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How to buy Las Vegas Sands (LVS) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Las Vegas Sands stocks.

Las Vegas Sands is a resorts & casinos business based in the US. Las Vegas Sands stocks (LVS.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $50.25 – an increase of 13.43% over the previous week. Las Vegas Sands employs 44,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $4.9 billion.

How to buy shares in Las Vegas Sands

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – LVS – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
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Is it a good time to buy Las Vegas Sands stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted Las Vegas Sands's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Las Vegas Sands's stock price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $42.99, which is 34.47% down on its pre-crash value of $65.6 and 29.10% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $33.3.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Las Vegas Sands stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $652.62 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $645.71.

Las Vegas Sands stock price (NYSE:LVS)

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Las Vegas Sands shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-15.
Latest market close$42.99
52-week range$33.75 - $66.77
50-day moving average $38.07
200-day moving average $45.92
Wall St. target price$49.23
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.50

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Las Vegas Sands price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $42.99 from 2022-01-14

1 week (2022-01-07) 13.43%
1 month (2021-12-16) 22.44%
3 months (2021-10-15) 7.21%
6 months (2021-07-16) -10.10%
1 year (2021-01-15) -19.55%
2 years (2020-01-16) -41.43%
3 years (2019-01-16) 56.78
5 years (2017-01-13) 55.28

Is Las Vegas Sands under- or over-valued?

Valuing Las Vegas Sands stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Las Vegas Sands's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Las Vegas Sands's PEG ratio

Las Vegas Sands's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.513. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Las Vegas Sands's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Las Vegas Sands's EBITDA

Las Vegas Sands's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $261 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Las Vegas Sands's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Las Vegas Sands financials

Revenue TTM $4.9 billion
Gross profit TTM $1.8 billion
Return on assets TTM -2.84%
Return on equity TTM -54.24%
Profit margin -23.14%
Book value $2.75
Market capitalisation $32.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Las Vegas Sands's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Las Vegas Sands.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Las Vegas Sands's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 19.23

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Las Vegas Sands's overall score of 19.23 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 17th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Las Vegas Sands is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Las Vegas Sands's environmental score

Environmental score: 1.94/100

Las Vegas Sands's environmental score of 1.94 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Las Vegas Sands is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Las Vegas Sands's social score

Social score: 9.6/100

Las Vegas Sands's social score of 9.6 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Las Vegas Sands is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Las Vegas Sands's governance score

Governance score: 6.19/100

Las Vegas Sands's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Las Vegas Sands is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Las Vegas Sands's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Las Vegas Sands scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Las Vegas Sands has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Las Vegas Sands share dividends

We're not expecting Las Vegas Sands to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Las Vegas Sands share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Las Vegas Sands's shares have ranged in value from as little as $33.75 up to $66.765. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LVS.US volatility(beta: 1.5)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Las Vegas Sands's is 1.4967. This would suggest that Las Vegas Sands's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Las Vegas Sands overview

Las Vegas Sands Corp. , together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. It owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, the Londoner Macao, The Parisian Macao, The Plaza Macao and Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, and the Sands Macao in Macao, the People's Republic of China; and Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The company also owns and operates The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino on the Las Vegas Strip; and the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Its integrated resorts feature accommodations, gaming, entertainment and retail malls, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants, and other amenities. Las Vegas Sands Corp. was founded in 1988 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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