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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Welltower Inc., HCN

Welltower Inc., HCN is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is REIT – Healthcare Facilities in the sector of Financial. Based in USA, Welltower Inc., HCN  has a market cap of 27317.82. Since its IPO date on the 3/17/1992, Welltower Inc., HCN performance year to date is 16.78%. Today Welltower Inc., HCN has gained 0.11%, with a current price of 77.54.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 89.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 151.30%. Return of assets are at 2.70%, with return on investment at 4.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Welltower Inc., HCN is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.97. While Total debt/equity is 0.97. With a profit margin of 19.40%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 28.50%. Welltower Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year Welltower Inc., HCN has seen a EPS growth of 62.00%. A performance for the year of 17.69%. The 52-week high is -3.30%, and the 52-week low is 48.60%. The average volume for Welltower Inc., HCN is 640760.

With a target price of 72.44, can Welltower Inc., HCN reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Welltower Inc., HCN. Welltower Inc. has a P/E of 49.56 and a forward P/E of 36.13. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 12.18. Welltower Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 6.81 and 2.04 respectively. For P/cash, Welltower Inc. has a value of 76.76, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 77.54, Welltower Inc. has a dividend yield of 4.44%. We see a return on equity of 5.70%.

Looking more long-term Welltower Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 4.07%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 9.44% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 62.00% for this year and for the last five years a 56.80% growth has been seen.

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