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12/6/13Friday Morning trades. Profitable day! Facebook Inc, Las Vegas Sands Corp, Rally Software Develop... (Trading with the Average Jay)

Good Morning traders here are today's trades. Profitable day and Week. What a difference a day makes. the heat went out in my office. Nothing stops a trader from trading.  12/4   12/6 1. Facebook ( FB ) Short trade opened in front of low. Both profit targets hit. Prior lows. Second trade  entry at prior low. Profitable trade. 2. Ulta Salon, Cosmetics ( ULTA ) Short 4 times profitable twice. I  scared myself out 2 seconds before the big run down. Dumb trading. See...

10/31/13Day in review. Qlik Technologies, Las Vegas Sands, Whole Foods Market, Avon Products. (Trading with the Average Jay)

Here is my trading day in review. I used very small share size on all trades today. I was working on better entry points using candle recognition. Even with small share size you can make money. Today was a profitable day. Short trade in Avon Products ( AVP ) opened on break of prior low. she then went into a trading box and I just closed the trade at break even plus a penny or two. Short trade Whole Foods Market ( WFM ) on break of prior low. Closed trade as she started...

10/29/13(LVS) It’s Not Gambling if You Know You’re Going to Win (Stock Blog Hub)

This is a follow-up to several segments I did in the past year about Macau, the gambling center for Asia and especially for the Chinese. The Chinese, by the way, love gambling so much the Chinese government is looking for ways to slow down the amount their citizens are leaving in Macau. That’s a good sign. Recently [...]

10/19/1310/19 Trading week in review. The Good and Bad. (Trading with the Average Jay)

My trade in Las Vegas Sands Corp ( LVS ) was a good trade with a few "buts" attached to it.  The bad. I entered to trade to early. I did not see for what ever reason the prior demand zone below. Hindsight in play I exited full position at target. She went on to run higher. The Good. My profit target was hit. This was my best planned trade of the week. Pinnacle Entertainment ( PNK ) I did look back for the prior supply zones and hit one of...

10/15/13Las Vegas Sands Corp.: Classic Topping Tail (The Market Financial)

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) surged in early trading, only to give it all up into the close. The stock hit a new 52 week high early and then was blasted lower as the markets fell on worries about the debt ceiling. The stock is extended and finally today has put in a topping tail. [...]

10/14/13Potbelly Corp, Las Vegas Sands Corp. Short Trades. Entry Exit. (Trading with the Average Jay)

This mornings trades were Potbelly Corp ( PBPB ) and Las Vegas Sands Corp ( LVS.) Potbelly trade was based on pre-market most activity and a break of the day low. Las Vegas Sands first short open was based on a day low break too. Once on the plus side in Potbelly ( PBPB ) I shot for the prior low of the day and was hit at $25.82. I then placed a trailing stop to catch it if she fell away. Stop hit and out for profitable trade. Las Vegas Sands ( LVS ) as the chart says was a trade...

6/20/13Sheldon Adelson to BTV on online gambling: is "really toxicity. It is a cancer waiting to happen" (Hedge Accordingly)

Las Vegas Sands Corp., Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson joined Bloomberg TV’s Deirdre Bolton on “Money Moves” today to discuss why he’s come out swinging against online gambling and said: “I think it is a train wreck. It’s really toxicity. It is a cancer waiting to happen.” Adelson on poker being skill based: “That skill base is, in my opinion, just a bunch of baloney. To get a card is not skill base. I know people say it is skill based, but it’s just so they can...

12/3/12(LVS) Las Vegas Sands Approves Special Dividend (Stock Blog Hub)

Las Vegas Sands Corp (LVS) recently enhanced shareholder value based on its strong cash flow position and in anticipation of a dividend tax rate increase in 2013. The Board of Directors has approved a special dividend of $2.75 per share on top of its regular quarterly dividend of 25 cents. The special dividend equates to a [...]

5/29/12(LVS) Las Vegas Sands Corporation – Bull of the Day (Stock Blog Hub)

Las Vegas Sands Corp.'s (LVS) first-quarter results were robust with an industry-wide record of $1 billion EBITDA and adjusted earnings up 89.2% year over year. The first-quarter earnings also surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by $0.10. The company enjoys a revenue compound annual growth rate of over 20%. With the gradual recovery in global economy, the [...]

