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 most optimistic price target was 73, implying potential capital gains of 17.74 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 51, which equates to a potential downside 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0.83 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 2.59 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.39 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.78 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 4 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 4 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of LVS to grow at a rate of 11.65 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. Today's price is 26.3 percent above the 52-week low, and 6.37 percent lower than its 52-week 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 market cap of LVS is $49.61 billion. LVS's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.