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PENN Entertainment (PENN Entertainment) Degree of Financial Leverage : 1.81 (As of Mar. 2024)


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What is PENN Entertainment Degree of Financial Leverage?

Degree of Financial Leverage (DFL) measures the percentage change in EPS for a unit change in Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT). PENN Entertainment's Degree of Financial Leverage for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was 1.81. The higher Degree of Financial Leverage, the more volatile earnings will be.

The industry rank for PENN Entertainment's Degree of Financial Leverage or its related term are showing as below:

PENN's Degree of Financial Leverage is ranked worse than
84.8% of 809 companies
in the Travel & Leisure industry
Industry Median: 0.95 vs PENN: 1.81

PENN Entertainment Degree of Financial Leverage Historical Data

The historical data trend for PENN Entertainment's Degree of Financial Leverage can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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PENN Entertainment Degree of Financial Leverage Chart

PENN Entertainment Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Degree of Financial Leverage
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 53.42 11.65 0.30 3.17 3.68

PENN Entertainment Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
Degree of Financial Leverage Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.55 6.23 4.33 3.68 1.81

Competitive Comparison of PENN Entertainment's Degree of Financial Leverage

For the Resorts & Casinos subindustry, PENN Entertainment's Degree of Financial Leverage, along with its competitors' market caps and Degree of Financial Leverage data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


PENN Entertainment's Degree of Financial Leverage Distribution in the Travel & Leisure Industry

For the Travel & Leisure industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, PENN Entertainment's Degree of Financial Leverage distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where PENN Entertainment's Degree of Financial Leverage falls into.



PENN Entertainment Degree of Financial Leverage Calculation

PENN Entertainment's Degree of Financial Leverage for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 is calculated as:

Degree of Financial Leverage=% Change in Earnings per Share (Diluted)**/% Change in EBIT
=( -7.45 (Mar. 2024) / 4.05 (Mar. 2023) - 1 )/( -838.6 (Mar. 2024) / 1468.4 (Mar. 2023) - 1 )
=-2.8395/-1.5711
=1.81***

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

** TTM data of EPS and EBIT was used to calculate Degree of Financial Leverage.
*** Please be aware that the Degree of Financial Leverage calculations are based on company-level data using the primary share class. The calculated data provided is for demonstration purposes and may slightly differ from the results displayed in the title due to potential variations caused by currency exchange rate differences throughout the year.


PENN Entertainment  (NAS:PENN) Degree of Financial Leverage Explanation

Degree of Financial Leverage (DFL) is a leverage ratio that measures the sensitivity of a company’s Earnings per Share (EPS) to fluctuations in its operating income, also referred to as Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT), resulting from adjustments in its capital structure. DFL is an essential tool for companies to assess the appropriate level of debt or financial leverage in their capital structure. When EBIT remains relatively stable, it results in stable earnings and earnings per share. In such cases, the company may consider taking on substantial debt. However, for companies operating in industries with significant fluctuations in EBIT, it is advisable to keep debt at a manageable level.

The higher Degree of Financial Leverage, the more volatile earnings will be. Because interest is a fixed expense, leverage can amplify earnings and EPS. This is beneficial when EBIT is growing, but it can become problematic in tough economic conditions when EBIT is under pressure.

Be Aware

The use of financial leverage varies across different industries and business sectors, and the application of Degree of Financial Leverage (DFL) should be adjusted accordingly.


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PENN Entertainment (PENN Entertainment) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
825 Berkshire Boulevard, Suite 200, Wyomissing, PA, USA, 19610
Penn Entertainment's origins date back to its 1972 racetrack opening in Pennsylvania. Today, Penn operates 43 properties across 20 states and 12 brands (such as Hollywood Casino and Ameristar), with land-based casinos representing 90% of total sales in 2022 (10% was from the interactive segment, which includes sports, iGaming, and media revenue). The retail portfolio generates high-30% EBITDAR margins and helps position the company to obtain licenses for the digital wagering markets. Additionally, Penn's media assets, theScore and ESPN (starting with its partnership launch Nov. 14, 2023), provide access to sports betting/iGaming technology and clientele, helping it form a leading digital position.
Executives
Christopher Byron Rogers officer: EVP and Chief Strategy Officer 825 BERKSHIRE BLVD., WYOMISSING PA 19610
Jay A Snowden officer: EVP-Chief Operating Officer 825 BERKSHIRE BOULEVARD, SUITE 200, WYOMISSING PA 19610
Jane Scaccetti director 3111 W ALLEGHENY AVE, PHILADELPHIA PA 19132
Felicia Hendrix officer: EVP and CFO 825 BERKSHIRE BLVD., WYOMISSING PA 19610
David A Handler director 845 BERKSHIRE BLVD, SUITE 200, WYOMISSING PA 19610
Kohn Barbara Shattuck director PENN NATIONAL GAMING, INC, 825 BERKSHIRE BLVE, SUITE 200, WYOMISSING PA 19610
Christine Labombard officer: SVP and CAO 825 BERKSHIRE BOULEVARD, WYOMISSING PA 19610
Saul Reibstein officer: EVP-Finance, CFO & Treasurer C/O VISHAY PRECISION GROUP, INC., 3 GREAT VALLEY PARKWAY, SUITE 150, MALVERN PA 19355
Gupta Vimla Black director 825 BERKSHIRE BLVD., WYOMISSING PA 19610
Todd George officer: EVP, Operations 825 BERKSHIRE BLVD., WYOMISSING PA 19610
Marla Kaplowitz director 825 BERKSHIRE BLVD., WYOMISSING PA 19610
Ronald J Naples director 96 S. GEORGE STREET, SUITE 500, YORK PA 17401
Peter M Carlino director, 10 percent owner, officer: Chairman 845 BERKSHIRE BLVD, SUITE 200, WYOMISSING PA 19610
Harper H. Ko officer: EVP, CLO and Sec. 7250 S. TENAYA WAY, SUITE 100, LAS VEGAS NV 89113
Carl Sottosanti officer: SVP,Gen Counsel & Secretary 825 BERKSHIRE BOULEVARD, SUITE 200, WYOMISSING PA 19610