Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) saw an upside of 1.50% to close Monday at $55.39 after adding $0.82 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 5,080,880 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $55.90 in the past week and touched a new high 4 times within the past 5 days. An average of 4,758,825 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 5,158,090.
LVS’s 1-month performance is 19.43% or $8.87 on its low of $46.17 reached on 12/28/22. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $28.88 and high of $55.34, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 01/23/23. YTD, LVS has achieved 15.23% or $7.32 and has reached a new high 9 times. However, the current price is up 0.09% from the 52-week high price.
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LVS stock has a beta of 1.13. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 10.54 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 10.86.
Las Vegas Sands Corp.’s quick ratio for the period ended September 29 was 1.80, with the current ratio over the same period at 1.80. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending September 29 was 3.53, while the total debt to equity was 3.92. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 40.10%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $1.61 billion against revenue of $4.23 billion.
For the quarterly period ending September 29 this year, Net income and sales went down compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Net income shrunk -53.97% to -$239.0 million, while revenue of -$290.0 million was -21.34% off the previous quarter. Analysts expected LVS to announce -$0.24 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted -$0.27, representing a -12.50% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $112.0 million. LVS stock balance sheet for the quarter ending September 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 17.69 billion, with total debt at $15.29 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $764.17 million.
Let’s look briefly at Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 23 January was 76.85% to suggest the stock is trending Overbought, with historical volatility in this time period at 18.59%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $54.63, reflecting a +0.76% or $0.42 change from its current price. LVS is currently trading +18.13% above its 20-day SMA, +46.19% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 by +36.23% and SMA200 by+46.42%.
Stochastic %K and %D was 91.21% and 91.32% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 1.36. The RSI (14) points at 73.36%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 93.07% with the period’s ATR at 1.43. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 0.48 and 1.51 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS), Morgan Stanley launched coverage with an Overweight rating. Analysts offering their rating for LVS stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate LVS as a “sell,”, while 6 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 1 rates the stock as overweight while 12 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is LVS’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $40.00 and a high of $73.50, with their median price target at $55.00. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) stock is $55.41.