Las Vegas Sands Corp

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LVS : NYSE : Services
$47.32 | %
Today's Range: 46.68 - 47.47
Avg. Daily Volume: 3,618,900
07/22/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

LAS VEGAS SANDS CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. LAS VEGAS SANDS CORP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.17 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 7.12% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)2716.243011.62
EBITDA ($mil)854.44990.2
EBIT ($mil)585.02726.44
Net Income ($mil)320.17511.92

Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)1712.92413.37
Total Assets ($mil)20384.9121046.08
Total Debt ($mil)9387.249241.0
Equity ($mil)6634.997144.06

Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin46.2647.43
EBITDA Margin31.4532.87
Operating Margin21.5424.12
Sales Turnover0.560.65
Return on Assets8.712.24
Return on Equity26.7436.06
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio1.231.64
Interest Expense78.4770.41
Interest Coverage7.4610.32

Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)794.72798.64
Div / share0.720.65
Book value / share8.358.95
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3674197.05608837.0


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 28.27 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.05. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.59 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 11.48. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above 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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premium   discount
LVS 20.95 Peers 28.27   LVS 10.55 Peers 13.95

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

LVS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


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

LVS is trading at a discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
LVS 18.03 Peers 24.99   LVS NM Peers 2.68

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

LVS is trading at a discount to its peers.


Neutral. 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's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

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  Earnings Growth
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LVS 5.59 Peers 11.48   LVS -30.32 Peers 18.32

Discount. 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.

LVS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


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 3.26 Peers 2.92   LVS -16.14 Peers 8.46

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 premium to its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

LVS significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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