How to buy Las Vegas Sands (LVS) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Las Vegas Sands shares.

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Las Vegas Sands Corp (LVS) is a leading resorts & casinos business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$50.79 after a previous close of US$50.25. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD50.53 to a high of USD51.66. The latest price was USD51.33 (25 minute delay). Las Vegas Sands is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Las Vegas Sands

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Las Vegas Sands. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: LVS. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Las Vegas Sands reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$50.25, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Las Vegas Sands, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Las Vegas Sands. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Las Vegas Sands stock price (NYSE:LVS)

Use our graph to track the performance of LVS stocks over time.

Las Vegas Sands shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
OpenUS$50.79
HighUS$51.66
LowUS$50.53
CloseUS$51.33
Previous closeUS$50.25
Change US$1.08
Change % 2.1493%
Volume 4,396,367
Information last updated 2022-01-15.
52-week rangeUS$33.75 - US$66.765
50-day moving average US$38.071
200-day moving average US$45.9239
Target priceUS$49.23
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield US$0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$-1.499

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The value of your investments can fall as well as rise and you may get back less than you invested. Past performance is no indication of future results.

Is it a good time to buy Las Vegas Sands stock?

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Las Vegas Sands price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $51.33

1 week (2022-01-12) 31.78%
1 month (2021-12-17) 44.84%
3 months (2021-10-19) 27.37%
6 months (2021-07-19) 8.43%
1 year (2021-01-19) -5.73%
2 years (2020-01-17) -30.69%
3 years (2019-01-18) -11.04%
5 years (2017-01-19) -8.08%

Is Las Vegas Sands under- or over-valued?

Valuing Las Vegas Sands stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Las Vegas Sands's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Las Vegas Sands's PEG ratio

Las Vegas Sands's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.513. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Las Vegas Sands's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Las Vegas Sands's EBITDA

Las Vegas Sands's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$261 million (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Las Vegas Sands's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Las Vegas Sands financials

Revenue TTM US$4.9 billion
Gross profit TTM US$1.8 billion
Return on assets TTM -2.84%
Return on equity TTM -54.24%
Profit margin -23.14%
Book value 2.751
Market capitalisation US$32.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Las Vegas Sands's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Las Vegas Sands.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Las Vegas Sands's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 19.23

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Las Vegas Sands's overall score of 19.23 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 17th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Las Vegas Sands is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Las Vegas Sands's environmental score

Environmental score: 1.94/100

Las Vegas Sands's environmental score of 1.94 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Las Vegas Sands is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Las Vegas Sands's social score

Social score: 9.6/100

Las Vegas Sands's social score of 9.6 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Las Vegas Sands is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Las Vegas Sands's governance score

Governance score: 6.19/100

Las Vegas Sands's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Las Vegas Sands is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Las Vegas Sands's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Las Vegas Sands scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Las Vegas Sands has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Las Vegas Sands Corp was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 19.23
Total ESG percentile 17.25
Environmental score 1.94
Environmental score percentile 2
Social score 9.6
Social score percentile 2
Governance score 6.19
Governance score percentile 2
Level of controversy 2

Las Vegas Sands share dividends

We're not expecting Las Vegas Sands to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Las Vegas Sands share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Las Vegas Sands's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$33.75 up to US$66.765. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LVS.US volatility(beta: 1.5)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Las Vegas Sands's is 1.4967. This would suggest that Las Vegas Sands's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Las Vegas Sands overview

Las Vegas Sands Corp., together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. It owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, the Londoner Macao, The Parisian Macao, The Plaza Macao and Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, and the Sands Macao in Macao, the People's Republic of China; and Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The company also owns and operates The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino on the Las Vegas Strip; and the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Its integrated resorts feature accommodations, gaming, entertainment and retail malls, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants, and other amenities. Las Vegas Sands Corp. was founded in 1988 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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