Ventas (VTR) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday

Ventas (NYSE:VTRGet Rating) is scheduled to post its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, May 5th. Analysts expect Ventas to post earnings of $0.76 per share for the quarter. Ventas has set its Q1 2022 guidance at $0.760-$0.800 EPS and its Q1 guidance at $0.76-0.80 EPS.Individual interested in listening to the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.

Ventas (NYSE:VTRGet Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 17th. The real estate investment trust reported ($0.10) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.03) by ($0.07). Ventas had a return on equity of 0.46% and a net margin of 1.28%. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.83 EPS. On average, analysts expect Ventas to post $3 EPS for the current fiscal year and $3 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of VTR opened at $57.25 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $22.87 billion, a PE ratio of 408.96, a P/E/G ratio of 3.25 and a beta of 1.17. Ventas has a 1 year low of $45.44 and a 1 year high of $64.02. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.10, a quick ratio of 0.61 and a current ratio of 0.61. The company’s 50-day simple moving average is $58.77 and its 200-day simple moving average is $54.28.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, April 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 1st were given a dividend of $0.45 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 31st. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.14%. Ventas’s dividend payout ratio is presently 1,285.81%.

VTR has been the topic of several research reports. Royal Bank of Canada increased their price target on shares of Ventas from $61.00 to $62.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 9th. Raymond James boosted their price objective on Ventas from $60.00 to $67.00 and gave the stock a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, March 18th. BMO Capital Markets upgraded shares of Ventas from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and lifted their price target for the stock from $57.00 to $67.00 in a research note on Friday, March 11th. Mizuho increased their price objective on shares of Ventas from $61.00 to $65.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, March 21st. Finally, StockNews.com began coverage on shares of Ventas in a research report on Thursday, March 31st. They set a “hold” rating for the company. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, ten have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $62.97.

In other Ventas news, CEO Debra A. Cafaro sold 17,400 shares of Ventas stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, April 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $62.49, for a total value of $1,087,326.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, CEO Debra A. Cafaro sold 34,800 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.97, for a total value of $1,947,756.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 121,802 shares of company stock worth $7,447,849 over the last quarter. Company insiders own 1.30% of the company’s stock.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of VTR. Allianz Asset Management GmbH lifted its holdings in shares of Ventas by 60.6% in the 4th quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH now owns 725,811 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $37,103,000 after buying an additional 274,002 shares during the period. Allstate Corp lifted its holdings in shares of Ventas by 55.8% in the 4th quarter. Allstate Corp now owns 55,791 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $2,852,000 after buying an additional 19,983 shares during the period. California State Teachers Retirement System lifted its holdings in shares of Ventas by 1.9% in the 4th quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 697,982 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $35,681,000 after buying an additional 13,223 shares during the period. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Ventas in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $497,000. Finally, Virtu Financial LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Ventas in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $435,000. 92.62% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Ventas Company Profile (Get Rating)

Ventas, an S&P 500 company, operates at the intersection of two powerful and dynamic industries – healthcare and real estate. As one of the world's foremost Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT), we use the power of capital to unlock the value of real estate, partnering with leading care providers, developers, research and medical institutions, innovators and healthcare organizations whose success is buoyed by the demographic tailwind of an aging population.

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