Welltower Inc., formerly Health Care REIT, Inc., is a provider of healthcare infrastructure. The Company operates through three segments: triple-net, which includes independent living facilities, independent supportive living facilities (Canada), continuing care retirement communities, assisted living facilities, care homes with and without nursing (United Kingdom), Alzheimer's/dementia care facilities, long-term/post-acute care facilities and hospitals; seniors housing operating, which includes a range of facility types, including independent living facilities and independent supportive living facilities, assisted living facilities, care homes and Alzheimer's/dementia care facilities, and outpatient medical, which includes outpatient medical buildings. It invests in seniors housing operators, post-acute providers and health systems to fund real estate and infrastructure. Welltower, a real estate investment trust, owns properties in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
- Sector: Finance
- Industry: REIT - Healthcare Facilities
- Sub-Industry: Specialized REITs
- Exchange: NYSE
- Symbol: HCN
- CUSIP: 42217K10
- Previous Close: $68.85
- 50 Day Moving Average: $66.65
- 200 Day Moving Average: $69.08
- 52-Week Range: $59.39 - $80.19
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 30.90
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 34.18
- P/E Growth: 12.50
- Market Cap: $25.40B
- Outstanding Shares: 362,531,000
- Beta: 0.19
- Net Margins: 20.74%
- Return on Equity: 6.37%
- Return on Assets: 3.07%
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- Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.94%
- Current Ratio: 3.14%
- Quick Ratio: 3.14%
What is Welltower's stock symbol?
Welltower trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HCN."
How often does Welltower pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Welltower?
Welltower declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 26th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.87 per share on Tuesday, February 21st. This represents a $3.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.97%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 3rd. This is an increase from Welltower's previous quarterly dividend of $0.86.
Where is Welltower's stock going? Where will Welltower's stock price be in 2017?
19 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Welltower's stock. Their predictions range from $62.00 to $86.00. On average, they expect Welltower's stock price to reach $72.69 in the next twelve months.
When will Welltower announce their earnings?
Welltower is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May, 1st 2017.
What are analysts saying about Welltower stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Welltower stock:
- Stifel Nicolaus analysts commented, "Welltower reported FFO $1.10 per share matching our $1.10 estimate and beating consensus median of $1.09. FAD was $0.99, beat our estimate of $0.96 and consensus $0.95 per share. We are raising price target to $70/sh. Reiterate Buy rating." (2/23/2017)
According to Zacks Investment Research, "Recently, Welltower announced the extension of the tenure of its existing CEO. Also, the company announced some important changes in its organizational structure. In Nov 2016, Standard & Poor’s raised Welltower’s corporate credit rating to BBB+ with a stable outlook from BBB with a positive outlook. This indicates its success in repositioning its portfolio, strategic deleveraging moves, credit metrics progress, strength in balance sheet and solid performance of its seniors housing operating portfolio compared to its peers. Also, a rise in senior citizen spending for healthcare reasons promises strong future prospects. But, rate hike remains a concern because of its high exposure to long-term leased assets. Moreover, intense competition adds to its woes. Amid this, shares of the company underperformed the Zacks-categorized REIT – Equity Trust – Other industry over the past one year." (1/6/2017)
Who owns Welltower stock?
Welltower's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.33%), Federated Investors Inc. PA (0.59%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.51%), Asset Management One Co. Ltd. (0.41%), Heitman Real Estate Securities LLC (0.29%) and Guggenheim Capital LLC (0.23%). Company insiders that own Welltower stock include Charles J Herman Jr, Erin C Ibele, Fred S Klipsch, Jeffrey H Miller, Michael A Crabtree, Scott A Estes, Scott M Brinker, Thomas J Derosa and Timothy J Naughton.
Who sold Welltower stock? Who is selling Welltower stock?
Welltower's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Heitman Real Estate Securities LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC, Private Advisor Group LLC, Monetary Management Group Inc. and Tredje AP fonden. Company insiders that have sold Welltower stock in the last year include Erin C Ibele, Fred S Klipsch, Jeffrey H Miller, Scott A Estes and Scott M Brinker.
Who bought Welltower stock? Who is buying Welltower stock?
Welltower's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Federated Investors Inc. PA, Prudential PLC, AMF Pensionsforsakring AB, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Credit Agricole S A, Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK and Clough Capital Partners L P. Company insiders that have bought Welltower stock in the last two years include Thomas J Derosa and Timothy J Naughton.
How do I buy Welltower stock?
Shares of Welltower can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
How much does a share of Welltower stock cost?
One share of Welltower stock can currently be purchased for approximately $70.06.