3/30/12This Stock is up 4,000% from its Lows — and it’s not finished yet (Jutia Group)

I'm a big fan of Las Vegas. I try to visit at least once a year to try my luck at the tables (I leave the club-hopping to the socialites).  I'm also an advocate of gaming stocks. In fact, I spent over a year writing a regular monthly feature for Casino Player Magazine called the "The [...]

3/13/12How to Use Options to Hedge Against a Stock Market Correction (Money Morning)

Stocks have been mostly higher the past five months, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average recently topping 13,000 for a few days and the Nasdaq Composite touching the key 3,000 mark on the final day of February. However, the markets have turned erratic the last week or so, and big moves like last Tuesday's plunge have left many investors to worry about a looming stock market correction. Normally, that would send options-savvy investors in search of protective puts so they could...

3/5/12An Insight On Las Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE:LVS) Stock Picks (Penny Stock DD)

Financial Analysis: Las Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE:LVS) reported its total revenue to $2.54 billion for the quarter ended December 31st, 2011 as compared to revenue of $2.01 billion for the same period last year. Its net profit stood at $435.28 million or earnings of $0.42 per share for the respective quarter as compared to net profit [...]

2/3/12Las Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE:LVS) Stock Picks Ranked 2nd Among Its Industry Peers By Market Capital... (Penny Stock DD)

Daily Stock News: Las Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE:LVS) stock picks gained by 1.77 percent to close at $51.07 with overall traded volume of 22.44 million shares in the last Thursday trading day as compare to its average volume stood at 10.90 million. The (stock picks) RSI value of 70.87 times depicts that the current share value is [...]

2/2/12LVS (Samurai Trader)

I saw lots of breakouts today, but none that I was really impressed with. LVS is one of the more heavily traded ones of the bunch, and is on the relative strength list, but the price relative line, despite a big move up in the last month, is still quite weak. that could be changing now, and this may take off to the moon after today's earning, but the probability is pretty low.

2/2/12Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE:LVS) Stock Picks Crushed The Competitors Companies (Penny Stock DD)

Company Background: Las Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE:LVS) was incorporated in 1988 and is engaged in development of multi use integrated resorts globally. Based in Las Vegas, Nevada the company mainly operates through its subsidiaries. The company owns The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, The Sands Expo, Convention Center and The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, [...]

10/27/11Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Beats by 3 Cents, Slight Beat on Top Line (Fund my Mutual Fund)

Not sure any of this 'stock specific' stuff matters much in the "student body left" trading environment where everything goes up, or goes down but I continue to cling to some old school ways.  First on the agenda tonight is Las Vegas Sands (LVS) which along with Wynn has essentially become an Asian play.  (LVS has both Singapore and Macau, Wynn just Macau)  Both companies had been hit hard by worries about slowdown in China a month ago but have run with the rest of the market. LVS beat...

10/7/11Weinstein Trading and Fading 9-29-11 (Robert Weinstein Trading Blog)

Today was quite the turn-around for the market. I watched as $HPQ dropped towards the recent lows. The PE ratio is now under $5, which is totally crazy. I did a write up in an article on SA that should hit the wire by the end of day tomorrow. I expect Hewlett-Packard to be basing [...]

9/28/11Weinstein Trading and Fading 9-29-11 (Robert Weinstein Trading Blog)

Today was quite the turn-around for the market. I watched as $HPQ dropped towards the recent lows. The PE ratio is now under $5, which is totally crazy. I did a write up in an article on SA that should hit the wire by the end of day tomorrow. I expect Hewlett-Packard to be basing [...]

8/1/11US Hot Stocks: LVS, TEVA, SUNH, JAZZ (Stock Wizard)

Shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) rose as much as 2% after Macau government's statistics showed that the world's largest gambling market, posted a 48.4 percent rise in July gambling revenue to 24.2 billion patacas ($3.01 billion). Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ: TEVA) slumped more than 5% after the company announced that its Phase III clinical trial of its experimental multiple sclerosis pill Laquinimod failed to meet its primary endpoint. Sun Healthcare Group...

7/27/11Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Rides Macau and Singapore to Another Earnings Beat (Fund my Mutual Fund)

Very good earnings from casino operator Las Vegas Sands (LVS) last night, as the company reported a 54 cent quarter versus expectations of 44 cents.  Revenue boomed by 47%.  Unlike Wynn Resorts (WYNN), very little progress was seen in Las Vegas, but the U.S. is now a small fraction of LVS business.   With a fifth location opening in Macau in the coming years, the future remains bright. The stock was up about 5% in after hours yesterday evening. Via AP: Casino-resort operator Las...

