Las Vegas Sands Corp. Common St (NYSE:LVS):
Las Vegas Sands Recognized as World Leader for Corporate Climate Change.
The company is so far trading up since yesterday’s close of $57.04.
The company declared a dividend which was paid on Friday the 30th of September 2016. The dividend was $0.720 per share for the quarter which is $2.88 annualized. This dividend represents a yield of $4.96. The ex-dividend date was set for Tuesday the 20th of September 2016.
The stock last traded at $57.75 a tad above $57.71, the stock’s 50 day moving average and just above the 200 day moving average of $50.36. The 50 day moving average went up $0.04 or +0.06% whereas the 200 day moving average was up $7.39 or +14.67%.
The company currently has a P/E ratio of 28.12 and the market cap is 45.89B. In the last earnings report the EPS was $2.05 and is expected to be $2.20 for the current year with 794,580,000 shares outstanding. Next quarter’s EPS is forecasted to be $0.60 with next year’s EPS anticipated to be $2.42.
Brokerage firms have issued ratings on the company recently. On October 4 the company was set at “Buy” in a report from Bank of America a boost from the previous “Neutral” rating. September 19 investment analysts at CLSA kept the company rating at “Outperform” but raised the price target from $50.00 to $58.00.
On September 14 the stock rating was upgraded from “Hold” to “Buy” and a price target of $67.00 was set in a statement from Argus Research. On July 27 Barclays made no change to the stock rating of “Equalweight” but moved down the price target to $49.00 from $52.00.
April 21 investment analysts at Stifel Nicolaus made no change to the company rating of “Neutral” and lowered the price target from $72.00 to $52.00. On April 21 Barclays held the company rating at “Neutral” and raised the price expectation from $45.00 to $52.00.