NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) is tomorrow, March 16, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 25 cents per share. At a price of $56.02 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.8%. The average volume for Las Vegas Sands has been 10.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Las Vegas Sands has a market cap of $35.11 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 31% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Las Vegas Sands Corp., together with its subsidiaries, owns, develops, and operates various integrated resort properties primarily in the United States, Macau, and Singapore. The company has a P/E ratio of 36, above the average leisure industry P/E ratio of 31.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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