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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.47
MPEL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. MPEL: 0.47 )
MPEL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 35743.43
Current: 0.47

0.12
35743.43
Equity to Asset 0.42
MPEL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. MPEL: 0.42 )
MPEL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.42

0.32
0.86
Interest Coverage 5.50
MPEL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
95% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 16.37 vs. MPEL: 5.50 )
MPEL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: 5.5

0.99
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.47
M-Score: -3.01
WACC vs ROIC
8.69%
15.50%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 16.46
MPEL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1018 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. MPEL: 16.46 )
MPEL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -159.7   Max: 24.55
Current: 16.46

-159.7
24.55
Net-margin (%) 14.55
MPEL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1018 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 5.85 vs. MPEL: 14.55 )
MPEL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -203.54   Max: 22.42
Current: 14.55

-203.54
22.42
ROE (%) 17.23
MPEL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 7.21 vs. MPEL: 17.23 )
MPEL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -12.55   Max: 16.7
Current: 17.23

-12.55
16.7
ROA (%) 7.95
MPEL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. MPEL: 7.95 )
MPEL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.59   Max: 7.61
Current: 7.95

-6.59
7.61
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 21.72
MPEL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 12.41 vs. MPEL: 21.72 )
MPEL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -33.16   Max: 26.42
Current: 21.72

-33.16
26.42
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 22.70
MPEL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. MPEL: 22.70 )
MPEL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 324.2
Current: 22.7

0
324.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 39.10
MPEL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. MPEL: 39.10 )
MPEL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 93.1
Current: 39.1

0
93.1
» MPEL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

MPEL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 139,300 sh (New)
George Soros 1,295,000 sh (+324.59%)
Steven Cohen 184,541 sh (+55.99%)
Louis Moore Bacon 120,150 sh (+28.99%)
Steven Cohen 450,000 sh (unchged)
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 211,921 sh (-6.98%)
Columbia Wanger 4,535,659 sh (-24.49%)
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Q2 2014

MPEL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Andreas Halvorsen 1,541,269 sh (New)
George Soros 1,295,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 911,800 sh (unchged)
Value Partners Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 4,156,499 sh (-8.36%)
Pioneer Investments 108,083 sh (-49%)
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Q3 2014

MPEL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 750,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,552,100 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 2,631,362 sh (New)
David Herro 7,482,000 sh (New)
George Soros 1,445,000 sh (+11.58%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 3,561,025 sh (-14.33%)
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Q4 2014

MPEL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Singer 2,729,872 sh (New)
Mason Hawkins 68,900 sh (New)
David Herro 15,860,000 sh (+111.98%)
George Soros 1,445,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Leon Cooperman 1,628,693 sh (-38.1%)
Columbia Wanger 2,175,000 sh (-38.92%)
Jim Simons 433,100 sh (-72.1%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MPEL

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Leon Cooperman 2014-12-31 Reduce -38.1%0.38%$22.1 - $27.14 $ 24.940%1628693
Mason Hawkins 2014-12-31 New Buy0.01%$22.1 - $26.57 $ 24.940%68900
Leon Cooperman 2014-09-30 New Buy1%$25.73 - $36.84 $ 24.94-17%2631362
Andreas Halvorsen 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.24%$25.73 - $36.84 $ 24.94-17%0
Andreas Halvorsen 2014-06-30 New Buy0.24%$30.71 - $40.84 $ 24.94-28%1541269
George Soros 2014-03-31 Add 324.59%0.37%$36.11 - $45.16 $ 24.94-40%1295000
Andreas Halvorsen 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.09%$36.11 - $45.16 $ 24.94-40%0
George Soros 2013-12-31 New Buy0.1%$31.57 - $39.17 $ 24.94-29%305000
Andreas Halvorsen 2013-12-31 New Buy0.09%$31.57 - $39.17 $ 24.94-29%506443
George Soros 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.13%$21.36 - $25.13 $ 24.946%0
George Soros 2013-03-31 New Buy0.13%$16.84 - $23.35 $ 24.9424%490000
George Soros 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.15%$9.51 - $14.2 $ 24.94118%0
George Soros 2011-12-31 New Buy0.15%$7.38 - $12.04 $ 24.94152%350000
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.40
MPEL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 32.80 vs. MPEL: 18.40 )
MPEL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.38   Max: 40.45
Current: 18.4

