Las Vegas Sands Corp.

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LVS : NYSE : Consumer Services
$74.9 -0.15 | -0.2%
Today's Range: 74.49 - 75.28
Avg. Daily Volume: 3539600.0
03/19/18 - 11:13 AM ET

Financial Analysis

The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago.

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Income Statement Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)3436.03075.14
EBITDA ($mil)0.01060.66
EBIT ($mil)0.0732.78
Net Income ($mil)1211.0508.51

Balance Sheet Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.02138.0
Total Assets ($mil)0.020469.0
Total Debt ($mil)0.09595.0
Equity ($mil)0.06177.0

Profitability Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Gross Profit Margin0.048.8
EBITDA Margin0.034.49
Operating Margin0.023.83
Sales Turnover0.00.56
Return on Assets0.08.15
Return on Equity0.027.03
Debt Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Current Ratio0.01.1
Interest Expense88.077.57
Interest Coverage0.09.45

Share Data Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)790.0795.0
Div / share0.730.72
Book value / share0.07.77
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3643502.02756593.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 25.44 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.66. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, LAS VEGAS SANDS CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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LVS 21.12 Peers 25.44   LVS NA Peers 17.71

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

LVS is trading at a discount to its peers.


Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

Ratio not available.

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  Price to
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LVS 20.71 Peers 23.12   LVS 0.36 Peers 1.06

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

LVS is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

LVS trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
LVS NA Peers 15.06   LVS 68.57 Peers 282.31

Neutral. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

Ratio not available.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, LVS is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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LVS 4.59 Peers 3.60   LVS 12.90 Peers 10.34

Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

LVS is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

LVS has a sales growth rate that exceeds its peers.



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