7/26/11After Market: Temper Pedic, Las Vegas Sands Jump (Morningpick)

During after market trading, Tempur-Pedic International (US:TPX) shares have jumped 8.82% after the Board of Directors authorized a new share repurchase program, of up to $200 million and reported strong earnings earlier today. Tempur-Pedic second-quarter profit jumped 58% on strong worldwide mattress sales and more efficient manufacturing operations boosted margins. Tempur-Pedic posted a profit of $53.1 million, or 76 cents a share, up from $33.5 million, or 46 cents a share, a year...

7/26/11Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS): Q2 2011 Earnings Roundup (Stock Wizard)

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) reported Tuesday that it swung to a second-quarter profit of $368 million, or 45 cents a share, from a loss of $5 million, or 1 cent a share, in the year-earlier quarter. On an adjusted basis, the company earned 54 cents a share in the latest quarter. Revenue soared 47% to a record $2.35 billion. Analysts, on average, expected the company to report earnings of 44 cents a share on revenue of $2.21 billion. Full Disclosure: None.

7/26/11Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS): Q2 Earnings Preview 2011 (Stock Wizard)

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) is scheduled to release its second-quarter earnings after the closing bell on Tuesday, July 26, 2011. Analysts, on average, expect the company to report earnings of 44 cents per share on revenue of $2.21 billion. In the year ago period, the company reported earnings of 17 cents per share on revenue of $2.30 billion. Las Vegas Sands Corp., together with its subsidiaries, develops multi-use integrated resorts worldwide.  The Company is also creating a...

7/21/11Cashing out on Las Vegas Sands (The Stock Trading Advisor)

The recent news on European and US debt issues has certainly shown that the recovery process isn't going as well as we initially thought. This has caused much uncertainty into the near term future and any signs of further weaknesses could result in a significant collapse of the market. From a technical point, the Dow Jones Industrial Index [...]

7/11/11Nevada Gaming Revenue Jumps, But Casino Stocks Don’t Follow Suit (LVS, MGM, WYNN, PENN, BYD) (

Shares of Las Vegas Sands (LVS), the operator of the Palazzo and Venetian resorts and the largest U.S. casino operator by market value, are down 3% today despite news that Nevada's gambling revenue surged 16% in May, the largest monthly increase since 2006. Nevada casinos collected $984 million from casinos in May compared with $847.1 [...]

7/7/11Brean Murray Says Roll The Dice On A Pair Of Casino Stocks (WYNN, LVS, MGM, BYD, ISLE, PENN) (

Shares of Wynn Resorts (WYNN), the operator of the Encore and Wynn resorts in Las Vegas, are soaring 3% today after Brean Murray initiated coverage of the stock with a "buy" rating and a $175 price target, a level that offers decent upside from where the shares currently trade. Brean Murray took note of Wynn's [...]

7/7/11Analyst Actions: LVS, JASO, YUM, CSIQ, ISRG (Stock Wizard)

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS): Brean Murray Carret & Co. initiated coverage on the company with a Buy rating and a price target of $53. In a research note to clients, the firm stated, "Given returns generated to date in Asia, the expansion underway on Cotai, and upside potential in Singapore, we believe LVS will generate strong returns for long-term investors. Although the opening of Galaxy in Cotai could negatively impact market share in the near-tern, we believe that over the longer...

7/1/11US Hot Stocks: C, F, LVS, KBH, IDCC (Stock Wizard)

Below we highlight few companies whose shares are actively trading in Friday's session. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) rallied more than 3% after the Wall Street Journal reported that the company has entered into exclusive talks with one bidding group for the long-delayed sale of its OneMain consumer financial services business formerly known as CitiFinancial. Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) rose as much as 2% after the company said that its U.S. June sales rose 13.6% to 194,114 vehicles from 170,900 a...

6/23/11The New Global Gambling Hotspot That’s Set to Overtake Las Vegas (EWS, WYNN, RBS, LVS) (Wall Street Sector Selector)


6/21/11(LVS) Las Vegas Sands Unit Sands China to Obtain New Credit (Stock Blog Hub)

Sands China Ltd., a majority owned subsidiary of Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) announced that it will receive $3.5 billion in loan under a new credit facility. The unit will also have the option to raise an additional $1.0 billion of senior secured credit facilities. The transaction awaits some approvals from the Macau Government and [...]

