Boyd Gaming, based in Las Vegas, owns and operates 29 gaming properties, up from 16 in 2011. The company's properties are located in Nevada, Iowa, Mississippi, Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Louisiana. With a market cap of $7.2 billion, BYD is generally considered a mid-cap growth stock.
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John D. Staszak, CFASecurities Analyst: Consumer Discretionary & Consumer Staples