Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows

Lloyd Doyle
March 14, 2018

The firm owned 536,799 shares of the casino operator's stock after acquiring an additional 434,308 shares during the period. The stock increased 1.51% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $11.44.

Agf Investments America Inc, which manages about $1.29B and $261.85 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares Msci Netherlands Etf (EWN) by 24,470 shares to 18,437 shares, valued at $579,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) has risen 8.29% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 38.29% the S&P500. Investec Asset Management Ltd bought 1.64 million shares as the company's stock rose 9.11% with the market. The institutional investor held 10,580 shares of the hotels and resorts company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $679,000, down from 23,495 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cibc Asset Mgmt Inc has invested 0.01% in Las Vegas Sands Corp. The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $75.29. About 3.27M shares traded.

Shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. It has outperformed by 11.39% the S&P500. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $88.00 target price (up from $76.00) on shares of Las Vegas Sands in a research report on Thursday, January 25th. Therefore 57% are positive. Bessemer Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Las Vegas Sands by 60.5% during the fourth quarter. Robert W. Baird maintained it with "Buy" rating and $194.0 target in Thursday, February 1 report. On Wednesday, August 9 the stock rating was downgraded by Suntrust Robinson to "Hold". Telsey Advisory Group maintained Las Vegas Sands Corp. As per Friday, January 19, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, November 4 with "Buy". On Thursday, October 26 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Equal-Weight". The firm has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Thursday, October 26.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on LVS shares. Susquehanna maintained Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) rating on Thursday, October 22. At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $53.95 but has recovered 40.19% since then.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.36 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 36 investors sold LVS shares while 141 reduced holdings. 103 funds opened positions while 367 raised stakes. Financial Advisers Ltd accumulated 218,405 shares or 0.12% of the stock. Vantage Investment Advisors Lc owns 195,433 shares. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.62 EPS. research analysts forecast that Las Vegas Sands Corp. will post 3.33 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Dividends are particularly important for investors to consider, because historically speaking dividends have provided a considerable share of the stock market's total return. Gemmer Asset Management Lc holds 0.61% or 41,043 shares in its portfolio. Whitebox Advsr Limited Com reported 0.11% of its portfolio in Community Health Systems, Inc. Clal Insurance Enter Hldgs Limited holds 1.77% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) or 517,589 shares. Moreover, Cna Fin has 0.79% invested in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) for 77,897 shares. It is positive, as 54 investors sold APC shares while 267 reduced holdings. Westpac Bk Corporation invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Las Vegas Sands Corp. Fdx Advsrs holds 48,883 shares or 0.19% of its portfolio. Tokio Marine Asset Management Co Ltd has 0.04% invested in Las Vegas Sands Corp.


Investors sentiment increased to 1.36 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.12, from 1.25 in 2017Q2. 468.24 million shares or 0.20% less from 469.17 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Zwj Inv Counsel, Georgia-based fund reported 35,747 shares. Ferguson Wellman Capital Mngmt has invested 0.02% in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). Lpl Fin Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.03% in Las Vegas Sands Corp. Moreover, Aperio Gp Limited Liability Corp has 0% invested in Community Health Systems, Inc. State Street Corp stated it has 0.04% in Las Vegas Sands Corp. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue accumulated 0.01% or 3,903 shares. Ubs Asset Americas accumulated 96,842 shares. Duncker Streett & stated it has 295 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. The New York-based First Eagle Investment Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.12% in AT&T Inc.

LVS has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. They are also projecting the Low EPS estimate of $0.76 and the High EPS estimate of $0.88. The casino operator reported $0.88 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.11.

Bank Hapoalim Bm, which manages about $439.53M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Celgene Corp (NASDAQ:CELG) by 5,841 shares to 7,653 shares, valued at $1.12M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Balyasny Asset Mgmt Limited Liability invested in 0.24% or 1.49M shares. Analysts are turning out to be more optimistic than before, with 8 of analysts who cover Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Looking at the Analyst Recommendations of the stock, 4 Analysts issued a Buy for MoSys, 7 gave Outperform, 7 analysts gave Hold Rating, 0 issued Underperform and 0 marked the stock as Sell. Therefore 55% are positive. AG Growth International had 28 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 30th. The firm has "Buy" rating by M Partners given on Tuesday, December 22. The firm has "Hold" rating by TD Securities given on Thursday, March 16. On Friday, November 4 the stock rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group with "Market Perform". Jefferies maintained it with "Hold" rating and $79.0 target in Thursday, January 25 report.

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