What Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Investors Need to Know

Las Vegas Sands moved -4.3% this afternoon session, trading between a high of $46.9 and a low of $45.73 per share. Yesterday the stock finished at $47.91 per share, compared to an average analyst target price of $70.48.

Las Vegas Sands Corp., together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Macao and Singapore. The large-cap hotels/resorts company is based in the United States, and over the last twelve months it has returned a dividend yield of 0.4%. Las Vegas Sands has trailing twelve months earnings per share (EPS) of 0.07, which at today's prices amounts to a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 655.1.

Based on its expected future earnings growth, the company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 0.43. Usually a PEG ratio between 0 and 1 indicates a potentially undervalued company.

Overview of the Company's Gross Margins:

Date Reported Revenue ($ k) Cost of Revenue ($ k) Gross Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023-02-03 4,110,000 -2,357,000 43 7.5
2022-02-04 4,234,000 -2,541,000 40 29.03
2021-02-05 2,940,000 -2,016,000 31 -40.38
2020-02-07 12,127,000 -5,873,000 52 0.0
2019-02-22 13,729,000 -6,638,000 52 -1.89
2018-02-23 12,728,000 -6,004,000 53

Las Vegas Sands's 45.2% average gross margins are thinner than the 56.29% average of the Lodging industry, implying that the firm might be lacking in competitivity.

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