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: $22.49 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 356,150,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $66.53
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $66.70
  • 52 Week Range: $56.20 - $72.36
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 32.10
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 33.95
  • P/E Growth: 5.02
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.52 billion
  • Price / Sales: 6.39
  • Book Value: $29.13 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.17
  • Annual Dividend: $3.10
  • Dividend Yield: 4.6%
  • EBITDA: $1.88 billion
  • Net Margins: 20.08%
  • Return on Equity: 6.31%
  • Return on Assets: 2.81%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.14%
  • Current Ratio: 1.54%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.54%
  • Average Volume: 1.49 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.09
  • 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 Wednesday, August 30th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.775 per share on Friday, September 29th. This represents a $3.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 11th. View Ventas' Dividend History.

How were Ventas' earnings last quarter?

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July, 28th. The company reported $1.06 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.61. The company had revenue of $895.49 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $890.01 million. Ventas had a return on equity of 6.31% and a net margin of 20.08%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 5.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.42 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, October, 27th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Ventas.

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

Ventas updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Friday, July, 28th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.12-4.18 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.16.

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

12 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Ventas' stock. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $71.00. On average, they anticipate Ventas' stock price to reach $63.44 in the next twelve months. 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
  • 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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Beacon Financial Group (0.04%), Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.00%) and Private Asset Management Inc. (0.00%). 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 Private Asset Management Inc. and Eqis Capital Management Inc.. 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 Beacon Financial Group. 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 $63.14.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Ventas (NYSE VTR)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  229 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  404 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  633
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: 4 Sell Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.75)
Consensus Price Target: $63.44 (0.48% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)
Price Target History for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)
Analysts' Ratings History for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/25/2017Capital One Financial CorporationInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$69.00LowView Rating Details
9/22/2017Bank of America CorpDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$72.00 -> $71.00HighView Rating Details
9/17/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingSell$55.00LowView Rating Details
9/6/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
8/29/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$66.00LowView Rating Details
6/28/2017MizuhoReiterated RatingNeutralLowView Rating Details
6/21/2017Mitsubishi UFJ Financial GroupInitiated CoverageHold$67.00LowView 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
2/16/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/16/2015 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
10/26/2017$0.44N/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2017Q2 2017$0.45$1.06$890.01 million$895.49 millionViewN/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: $4.14
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.21
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$1.01$1.02$1.02
Q2 20172$1.04$1.04$1.04
Q3 20174$1.03$1.05$1.04
Q4 20174$1.03$1.05$1.04
Q1 20181$1.03$1.03$1.03
Q2 20181$1.06$1.06$1.06
Q3 20181$1.05$1.05$1.05
Q4 20181$1.07$1.07$1.07
Q1 20191$1.09$1.09$1.09
Q2 20191$1.11$1.11$1.11
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)
Most Recent Dividend:9/29/2017
Annual Dividend:$3.10
Dividend Yield:4.91%
