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: Healthcare REITs
  • Sub-Industry: Specialized REITs
  • Symbol: NYSE:VTR
  • CUSIP: 92276F10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $24.16 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 354,873,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $68.76
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $64.88
  • 52 Week Range: $56.20 - $76.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 34.484
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 35.09
  • P/E Growth: 5.440
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.48 billion
  • Price / Sales: 6.94
  • Book Value: $29.35 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.32
  • Annual Dividend: $3.10
  • Dividend Yield: 4.6%
  • EBIDTA: $1.85 billion
  • Net Margins: 20.10%
  • Return on Equity: 6.34%
  • Return on Assets: 2.83%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.14%
  • Current Ratio: 1.54%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.54%
  • Average Volume: 1.71 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.08
  • Short Ratio: 4.44
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 18th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 6th will be given a dividend of $0.775 per share on Friday, June 30th. This represents a $3.10 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.55%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 2nd. View Ventas' Dividend History.

How were Ventas' earnings last quarter?

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, April, 28th. The company reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.02 by $0.58. The business earned $883.44 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $873.56 million. Ventas had a return on equity of 6.34% and a net margin of 20.10%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $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 Friday, July, 28th 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 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 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Ventas' shares. Their predictions range from $56.00 to $75.00. On average, they anticipate Ventas' stock price to reach $64.14 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Ventas.

Who are some of Ventas' key competitors?

Who are Ventas' key executives?

Ventas' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Debra A. Cafaro, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Robert F. Probst, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • T. Richard Richard Riney, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel
  • John D. Cobb, Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer
  • Todd W. Lillibridge, EVP - Medical Property Operations; President and CEO of Lillibridge Healthcare Services Inc
  • Melody C. Barnes, Independent Director
  • Jay M. Gellert, Independent Director
  • Richard I. Gilchrist, Independent Director
  • Matthew J. Lustig, Independent Director
  • Roxanne M. Martino, Independent Director

Who owns Ventas stock?

Ventas' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include APG Asset Management US Inc. (4.03%), PGGM Investments (0.54%), Hexavest Inc. (0.29%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.25%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.18%) and Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.14%). Company insiders that own Ventas stock include Debra A Cafaro, 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 Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD, Strs Ohio, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Hexavest Inc., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Ventas stock in the last year include Debra A Cafaro, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., APG Asset Management US Inc., Forsta AP Fonden, Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., Doyle Wealth Management, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., National Pension Service and PGGM Investments. 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.

What is Ventas' stock price today?

One share of Ventas stock can currently be purchased for approximately $68.08.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Ventas (NYSE VTR)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  192 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  366 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  558
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ventas and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Ventas (NYSE:VTR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.75)
Consensus Price Target: $64.14 (5.78% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/28/2017MizuhoReiterated RatingNeutralLowView Rating Details
6/21/2017Mitsubishi UFJ Financial GroupInitiated CoverageHold$67.00LowView Rating Details
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, Inc. (The)DowngradeNeutral -> Sell$56.00MediumView Rating Details
3/3/2017Evercore ISIDowngradeHold -> UnderperformN/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 Inc.Boost 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 IncLower Price TargetBuy$65.00 -> $61.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/26/2015 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
7/28/2017$0.45N/AView Earnings Details
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)
Most Recent Dividend:6/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$3.10
Dividend Yield:4.55%
Dividend Growth:2.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:157.36% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
171.27% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
159.79% (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: 1.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 89.15%
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
6/15/2017Debra A CafaroChairmanSell100,000$69.12$6,912,000.00View SEC Filing  
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 logoKeyCorp Weighs in on Ventas, Inc.'s FY2018 Earnings (VTR) - July 26 at 3:44 PM logoVentas, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VTR-US : July 25, 2017 - July 26 at 9:51 AM logoETFs with exposure to Ventas, Inc. : July 25, 2017 - July 26 at 9:51 AM logoVentas (VTR) to Report Q2 Earnings: What's in the Cards? - July 25 at 8:23 AM logo$878.82 Million in Sales Expected for Ventas, Inc. (VTR) This Quarter - July 21 at 1:14 PM logoVentas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) Set to Announce Earnings on Friday - July 21 at 7:06 AM logo Brokerages Expect Ventas, Inc. (VTR) to Announce $1.05 Earnings Per Share - July 19 at 10:08 PM logoHow Does Wall Street Rate Welltower among Healthcare REITs? - July 19 at 9:16 AM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - July 18 at 12:48 AM logoVentas, Inc. Forecasted to Post FY2018 Earnings of $4.30 Per Share (NYSE:VTR) - July 17 at 10:57 AM logoETFs with exposure to Ventas, Inc. : July 14, 2017 - July 15 at 9:31 AM logoVentas, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VTR-US : July 11, 2017 - July 11 at 9:27 AM logoBidaskClub Lowers Ventas, Inc. (VTR) to Buy - July 8 at 3:29 PM logoVentas Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call - July 6 at 5:16 PM logoKindred Sells Skilled Nursing Facility Business for $700M - July 5 at 11:25 AM logoFinancial Comparison: Ventas (NYSE:VTR) & Geo Group Inc (The) (GEO) - July 4 at 8:24 AM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub - June 28 at 3:14 PM logoMizuho Reaffirms Neutral Rating for Ventas, Inc. (VTR) - June 28 at 1:50 PM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $878.82 Million - June 25 at 8:12 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Ventas, Inc. (VTR) Will Post Earnings of $1.05 Per Share - June 23 at 8:36 PM logoYieldBoost Ventas To 10.7% Using Options - June 22 at 2:39 PM logoVentas: The Next Lake House Buy - June 22 at 2:39 PM logoMitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Initiates Coverage on Ventas, Inc. (VTR) - June 22 at 12:34 AM logoCareTrust REIT (CTRE) & Ventas (VTR) Financial Comparison - June 22 at 12:20 AM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - June 21 at 12:38 AM logoVentas Seems To Be Well Positioned For The Death Of Obamacare - Bullish - June 20 at 9:10 AM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Chairman Debra A. Cafaro Sells 100,000 Shares - June 19 at 7:20 PM logoIf You Like Boring, You'll Love This REIT - June 19 at 8:25 AM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Lifted to Buy at BidaskClub - June 17 at 3:32 PM logoComparing Ventas (VTR) and Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI) - June 17 at 12:14 PM logoCritical Comparison: Ventas (VTR) versus Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) - June 14 at 10:32 PM logoVentas to Gain from Life Science Real Estate Investments - June 14 at 1:49 AM logoS&P 500 company says new East End office space 'takes us into a new dynamic' - June 12 at 8:02 PM logoVentas to Participate in NAREIT REITWeek 2017 Conference - June 7 at 12:53 AM logoVentas, Inc. : VTR-US: Dividend Analysis : June 06th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : June 5, 2017 - June 6 at 1:54 AM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $878.82 Million - June 1 at 10:50 AM logoWhy Is Ventas (VTR) Up 3.8% Since the Last Earnings Report? - May 31 at 11:39 AM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Expected to Announce Earnings of $1.05 Per Share - May 30 at 2:08 PM 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$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



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