Analyst Ratings for Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, LVS was issued an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 11 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 8 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for LVS. The highest price target was 73, which equates to a potential upside of 17.74 percent. The lowest price target was 51, implying a possible loss of -17.74 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0.83 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 2.59 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.39 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.78 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 4 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 4 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of LVS to grow at a rate of 11.65 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. LVS has a PEG ratio of 2.31.

LVS has a 52-week high of 66.22 and a 52-week low of 49.09. Currently the stock is 26.3 percent higher than its low, and 6.37 percent lower than its 52-week high. LVS has a P/E ratio of 26.93. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The LVS value stock report compares LVS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of LVS is $49.61 billion. LVS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.