Ventas Company Profile (NYSE:VTR)

About Ventas (NYSE:VTR)

Ventas logoVentas, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) with its properties located throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. The Company operates through three segments: triple-net leased properties, senior living operations and office operations. Under its triple-net leased properties segment, the Company invests in and owns seniors housing and healthcare properties throughout the United States and the United Kingdom and leases those properties to healthcare operating companies under triple-net or absolute-net leases that obligate the tenants to pay all property-related expenses. In its senior living operations segment, it invests in seniors housing communities throughout the United States and Canada and engages independent operators to manage those communities. In its office operations segment, the Company primarily acquires, owns, develops, leases and manages medical office buildings (MOBs) and life science and innovation centers throughout the United States.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: REIT - Healthcare Facilities
  • Sub-Industry: Specialized REITs
  • Symbol: NYSE:VTR
  • CUSIP: 92276F10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $23.63 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 354,873,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $65.19
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $62.70
  • 52 Week Range: $56.20 - $76.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 34.17
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 35.04
  • P/E Growth: 5.38
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.48 billion
  • Price / Sales: 6.79
  • Book Value: $29.35 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.27
  • Annual Dividend: $3.10
  • Dividend Yield: 4.6%
  • EBIDTA: $1.85 billion
  • Net Margins: 18.85%
  • Return on Equity: 6.42%
  • Return on Assets: 2.86%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.06%
  • Current Ratio: 1.08%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.00%
  • Average Volume: 2.00 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.08
  • Short Ratio: 3.5

Frequently Asked Questions for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)

What is Ventas' stock symbol?

Ventas trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VTR."

How often does Ventas pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ventas?

Ventas announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 18th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.775 per share on Friday, June 30th. This represents a $3.10 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 2nd. View Ventas' Dividend History.

How were Ventas' earnings last quarter?

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) issued its earnings results on Friday, April, 28th. The company reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.02 by $0.58. The business had revenue of $883.44 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $873.56 million. Ventas had a net margin of 18.85% and a return on equity of 6.42%. Ventas's quarterly revenue was up 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.04 EPS. View Ventas' Earnings History.

When will Ventas make its next earnings announcement?

Ventas is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July, 27th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Ventas.

What guidance has Ventas issued on next quarter's earnings?

Ventas issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Friday, April, 28th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.12-4.18 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.15.

Where is Ventas' stock going? Where will Ventas' stock price be in 2017?

12 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Ventas' stock. Their predictions range from $56.00 to $75.00. On average, they expect Ventas' share price to reach $63.71 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Ventas.

Who are some of Ventas' key competitors?

Who owns Ventas stock?

Ventas' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (0.00%), BlackRock Inc. (0.00%), State Street Corp (5.89%), FMR LLC (0.00%), Bank of America Corp DE (5.14%) and APG Asset Management US Inc. (3.99%). Company insiders that own Ventas stock include Douglas Crocker II, Gregory R Liebbe, John D Cobb and T Richard Riney. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ventas.

Who sold Ventas stock? Who is selling Ventas stock?

Ventas' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Daiwa Securities Group Inc., Janus Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, PGGM Investments, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Alliancebernstein L.P., Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Ventas stock in the last year include Gregory R Liebbe, John D Cobb and T Richard Riney. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ventas.

Who bought Ventas stock? Who is buying Ventas stock?

Ventas' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Lasalle Investment Management Securities LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Hexavest Inc., APG Asset Management US Inc., FMR LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ventas.

How do I buy Ventas stock?

Shares of Ventas 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 Ventas stock cost?

