Las Vegas Sands Corp. [NYSE: LVS] stock went on an upward path that rose over 2.51% on Monday, amounting to a one-week price decrease of less than -0.56%. The company report on September 10, 2021 that Sands China Announces Pricing of $1.95 Billion of Senior Unsecured Notes.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) announced that its majority-owned subsidiary, Sands China Ltd. (“Sands China”), has priced $700 million of 2.300% senior notes due 2027, $650 million of 2.850% senior notes due 2029 and $600 million of 3.250% senior notes due 2031. The offering is expected to close on September 23, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.
Sands China intends to use the net proceeds of approximately $1.93 billion from the offering and cash on hand to redeem in full the outstanding principal amount of its US$1.80 billion 4.600% senior notes due 2023, any accrued interest and the associated make-whole premium as determined under the related senior notes indenture dated as of August 9, 2018.
Over the last 12 months, LVS stock dropped by -17.38%. The one-year Las Vegas Sands Corp. stock forecast points to a potential upside of 33.38. The average equity rating for LVS stock is currently 2.10, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for the stock reached $34.20 billion, with 764.00 million shares outstanding and 330.79 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 8.25M shares, LVS stock reached a trading volume of 6079366 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Guru’s Opinion on 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 $64.38 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 1.44, with the Price to Sales ratio for LVS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 8.34. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 13.16, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.58.
LVS Stock Performance Analysis:
Las Vegas Sands Corp. [LVS] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.56. With this latest performance, LVS shares gained by 5.15% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -35.21% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -17.38% 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 49.34, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 50.07, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 47.28 for Las Vegas Sands Corp. [LVS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 44.15, while it was recorded at 43.45 for the last single week of trading, and 54.55 for the last 200 days.
Insight into Las Vegas Sands Corp. Fundamentals:
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 2.20 and a Current Ratio set at 2.20.
LVS Stock EPS
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%.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. [LVS] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $12,292 million, or 39.10% of LVS stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of LVS stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 28,141,973, which is approximately 6.394% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, holding 23,597,133 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.01 billion in LVS stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $916.01 million in LVS stock with ownership of nearly 4.273% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Las Vegas Sands Corp. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 316 institutional holders increased their position in Las Vegas Sands Corp. [NYSE:LVS] by around 37,600,692 shares. Additionally, 362 investors decreased positions by around 49,803,094 shares, while 106 investors held positions by with 199,190,204 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 286,593,990 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. LVS stock had 82 new institutional investments in for a total of 6,233,803 shares, while 116 institutional investors sold positions of 22,323,868 shares during the same period.