Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2016. The reported financial results include 40 days of operations of Wynn Palace, which opened on August 22, 2016.

Net revenues were $1.11 billion for the third quarter of 2016, an increase of 11.4%, or $113.5 million, from $996.3 millionfor the same period of 2015. The increase was the result of $164.6 million from Wynn Palace and an increase of $15.9 million from our Las Vegas Operations, partially offset by a decrease of $67.0 million from Wynn Macau.

On a U.S. GAAP basis, net loss attributable to Wynn Resorts, Limited was $17.4 million, or $0.17 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2016, a decrease of 118.1%, or $113.6 million, from net income attributable to Wynn Resorts, Limited of$96.2 million, or $0.95 per diluted share, for the same period of 2015. Adjusted net income attributable to Wynn Resorts, Limited (1) was $76.2 million, or $0.75 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2016, compared to $87.6 million, or $0.86per diluted share, for the same period of 2015.

Adjusted Property EBITDA (2) was $305.4 million for the third quarter of 2016, an increase of 9.1%, or $25.5 million, from$279.9 million for the same period of 2015, primarily a result of $25.5 million from Wynn Palace.

Wynn Resorts, Limited also announced today that the Company has approved a cash dividend of $0.50 per share, payable on November 29, 2016 to stockholders of record as of November 17, 2016.

Wynn Macau

Net revenues from Wynn Macau were $518.1 million for the third quarter of 2016, an 11.5% decrease from $585.1 millionfor the same period of 2015. Adjusted Property EBITDA from Wynn Macau was $151.0 million for the third quarter of 2016, a 7.3% decrease from $162.8 million for the same period of 2015.

Casino revenues from Wynn Macau were $488.3 million for the third quarter of 2016, a 10.9% decrease from $547.9 millionfor the same period of 2015. Table games turnover in VIP operations was $10.94 billion, a 10.5% decrease from $12.22 billion for the third quarter of 2015. VIP table games win as a percentage of turnover (calculated before commissions) was 3.34%, above the expected range of 2.7% to 3.0% and the 3.17% we experienced for the third quarter of 2015. Table drop in mass market operations was $1.11 billion, a 7.6% decrease from $1.20 billion for the third quarter of 2015. Table games win in mass market operations was $205.2 million, a 12.6% decrease from $234.7 million for the third quarter of 2015. Table games win percentage in mass market operations was 18.6%, below the 19.6% experienced for the third quarter of 2015. Slot machine handle was $681.6 million, a 17.4% decrease from $824.6 million for the third quarter of 2015, while slot win decreased 30.0% to $29.3 million.

Non-casino revenues before promotional allowances from Wynn Macau were $63.7 million for the third quarter of 2016, a 17.4% decrease from the $77.1 million for the same period of 2015. Room revenues decreased 14.6%, to $26.2 million for the third quarter of 2016, compared to $30.7 million for the same period of 2015. Our average daily rate (“ADR”) was$270, a 14.8% decrease from $317 for the third quarter of 2015. Occupancy declined to 95.1% for the third quarter of 2016, from 95.9% for the same period of 2015. Revenue per available room (“REVPAR”) was $257, a 15.5% decrease from $304for the third quarter of 2015.

Wynn Palace

On August 22, 2016, the Company opened Wynn Palace, an integrated resort in the Cotai area of Macau. Wynn Palace features a luxury hotel tower with 1,706 guest rooms, suites and villas, approximately 500,000 square feet of casino space, 10 food and beverage outlets, approximately 40,000 square feet of lounge and meeting space, approximately 105,000 square feet of retail space, and public attractions including a performance lake and floral art displays, and recreation and leisure facilities.

Prior to the opening of Wynn Palace, the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau of Macau authorized 100 new table games for operations at Wynn Palace with 25 additional table games authorized for operation on each of January 1, 2017and 2018 for a total of 150 new table games in the aggregate. We transferred 250 table games from Wynn Macau for operation at Wynn Palace.

Net revenues and Adjusted Property EBITDA from Wynn Palace were $164.6 million and $25.5 million, respectively, for the third quarter of 2016.

Casino revenues from Wynn Palace were $146.7 million for the third quarter of 2016. In VIP operations, table games turnover was $4.15 billion and table games win as a percentage of turnover (calculated before commissions) was 2.90%, within the expected range of 2.7% to 3.0%. In mass market operations, table drop was $275.9 million, table games win was$51.5 million and table games win percentage was 18.7%. Slot machine handle was $204.5 million and slot machine win was $12.6 million for the third quarter of 2016.

Non-casino revenues before promotional allowances from Wynn Palace were $33.9 million for the third quarter of 2016. Room revenues were $14.2 million with an ADR of $287, occupancy of 70.8% and REVPAR of $203.

