978 institutions hold shares in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), with 352.89M shares held by insiders accounting for 46.20% while institutional investors hold 74.07% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 764.00M, and float is at 330.66M with Short Float at 3.96%. Institutions hold 39.85% 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 2.55% 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 -0.94% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $40.31 and a high of $66.76 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The LVS stock was last observed hovering at around $60.62 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -1.58% off its average median price target of $69.50 for the next 12 months. It is also 31.75% off the consensus price target high of $86.50 offered by 16 analysts, but current levels are -10.36% lower than the price target low of $53.50 for the same period.
Currently trading at $59.04, the stock is -3.72% and -3.70% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 5.95 million and changing -2.61% at the moment leaves the stock 9.96% off its SMA200. LVS registered 36.89% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 30.13%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $62.37 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $56.54.
The stock witnessed a -7.37% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 8.43%, and is -3.21% 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 2.31% over the week and 2.69% over the month.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) has around 44500 employees, a market worth around $45.31B and $3.61B in sales. Fwd P/E is 21.13. Profit margin for the company is -46.70%. Distance from 52-week low is 46.46% and -11.57% 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 2.10, 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 07/28/2021 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at -$0.26 with sales reaching $1.36B over the same period.The EPS is expected to shrink by -163.00% this year, but quarterly earnings will post 134.30% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to shrink -23.40% 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 156.99% higher over the past 12 months. Boyd Gaming Corporation (BYD) is 337.92% up on the 1-year trading charts. Short interest in the company’s stock has risen 25.43% from the last report on Mar 30, 2021 to stand at a total of 13.11 million short shares sold with a short interest ratio of 2.34.