Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 06, 2012

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Las Vegas Sands Corp. ( LVS ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 06, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $2.75 per share scheduled for December 18, 2012. Shareholders who purchased LVS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1000% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $46.75, the dividend yield is .53%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LVS was $46.75, representing a -24.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $62.09 and a 34.65% increase over the 52 week low of $34.72.

LVS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Wynn Resorts, Limited ( WYNN ) and Marriot International ( MAR ). LVS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.71. Zacks Investment Research reports LVS's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 8.72%, compared to an industry average of 9.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LVS Dividend History page.

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 ( BJK )
  • Wilshire 4500 Completion ( WXSP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is BJK with an increase of 14.29% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LVS at 12.44%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: BJK , LVS , MAR , WXSP , WYNN

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