6/16/11Las Vegas Sands Dealt A Bad Hand On Singapore Mall Sale (LVS, MGM, MPEL, WYNN, BYD, ISLE) (

Shares of Las Vegas Sands (LVS), the operator of the Palazzo and Venetian resorts, are down 1% on news Singapore's tourism authority will block the company from selling the shopping mall at its casino in the country until after March 2017. The statement from the tourism authority comes just a week after Las Vegas Sands [...]

6/10/11US Hot Stocks: LVS, VRGY, QCOM, AMRN, CHTP (Stock Wizard)

Below we highlight few companies whose shares are actively trading in Friday's session. Shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) slumped more than 2% after a newspaper reported a judge in Nevada refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former chief executive officer of Sands China Ltd., Asia’s second- biggest casino company by market value. Verigy, Ltd. (NASDAQ: VRGY) surged more than 10% after tha company announced that the U.S. Department of Justice closed its...

6/8/11Las Vegas Sands Eyes Asia For Growth (LVS, MGM, WYNN, BYI, IGT, WMS) (

Shares of Las Vegas Sands (LVS), owner of the Palazzo and Venetian casinos in Las Vegas and the world's most valuable casino operator, are flat on the day, but the company's plans for expansion in Asia are anything but flat. Speaking at a gaming conference in Macau, Las Vegas Sands Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson [...]

6/1/11US Hot Stocks: LVS, F, MU, OREX, AMSC (Stock Wizard)

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) rallied more than 2% after the Macau government announced that gambling revenue in the world's largest gaming market, jumped 42.4 percent in May to 24.3 billion patacas ($3 billion). Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) slumped more than 3% on Wednesday after the automaker said that it U.S. sales dropped 0.1% to 192,102 vehicles in May.  Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) slid more than 4% after IHS iSuppli said that global DRAM revenues during the...

5/23/112011-05-23 – puddles trades (Robert Weinstein Trading Blog)

9:33 SHORT RIMM 42.99 STOP 43.1 TGT 42.69 - market gaps down - short the break of the round # - dead wrong - out -0.15 10:05 SHORT LVS 40.62 STOP 40.73 TGT 40.4 - around 10am SPY has chopped to near the top of it's daily range on a weak day - LVS big sell bar at the open, chopped to bottom of it's range - tight lower [...]

5/12/11Las Vegas Sands Struggles After Cutting Comps (LVS, MGM, WYNN, MPEL, CHDN, PENN) (

Shares of Las Vegas Sands (LVS), owner of the Palazzo and Venetian hotels and casinos in Las Vegas, are down 2% following a report in Vegas Inc. that indicates the company's plan to reduce promotional offers used to lure gamblers to its properties may be hurting revenue. The company reported a 47% decline in casino [...]

5/9/11Las Vegas Sands Craps Out (Penny Stock DD)

Is Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS ) possibly running into challenges in Asia? After years of phenomenal growth not only through new casinos but also by increasing revenue at existing casinos, the company ran into a buzz saw this quarter. Net revenue increased just 4.5% quarter over quarter to $2.11 billion [...]

5/7/11(LVS) Las Vegas Sands Earnings Disappoint (Stock Blog Hub)

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) recorded adjusted earnings of 37 cents per share in the first quarter of 2011, which fell shy of the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 44 cents but improved considerably from 7 cents reported in the year-earlier quarter. On a GAAP basis, the company reported earnings of 28 cents per share, compared with [...]

5/7/11Macau Ups the Ante, Again (Penny Stock DD)

The incredible growth continues in Macau despite tougher year-over-year comparisons. After revenues in Macau grew by 48.0% in March, 47.7% in February, and 33.2% in January, the momentum continued by growing 44.6% in April to $2.56 billion. There seems to be no end in sight to the incredible growth. For investors so far, [...]

5/3/11Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Kicked in Teeth on Earnings (Fund my Mutual Fund)

Las Vegas Sands (LVS) is having the exact opposite experience that Wynn Resorts (WYNN) enjoyed during this earnings season.  As I type it is enjoying a 16% kick to the teeth in the after hours session.  This is the second quarter in a row expectations were too high, so I think management needs to do a better job setting the bar low so LVS can enjoy the "better than expected" Wall Street earnings game. On a purely technical basis, the stock is going to be hurt by this gap down but for those...

