Melco Crown weakness a buying opportunity, says Wells Fargo Wells Fargo said it would buy shares of Melco Crown on any weakness from news of an illegal money transfer investigation in Taiwan. Wells thinks the Taiwanese government could be on a fact-finding mission, and that the news may not be Melco Crown or gaming specific. The firm keeps an Outperform rating on Melco Crown.
Las Vegas Sands results encouraging, says Stifel After Las Vegas Sands (LVS) reported higher than expected Macau property-level EBITDA, Stifel says that the beat should cause analysts to raise their estimates for the company. The firm adds that the results are encouraging for all "Macau-centric operators." It raised its price target on Las Vegas Sands to $65 from $60 and keeps a Buy rating on the shares. Other companies with a major presence in Macau include Melco Crown (MPEL), Wynn Resorts (WYNN), and MGM (MGM).