904 institutions hold shares in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), with 433.12M shares held by insiders accounting for 56.70% while institutional investors hold 91.33% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 764.00M, and float is at 330.66M with Short Float at 4.45%. Institutions hold 39.54% of the Float.
The top institutional shareholder in the company is Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with over 26.17 million shares valued at $1.56 billion. The investor’s holdings represent 3.43% of the LVS Shares outstanding. As of Dec 30, 2020, the second largest holder is Blackrock Inc. with 19.52 million shares valued at $1.16 billion to account for 2.56% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc which holds 18.99 million shares representing 2.49% and valued at over $1.13 billion, while State Street Corporation holds 1.74% of the shares totaling 13.33 million with a market value of $794.26 million.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) is 0.20% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $36.80 and a high of $66.76 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will continue to grow shareholders’ wealth in the market. Here’s what analysts think will happen to its price in the coming time. The LVS stock was last observed hovering at around $61.00 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -1.28% off its average median price target of $67.50 for the next 12 months. It is also 28.9% off the consensus price target high of $84.00 offered by 16 analysts, but current levels are -19.44% lower than the price target low of $50.00 for the same period.
Currently trading at $59.72, the stock is -5.23% and 1.94% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 3.35 million and changing -2.10% at the moment leaves the stock 13.56% off its SMA200. LVS registered 41.85% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 27.17%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $61.37 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $54.98.
The stock witnessed a -4.60% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 4.75%, and is -5.01% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 4.15% over the week and 3.61% over the month.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) has around 44500 employees, a market worth around $45.41B and $3.61B in sales. Fwd P/E is 21.16. Profit margin for the company is -46.70%. Distance from 52-week low is 62.28% and -10.55% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (-9.70%).
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) is a “Overweight”. 16 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.20, where 7 rate it as a Hold and 1 think it is a “Overweight”. 8 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. is expected to release its quarterly report on 04/28/2021 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at -$0.23 with sales reaching $1.4B over the same period.The EPS is expected to shrink by -163.00% this year, but quarterly earnings will post 139.70% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to shrink -21.20% in year-over-year returns.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) Insider Activity
A total of 0 insider transactions have happened at Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 0 and purchases happening 0 times.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Monarch Casino & Resort Inc. (MCRI) that is 139.40% higher over the past 12 months. Boyd Gaming Corporation (BYD) is 271.70% up on the 1-year trading charts. Short interest in the company’s stock has risen 3.27% from the last report on Feb 11, 2021 to stand at a total of 14.22 million short shares sold with a short interest ratio of 1.97.