Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 18, 2013
Las Vegas Sands Corp. ( LVS ) 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 ( MPEL ) and Wynn Resorts, Limited ( WYNN ). 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%.
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 )
- PowerShares Dynamic Leisure & Entertainment Portfolio ( PEJ )
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio ( PXMG )
- Vanguard Extended Market ETF ( VXF )
- SPDR Russell Small Cap Completeness ETF ( RSCO ).
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%.