How to buy Las Vegas Sands (LVS) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Las Vegas Sands shares.

Las Vegas Sands Corp (LVS) is a publicly traded resorts and casinos business based in the US. It opened the day at $58.81 after a previous close of $58.37. During the day the price has varied from a low of $58.02 to a high of $59.96. The latest price was $58.93 (25 minute delay). Las Vegas Sands is listed on the NYSE and employs 44,500 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Las Vegas Sands

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: LVS in this case.
  5. Research Las Vegas Sands shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Las Vegas Sands shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.

Fees for buying 10x Las Vegas Sands shares with popular platforms

Both exchange rates and share prices fluctuate in real time, so the costs presented here should be considered as a guide only. They do not incorporate stamp duty. Always refer to the platform itself for availability and pricing – which may differ from our information.

Platform Platform fee Min. initial deposit Trading fee estimate
eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $50 £2.38
£478.18 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £10.49
£486.29 total
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Freetrade logo £0 £1 £2.14
£477.94 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £4.76
£480.56 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £16.71
£492.51 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £0.48
£476.28 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £15.13
£490.93 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £15.45
£491.25 total
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Stake logo £0 £50 £2.38
£478.18 total
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Las Vegas Sands share price (NYSE:LVS)

Use our graph to track the performance of LVS stocks over time.

Las Vegas Sands price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $58.93

1 week (2023-01-20) 7.99%
6 months (2022-07-26) 54.19%
1 year (2022-01-28) 36.70%
2 years (2021-01-29) 22.54%
3 years (2020-01-30) -10.98%
5 years (2018-01-30) -24.82%

Is it a good time to buy Las Vegas Sands stock?

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Is Las Vegas Sands under- or over-valued?

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

P/E ratio

Las Vegas Sands's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 23x. In other words, Las Vegas Sands shares trade at around 23x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

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. Higher PEG ratios such as this can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value given the current rate of growth.

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.

EBITDA

Las Vegas Sands's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $299 million (£0.0 million).

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

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.

Total ESG risk score

Las Vegas Sands's 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.).

Environmental score

Las Vegas Sands's 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.

Social score

Las Vegas Sands's 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.

Governance score

Las Vegas Sands's 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.

Controversy score

Las Vegas Sands's controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, 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.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Las Vegas Sands Corp was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 19.23
Total ESG percentile 17.25
Environmental score 1.94
Environmental score percentile 2
Social score 9.6
Social score percentile 2
Governance score 6.19
Governance score percentile 2
Level of controversy 2

Las Vegas Sands shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-01-27.
Open$58.81
High$59.96
Low$58.02
Close$58.93
Previous close$58.37
Change$0.56
Change %0.9594%
Volume9,269,901
Information last updated 2023-01-25.
52-week range$28.88 - $55.9
50-day moving average$47.835
200-day moving average$39.156
Wall St. target price$55.09
PE ratio22.9404
Dividend yield$0 (6.88%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$2.418

Las Vegas Sands share dividends

6.9%

Dividend yield: 6.88% of stock value

6.9%

Forward annual dividend yield: 6.88% of stock value

Las Vegas Sands has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 6.88% of its share value annually.

Las Vegas Sands's most recent dividend payout was on 25 March 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 16 March 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Las Vegas Sands's shares have ranged in value from as little as $28.88 up to $55.9. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LVS.US volatility(beta: 1.12)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 1.1196. This would suggest that Las Vegas Sands's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Frequently asked questions

All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

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