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What's in the Cards for Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Q2 Earnings?

Las Vegas Sands Corp. LVS is scheduled to report second-quarter 2020 results on Jul 22. In the last reported quarter, the company’s bottom line surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 62.5%.

Q2 Estimates

The Zacks Consensus Estimate for second-quarter loss is pegged at 57 cents, against earnings of 72 cents reported in the prior-year quarter. The consensus estimates for revenues stands at $739 million, indicating a decline of 77.8% from the year-ago reported figure.

Factors to Note

The company’s second-quarter performance is likely reflect the impact of the casinos closure owing to the pandemic. Dismal performance at at Venetian Macao, Sands Cotai Central, Parisian Macao, Plaza Macao and Four Seasons Hotel Macao and Marina Bay Sands might have impacted the company’s performance in the quarter to be reported.

For Sand Cotai Central operations, the consensus estimate for second-quarter revenues is pegged at $117 million, suggesting a decline 75.8% from the year-earlier quarter. Moreover, net revenues at Parisian Macao, Four Seasons Hotel Macao and Venetian Macao are pegged at $94 million, $52 million and $124 million, indicating a decline of 77.3%, and 85.5%, respectively, from the prior-year quarter. Moreover, slowdown in China and dismal performance of high-end VIP segment owing to flagging China property price are likely to get reflected in the second-quarter results.

For Las Vegas operations, the consensus estimate for second-quarter revenues stands at $98 million, indicating a decline of 79% from the year-earlier reported figure. Moreover, the company’s Marine Bay Sands segment is likely to witness decline in revenues. For this segment, the consensus mark is pegged at $137 million, suggesting a decline of 80.1% from the prior-year quarter.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. Price and EPS Surprise

Las Vegas Sands Corp. Price and EPS Surprise

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What the Zacks Model Unveils

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Las Vegas Sands has a Zacks Rank #3 and an Earnings ESP of +6.74%. You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.

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