Traders sold shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) on strength during trading hours on Monday. $45.32 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $68.65 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $23.33 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Las Vegas Sands Corp. had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Las Vegas Sands Corp. traded up $1.79 for the day and closed at $45.92

A number of equities research analysts have commented on the company. Wells Fargo & Co. restated a “hold” rating on shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. in a research report on Saturday, June 4th. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating on shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. in a research report on Sunday, June 26th. Vetr upgraded Las Vegas Sands Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $50.25 target price on the stock in a research report on Thursday, May 5th. TheStreet downgraded Las Vegas Sands Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 26th. Finally, Nomura Holdings Inc. restated a “hold” rating on shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. in a research report on Thursday, April 21st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating, ten have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $53.33.

The stock has a market capitalization of $36.48 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.60. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $45.36 and its 200-day moving average is $46.09.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, April 20th. The casino operator reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.17. The company earned $2.72 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.87 billion. Las Vegas Sands Corp.’s quarterly revenue was down 9.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.66 earnings per share. On average, analysts anticipate that Las Vegas Sands Corp. will post $2.31 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 22nd were issued a dividend of $0.72 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, June 20th. This represents a $2.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.27%.

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in LVS. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. by 3.3% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 667,725 shares of the casino operator’s stock valued at $29,274,000 after buying an additional 21,403 shares during the last quarter. I.G. Investment Management LTD. boosted its stake in shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. by 10.9% in the fourth quarter. I.G. Investment Management LTD. now owns 137,506 shares of the casino operator’s stock valued at $6,028,000 after buying an additional 13,528 shares during the last quarter. Northern Cross LLC boosted its stake in shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. by 34.9% in the fourth quarter. Northern Cross LLC now owns 35,475,940 shares of the casino operator’s stock valued at $1,555,265,000 after buying an additional 9,182,630 shares during the last quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. by 162.9% in the fourth quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 207,361 shares of the casino operator’s stock valued at $9,091,000 after buying an additional 128,490 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Sandhill Capital Partners LLC boosted its stake in shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. by 2.5% in the fourth quarter. Sandhill Capital Partners LLC now owns 231,333 shares of the casino operator’s stock valued at $10,142,000 after buying an additional 5,692 shares during the last quarter.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. is a developer of destination properties (integrated resorts) that offers accommodations, gaming, entertainment and retail, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants and other amenities. The Company owns and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States.

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