Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 24.12 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Ventas, Inc. is 68.05 (with a change from open of 0.00%), this in conjunction with a target price of 63.88. Volume today has so far reached 0, with an average volume of about 1782.59. The GAP for this stock, is 0.00%.
The P/E ratio is 41.17, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 35.13. The current EPS for Ventas, Inc., is 1.65, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 36.30%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 8.85%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for Ventas, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 7.02% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 6.90%. Quarter over quarter is 19.20% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 3.60%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 0.20%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 14.70%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.50% and institutional ownership is 91.80%. Shares outstanding is 354.41, while shares float is at a value of 353.37. Float short for Ventas, Inc. is 2.33% and the short ratio is 4.61.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.13, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.13. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. The most recent gross margin is 58.20% and their operating margin is 28.40%. The profit margin is 20.10%.
Ventas, Inc. has seen returns on assets of 3.00%, and on investment, 4.50%. Return on equity is 6.70%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 5.97. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 6.94, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.28 and Price/cash is 264.16, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 269.77.
The simple moving averages are -1.92% and 5.77% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -11.39% and the 52 week low is 21.09%.
Ventas, Inc. has a dividend yield of 4.56%, with a current price of 68.05. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 148.60%. This is in an industry, REIT – Healthcare Facilities, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Financial. Ventas, Inc. is based in USA.
Performance in the REIT – Healthcare Facilities industry means that Ventas, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 0.86%, with performance for the month coming to -0.95%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 4.60%, and for the half year the performance is -4.05%. Volatility for this week is 1.13% and for the month this is 1.44%.
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