Nomura cited its sources indicating that the first five days of May delivered us$ 798.8 million of gaming revenue in Macau, implying a month-to-date run rate of us$ 159.7 million per day.
The research house said that three of those five days were public holidays. Therefore, the daily run rate could be alleviated on the back of these public holidays.
JP Morgan expects May revenue to grow in the mid-teens.
The research house said it sees plenty of potential catalysts in the near term that should continue to drive a sector re-rating, including good first quarter results that will drive earnings upgrades, and easier year-on-year growth comparisons after May.