Earnings Around the Corner for Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS)

Earnings is just around the corner for Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) as the firm is slated to issue their report on 10/19/2016 4:30:00 PM.  The firm has most recently posted quarter over quarter growth of -29.80% and sales growth of -9.30% quarter over quarter.  

In terms of the trend lines, Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) shares are currently -4.59% off of their 52-week high and 71.07% off from the 52-week low point.  The stock is 20.84% from the 200-day moving average and 5.10% from the 50-day average.  The Relative Strength Index for the stock stands at 51.23.

Increased volatility should be expected heading into and immediately after the Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) earnings report.  According to the most recent data, the average true range stands at 1.15 which is a measure of the most recent volatility.  The number is an exponential 14-day moving average of the True Ranges (range of each trading day’s high and low).  The average volatility for the week stands at 1.65% and 1.82% for the past month. The relative volume (ratio between current volume and 3-month average) stands at 1.36.  

Potential Upside

So is there any potential upside for the stock if Las Vegas Sands Corp. is able to meet or beat earnings?  Analysts, on a consensus basis have a $54.00 on the stock, compared to a recent bid of $57.24.  The average broker recommendation yields a score of 2.30, which is an integer based calculation from all of the buy, sell and hold recommendations from sell-side analysts.  


Heading into the earnings report, 50.33% shares are held by company insiders.  On the institutional front, 39.90% of Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) are owned by firms or funds.  Over the past few months, insider transactions have trended 0.00% while institutions saw a change of 0.15% in company stock. 


Year to date, Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) holders have seen returns of 38.12%.  Over the past month the stock moved 0.89% and most recently shares over the past five trading days have moved -1.21%.

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