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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS)?

The company in question is, Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) currently with a stock price of 49.76 (-1.70% today). The market cap for Las Vegas Sands Corp. is 39709.87, and is in the sector Services, and Resorts & Casinos industry. The target price for Las Vegas Sands Corp. is 51.38. Currently Las Vegas Sands Corp. is trading with a P/E of 22.73, and a forward P/E of 19.48. Average volume for Las Vegas Sands Corp. is 3755.99 and so far today it is 2782854.

Performance in the last year for Las Vegas Sands Corp. has been 0.12%. For EPS growth, Las Vegas Sands Corp. has seen a growth of -29.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 13.20%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 36.80% over the last five years and could be -3.69% for the next five years. Las Vegas Sands Corp. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -9.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -37.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is 9.72%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 10.68%.

Since the IPO date for Las Vegas Sands Corp. on the 12/15/2004, Las Vegas Sands Corp. has seen performance year to date to be 18.85%. With Las Vegas Sands Corp. trading at 49.76, the dividend yield is 5.69%, and the EPS is 2.23.

So could Las Vegas Sands Corp., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 22.73. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 3.49 and the P/B is at 6.06. The P/cash is 23.42, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.2, and the quick ratio is 1.2. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.39, and total debt/equity at 1.41.

In terms of margins, Las Vegas Sands Corp. has a gross margin of 47.40%, an operating margin of 23.80% and a profit margin of 15.60%.Payout ratio for Las Vegas Sands Corp. is 119.80%. Return on assets come to 8.50% with return on investment coming to 16.10%.

Insider ownership for Las Vegas Sands Corp., is at 20.20% and institutional ownership comes to 40.30%. Outstanding shares are at 784.47. While shares float is 393.98. The float short is currently 3.81%, and short ratio is 4.

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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