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Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 19, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Las Vegas Sands Corp. ( LVS ) 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 ( MAR ) and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. ( HOT ). 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 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 )
- Columbia Select Large Cap Growth ETF ( RWG )
- Wilshire 4500 Completion ( WXSP )
- Vanguard Extended Market ETF ( VXF ).
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%.