Analyst Views On Top Movers In Recent Trade: Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), Aflac Incorporated (AFL)

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) notched a 1.27% intraday gain moving at $62.8. When the opening bell rang, the price was $62.38. The number of shares that were traded during the day was 3.14 million, which corresponds to its 3-month volume average of 2.73 million shares a day.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) Analyst Opinion

Las Vegas Sands Corp. has a consensus outperform rating from 17 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 1.96% of shares outstanding. The stock sank -0.71% last month and is up 17.58 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 10 of analysts who cover LVS having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $65.92 price target on Las Vegas Sands Corp., suggesting a 4.97% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -5.16% below its 52-week high.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. Earnings Surprise

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.73 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.59. Its revenue totaled $3 billion down -3.29% from the previous quarter.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) Intraday View

This stock (LVS) is ahead of its 52-week low with 22.3%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 2.03% which for the week stands at 1.7%. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -1.46% and stays 0.54% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -1.35% losses and now is up 6.41% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $61.14. Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 8.78%.

Turning to Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL), its shares were trading at $84.18 a gain of $0.17, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $84.06, touched a high of $84.51 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.9. Aflac Incorporated has 1 buy ratings, 9 holds and 1 sells even after the stock tumbled -0.59% from its high of $84.68 to a $33.24 billion market value through last close.

Aflac Incorporated (AFL) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale slipped from 2.94 to 2.93 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $80.18 a share. The target implies a -4.75% decrease from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 4.54% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.15 million shares versus an average volume of 1.57 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 0.98% which for the week approaches 1.03%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $83.72 and compares with the $66.5 52-week low. The stock recovered 26.59% since its low point and has performed 20.95% year-to-date.

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