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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 54.73 (1.48% today). The market cap for Las Vegas Sands Corp. is 43400.34, 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 26.67, and a forward P/E of 22.82. Average volume for Las Vegas Sands Corp. is 3920.53 and so far today it is 4035700.

Performance in the last year for Las Vegas Sands Corp. has been 21.95%. For EPS growth, Las Vegas Sands Corp. has seen a growth of -29.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 9.60%. 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 12.45%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 19.67%.

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 28.49%. With Las Vegas Sands Corp. trading at 54.73, the dividend yield is 5.26%, and the EPS is 2.05.

So could Las Vegas Sands Corp., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 26.67. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 3.9 and the P/B is at 6.77. The P/cash is 19.5, 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 50.33% and institutional ownership comes to 39.80%. Outstanding shares are at 792.99. While shares float is 394.01. The float short is currently 3.80%, and short ratio is 3.82.

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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