Ventas Inc. (VTR) Records -3.69% Price decrease in Wednesday Trading

The closing price of Ventas Inc. (NYSE: VTR) was $42.86 for the day, down -3.69% from the previous closing price of $44.50. In other words, the price has decreased by -$1.64 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1662601 shares were traded. VTR stock price reached its highest trading level at $44.64 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $42.76.

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Our analysis of VTR’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.20 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.20.

Upgrades & Downgrades

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Feb 02 when CAFARO DEBRA A sold 32,932 shares for $52.74 per share. The transaction valued at 1,736,834 led to the insider holds 863,555 shares of the business.

CAFARO DEBRA A sold 548 shares of VTR for $28,501 on Feb 01. The Chairman and CEO now owns 870,851 shares after completing the transaction at $52.01 per share. On Jun 01, another insider, CAFARO DEBRA A, who serves as the Chairman and CEO of the company, sold 17,400 shares for $56.43 each. As a result, the insider received 981,929 and left with 767,960 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, VTR now has a Market Capitalization of 18.60B and an Enterprise Value of 30.96B. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 4.12 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.67. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 7.39 whereas that against EBITDA is 19.21.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for VTR is 1.21, which has changed by -23.98% over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 1.41% over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, VTR has reached a high of $58.24, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $35.33. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 44.93, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 45.65.

Shares Statistics:

VTR traded an average of 2.25M shares per day over the past three months and 1.65M shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 399.99M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 397.86M. Insiders hold about 0.54% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 95.10% stake in the company. Shares short for VTR as of Apr 27, 2023 were 6.38M with a Short Ratio of 6.38M, compared to 8.19M on Mar 30, 2023. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 1.59% and a Short% of Float of 2.21%.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 1.80, VTR has a forward annual dividend rate of 1.80. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 4.04%, it implies a Forward Annual Dividend Yield of 4.05%. The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 4.82.

Earnings Estimates

The firm’s stock currently is rated by 4 analysts. On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.02 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.03 and a low estimate of $0, while EPS last year was -$0.11. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.02, with high estimates of $0.04 and low estimates of $0.01.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $0.26 and $0.08 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $0.16. EPS for the following year is $0.36, with 5 analysts recommending between $0.45 and $0.23.

Revenue Estimates

It is expected that $90B in revenue will be generated in the current quarter, according to 5 analysts. It ranges from a high estimate of $1.13B to a low estimate of $1.07B. As of the current estimate, Ventas Inc.’s year-ago sales were $1.02B, an estimated increase of 6.90% from the year-ago figure. For the next quarter, 5 analysts are estimating revenue of $1.13B, an increase of 9.40% over than the figure of $6.90% in the same quarter last year. There is a high estimate of $1.18B for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $1.09B.

A total of 9 analysts have provided revenue estimates for VTR’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $4.56B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $4.31B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $4.42B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $4.13B, up 7.20% from the average estimate. Based on 9 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $4.78B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $5B and the low estimate is $4.53B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 7.90% from the average revenue estimate for this year.