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Why Everi Holdings Inc. (NYSE:EVRI) Could Be Worth Watching

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Everi Holdings Inc. (NYSE:EVRI), which is in the hospitality business, and is based in United States, saw significant share price movement during recent months on the NYSE, rising to highs of US$14.46 and falling to the lows of US$10.40. Some share price movements can give investors a better opportunity to enter into the stock, and potentially buy at a lower price. A question to answer is whether Everi Holdings's current trading price of US$10.40 reflective of the actual value of the small-cap? Or is it currently undervalued, providing us with the opportunity to buy? Let’s take a look at Everi Holdings’s outlook and value based on the most recent financial data to see if there are any catalysts for a price change.

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What's the opportunity in Everi Holdings?

According to my valuation model, Everi Holdings seems to be fairly priced at around 9.7% below my intrinsic value, which means if you buy Everi Holdings today, you’d be paying a reasonable price for it. And if you believe the company’s true value is $11.51, then there’s not much of an upside to gain from mispricing. So, is there another chance to buy low in the future? Given that Everi Holdings’s share is fairly volatile (i.e. its price movements are magnified relative to the rest of the market) this could mean the price can sink lower, giving us an opportunity to buy later on. This is based on its high beta, which is a good indicator for share price volatility.

What does the future of Everi Holdings look like?

NYSE:EVRI Past and Future Earnings, March 2nd 2020
NYSE:EVRI Past and Future Earnings, March 2nd 2020

Investors looking for growth in their portfolio may want to consider the prospects of a company before buying its shares. Although value investors would argue that it’s the intrinsic value relative to the price that matter the most, a more compelling investment thesis would be high growth potential at a cheap price. With profit expected to more than double over the next couple of years, the future seems bright for Everi Holdings. It looks like higher cash flow is on the cards for the stock, which should feed into a higher share valuation.

What this means for you:

Are you a shareholder? It seems like the market has already priced in EVRI’s positive outlook, with shares trading around its fair value. However, there are also other important factors which we haven’t considered today, such as the financial strength of the company. Have these factors changed since the last time you looked at the stock? Will you have enough confidence to invest in the company should the price drop below its fair value?

Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping an eye on EVRI, now may not be the most advantageous time to buy, given it is trading around its fair value. However, the positive outlook is encouraging for the company, which means it’s worth diving deeper into other factors such as the strength of its balance sheet, in order to take advantage of the next price drop.

Price is just the tip of the iceberg. Dig deeper into what truly matters – the fundamentals – before you make a decision on Everi Holdings. You can find everything you need to know about Everi Holdings in the latest infographic research report. If you are no longer interested in Everi Holdings, you can use our free platform to see my list of over 50 other stocks with a high growth potential.

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