Las Vegas Sands Corp

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LVS : NYSE : Services
$55.62 | %
Today's Range: 55.23 - 55.97
Avg. Daily Volume: 3884500.0
03/24/17 - 4:01 PM 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 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)3075.02861.74
EBITDA ($mil)0.0976.92
EBIT ($mil)0.0718.62
Net Income ($mil)509.0465.78


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.02187.39
Total Assets ($mil)0.020987.42
Total Debt ($mil)0.09468.01
Equity ($mil)0.06816.74


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin0.048.55
EBITDA Margin0.034.13
Operating Margin0.025.11
Sales Turnover0.00.56
Return on Assets0.09.36
Return on Equity0.028.84
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio0.01.46
Debt/Capital0.00.58
Interest Expense0.076.86
Interest Coverage0.09.35


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)794.79794.65
Div / share0.720.65
EPS0.640.59
Book value / share0.08.58
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3940408.04549912.0

Valuation


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 37.76 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 26.73. 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.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
LVS 26.91 Peers 37.76   LVS NA Peers 16.77

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.

 

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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
LVS 20.44 Peers 23.54   LVS 7.82 Peers 3.36

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.

 

Premium. 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 premium to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
LVS NA Peers 9.39   LVS -14.98 Peers 75.07

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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
LVS 3.94 Peers 3.22   LVS -2.39 Peers 3.06

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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