Las Vegas Sands Corp. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 19, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29,
2013. Shareholders who purchased LVS stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
40% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of LVS was $53.32,
representing a -14.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $62.09 and
a 53.57% increase over the 52 week low of $34.72.
LVS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Marriot International (
) and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (
). LVS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.85. Zacks Investment Research reports LVS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 26.19%, compared to an
industry average of 11.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 (
- Columbia Select Large Cap Growth ETF (
- Wilshire 4500 Completion (
- Vanguard Extended Market ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is WXSP with an increase of
36.61% over the last 100 days. BJK has the highest percent
weighting of LVS at 8.39%.