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Is Las Vegas Sands Corp.(NYSE: LVS), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 12/15/2004. Las Vegas Sands Corp. is in the Resorts & Casinos industry and Services sector. Average volume for Las Vegas Sands Corp., is 4107.82, and so far today it has a volume of 0. Performance year to date since the 12/15/2004 is 9.24%.

To help you determine whether Las Vegas Sands Corp. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 20.89 and forward P/E is 17.81. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Las Vegas Sands Corp. has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 3.2 and the P/B ratio is 5.57. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 21.53 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Las Vegas Sands Corp. is trading at, 46.53 (0.00% today), Las Vegas Sands Corp. has a dividend yield of 6.19%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 119.80%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.23, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 13.02% after growing -29.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -37.20%, and -9.80% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 784.46, and the number of shares float is 393.98. The senior management bring insider ownership to 20.20%, and institutional ownership is at 40.10%. The float short is 3.91%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.75. Management has seen a return on assets of 8.50%, and also a return on investment of 16.10%.

The ability for Las Vegas Sands Corp., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.2, and quick ratio is 1.2. Long term debt/equity is 1.39 and total debt/equity is 1.41. In terms of margins, Las Vegas Sands Corp. has a gross margin of 47.40%, with its operating margin at 23.80%, and Las Vegas Sands Corp. has a profit margin of 15.60%.

The 52 week high is -14.63%, with 37.31% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.65% and the 200 day simple moving average is 4.32%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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