Ventas (VTR) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

Ventas (NYSE:VTRGet Free Report) is set to announce its earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, February 14th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.76 per share for the quarter. Parties that are interested in registering for the company’s conference call can do so using this link.

Ventas Stock Performance

Shares of VTR opened at $45.29 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 0.43, a quick ratio of 0.43 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.36. Ventas has a 12-month low of $39.33 and a 12-month high of $51.84. The company has a 50-day moving average of $48.08 and a two-hundred day moving average of $45.08. The stock has a market cap of $18.22 billion, a P/E ratio of 4,533.53, a PEG ratio of 1.94 and a beta of 1.29.

Ventas Announces Dividend

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, January 18th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 2nd were issued a $0.45 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, December 29th. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.97%. Ventas’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 18,018.02%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Several analysts recently issued reports on the company. Mizuho increased their price target on Ventas from $53.00 to $56.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft began coverage on Ventas in a research note on Tuesday, January 30th. They set a “buy” rating and a $60.00 target price for the company. Wedbush upgraded shares of Ventas from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and upped their price target for the company from $44.00 to $51.00 in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Wells Fargo & Company reduced their price target on Ventas from $49.00 to $47.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Monday, November 13th. Finally, StockNews.com lowered Ventas from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the stock currently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average price target of $51.62.

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Institutional Investors Weigh In On Ventas

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. CreativeOne Wealth LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Ventas in the 4th quarter valued at about $206,000. qPULA Trading Management LP acquired a new stake in Ventas during the first quarter worth approximately $204,000. SeaCrest Wealth Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Ventas in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $201,000. Money Concepts Capital Corp increased its stake in shares of Ventas by 94.5% in the 4th quarter. Money Concepts Capital Corp now owns 3,850 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $173,000 after purchasing an additional 1,871 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Coppell Advisory Solutions LLC bought a new stake in shares of Ventas during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $165,000. Institutional investors own 93.48% of the company’s stock.

About Ventas

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Ventas Inc, an S&P 500 company, operates at the intersection of two large and dynamic industries healthcare and real estate. Fueled by powerful demographic demand from growth in the aging population, Ventas owns or has investments in a highly diversified portfolio of approximately 1,400 properties in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

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Earnings History for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)

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