NYSE:VER - Vereit Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $7.74 +0.03 (+0.39 %) (As of 01/17/2019 02:22 PM ET)Previous Close$7.71Today's Range$7.68 - $7.7552-Week Range$6.52 - $8.00Volume216,801 shsAverage Volume7.41 million shsMarket Capitalization$7.36 billionP/E Ratio11.06Dividend Yield7.23%Beta0.52 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email VEREIT is a full-service real estate operating company which owns and manages one of the largest portfolios of single-tenant commercial properties in the U.S. The Company has a total asset book value of $14.1 billion including approximately 4,000 properties and 93.9 million square feet. VEREIT's business model provides equity capital to creditworthy corporations in return for long-term leases on their properties. VEREIT is a publicly traded Maryland corporation listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Receive VER News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for VER and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Real estate investment trusts Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:VER Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.vereit.com Phone800-606-3610Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.75 Current Ratio0.70 Quick Ratio0.70Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio11.06 Forward P/E Ratio10.75 P/E Growth4.58 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.25 billion Price / Sales5.98 Cash Flow$0.8314 per share Price / Cash Flow9.31 Book Value$8.26 per share Price / Book0.94Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.70 Net Income$31.81 million Net Margins-11.51% Return on Equity-1.53% Return on Assets-0.82%Miscellaneous Employees330 Outstanding Shares967,510,000Market Cap$7.36 billion OptionableOptionable Vereit (NYSE:VER) Frequently Asked Questions What is Vereit's stock symbol? Vereit trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VER." How often does Vereit pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vereit? Vereit declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 7th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.1375 per share on Tuesday, January 15th. This represents a $0.55 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 28th. View Vereit's Dividend History. How will Vereit's stock buyback program work? Vereit announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Vereit's earnings last quarter? Vereit Inc (NYSE:VER) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 6th. The financial services provider reported ($0.09) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.27. The financial services provider had revenue of $289.03 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $291.19 million. Vereit had a negative return on equity of 1.53% and a negative net margin of 11.51%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.18 earnings per share. View Vereit's Earnings History. When is Vereit's next earnings date? Vereit is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Vereit. How can I listen to Vereit's earnings call? Vereit will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 21st at 10:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. What guidance has Vereit issued on next quarter's earnings? Vereit issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.71-0.72 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.71. Vereit also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $0.71-0.72 EPS. What price target have analysts set for VER? 5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Vereit's stock. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $9.00. On average, they anticipate Vereit's stock price to reach $8.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Vereit. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vereit? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vereit in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Vereit. Has Vereit been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about VER stock have been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vereit earned a news impact score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Are investors shorting Vereit? Vereit saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 38,491,786 shares, an increase of 25.6% from the December 14th total of 30,642,407 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 10,102,884 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.8 days. Currently, 4.0% of the company's stock are short sold. View Vereit's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Vereit's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Vereit include Welltower (WELL), Equity Residential (EQR), AvalonBay Communities (AVB), DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR), Ventas (VTR), SBA Communications (SBAC), Realty Income (O), Boston Properties (BXP), Weyerhaeuser (WY), Essex Property Trust (ESS), HCP (HCP), ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY), Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE), Host Hotels and Resorts (HST) and Vornado Realty Trust (VNO). Who are Vereit's key executives? Vereit's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Glenn J. Rufrano, CEO & Director (Age 69)Mr. Michael J. Bartolotta, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 62)Mr. Paul H. McDowell, Exec. VP & COO (Age 59)Mr. Thomas W. Roberts, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 60)Ms. Lauren Goldberg, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 51) Who are Vereit's major shareholders? Vereit's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Timbercreek Investment Management Inc. (0.20%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%), CenturyLink Investment Management Co (0.02%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.01%), First Hawaiian Bank (0.00%) and Lourd Capital LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Vereit stock include Gavin Brandon, Glenn J Rufrano, Hugh R Frater, Julie Richardson, Paul H Mcdowell, Thomas W Roberts and William Craig Jr Miller. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vereit. Which major investors are selling Vereit stock? VER stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DNB Asset Management AS, Oakbrook Investments LLC and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vereit. Which major investors are buying Vereit stock? VER stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Timbercreek Investment Management Inc., CenturyLink Investment Management Co, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Lourd Capital LLC, First Hawaiian Bank and Quadrant Capital Group LLC. Company insiders that have bought Vereit stock in the last two years include Glenn J Rufrano, Hugh R Frater, Julie Richardson, Paul H Mcdowell, Thomas W Roberts and William Craig Jr Miller. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vereit. How do I buy shares of Vereit? Shares of VER can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Vereit's stock price today? One share of VER stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.74. How big of a company is Vereit? Vereit has a market capitalization of $7.36 billion and generates $1.25 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $31.81 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.70 on an earnings per share basis. Vereit employs 330 workers across the globe. What is Vereit's official website? The official website for Vereit is http://www.vereit.com. How can I contact Vereit? Vereit's mailing address is 2325 EAST CAMELBACK ROAD SUITE 1100, PHOENIX AZ, 85016. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 800-606-3610 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Vereit (NYSE VER)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 370 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 474 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 844MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vereit and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VER will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VER will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Should you buy a closed-end mutual fund?