Ventas (VTR) Downgraded by TheStreet to “C+”
A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on the company. Jefferies Group reissued a hold rating and issued a $54.00 target price on shares of Ventas in a research report on Tuesday, February 13th. Citigroup cut their price objective on Ventas from $66.00 to $52.00 and set a neutral rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, February 13th. Wells Fargo & Co set a $54.00 price objective on Ventas and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 13th. Stifel Nicolaus set a $56.00 price objective on Ventas and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Friday, February 9th. Finally, SunTrust Banks set a $55.00 price target on Ventas and gave the stock a hold rating in a research note on Friday, February 9th. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of $58.31.
Ventas (VTR) opened at $49.69 on Thursday. Ventas has a 52-week low of $47.97 and a 52-week high of $72.36. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.03, a current ratio of 1.20 and a quick ratio of 1.20. The firm has a market capitalization of $17,700.00, a PE ratio of 29.58, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.24 and a beta of 0.15.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, April 12th. Investors of record on Monday, April 2nd will be issued a dividend of $0.79 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 29th. This represents a $3.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.36%. Ventas’s payout ratio is presently 188.10%.
Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Certified Advisory Corp purchased a new stake in Ventas in the fourth quarter worth $102,000. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC increased its stake in Ventas by 1,945.6% in the fourth quarter. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC now owns 1,841 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $110,000 after purchasing an additional 1,751 shares during the period. Aevitas Wealth Management Inc. purchased a new stake in Ventas in the fourth quarter worth $114,000. Icon Wealth Partners LLC purchased a new stake in Ventas in the fourth quarter worth $114,000. Finally, Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC purchased a new stake in Ventas in the fourth quarter worth $116,000. Institutional investors own 88.05% of the company’s stock.
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Ventas, 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.
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