile banking, and debit and credit cards, as well as safe deposit box rentals, collection, notary public, electronic transfer and other customary bank services to its customers.


Through the Retail Banking segment, the Company engages in a range of lending activities, which include the origination of one- to four-family and multi-family residential mortgage loans, commercial real estate loans, construction loans, land acquisition and development loans, consumer loans and commercial business loans. The Retail Banking segment originates residential mortgage loans secured by first and second liens on properties located in its primary market area in southeastern and central Virginia. It offers various types of residential first mortgage loans in addition to traditional long-term, fixed-rate loans. The Retail Banking segment has a real estate construction lending program. It makes loans primarily for the construction of one- to four-family residences and multi-family dwellings. It also makes construction loans for office and warehouse facilities and other nonresidential projects, generally limited to borrowers that present other business opportunities for the Retail Banking segment.


The Company’s Retail Banking segment makes land acquisition and development loans to builders and developers for acquiring unimproved land to be developed for residential building sites, residential housing subdivisions, multi-family dwellings and a range of commercial uses. The Retail Banking segment offers builder lines of credit to residential home builders to support their land and lot inventory needs. The Retail Banking segment’s commercial business loan products include revolving lines of credit to provide working capital, term loans to finance the purchase of vehicles and equipment, letters of credit to guarantee payment and performance, and other commercial loans. The Retail Banking segment offers its customers home equity lines of credit that enable customers to borrow funds secured by the equity in their homes. The Retail Banking segment offers a range of consumer loans, including automobile, personal secured and unsecured, and loans secured by savings accounts or certificates of deposit. The Consumer Finance segment has an automobile dealer network through which it purchases installment contracts throughout its markets. Its total loans amount to approximately $901.46 million.


Mortgage Banking

The Company engages in residential mortgage lending through the Mortgage Banking segment. The Company conducts mortgage banking activities through C&F Mortgage Corporation (C&F Mortgage). C&F Mortgage provides mortgage loan origination services through approximately 10 locations in Virginia, two in Maryland and two in North Carolina. C&F Mortgage offers a range of residential mortgage loans, which are originated for sale generally to various investors, such as Wells Fargo Home Mortgage; Franklin American Mortgage Company; Penny Mac Corporation, and the Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA). C&F Bank may also purchase permanent loans from C&F Mortgage. C&F Mortgage originates conventional mortgage loans, mortgage loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration (the FHA), mortgage loans guaranteed by the United States Department of Agriculture (the USDA) and the Veterans Administration (the VA), and home equity loans. Through its subsidiary, Certified Appraisals LLC, C&F Mortgage provides ancillary mortgage loan origination services for residential appraisals, and through its subsidiary, Lender Solutions LLC, provides certain mortgage origination functions to third parties.


Consumer Finance

The Company engages in non-prime automobile lending through the Consumer Finance segment. The Company conducts consumer finance activities through C&F Finance Company (C&F Finance). C&F Finance is a regional finance company providing automobile loans throughout Virginia and in portions of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia through its offices in Richmond and Hampton, Virginia, in Nashville, Tennessee and in Hunt Valley, Maryland. C&F Finance is an indirect lender that provides automobile financing through lending programs that are designed to serve customers in the non-prime market. C&F Finance generally purchases automobile retail installment sales contracts from manufacturer-franchised dealerships with used-car operations and through selected independent dealerships. C&F Finance selects the dealers based on the types of vehicles sold.


Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    C&F Financial Corp (NASDAQ:CFFI) Director J P. Causey, Jr. sold 4,353 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $62.17, for a total value of $270,626.01. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 25,491 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,584,775.47. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    News stories about C&F Financial (NASDAQ:CFFI) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. C&F Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.3252262902797 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Top Casino Stocks To Watch For 2023: AtriCure Inc.(ATRC)


AtriCure, Inc., a medical device company, develops, manufactures, and sells cardiac surgical ablation systems designed to create precise lesions, or scars, in cardiac tissue. Its primary product line includes isolator synergy bipolar radio-frequency ablation clamps for open-heart procedures and minimally invasive procedures; ablation and sensing unit, a compact power generator that delivers bipolar radio-frequency (RF) energy; AtriCure switch box, a compact switch box providing the technology needed for the dual pulsing electrodes, and the ability to connect and toggle between multiple RF devices; isolator multifunctional pen, a disposable RF device enabling surgeons to toggle back and forth between temporary pacing, sensing, and stimulation and ablation; and coolrail linear ablation device, a disposable linear RF ablation device, which allows physicians to create an expanded cardiac ablation lesion set during minimally invasive procedures. The company also offers cryoabla tion system, which consists of various reusable and disposable devices, including the Frigitronics CCS-200 product line for cardiac ablation; and Cryo1, a disposable cryoablation device, as well as AtriClip system, which is designed to exclude the left atrial appendage by implanting the device during concomitant open surgical procedures from the outside of the heart. In addition, it sells enabling technologies, including Lumitip dissector to separate tissues to provide access to key anatomical structures targeted for ablation; and MicroPace ORLab system, a stimulating, mapping, and recording system enabling physicians to confirm the ablation lines being created are forming electrical barriers or lines of block. The company sells its medical devices to hospitals and medical centers in the United States and internationally. AtriCure, Inc. is headquartered in West Chester, Ohio.


Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    AtriCure (NASDAQ:ATRC) and OxySure Therapeutics (OTCMKTS:OXYS) are both medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on AtriCure (ATRC)

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