Las Vegas Sands Corp. ( LVS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 18, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.65 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 31, 2015. Shareholders who purchased LVS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that LVS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $43.4, the dividend yield is 5.99%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LVS was $43.4, representing a -29.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.59 and a 18.81% increase over the 52 week low of $36.53.
LVS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ( HLT ) and Marriott International ( MAR ). LVS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.78. Zacks Investment Research reports LVS's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -28.4%, compared to an industry average of -8.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to LVS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LVS as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is VXF with an decrease of -5.54% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LVS at 0.45%.