S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69

Las Vegas Sands Stock Competitors

+0.14 (+0.32%)
(As of 01/21/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
14.38 million shs
Average Volume
12.91 million shs
Market Capitalization
$33.42 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield


Should you be buying Las Vegas Sands stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Las Vegas Sands include MGM Resorts International (MGM), Caesars Entertainment (CZR), Wynn Resorts (WYNN), Advanced Drainage Systems (WMS), Churchill Downs (CHDN), Penn National Gaming (PENN), Boyd Gaming (BYD), Scientific Games (SGMS), International Game Technology (IGT), and Monarch Casino & Resort (MCRI). These companies are all part of the "casinos & gaming" industry.

Las Vegas Sands vs.

Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ:CZR) and Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability and media sentiment.

In the previous week, Las Vegas Sands had 9 more articles in the media than Caesars Entertainment. MarketBeat recorded 23 mentions for Las Vegas Sands and 14 mentions for Caesars Entertainment. Caesars Entertainment's average media sentiment score of 0.44 beat Las Vegas Sands' score of 0.37 indicating that Caesars Entertainment is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Caesars Entertainment
4 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Las Vegas Sands
0 Very Positive mention(s)
6 Positive mention(s)
10 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

Caesars Entertainment presently has a consensus target price of $128.87, indicating a potential upside of 78.56%. Las Vegas Sands has a consensus target price of $53.46, indicating a potential upside of 22.19%. Given Caesars Entertainment's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Caesars Entertainment is more favorable than Las Vegas Sands.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Caesars Entertainment
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
14 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Las Vegas Sands
1 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)

Caesars Entertainment has a net margin of -13.60% compared to Las Vegas Sands' net margin of -26.01%. Caesars Entertainment's return on equity of -21.28% beat Las Vegas Sands' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Caesars Entertainment -13.60% -21.28% -2.80%
Las Vegas Sands -26.01% -33.51% -4.96%

93.7% of Caesars Entertainment shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 35.6% of Las Vegas Sands shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Caesars Entertainment shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Las Vegas Sands shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Caesars Entertainment has a beta of 2.92, indicating that its stock price is 192% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Las Vegas Sands has a beta of 1.47, indicating that its stock price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Las Vegas Sands has higher revenue and earnings than Caesars Entertainment. Las Vegas Sands is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Caesars Entertainment, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Caesars Entertainment$3.47 billion4.44-$1.76 billion-$4.70-15.36
Las Vegas Sands$3.61 billion9.25-$1.69 billion-$1.48-29.56

Las Vegas Sands received 849 more outperform votes than Caesars Entertainment when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 73.44% of users gave Las Vegas Sands an outperform vote while only 63.38% of users gave Caesars Entertainment an outperform vote.

Caesars EntertainmentOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Las Vegas SandsOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes


Caesars Entertainment beats Las Vegas Sands on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding LVS and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment >-1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) vs. Its Competitors

TypeLas Vegas SandsHotels & motels IndustryDiscretionary SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$33.42B$9.40B$7.73B$14.86B
Dividend YieldN/A2.56%2.33%3.54%
P/E Ratio-29.5684.7116.1721.45
Price / Sales9.255.3910.9422.40
Price / CashN/A43.3828.2183.01
Price / Book9.458.555.5611.40
Net Income-$1.69B-$559.17M$36.21M$426.90M
7 Day Performance1.77%-5.60%-3.91%-5.49%
1 Month Performance18.15%-6.58%-3.42%-4.46%
1 Year Performance-19.25%2.44%-0.15%8.81%

Las Vegas Sands Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MGM Resorts International
2.6083 of 5 stars
+29.9%$19.21B$5.16B31.5135,000Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Caesars Entertainment
2.3656 of 5 stars
-10.6%$15.43B$3.47B-15.3621,000Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Wynn Resorts
2.3881 of 5 stars
-21.5%$9.91B$2.10B-11.1827,500Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Advanced Drainage Systems
2.7715 of 5 stars
+21.8%$7.95B$1.98B42.955,000Analyst Report
News Coverage
Churchill Downs
2.9814 of 5 stars
-3.3%$7.78B$1.05B35.867,000Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Penn National Gaming
2.1653 of 5 stars
-61.8%$6.94B$3.58B17.7118,321Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Boyd Gaming
2.7224 of 5 stars
+13.3%$6.34B$2.18B14.7014,284Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Scientific Games
1.9277 of 5 stars
International Game Technology
2.4115 of 5 stars
+41.5%$5.19B$3.12B23.9111,048High Trading Volume
Monarch Casino & Resort
2.3214 of 5 stars
+2.5%$1.17B$184.41M18.902,300Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Isleworth Healthcare Acquisition
1.4665 of 5 stars
This page was last updated on 1/22/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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