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Las Vegas Sands



) pushed the Leisure industry lower today making it today's featured Leisure laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.2%. By the end of trading, Las Vegas Sands fell $0.88 (-1.5%) to $57.80 on average volume. Throughout the day, 7,128,920 shares of Las Vegas Sands exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5,445,100 shares. The stock ranged in price between $56.49-$58.00 after having opened the day at $57.34 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $58.68. Other companies within the Leisure industry that declined today were:

Asia Entertainment & Resources



), down 13.4%,

Melco Crown Entertainment



), down 4.7%,




), down 4.0% and

Nathans Famous



), down 3.4%.

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Las Vegas Sands Corp. develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. Las Vegas Sands has a market cap of $49.1 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 28.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 16 analysts that rate Las Vegas Sands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Las Vegas Sands as a


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook.

On the positive front,

Domino's Pizza



), down 4.6%,

Orbitz Worldwide



), down 4.2%,




), down 3.7% and

Marriott Vacations Worldwide



), down 3.3% , were all gainers within the leisure industry with

Darden Restaurants



) being today's featured leisure industry leader.

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PowerShares Dynamic Leisure&Entert



) while those bearish on the leisure industry could consider

ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Services




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