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How has Ventas, Inc.:(NYSE:VTR) performed recently?

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 25834.78. It is in the REIT – Healthcare Facilities industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 57.07, a forward P/E of 43.85 and EPS of 1.26. At a stock price of 72.14 (-1.89%) it has a dividend yield of 4.05%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -3.00%, more recently this last year it has grown by -3.70%. The next year growth is going to be about 2.81% and more long-term 2.20% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -72.40%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 26.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -74.50%.

For performance, Ventas, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -1.74%. For the last month performance for Ventas, Inc. is -3.19%. While the last quarter is 10.00% and half year, 32.68%. Finally for the year, performance is 33.10%.

The 52-week high for Ventas, Inc., is at -6.07%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 57.59%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.92% and 17.51% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.84%, and for the month it is 1.69%. Ventas, Inc., has a target price of 72.54.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.1, and for total debt/equity Ventas, Inc. has 1.1. The gross margin is 57.60%, while operating margin is 24.10%, the profit margin is 13.00%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.40%, with instituitional ownership at 92.00%. Ventas, Inc. has a payout ratio of 222.90%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 358.12. The shares float is 349.92, with the float short at 2.71%, with short ratio coming to 4.72.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Ventas, Inc., get 2.00%, with its returns on investment at 3.70%. Return on equity is 4.50%. So will the investors see the target price of 72.54, reached soon?

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