5/2/11Options on Las Vegas Sands Active Ahead of Earnings (Phil’s Stock World)

Today’s tickers: LVS, FRX, FCX & SD LVS - Las Vegas Sands Corp. – A number of options players hit the like button on Las Vegas Sands call options today ahead of the casino operator’s first-quarter earnings report after the final bell on Tuesday. Shares in the LVS increased as much as 2.6% this morning to secure an [...]

5/2/11Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS): Q1 Earnings Preview 2011 (Stock Wizard)

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) is scheduled to release its first-quarter earnings after the closing bell on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Analysts, on average, expect the company to report earnings of 44 cents per share on revenue of $2.14 billion. In the year ago period, the company reported earnings of 7 cents per share on revenue of $1.33 billion. Las Vegas Sands Corp., together with its subsidiaries, develops multi-use integrated resorts worldwide.  The Company is also creating a...

5/2/11Trader's Outlook for the Day of Osama Bin Laden's Death and 9/11 Remembrance (DISH, CBS, LVS, PFE... (Benzinga)

Osama Bin Laden has been killed by the U.S Navy Seals, and Warren Buffett feels as good as the markets- which are trading higher today on the news. The death, which was announced late Sunday evening in a press conference by President Obama, has spread like wild fire across the nation. Crowds lasting well into the evening at ground zero in New York City and millions of tweets about the event prove the public sentiment about the subject. Public sentiment moves markets. So what should you...

4/15/11Five Stocks Charlie Sheen Would Love (MW, JOSB, RICK, MGM, LVS) (Benzinga)

Charlie Sheen, the bad boy of Hollywood, had risen to fame on the wings of his father's fame, as well as a large number of scandals. Recently he got fired from Warner Bros. but that didn't stop him from reaching a record number of Twitter followers. In his most popular show - Two and a Half Men – Charlie Sheen is portrayed as an ultimate playboy having it all – looks, money, and women- a lot of them. Benzinga has made a short list of companies that help make Charlie Sheen a macho...

4/8/11Stocks In Focus: LVS, EXPE, STX, MUR (Stock Wizard)

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) edged lower in Friday's pre-market trading after the Wall Street Journal reported that Singapore's casino regulator said Friday that it has begun investigations into allegations about illegal activities in the city-state's two casino resorts and has asked Las Vegas Sands Corp. for more information. After Wednesday's closing bell, Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) announced that its Board of Directors has preliminarily approved a plan to separate Expedia,...

4/1/11US Stock Futures Advance On Upbeat Jobs Data, Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) Eyed (Stock Wizard)

US stock-index futures climbed on Friday as better-than-expected nonfarm-payrolls data lifted investor sentiment.   At 8:44 am ET, the S&P 500 futures rose 8.30 points to 1329.30. The Dow Jones Industrial average futures advanced 66 points to 12,318. The Nasdaq Composite futures climbed 15.25 points to 2,351.50. A release by Department of Labor on Friday showed that U.S. employers added 216,000 net jobs in March. Economists expected non-farm payrolls to rise 192,000 for the...

3/25/11Analyst Actions: AKAM, LVS, HOG, ALTR, AET (Stock Wizard)

Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM): Piper Jaffray on Friday upgraded its rating on the company to Overweight from Neutral with a $45 price target. Las Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE: LVS): UBS this morning upgraded its rating on the stock to Buy  from Neutral. Harley Davidson (NYSE: HOG): Wedbush Securities on Friday initiated coverage of the company with an Outperform rating and  a price target of $48. In a research note to clients, the firm noted the company’s “continued market share...

3/7/11LVS Bear Put Spread ()

Las Vegas Sands (LVS) looks to be moving towards a gap fill in the $40 area. The stock has been making lower highs since breaking $53 in November. With equities remaining jittery, cheap put debit spreads continue to offer chart setups and low risk/rewards. The 40/42 March bear put spread offers a potential return of close to 300 percent should LVS break down to the $40 level between now and March expiration (11 days). We like the short time until expiration as a favorable move...

3/3/11The 24/7 Wall St./Flame Index: March 3 BP Bonuses (Wall Street Sector Selector)

The Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) rose in the negative press index as a government investigation over potential bribe payments threatened it highly success business in Macau. BP moved higher on the list as the bonuses of some of its senior management was...

3/1/11Four Trade Ideas for Wednesday, March 02 (Wall Street Sector Selector)

 ( click to enlarge ) Technical analysis outlook for Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) remain bearish. Both stochastic analysis and MACD charts are flashing bearish outlook for the stock. The near-term outlook is negative and a move to the $41.30-4...

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