Las Vegas Sands Corp (LVS): Today's Featured Leisure Winner

The leisure industry closed the day up 2.4%. Caribou Coffee Company Inc ( CBOU), Luby's Inc ( LUB), Isle of Capri Casinos Inc ( ISLE), and Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc ( HMIN) were all winners today within the leisure industry with Las Vegas Sands ( LVS) being today's featured leisure winner. Las Vegas Sands rose $2.26 (6.2%) to $38.97 on average volume. Throughout the day, 23.7 million shares of Las Vegas Sands exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 19.4 million shares.

Las Vegas Sands Corp., together with its subsidiaries, owns, develops, and operates various integrated resort properties primarily in the United States, Macau, and Singapore. Las Vegas Sands has a market cap of $28 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.7, below the average leisure industry P/E ratio of 30 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 20.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Las Vegas Sands as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results.

On the negative front, Orbitz Worldwide Inc ( OWW), Granite City Food & Brewery ( GCFB), Century Casinos Inc ( CNTY), and MTR Gaming Group Inc ( MNTG) were all losers within the leisure industry with Choice Hotels International Inc ( CHH) being today's leisure industry Loser Spotlight stock.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the leisure industry could consider PowerShares Dynamic Leisure&Entert ( PEJ) while those bearish on the leisure industry could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Services ( SCC).

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