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Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Competitors

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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), Advanced Drainage Systems (WMS), Churchill Downs (CHDN), Wynn Resorts (WYNN), Caesars Entertainment (CZR), Boyd Gaming (BYD), International Game Technology (IGT), PENN Entertainment (PENN), Monarch Casino & Resort (MCRI), and Marriott International (MAR).

Las Vegas Sands vs.

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

In the previous week, MGM Resorts International had 4 more articles in the media than Las Vegas Sands. MarketBeat recorded 16 mentions for MGM Resorts International and 12 mentions for Las Vegas Sands. MGM Resorts International's average media sentiment score of 0.91 beat Las Vegas Sands' score of 0.09 indicating that MGM Resorts International is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Las Vegas Sands
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
5 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
MGM Resorts International
8 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

39.2% of Las Vegas Sands shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.1% of MGM Resorts International shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of Las Vegas Sands shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.1% of MGM Resorts International shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Las Vegas Sands has a net margin of 13.99% compared to MGM Resorts International's net margin of 5.35%. Las Vegas Sands' return on equity of 42.34% beat MGM Resorts International's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Las Vegas Sands13.99% 42.34% 8.11%
MGM Resorts International 5.35%23.62%2.45%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Las Vegas Sands$10.37B3.08$1.22B$2.0720.71
MGM Resorts International$16.16B0.91$1.14B$2.6018.00

Las Vegas Sands presently has a consensus price target of $61.79, suggesting a potential upside of 44.09%. MGM Resorts International has a consensus price target of $54.59, suggesting a potential upside of 16.68%. Given Las Vegas Sands' higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Las Vegas Sands is more favorable than MGM Resorts International.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Las Vegas Sands
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
11 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
MGM Resorts International
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
13 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

MGM Resorts International received 6 more outperform votes than Las Vegas Sands when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 75.69% of users gave MGM Resorts International an outperform vote while only 71.49% of users gave Las Vegas Sands an outperform vote.

Las Vegas SandsOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
MGM Resorts InternationalOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

Las Vegas Sands has a beta of 1.12, meaning that its share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MGM Resorts International has a beta of 2.24, meaning that its share price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500.


MGM Resorts International beats Las Vegas Sands on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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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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LVS vs. The Competition

MetricLas Vegas SandsHotels & motels IndustryDiscretionary SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$31.48B$9.76B$6.92B$18.45B
Dividend Yield1.89%1.99%2.82%3.50%
P/E Ratio20.7116.5613.8722.39
Price / Sales3.081.986.2116.88
Price / Cash11.6612.6914.2616.28
Price / Book7.9312.375.685.19
Net Income$1.22B$333.77M$192.03M$971.37M
7 Day Performance3.55%5.16%5.61%5.95%
1 Month Performance-3.31%5.13%11.57%7.05%
1 Year Performance-27.81%-2.26%5.30%10.82%

Las Vegas Sands Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MGM Resorts International
4.6915 of 5 stars
4.69 / 5 stars
-3.0%$14.68B$16.16B18.0063,000Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↓
Advanced Drainage Systems
4.4234 of 5 stars
4.42 / 5 stars
+50.1%$13.84B$2.87B27.735,640Positive News
Churchill Downs
4.9117 of 5 stars
4.91 / 5 stars
+7.6%$10.60B$2.46B32.127,970Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↓
Wynn Resorts
4.8763 of 5 stars
4.88 / 5 stars
Caesars Entertainment
4.2577 of 5 stars
4.26 / 5 stars
-24.5%$8.61B$11.53B11.2724,000Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
Boyd Gaming
4.9874 of 5 stars
4.99 / 5 stars
-18.1%$5.58B$3.74B10.5616,129Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
International Game Technology
4.3973 of 5 stars
4.40 / 5 stars
-33.4%$4.29B$4.31B20.5011,016News Coverage
PENN Entertainment
4.577 of 5 stars
4.58 / 5 stars
-23.4%$3.03B$6.36B-2.6723,333Positive News
Monarch Casino & Resort
3.5339 of 5 stars
3.53 / 5 stars
-0.1%$1.34B$501.48M16.872,900Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Marriott International
4.0623 of 5 stars
4.06 / 5 stars
+34.7%$72.86B$23.71B26.33411,000Positive News

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This page (NYSE:LVS) was last updated on 7/17/2024 by Staff

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