12.38
40.45
Forward P/E 13.62
MPEL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 51.02 vs. MPEL: 13.62 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.40
MPEL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 32.90 vs. MPEL: 18.40 )
MPEL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 12.38   Max: 40.77
Current: 18.4

12.38
40.77
P/B 2.90
MPEL's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. MPEL: 2.90 )
MPEL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.65   Max: 6.08
Current: 2.9

1.65
6.08
P/S 2.73
MPEL's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. MPEL: 2.73 )
MPEL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 5.07
Current: 2.73

1.24
5.07
PFCF 13.70
MPEL's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 45.34 vs. MPEL: 13.70 )
MPEL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.96   Max: 119.39
Current: 13.7

10.96
119.39
POCF 8.15
MPEL's POCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. MPEL: 8.15 )
MPEL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.69   Max: 21.18
Current: 8.15

6.69
21.18
EV-to-EBIT 19.57
MPEL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 23.19 vs. MPEL: 19.57 )
MPEL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.3   Max: 32.5
Current: 19.57

12.3
32.5
Shiller P/E 54.10
MPEL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 160.79 vs. MPEL: 54.10 )
MPEL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 50.82   Max: 905.83
Current: 54.1

50.82
905.83
Current Ratio 3.03
MPEL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. MPEL: 3.03 )
MPEL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 3.53
Current: 3.03

0.16
3.53
Quick Ratio 3.01
MPEL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. MPEL: 3.01 )
MPEL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 3.53
Current: 3.01

0.16
3.53
Days Inventory 1.90
MPEL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
96% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 70.14 vs. MPEL: 1.90 )
MPEL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 31.23
Current: 1.9

0.57
31.23
Days Sales Outstanding 17.77
MPEL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
83% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 40.51 vs. MPEL: 17.77 )
MPEL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 71.8
Current: 17.77

0.78
71.8

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.32
MPEL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
73% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. MPEL: 1.32 )
MPEL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 0.34
Current: 1.32

0.28
0.34
Dividend Payout 0.15
MPEL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
99% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MPEL: 0.15 )
MPEL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 0.33
Current: 0.15

Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.30
MPEL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
75% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. MPEL: 1.30 )
MPEL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 0.34
Current: 1.3

0.28
0.34
Share Buyback Rate -1.40
MPEL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
100% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. MPEL: -1.40 )
MPEL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -36.2
Current: -1.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 4.50
MPEL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. MPEL: 4.50 )
MPEL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.01   Max: 8
Current: 4.5

3.01
8
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.80
MPEL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. MPEL: 3.80 )
MPEL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 3.97   Max: 6.41
Current: 3.8

3.97
6.41
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
MPEL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. MPEL: 0.90 )
MPEL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.53
Current: 0.9

0.47
1.53
Price/Graham Number 2.00
MPEL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
79% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. MPEL: 2.00 )
MPEL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 3.66
Current: 2

1.42
3.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.20
MPEL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. MPEL: 5.20 )
MPEL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 8.1
Current: 5.2

3.1
8.1

Business Description

Industry: Travel & Leisure » Resorts & Casinos
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Traded in other countries:06883.Hongkong, MAS.Germany,
Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd was incorporated under the name of Melco PBL Entertainment (Macau) Limited on December 17, 2004. It completed its initial public offering in December 2006. The Company is a developer, owner and, through its subsidiary Melco Crown Macau, an operator of casino gaming and entertainment resort facilities. Its subsidiary Melco Crown Macau is one of six companies licensed, through concessions or subconcessions, to operate casinos in Macau. It has two casinos based operations, namely, City of Dreams and Altira Macau, and non-casino based operations at its Mocha Clubs. Its operations cater to a spectrum of gaming patrons, from high-stakes rolling chip gaming patrons to gaming patrons seeking a broader entertainment experience. It owns and operates two 'Forbes Five Star' hotels in Macau: Altira Macau and the Crown Towers hotel. The Company's competitors in Macau and elsewhere in Asia include all the current concession and subconcession holders and many of the largest gaming, hospitality, leisure and property development companies in the world. The Company is subject to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
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