For Las Vegas Sands Corp(LVS) CEO strong balance sheet is now necessary.

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Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) yesterday announced that they are suspending dividends.

“Despite these circumstances, our balance sheet strength will enable us to emerge from this pandemic with all our promising future growth opportunities fully intact.” said Sands Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sheldon G. Adelson-“We remain extremely optimistic about an eventual recovery of travel and tourism spending across our markets, as well as our future growth prospects. 

We will take a look at EPS for Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS)  which is earnings per share (EPS) trailing twelve months. This is monetary value of earnings per outstanding share of common stock for a company, in this case LVS share

 

Here is the latest data for LVS stock as of April 17,2020

  • Price/Earnings trailing 12 months———–14.45
  • Earnings Per Share trailing 12 months—–3.26
  • Most Recent Earnings————————0.88 on 01/29/20
  • Next Earnings Date————————–0.88 on 01/29/20

New Average Analyst Ratings for Las Vegas Sands (LVS)

A price target is the envisioned future price point of an asset (usually stock) as explained by an investment analyst or a Wall street advisor. The price target is based on many assumptions such as tech levels, cash flow, recent news and supply and demand.  Price targets  change often when the market is volatile and during crisis, that is why you need to stay in the loop and any new information. 

Current Rating for NYSE:LVS according to Wall Street analysts
Moderate Buy
Based on 10 analysts offering recommendations.
5 Strong Buy
5 Hold
 

How has NYSE:LVS stock performed recently?

A stock’s performance is more than just a set of random numbers. We need to place those numbers in context to understand it properly. On the surface, it feels awesome to see that a stock you invested in has returned 30% Year to date when viewing the starting price versus the ending price, but you need to look a little deeper. Was the stock abnormally low on the first trading day? If so, it could throw the numbers off.

Here are the latest numbers for Las Vegas Sands (LVS)

Previous Close47.10
Volume7,540,900
Avg Vol8,212,960
Stochastic %K67.87%
Weighted Alpha-41.60
5-Day Change-0.65 (-1.40%)
52-Week Range33.30 – 74.29
 
 
Looking at the numbers we are proceeding to Analysts target prices for LVS per share

Analyst Target Prices

HIGH TARGET 70.00
 
MEAN TARGET 61.12
 
LOW TARGET 50.00
52 WK HIGH 74.29
 
52 WK LOW 33.30

Latest insight into the LVS stock fundamentals

The price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is best calculated by taking a company’s market capitalization  and simply divide it by the company’s total revenue over the trailing 12 months. This number shows how much the market values every dollar of the company’s sales. This ratio can be effective in valuing growth stocks that have yet to turn a profit or have suffered a temporary setback.

So, lets take a look at  the latest LVS share values after most recent trading day on NYSE:

  • Market Capitalization, $K35,055,208
  • Shares Outstanding, K763,730
  • Annual Sales, $13,739 M
  • Annual Income, $2,698 M
  • 60-Month Beta1.68
  • Price/Sales2.62
  • Price/Cash Flow9.63
  • Price/Book5.56

The Price/Cash flow numbers that you can see in the table above(P/S) are a strong stock valuation indicator or multiple that measures the value of a stock’s price relative to its operating cash flow per share.