Financial Metrics Exploration: Understanding Ventas Inc (VTR) Through Ratios

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The closing price of Ventas Inc (NYSE: VTR) was $50.07 for the day, down -0.38% from the previous closing price of $50.26. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.38 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.45 million shares were traded. VTR stock price reached its highest trading level at $50.44 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $49.97.


Our analysis of VTR’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 29.44 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 21.27. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.47 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.34.

On February 26, 2024, Wells Fargo Downgraded its rating to Equal Weight which previously was Overweight and also lowered its target price recommendation from $52 to $46.

On January 30, 2024, Deutsche Bank started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $60.Deutsche Bank initiated its Buy rating on January 30, 2024, with a $60 target price.

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 May 15 ’24 when RAKOWICH WALTER C sold 2,145 shares for $48.40 per share. The transaction valued at 103,814 led to the insider holds 26,031 shares of the business.

Liebbe Gregory R sold 14,625 shares of VTR for $697,653 on May 10 ’24. The SVP, Chief Accounting Officer now owns 12,524 shares after completing the transaction at $47.70 per share. On May 07 ’24, another insider, Probst Robert F, who serves as the EVP and CFO of the company, sold 18,500 shares for $47.11 each. As a result, the insider received 871,552 and left with 176,403 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 20343943168 and an Enterprise Value of 33733007360. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 4.39 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 2.15. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 7.31 whereas that against EBITDA is 18.7.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for VTR is 1.35, which has changed by 0.12592757 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.2586832 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, VTR has reached a high of $50.99, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $39.33. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 7.02%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 10.70%.

Shares Statistics:

VTR traded an average of 2.19M shares per day over the past three months and 1737790 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 404.77M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 402.95M. Insiders hold about 0.45% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 95.41% stake in the company. Shares short for VTR as of 1715731200 were 7615079 with a Short Ratio of 3.86, compared to 1713139200 on 7849900. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 7615079 and a Short% of Float of 2.56.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 1.8, VTR has a forward annual dividend rate of 1.67. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.035813767The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 4.53.

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