NYSE:VTR - Ventas Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$64.85 +0.06 (+0.09 %)
(As of 12/12/2018 02:02 AM ET)
Previous Close$64.79
Today's Range$64.57 - $65.39
52-Week Range$46.55 - $65.70
Volume1.88 million shs
Average Volume2.48 million shs
Market Capitalization$23.34 billion
P/E Ratio15.59
Dividend Yield4.83%
Ventas, Inc., an S&P 500 company, is a leading real estate investment trust. Its diverse portfolio of approximately 1,200 assets in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom consists of seniors housing communities, medical office buildings, life science and innovation centers, inpatient rehabilitation and long-term acute care facilities, health systems and skilled nursing facilities. Through its Lillibridge subsidiary, Ventas provides management, leasing, marketing, facility development and advisory services to highly rated hospitals and health systems throughout the United States. References to “Ventas” or the “Company” mean Ventas, Inc. and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustrySpecialized REITs
Current SymbolNYSE:VTR
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.00
Current Ratio0.56
Quick Ratio0.56


Trailing P/E Ratio15.59
Forward P/E Ratio15.97
P/E Growth4.85

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.57 billion
Price / Sales6.47
Cash Flow$4.2358 per share
Price / Cash Flow15.31
Book Value$30.69 per share
Price / Book2.11


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.16
Net Income$1.36 billion
Net Margins19.90%
Return on Equity4.56%
Return on Assets2.11%


Outstanding Shares356,470,000
Market Cap$23.34 billion

Ventas (NYSE:VTR) Frequently Asked Questions

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 Monday, December 10th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.7925 per share on Monday, January 14th. This represents a $3.17 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.89%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 31st. This is an increase from Ventas's previous quarterly dividend of $0.79. View Ventas' Dividend History.

How were Ventas' earnings last quarter?

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) posted its earnings results on Friday, October, 26th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.99 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.02. The real estate investment trust earned $936.54 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $920.19 million. Ventas had a return on equity of 4.56% and a net margin of 19.90%. The business's revenue was up 4.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.71 EPS. View Ventas' Earnings History.

When is Ventas' next earnings date?

Ventas is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ventas.

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

Ventas issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Friday, October, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.03-4.07 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.02. Ventas also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $4.03-4.07 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for VTR?

15 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Ventas' shares. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $66.00. On average, they expect Ventas' stock price to reach $56.2143 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 13.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for Ventas.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ventas?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ventas in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 12 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Ventas.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Ventas stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Ventas stock:
  • 1. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "We are reiterating our $56 price target and Neutral rating, and raising our 2018-19 estimates modestly following better-than-expected 2Q18 results. As expected, same store SHOP NOI (32% of total NOI) fell because of new competition in but starts are at their lowest level since 2012, and we expect occupancy to improve in 2H18. BKD’s restructuring accounted for most of the deceleration in 2Q18 triple-net same store cash NOI (NNN SSNOI), but this was offset by fees related to the extension of its leases. Office slowed, but life science (a quarter of Office NOI) accelerated." (7/27/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Ventas is poised to grow on the back of its diversified portfolio, strategic acquisitions and strong balance sheet. Rising healthcare spending and aging population augur well for long term growth. Further, the sale of its skilled nursing facilities is in sync with its strategy of reducing emphasis on this particular healthcare real estate category as it puts pressure on the company’s revenues due to the change in medical billing procedure. However, elevated supply of seniors housing assets in certain markets is likely to put pressure on rent and occupancy growth in the near-term. Further, the company is exposed to concentration risks since the majority of its revenues are generated from a few tenants. Hike in interest rate is also a concern for the company. Moreover, shares of Ventas underperformed the industry it belongs to, in the past three months." (4/16/2018)

Has Ventas been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about VTR stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ventas earned a news sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Ventas' key competitors?

Who are Ventas' key executives?

Ventas' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Debra A. Cafaro, Chairman & CEO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Robert F. Probst, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. John D. Cobb, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. T. Richard Riney J.D., EVP, Chief Admin. Officer, Ethics & Compliance Officer, Gen. Counsel and Corp Sec. (Age 60)
  • Mr. Gregory R. Liebbe, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller

Who are Ventas' major shareholders?

Ventas' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.77%), BlackRock Inc. (10.03%), FMR LLC (3.63%), Capital International Investors (2.16%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.02%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.92%). Company insiders that own Ventas stock include Debra A Cafaro, Melody C Barnes and T Richard Riney. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ventas.

Which major investors are selling Ventas stock?

VTR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cohen & Steers Inc., Daiwa Securities Group Inc., Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Bahl & Gaynor Inc., FMR LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, River Road Asset Management LLC and Morgan Stanley. Company insiders that have sold Ventas company stock in the last year include Debra A Cafaro, Melody C Barnes and T Richard Riney. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ventas.

Which major investors are buying Ventas stock?

VTR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deutsche Bank AG, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Unigestion Holding SA, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Alps Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ventas.

How do I buy shares of Ventas?

Shares of VTR 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 Ventas' stock price today?

One share of VTR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $64.85.

How big of a company is Ventas?

Ventas has a market capitalization of $23.34 billion and generates $3.57 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $1.36 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.16 on an earnings per share basis. Ventas employs 493 workers across the globe.

What is Ventas' official website?

The official website for Ventas is http://www.ventasreit.com.

How can I contact Ventas?

Ventas' mailing address is 353 N. CLARK STREET SUITE 3300, CHICAGO IL, 60654. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 877-483-6827 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Ventas (NYSE VTR)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  382 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  549 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  931
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ventas and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VTR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VTR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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