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Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 19, 2013

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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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