As of September 30, 2016, the total Wynn Palace investment for the Company was $4.4 billion. This reflects a $300 millionincrease to the guaranteed maximum price (“GMP”) under the GMP contract, pursuant to a final agreement that was reached on October 28, 2016, between the Company and the general contractor to fully settle all claims at this time under the GMP contract.

Las Vegas Operations

Net revenues from our Las Vegas Operations were $427.1 million for the third quarter of 2016, a 3.9% increase from $411.2 million for the same period of 2015. Adjusted Property EBITDA from our Las Vegas Operations was $128.9 million, a 10.1% increase from $117.1 million for the third quarter of 2015.

Casino revenues from our Las Vegas Operations were $153.2 million for the third quarter of 2016, a 0.7% increase from$152.1 million for the same period of 2015. Table games drop was $483.4 million, a 1.7% decrease from $491.6 million for the third quarter of 2015. Table games win was $119.4 million, a 2.3% increase from $116.7 million for the third quarter of 2015. Table games win percentage was 24.7%, within the property’s expected range of 21% to 25% and above the 23.7% experienced for the third quarter of 2015. Slot machine handle was $818.7 million, a 7.1% increase from $764.3 million for the third quarter of 2015, while slot win decreased 3.9% to $52.5 million.

Non-casino revenues before promotional allowances from our Las Vegas Operations were $316.3 million for the third quarter of 2016, a 4.2% increase from $303.6 million for the same period of 2015. Room revenues increased 9.1%, to$112.2 million for the third quarter of 2016, compared to $102.8 million for the same period of 2015. ADR was $288, a 4.7% increase from $275 for the third quarter of 2015. Occupancy increased to 90.0% for the third quarter of 2016, from the 88.3% experienced for the same period of 2015. REVPAR was $259, a 6.6% increase from $243 for the third quarter of 2015. Food and beverage revenues increased 1.8%, to $145.2 million for the third quarter of 2016, compared to the same period of 2015. Entertainment, retail and other revenues increased 1.1%, to $58.9 million for the third quarter of 2016, compared to the same period of 2015.

Wynn Boston Harbor Project in Massachusetts

In November 2014, the Company was awarded a gaming license to develop and construct Wynn Boston Harbor, an integrated resort in Everett, Massachusetts, adjacent to Boston. Wynn Boston Harbor will be located on a 33-acre site along the Mystic River and will contain a hotel, a waterfront boardwalk, meeting space, casino space, a spa, retail offerings and food and beverage outlets. The total project budget, including construction costs, capitalized interest, pre-opening costs and land costs, is estimated to be between $1.9 billion and $2.1 billion. During the third quarter of 2016, we commenced construction activities and continue with site remediation and site preparation. We expect to open Wynn Boston Harbor in the first half of 2019.

Balance Sheet

Our cash and cash equivalents, restricted cash and investment securities at September 30, 2016 were $2.02 billion.

Total debt outstanding at the end of the quarter was $9.44 billion, including $4.16 billion of Macau related debt, $3.17 billion of Wynn Las Vegas debt and $2.11 billion at the parent company and other. (Original Source)

Shares of Wynn Resorts are down nearly 5% to $92 in after-hours trading Wednesday. WYNN has a 1-year high of $109.50 and a 1-year low of $49.95. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $99.83 and its 200-day moving average is $96.00.

On the ratings front, WYNN has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. In a report issued on October 13, CLSA analyst Jon Oh maintained a Sell rating on WYNN. Separately, on October 12, Deutsche Bank’s Carlo Santarelli maintained a Hold rating on the stock and has a price target of $100.

According to TipRanks.com, which ranks over 7,500 financial analysts and bloggers to gauge the performance of their past recommendations, Jon Oh and Carlo Santarelli have a yearly average return of 10.7% and 4.4% respectively. Oh has a success rate of 56% and is ranked #1159 out of 4173 analysts, while Santarelli has a success rate of 54% and is ranked #512.

Overall, one research analyst has rated the stock with a Sell rating, 2 research analysts have assigned a Hold rating and one research analyst has given a a Buy rating to the stock. When considering if perhaps the stock is under or overvalued, the average price target is $100.00 which is 2.3% above where the stock opened today.

Wynn Resorts Ltd. engages in the development and management of casino resorts It operates through the Macau Operations and Las Vegas Operations segments. The Macau Operations segment manages Wynn Macau and Encore at Wynn Macau. The Las Vegas Operations segment covers Wynn Las Vegas and Encore at Wynn Las Vegas. It provides hotel rooms and suites; table games; slot machines; a race and sports book; and a poker room of casino gaming space, including a sky casino and private gaming salons; casual and fine dining in food and beverage outlets; spas and salons; lounges; and boutiques.