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There’s an old saying on Wall Street about insider buying: there are many possible reasons to sell a stock, but only one reason to buy. Back on November 14, Las Vegas Sands Corp’s Director, George Jamieson, invested $66,960.50 into 1,000 shares of LVS, for a cost per share of $66.96. Bargain hunters tend to pay particular attention to insider buys like this one, because presumably the only reason an insider would take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock of their company in the open market, is that they expect to make money.

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In trading on Monday, bargain hunters could buy shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE: LVS) and achieve a cost basis even cheaper than Jamieson, with shares changing hands as low as $66.81 per share. Las Vegas Sands Corp shares are currently trading up about 1.2% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of LVS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Las Vegas Sands Corp Chart

Looking at the chart above, LVS’s low point in its 52 week range is $51.35 per share, with $68.41 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $67.43. By comparison, below is a table showing the prices at which LVS insider buying was recorded over the last six months:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
11/14/2017 George Jamieson Director 1,000 $66.96 $66,960.50

The current annualized dividend paid by Las Vegas Sands Corp is $2.92/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend has an upcoming ex-date of 12/20/2017. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for LVS, which can be of good help in judging whether the most recent dividend with approx. 4.4% annualized yield is likely to continue.


LVS makes up 8.05% of the Gaming ETF (AMEX: BJK)

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