One share of Ventas stock can currently be purchased for approximately $66.58.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Ventas (NYSE:VTR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.75)
Consensus Price Target: $63.71 (4.30% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/1/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHold$61.00 -> $64.00LowView Rating Details
4/12/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSell$60.00LowView Rating Details
3/21/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Initiated CoverageHold$64.00HighView Rating Details
3/15/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncDowngradeNeutral -> Sell$56.00MediumView Rating Details
3/3/2017Evercore ISIDowngradeHold -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
11/21/2016MizuhoDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$63.00N/AView Rating Details
11/11/2016Hilliard LyonsUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
8/29/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
8/25/2016BTIG ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
8/8/2016Citigroup IncBoost Price TargetNeutral$70.00 -> $75.00N/AView Rating Details
7/26/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.Initiated CoverageMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
7/7/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingHold$64.00N/AView Rating Details
5/12/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$56.00 -> $58.00N/AView Rating Details
3/3/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesUpgradeNeutral -> OverweightN/AView Rating Details
2/17/2016Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$70.00 -> $62.00N/AView Rating Details
2/16/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
9/14/2015KeyCorpLower Price Target$58.00 -> $45.00N/AView Rating Details
9/8/2015Evercore Partners Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$65.00 -> $61.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)
Earnings by Quarter for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/28/2017Q1 17$1.02$0.44$873.56 million$883.44 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2017Q416$1.02$1.03$843.40 million$875.71 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2016Q316$1.01$1.03$842.66 million$867.12 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2016Q216$1.04$1.04$845.40 million$848.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2016Q116$1.03$1.04$833.89 million$852.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2016Q415$1.01$1.03$810.05 million$841.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2015Q315$1.08$1.09$836.04 million$827.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2015Q215$1.16$1.18$871.22 million$891.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2015Q115$1.14$1.18$855.06 million$884.02 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2015Q414$1.12$1.15$783.95 million$803.99 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2014Q314$1.11$1.12$749.00 million$779.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/11/2014Q214$1.09$1.09$741.08 million$751.25 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2014Q114$1.07$1.09$725.56 million$741.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/14/2014Q413$1.06$1.06$706.39 million$732.86 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2013Q313$1.02$1.04$680.72 million$712.39 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2013Q213$1.01$1.01$677.71 million$685.85 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/26/2013Q113$1.00$1.03$662.56 million$384.87 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/15/2013Q412$0.97$0.99$644.71 million$660.71 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2012Q312$0.94$0.96$629.80 million$641.95 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.91$0.95ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2012$0.89$0.91ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2011$0.82$0.88ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.76$0.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.74$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2011$0.75$0.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.16
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$1.01$1.02$1.02
Q2 20172$1.04$1.04$1.04
Q3 20172$1.05$1.05$1.05
Q4 20172$1.05$1.05$1.05
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)
Next Dividend:6/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$3.10
Dividend Yield:4.66%
Dividend Growth:2.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:166.67% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
171.27% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
163.16% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:6 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)

