Las Vegas Sands Corp. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 19, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 31,
2014. Shareholders who purchased LVS stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
42.86% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of LVS was $83.86,
representing a -5.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $88.28 and
a 74.89% increase over the 52 week low of $47.95.
LVS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Wynn Resorts, Limited (
) and Melco Crown Entertainment Limited (
). LVS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.79. Zacks Investment Research reports LVS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 29.9%, compared to an
industry average of 11.1%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to LVS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LVS as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Gaming ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Leisure & Entertainment Portfolio (
- PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Growth (
- First Trust Cons. Discret. AlphaDEX (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PWB with an increase of
9.63% over the last 100 days. BJK has the highest percent weighting
of LVS at 7.97%.