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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for LVS. The maximum price target given was 73, implying potential capital gains 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0.83 percent. That number becomes 2.59 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 4 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of LVS is 2.31.

In the last 52-weeks, LVS has achieved a high of 66.22 and a low of 49.09. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 26.3 percent, 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.