Dividend Growth:2.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:157.36% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
170.33% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
166.67% (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: 89.16%
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 logoCritical Analysis: Ventas (VTR) & Its Peers - October 14 at 6:08 AM logoHead-To-Head Analysis: Ventas (VTR) vs. Its Peers - October 14 at 12:46 AM logoYou Won't Go Wrong With Ventas - Seeking Alpha - October 12 at 9:59 AM logoVentas Enters Oversold Territory - October 6 at 12:41 PM logoComparing Ventas (VTR) & The Competition - October 4 at 8:36 AM logoFRI, HCN, AVB, VTR: Large Outflows Detected at ETF - October 3 at 2:44 PM logo$870.19 Million in Sales Expected for Ventas, Inc. (VTR) This Quarter - October 2 at 12:44 PM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Given New $66.00 Price Target at UBS AG - October 2 at 8:59 AM logoKindred Completes Additional Transaction Closing For Its Skilled Nursing Facility Business Divestiture - October 2 at 8:21 AM logoJefferies Group Research Analysts Lift Earnings Estimates for Ventas, Inc. (VTR) - October 2 at 3:20 AM logoVentas (VTR) & Its Rivals Financial Contrast - October 1 at 10:30 PM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - October 1 at 2:50 AM logoVentas Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable for VTR - September 28 at 10:20 AM logoResearch Analysts Set Expectations for Ventas, Inc.'s Q3 2017 Earnings (VTR) - September 27 at 8:00 AM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Capital One Financial Corporation - September 25 at 9:38 AM logoHead-To-Head Analysis: Ventas (VTR) versus Its Peers - September 23 at 12:16 PM logoVentas, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VTR-US : September 22, 2017 - September 23 at 10:51 AM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Stock Rating Lowered by Bank of America Corporation - September 22 at 10:44 AM logoVentas (VTR) vs. Global Medical REIT (GMRE) Head to Head Review - September 22 at 2:36 AM logoContrasting Ventas (VTR) & Its Competitors - September 21 at 8:32 PM logoVentas Named to Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index; Ranked #1 Healthcare REIT by GRESB - September 19 at 9:29 AM logoVentas Named to Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index; Ranked #1 Healthcare REIT by GRESB - September 19 at 9:29 AM logoWhy Ventas Could Be a Gold Mine for Income Investors - September 18 at 7:52 AM logoVentas' (VTR) "Sell" Rating Reaffirmed at KeyCorp - September 17 at 11:08 AM logoVentas Is Exiting SNFs At A Profit While Reducing Risk - September 15 at 11:13 AM logo3 Reasons Why This Little-Known REIT Should Be On Your Radar - September 13 at 4:02 PM logoVentas to Participate in Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Global Real Estate Conference - September 13 at 4:02 PM logoVentas CEO on REIT's $2 billion investment in life scienc... - September 13 at 4:02 PM logoSenior Housing: A Tale Of 3 REITIES - Seeking Alpha - September 13 at 11:05 AM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 11, 2017 - Nasdaq - September 8 at 10:11 AM logoDividend Coverage: This Healthcare REIT has a Dividend Yield of 4.50%; Will Trade Ex-Dividend on September 11, 2017 - September 8 at 10:11 AM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Given Buy Rating at Royal Bank Of Canada - September 6 at 9:40 PM logo3 Reasons Why We Don't Own Ventas REIT - Seeking Alpha - September 6 at 10:02 AM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - September 6 at 2:50 AM logoVentas Sells 22 Kindred-Operated SNFs Out of 36 in Phase I - Nasdaq - September 1 at 10:59 AM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Announces $0.78 Quarterly Dividend - August 30 at 10:26 AM logoVentas, Inc. (VTR) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group LLC - August 29 at 11:46 AM logoCritical Comparison: Care Capital Properties (CCP) and Ventas (VTR) - August 29 at 6:22 AM logoVentas (VTR) & Welltower (HCN) Financial Contrast - August 29 at 2:16 AM logoLTC Properties (LTC) vs. Ventas (VTR) Head-To-Head Analysis - August 28 at 10:44 AM logo Brokerages Expect Ventas, Inc. (VTR) to Announce $1.04 Earnings Per Share - August 27 at 12:24 PM logoReviewing MedEquities Realty Trust (MRT) and Ventas (VTR) - August 24 at 6:26 AM logoJefferies Group Weighs in on Ventas, Inc.'s FY2018 Earnings (VTR) - August 23 at 1:32 PM logoBrokers Set Expectations for Ventas, Inc.'s FY2017 Earnings (VTR) - August 22 at 8:14 AM logoComparing Sabra Healthcare REIT (SBRA) & Ventas (VTR) - August 21 at 4:22 AM logoVentas' (VTR) Life Science Asset Investments to Stoke Growth - August 18 at 8:42 AM logoVentas' (VTR) Life Science Asset Investments to Stoke Growth - August 18 at 8:42 AM logoVentas' (VTR) Life Science Asset Investments to Stoke Growth - August 18 at 8:42 AM logoDebra Cafaro named to PNC board - August 15 at 3:47 PM logoAviv REIT (AVIV) vs. Ventas (VTR) Head to Head Contrast - August 15 at 12:16 PM



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