Las Vegas Sands Corp. ( LVS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 19, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.77 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28, 2019. Shareholders who purchased LVS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.67% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of LVS was $59.76, representing a -26.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $81.45 and a 26.1% increase over the 52 week low of $47.39.
LVS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Marriott International ( MAR ) and Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ( HLT ). LVS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.05. Zacks Investment Research reports LVS's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -3.66%, compared to an industry average of 12%.
Interested in gaining exposure to LVS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LVS as a top-10 holding:
- VanEck Vectors Gaming ETF ( BJK )
- First Trust US Equity Dividend Select ETF ( RNDV )
- WisdomTree U.S. Dividend ex-Financials Fund ( DTN )
- Vanguard Extended Market ETF ( VXF ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is VXF with an increase of 2.31% over the last 100 days. BJK has the highest percent weighting of LVS at 8.33%.
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