NYSE:WELL - Welltower Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $73.17 +0.12 (+0.16 %) (As of 12/12/2018 11:07 AM ET)Previous Close$73.05Today's Range$72.9989 - $73.7552-Week Range$49.58 - $74.75Volume287,896 shsAverage Volume2.34 million shsMarket Capitalization$27.70 billionP/E Ratio17.38Dividend Yield4.72%Beta0.25 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL), an S&P 500 company headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, is driving the transformation of health care infrastructure. The company invests with leading seniors housing operators, post-acute providers and health systems to fund the real estate infrastructure needed to scale innovative care delivery models and improve people's wellness and overall health care experience. Welltower, a real estate investment trust ("REIT"), owns interests in properties concentrated in major, high-growth markets in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, consisting of seniors housing and post-acute communities and outpatient medical properties. Receive WELL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for WELL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Real estate investment trusts Sub-IndustrySpecialized REITs SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:WELL Previous Symbol CUSIP42217K10 Webwww.welltower.com Phone419-247-2800 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.93 Current Ratio1.54 Quick Ratio1.54 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.38 Forward P/E Ratio18.07 P/E Growth2.94 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$4.32 billion Price / Sales6.37 Cash Flow$3.9149 per share Price / Cash Flow18.69 Book Value$38.36 per share Price / Book1.91 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.21 Net Income$522.77 million Net Margins12.99% Return on Equity4.86% Return on Assets2.45% Miscellaneous Employees392 Outstanding Shares375,640,000Market Cap$27.70 billion OptionableOptionable Welltower (NYSE:WELL) Frequently Asked Questions What is Welltower's stock symbol? Welltower trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WELL." How often does Welltower pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Welltower? Welltower announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 30th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.87 per share on Wednesday, November 21st. This represents a $3.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.76%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 9th. View Welltower's Dividend History. How were Welltower's earnings last quarter? Welltower Inc (NYSE:WELL) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.02 by $0.85. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $1.24 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.16 billion. Welltower had a return on equity of 4.86% and a net margin of 12.99%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 13.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.08 earnings per share. View Welltower's Earnings History. When is Welltower's next earnings date? Welltower is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Welltower. What guidance has Welltower issued on next quarter's earnings? Welltower updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.02-4.07 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.03. What price target have analysts set for WELL? 16 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Welltower's stock. Their forecasts range from $58.00 to $74.00. On average, they expect Welltower's share price to reach $64.1538 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for Welltower. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Welltower? 16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Welltower in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Welltower. Has Welltower been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about WELL stock have trended positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing 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 positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Welltower earned a news impact score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Welltower's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Welltower include American Tower (AMT), Simon Property Group (SPG), CROWN CASTLE In/SH SH (CCI), Prologis (PLD), Public Storage (PSA), Equinix (EQIX), Equity Residential (EQR), AvalonBay Communities (AVB), DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR), Ventas (VTR), Boston Properties (BXP), Realty Income (O), SBA Communications (SBAC), Weyerhaeuser (WY) and Essex Property Trust (ESS). Who are Welltower's key executives? Welltower's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Thomas J. DeRosa, CEO & Director (Age 60)Mr. John A. Goodey, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 45)Mr. Shankh Mitra, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 37)Mr. Matthew Grant McQueen J.D., Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 45)Ms. Mercedes T. Kerr, Exec. VP of Bus. & Relationship Management (Age 49) Who are Welltower's major shareholders? Welltower's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.73%), BlackRock Inc. (10.19%), Cohen & Steers Inc. (6.04%), FMR LLC (1.96%), PGGM Investments (1.88%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.85%). Company insiders that own Welltower stock include Fred S Klipsch, Gary Whitelaw, Kenneth J Bacon, Paul D Nungester Jr and Shankh Mitra. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Welltower. Which major investors are selling Welltower stock? WELL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Hexavest Inc., KAMES CAPITAL plc, Bank of Montreal Can, United Services Automobile Association, Pendal Group Ltd, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Trust Co. of Toledo NA OH. View Insider Buying and Selling for Welltower. Which major investors are buying Welltower stock? WELL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., BlackRock Inc., Cohen & Steers Inc., FMR LLC, PGGM Investments, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Daiwa Securities Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Welltower stock in the last two years include Gary Whitelaw, Kenneth J Bacon and Shankh Mitra. View Insider Buying and Selling for Welltower. How do I buy shares of Welltower? Shares of WELL 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 Welltower's stock price today? One share of WELL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $73.11. How big of a company is Welltower? Welltower has a market capitalization of $27.70 billion and generates $4.32 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $522.77 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.21 on an earnings per share basis. Welltower employs 392 workers across the globe. What is Welltower's official website? The official website for Welltower is http://www.welltower.com. How can I contact Welltower? Welltower's mailing address is 4500 DORR STREET, TOLEDO OH, 43615. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 419-247-2800 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Welltower (NYSE WELL)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 468 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 593 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,061MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Welltower and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WELL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WELL 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 StaffFeatured Article: What does EPS mean?