Las Vegas Sands Corp. [NYSE: LVS] gained 2.41% or 1.43 points to close at $60.73 with a heavy trading volume of 7735921 shares. The company report on April 22, 2021 that Las Vegas Sands Reports First Quarter 2021 Results.
For the quarter ended March 31, 2021.
(Compared to the quarter ended March 31, 2020).
It opened the trading session at $59.30, the shares rose to $61.15 and dropped to $58.93, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for LVS points out that the company has recorded 19.83% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -43.13% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 6.46M shares, LVS reached to a volume of 7735921 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Las Vegas Sands Corp. [LVS]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for LVS shares is $67.46 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on LVS stock is a recommendation set at 2.10. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
BofA Securities have made an estimate for Las Vegas Sands Corp. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on February 08, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, HSBC Securities raised their target price from $50.50 to $53. The new note on the price target was released on November 17, 2020, representing the official price target for Las Vegas Sands Corp. stock. On September 16, 2020, analysts decreased their price target for LVS shares from 52 to 47.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Las Vegas Sands Corp. is set at 1.81, with the Price to Sales ratio for LVS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 14.96. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 15.61, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.84.
Trading performance analysis for LVS stock
Las Vegas Sands Corp. [LVS] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 2.86. With this latest performance, LVS shares dropped by -0.44% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 19.83% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 30.94% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for LVS stock in for the last two-week period is set at 49.54, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 50.64, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 49.93 for Las Vegas Sands Corp. [LVS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 61.83, while it was recorded at 59.78 for the last single week of trading, and 54.11 for the last 200 days.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. [LVS]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Las Vegas Sands Corp. [LVS] shares currently have an operating margin of -43.99 and a Gross Margin at -4.32. Las Vegas Sands Corp.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -46.65.
Return on Total Capital for LVS is now -8.54, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -9.60. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -41.30, with Return on Assets sitting at -7.66. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Las Vegas Sands Corp. [LVS] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 482.00. Additionally, LVS Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 82.82, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 68.87. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 478.47, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 82.21.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Las Vegas Sands Corp. [LVS] managed to generate an average of -$36,630 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 6.11 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.16.Las Vegas Sands Corp.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.10 and a Current Ratio set at 1.10.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. [LVS]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Las Vegas Sands Corp. posted -1.05/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.74/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -41.90%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for LVS. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Las Vegas Sands Corp. go to -6.25%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Las Vegas Sands Corp. [LVS]
There are presently around $17,399 million, or 39.90% of LVS stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of LVS stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 26,169,486, which is approximately -1.144% of the company’s market cap and around 12.30% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 19,516,376 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.16 billion in LVS stocks shares; and PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, currently with $1.13 billion in LVS stock with ownership of nearly 22.074% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Las Vegas Sands Corp. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 362 institutional holders increased their position in Las Vegas Sands Corp. [NYSE:LVS] by around 42,029,278 shares. Additionally, 324 investors decreased positions by around 40,208,846 shares, while 76 investors held positions by with 211,161,066 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 293,399,190 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. LVS stock had 135 new institutional investments in for a total of 14,216,353 shares, while 87 institutional investors sold positions of 10,049,133 shares during the same period.