Las Vegas Sands Corp. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 18, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LVS stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that LVS has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $63.65, the dividend yield is 2.2%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LVS was $63.65,
representing a -1.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.72 and
a 58.02% increase over the 52 week low of $40.28.
LVS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Melco Crown Entertainment Limited (
) and Wynn Resorts, Limited (
). LVS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.28. Zacks Investment Research reports LVS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 33.55%, compared to an
industry average of 4%.
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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 Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio (
- Vanguard Extended Market ETF (
- SPDR Russell Small Cap Completeness ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PEJ with an increase of
16.45% over the last 100 days. BJK has the highest percent
weighting of LVS at 7.97%.