Is there market demand for another Las Vegas Locals casino? How many “Durango Station” customers will come from Red Rock Casino? How will “Durango Station” compete against nearby mixed-use developments? What will happen to the Flamingo/I-215 site after “Durango Station”?
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Red Rock Resorts should listen to public shareholders and adopt majority voting for directors and take steps to eliminate the dual-class share structure.
In December, Station Casinos announced a company-wide new benefits package, immediately after the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced there was going to be a union election at the company’s flagship Red Rock Casino. We estimate the new benefits would add nearly $70 million in operating costs on an annual basis, or a 400-bps hit […]
Public investors in Red Rock Resorts should ask: Does management have plans to pursue sports betting or other gaming opportunities outside of Nevada? If not, why not?
With the Palms project, Red Rock management wiped out $1 billion of shareholder equity. More than $8.00 per share of equity value evaporated because of the Palms project.
The results of our survey reveal shareholder respondents expressed consensus for a hybrid format for the annual general meeting, took issue with the dual-class capital structure and other takeover defenses, and shared their preference for a more diverse board, an independent board chair, and their doubt regarding shareholder representation on the board.
Red Rock’s shares have underperformed both the market and its peers, year-to-date. Baron’s efforts to double down on Red Rock’s stagnant stock suggest its stock pickers have fallen into a sunk cost trap, unwilling to recognize the opportunity cost they’ve incurred by putting millions more of their clients’ money in RRR over the past year.
Cohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE: CNS) filed a Schedule 13G on December 12, 2016, announcing its beneficial ownership (at the time 15.94% of Class A shares) in Red Rock Resorts. This was an interesting move by Cohen & Steers, which is often praised as the “king of REITs” and self-described as “pioneers in REIT investing.”
What is Station Casinos doing with Palms? The company has committed nearly half a billion dollars to the property. What kind of management experience can Station bring to Palms? Does Station have the management know-how to operate an almost-Strip property like Palms?
Six law firms have announced investigations into Red Rock Resorts following the company’s annual meeting in July, when shareholders showed their dissatisfaction with the company’s directors.