Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 23877.96. 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 68.52 (with a change from open of 0.44%), this in conjunction with a target price of 73.58. Volume today has so far reached 559702, with an average volume of about 2235.62. The GAP for this stock, is 0.26%.
The P/E ratio is 53.83, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 40.5. The current EPS for Ventas, Inc., is 1.26, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -3.70%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 24.76%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for Ventas, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 4.61% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 2.20%. Quarter over quarter is 8.10% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 4.50%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -3.00%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 26.80%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.40% and institutional ownership is 92.40%. Shares outstanding is 350.94, while shares float is at a value of 349.92. Float short for Ventas, Inc. is 2.52% and the short ratio is 3.95.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.1, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.1. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is , and the quick ratio is . The most recent gross margin is 57.60% and their operating margin is 24.10%. The profit margin is 13.00%.
Ventas, Inc. has seen returns on assets of 2.00%, and on investment, 3.70%. Return on equity is 4.50%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 24.47. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 7.09, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.33 and Price/cash is 416.72, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 1396.37.
The simple moving averages are -5.02% and 9.90% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -9.84% and the 52 week low is 51.26%.
Ventas, Inc. has a dividend yield of 4.29%, with a current price of 68.52. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 222.90%. 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 -0.15%, with performance for the month coming to -7.25%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -1.51%, and for the half year the performance is 28.65%. Volatility for this week is 2.14% and for the month this is 1.93%.
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