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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for LVS. The highest price target was 73, which equates to a potential upside of 17.74 percent. The most pessimistic 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.78 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 4 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 4 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

LVS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 11.65 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. LVS has a PEG ratio of 2.31.

LVS has traded between a high of 66.22 and a low of 49.09 over the past year. Currently the stock is 26.3 percent higher than its low, and 6.37 percent below the high. LVS has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $49.61 billion. LVS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.