) pushed the Leisure industry higher today making it today's featured leisure winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1.1%. By the end of trading, Las Vegas Sands rose $1.50 (2.9%) to $52.88 on average volume. Throughout the day, 8,291,419 shares of Las Vegas Sands exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5,569,100 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $51.85-$52.88 after having opened the day at $51.90 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $51.38. Other companies within the Leisure industry that increased today were:
), up 9.7%,
), up 8.2%,
), up 5.5% and
), up 5.4%.
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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 $41.8 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 11.3% 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 2 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
Las Vegas Sands
. 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, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated.
- You can view the full Las Vegas Sands Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
), down 8.3%,
), down 3.6%,
), down 3.4% and
), down 2.7% , were all laggards within the leisure industry with
) being today's leisure industry laggard.
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