New York: Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) Stock Has Just Had Its “Overweight” Rating Reiterated by Morgan Stanley. Shares now Have a $84 Target

April 20, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.26, from 1.36 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 38 investors sold Las Vegas Sands Corp. shares while 172 reduced holdings. 78 funds opened positions while 154 raised stakes. 287.76 million shares or 1.26% more from 284.19 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.

Maverick stated it has 1.37 million shares. Richard Bernstein Advisors Ltd Liability Company owns 5,719 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Mckinley Mngmt Delaware holds 0.84% or 240,309 shares. Gp One Trading L P invested 0% of its portfolio in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS). First Tru Limited Partnership stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS). Hengehold Capital Limited Liability accumulated 4,050 shares. Kbc Group Nv stated it has 93,995 shares. Moreover, Gulf Intl Retail Bank (Uk) Limited has 0.01% invested in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS). California-based Checchi Cap Advisers Lc has invested 0.05% in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS). D E Shaw And Communication Inc reported 373,115 shares. Federated Incorporated Pa reported 1.79M shares or 0.35% of all its holdings. Sensato Ltd Liability Corporation has 3.14% invested in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS). High Pointe Mgmt Limited Liability Company invested in 1.9% or 20,090 shares. Shamrock Asset Management Ltd Company has invested 0.02% in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS). Pinnacle Assoc Ltd holds 972,727 shares or 1.3% of its portfolio.

Since March 13, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $2.98 million activity.

Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) Rating Reaffirmed

Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) just had their share rating of a ‘”Overweight”‘ issued by research analysts at Morgan Stanley, who now has a $84 PT on the $58.27 billion market cap company or a 13.76 % upside potential. This key information was revealed to investors in analysts report on Thursday, 19 April.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.26, from 1.36 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 38 investors sold Las Vegas Sands Corp. shares while 172 reduced holdings. 78 funds opened positions while 154 raised stakes. 287.76 million shares or 1.26% more from 284.19 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.

Maverick stated it has 1.37 million shares. Richard Bernstein Advisors Ltd Liability Company owns 5,719 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Mckinley Mngmt Delaware holds 0.84% or 240,309 shares. Gp One Trading L P invested 0% of its portfolio in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS). First Tru Limited Partnership stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS). Hengehold Capital Limited Liability accumulated 4,050 shares. Kbc Group Nv stated it has 93,995 shares. Moreover, Gulf Intl Retail Bank (Uk) Limited has 0.01% invested in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS). California-based Checchi Cap Advisers Lc has invested 0.05% in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS). D E Shaw And Communication Inc reported 373,115 shares. Federated Incorporated Pa reported 1.79M shares or 0.35% of all its holdings. Sensato Ltd Liability Corporation has 3.14% invested in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS). High Pointe Mgmt Limited Liability Company invested in 1.9% or 20,090 shares. Shamrock Asset Management Ltd Company has invested 0.02% in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS). Pinnacle Assoc Ltd holds 972,727 shares or 1.3% of its portfolio.

Since March 13, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $2.98 million activity.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Las Vegas Sands has $88.0 highest and $57 lowest target. $76.40’s average target is 3.47% above currents $73.84 stock price. Las Vegas Sands had 17 analyst reports since October 25, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Susquehanna on Friday, January 19. Morgan Stanley maintained Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) on Thursday, March 15 with “Overweight” rating. As per Thursday, October 26, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. Bank of America maintained Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) rating on Wednesday, January 24. Bank of America has “Buy” rating and $85.0 target. Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Tuesday, November 7 report. On Thursday, January 25 the stock rating was maintained by Roth Capital with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Susquehanna given on Thursday, February 8. As per Thursday, October 26, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. JP Morgan maintained Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) on Thursday, January 25 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 25 by Stifel Nicolaus.

The stock decreased 0.78% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $73.84. About 3.04 million shares traded. Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) has risen 26.54% since April 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.99% the S&P500.

Analysts await Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $0.85 earnings per share, up 28.79 % or $0.19 from last year’s $0.66 per share. LVS’s profit will be $670.73 million for 21.72 P/E if the $0.85 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.88 actual earnings per share reported by Las Vegas Sands Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.41 % negative EPS growth.

Las Vegas Sands Corp., together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. The company has market cap of $58.27 billion. It owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Sands Cotai Central, The Parisian Macao, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, the Plaza Casino, and the Sands Macao in Macao, the People??s Republic of China; and iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. It has a 20.86 P/E ratio. The firm also owns and operates The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino and The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino on the Las Vegas Strip; the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada; and the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

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