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) pushed the Services sector higher today making it today's featured services winner. The sector as a whole closed the day up 0.7%. By the end of trading, Las Vegas Sands rose $0.96 (1.2%) to $78.25 on average volume. Throughout the day, 5,298,306 shares of Las Vegas Sands exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4,859,100 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $77.35-$78.92 after having opened the day at $77.76 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $77.29. Other companies within the Services sector that increased today were:
), up 22.6%,
), up 18.2%,
), up 16.5% and
), up 12.7%.
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Las Vegas Sands Corp. develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. The company owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Sands Cotai Central, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao, the Plaza Casino, and the Sands Macao in Macau, the People's Republic of China. Las Vegas Sands has a market cap of $62.8 billion and is part of the leisure industry. Shares are down 2.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 14 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
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. 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 17.8%,
), down 7.6%,
), down 7.4% and
), down 7.0% , were all laggards within the services sector with
) being today's services sector laggard.
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