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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) which is in the industry REIT – Healthcare Facilities, gaining 0.13% today. In the last week its performance is 1.26%, and 9.38% for the past quarter. Currently, Ventas, Inc., VTR has a target price of 73.58, so today’s gain of 0.13% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.01%.

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR), has a market cap of 25679.63, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 92.40%.

At the current price of 74.18, it has a dividend yield of 3.94%, and its target price is 73.58. This is with a profit margin of 13.00%, and total debt/equity of 1.1. Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) has a P/E of 58.69, as well as a forward P/E of 44.15.

With a current EPS of 1.26, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 2.88%,Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -3.00%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 2.20%.

Performance for the year is 45.57%. Since its IPO date on 5/5/1997, the total performance to date is 34.59%.

Volume today for Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR), is 1592300, while its average volume is 2037.62. Whilst the total gain today was 0.13%, it did have a day high of -3.41%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.51%, and 1.66% for the month. The 52-week low for Ventas, Inc., VTR has been 62.05%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.41%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 3.70%, and its return on assets is 2.00%. Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) has an operating margin of 24.10%. With a sales growth of 4.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Ventas, Inc., VTR is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 1.1, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Ventas, Inc.? Well its PEG is 26.68, and the P/S is 7.62, along with a P/B of 2.54. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 448.16.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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