Dividend History by Quarter for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 91.98%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/19/2016Gregory R LiebbeSVPSell6,943$73.20$508,227.60View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016T Richard RineyEVPSell169,450$72.98$12,366,461.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2016John D CobbEVPSell60,000$75.05$4,503,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2016Douglas Crocker IIDirectorSell5,940$62.91$373,685.40View SEC Filing  
1/27/2016John D. CobbEVPSell2,700$55.66$150,282.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2015Debra A CafaroCEOSell7,919$77.00$609,763.00View SEC Filing  
1/12/2015Debra A CafaroCEOSell9,848$77.01$758,394.48View SEC Filing  
1/9/2015Debra A CafaroCEOSell10,000$76.17$761,700.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2015Debra A CafaroCEOSell70,193$75.13$5,273,600.09View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014Debra A CafaroCEOSell77,659$75.05$5,828,307.95View SEC Filing  
12/2/2014Debra A CafaroCEOSell142,854$72.52$10,359,772.08View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Debra A CafaroCEOSell29,872$72.52$2,166,317.44View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Debra A CafaroCEOSell142,854$70.12$10,016,922.48View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Debra A CafaroCEOSell89,246$68.53$6,116,028.38View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Ronald G GearyDirectorSell3,170$63.97$202,784.90View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013Douglas Crocker IIDirectorBuy10,000$58.01$580,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012T Richard RineyEVPSell52,535$63.78$3,350,682.30View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)
Latest Headlines for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)
DateHeadline logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - May 27 at 12:46 AM logoVentas Prices Cdn$275 Million of 2.55% Senior Notes Due 2023 - May 26 at 8:32 AM logoVentas Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.775 Per Share - May 19 at 1:40 PM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Plans $0.78 Quarterly Dividend - May 18 at 8:38 PM logoResearch Reports Coverage on REIT Stocks -- Ventas, Senior Housing Properties Trust, Healthcare Trust of America, and Quality Care Properties - May 18 at 10:06 AM logoVentas (VTR) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA - May 12 at 3:31 PM logo$878.82 Million in Sales Expected for Ventas, Inc. (VTR) This Quarter - May 6 at 7:56 AM logo$1.05 Earnings Per Share Expected for Ventas, Inc. (VTR) This Quarter - May 4 at 10:52 PM logoVentas, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VTR-US : May 4, 2017 - May 4 at 9:45 AM logoVentas (VTR) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.12 - May 3 at 8:06 PM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Ventas, Inc. (VTR) Boosted by Jefferies Group - May 3 at 12:48 PM logoThe biggest $4B company you never heard of — just got bigger - May 3 at 9:50 AM logoQ2 2017 Earnings Estimate for Ventas, Inc. (VTR) Issued By Jefferies Group - May 2 at 8:08 AM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - May 2 at 12:28 AM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Given "Hold" Rating at Jefferies Group LLC - May 1 at 3:34 PM logoEdited Transcript of VTR earnings conference call or presentation 28-Apr-17 2:00pm GMT - May 1 at 10:15 AM logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Ventas (VTR) Share Price - April 30 at 8:58 AM logoVentas' (VTR) Q1 FFO & Revenues Beat Estimates - April 29 at 2:14 AM logoVentas Reports 2017 First Quarter Results - April 29 at 2:14 AM logoVentas' (VTR) FFO and Revenues Surpass Estimates in Q1 - April 29 at 2:14 AM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Announces Earnings Results - April 28 at 4:13 PM logoVentas' (VTR) Q1 FFO & Revenues Beat Estimates - Yahoo Finance - April 28 at 10:28 AM logoVentas' (VTR) Q1 FFO & Revenues Beat Estimates - April 28 at 10:28 AM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance - April 28 at 10:18 AM logoVentas reports 1Q results - April 28 at 7:22 AM logoVentas (VTR) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.28 - April 27 at 11:54 AM logoDDR Corp (DDR) FFO Beats Estimates in Q1, Declines Y/Y - April 26 at 5:11 PM logoVentas (VTR) to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in the Cards? - Yahoo Finance - April 26 at 8:20 AM logoVentas (VTR) to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in the Cards? - April 25 at 8:45 AM logoVentas (VTR) Receives Media Impact Score of -0.11 - April 24 at 10:20 AM logoVentas (VTR) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.05 - April 21 at 7:52 PM logoVentas Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish for VTR - April 18 at 7:41 PM logoVentas (VTR) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 18 at 1:18 PM logoResearch Analysts Set Expectations for Ventas, Inc.'s Q1 2017 Earnings (VTR) - April 18 at 8:46 AM logoVentas (VTR) Given Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.11 - April 14 at 12:34 PM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Receives "Sell" Rating from BMO Capital Markets - April 12 at 9:33 PM logoVentas Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call - April 10 at 8:24 AM logoSquirreling Away REIT Dividends - April 10 at 8:24 AM logoJefferies Group Weighs in on Ventas, Inc.'s FY2017 Earnings (VTR) - April 10 at 7:42 AM logoVentas' (VTR) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group LLC - April 7 at 4:27 PM logoHigh-Dividend Ventas: A Dual Play on Real Estate and Health Care - April 7 at 1:25 PM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Lowered to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research - April 6 at 1:40 PM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - April 4 at 10:28 PM logoVentas Inc Reaches Analyst Target Price - April 3 at 8:43 PM logoFitch Rates Ventas' Senior Notes due 2023 and 2027 'BBB+' - March 27 at 7:51 PM logoZacks Investment Research Downgrades Ventas, Inc. (VTR) to Sell - March 27 at 12:59 PM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Now Covered by SunTrust Banks, Inc. - March 27 at 9:02 AM logoMarch Madness: Score Points With These Durable REITs - March 27 at 8:17 AM logoWill Ventas Make It To The Final 4? - March 26 at 7:58 PM logoVentas, Inc. to Post Q1 2017 Earnings of $1.01 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts (VTR) - March 24 at 8:05 AM



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