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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 52.19 (-0.58% today). The market cap for Las Vegas Sands Corp. is 41942.14, and is in the sector Services, and Resorts & Casinos industry. The target price for Las Vegas Sands Corp. is 51.64. Currently Las Vegas Sands Corp. is trading with a P/E of 25.58, and a forward P/E of 21.3. Average volume for Las Vegas Sands Corp. is 3732.1 and so far today it is 1562006.

Performance in the last year for Las Vegas Sands Corp. has been 7.37%. For EPS growth, Las Vegas Sands Corp. has seen a growth of -29.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 12.61%. 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 -9.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -29.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is 10.45%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 15.01%.

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 23.24%. With Las Vegas Sands Corp. trading at 52.19, the dividend yield is 5.49%, and the EPS is 2.05.

So could Las Vegas Sands Corp., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 25.58. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 3.77 and the P/B is at 6.49. The P/cash is 18.85, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.3, and the quick ratio is 1.2. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.57, and total debt/equity at 1.6.

In terms of margins, Las Vegas Sands Corp. has a gross margin of 48.00%, an operating margin of 22.90% and a profit margin of 14.70%.Payout ratio for Las Vegas Sands Corp. is 133.40%. Return on assets come to 7.90% with return on investment coming to 16.10%.

Insider ownership for Las Vegas Sands Corp., is at 20.10% and institutional ownership comes to 40.90%. Outstanding shares are at 799.05. While shares float is 394.01. The float short is currently 3.64%, and short ratio is 3.85.

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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