Las Vegas Sands Corp. Common St (NYSE:LVS):
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The company is trading up since yesterday’s close of $57.04.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. Common St announced a dividend that was paid on Friday the 30th of September 2016. The dividend was $0.720 per share for the quarter which comes to $2.88 on an annualized basis. This dividend represents a yeild of $4.96 which is the dividend as a percentage of the current share price. The ex-dividend date was set for Tuesday the 20th of September 2016.
Shares last traded at $57.75 just a bit higher than the 50 day moving average of $57.71 and barely above the 200 day moving average of $50.36. The 50 day moving average was up $0.04 or +0.06% whereas the 200 day moving average was up $7.39 or +14.67%.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. Common St’s P/E ratio is 28.12 and the market value is 45.89B. In the last earnings report the EPS was $2.05 and is estimated to be $2.20 for the current year with 794,580,000 shares outstanding. Analysts expect next quarter’s EPS will be $0.60 and the next full year EPS is projected to be $2.42.
A few Wall Street analysts have issued ratings on the stock recently. On October 4 the stock rating was upgraded to “Buy” from “Neutral” in a report from Bank of America. On September 19 CLSA left the stock rating at “Outperform” but raised the price target from $50.00 to $58.00.
On September 14 the company was upgraded from “Hold” to “Buy” with a current price target of $67.00 in a report issued by Argus Research. July 27 investment analysts at Barclays maintained a company rating of “Equalweight” but moved down the price target to $49.00 from $52.00.
April 21 investment analysts at Barclays held the company rating at “Neutral” and moved up the price target from $45.00 to $52.00. On April 21 the stock rating was downgraded to “Neutral” from “Overweight” and a price target of $52.00 was set in an announcement from JP Morgan.