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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Las Vegas Sands Corp., LVS

Las Vegas Sands Corp., LVS is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Resorts & Casinos in the sector of Services. Based in USA, Las Vegas Sands Corp., LVSĀ  has a market cap of 37497.67. Since its IPO date on the 12/15/2004, Las Vegas Sands Corp., LVS performance year to date is 12.22%. Today Las Vegas Sands Corp., LVS has gained 6.00%, with a current price of 50.67.

Ownership of the company is 20.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 40.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 119.80%. Return of assets are at 8.50%, with return on investment at 16.10%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Las Vegas Sands Corp., LVS is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.39. While Total debt/equity is 1.41. With a profit margin of 15.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 47.40%, and operating margin of 23.80%. Las Vegas Sands Corp. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.2, while the quick ratio is 1.2.

For the last year Las Vegas Sands Corp., LVS has seen a EPS growth of -29.90%. A performance for the year of -7.56%. The 52-week high is -6.56%, and the 52-week low is 49.52%. The average volume for Las Vegas Sands Corp., LVS is 6117581.

With a target price of 51.38, can Las Vegas Sands Corp., LVS reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Las Vegas Sands Corp., LVS. Las Vegas Sands Corp. has a P/E of 21.46 and a forward P/E of 18.4. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Las Vegas Sands Corp. also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.29 and 5.72 respectively. For P/cash, Las Vegas Sands Corp. has a value of 22.11, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 50.67, Las Vegas Sands Corp. has a dividend yield of 6.03%. We see a return on equity of 25.90%.

Looking more long-term Las Vegas Sands Corp., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of -3.69%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 13.20% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -29.90% for this year and for the last five years a 36.80% growth has been seen.

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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