Keybank National Association OH grew its stake in shares of Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) by 42.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 8,508 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,548 shares during the quarter. Keybank National Association OH’s holdings in Ventas were worth $591,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Financial Architects Inc increased its stake in shares of Ventas by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Financial Architects Inc now owns 3,604 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $251,000 after acquiring an additional 12 shares during the last quarter. Good Life Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Ventas by 0.4% during the 1st quarter. Good Life Advisors LLC now owns 3,992 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $259,000 after acquiring an additional 17 shares during the last quarter. Wagner Bowman Management Corp increased its stake in shares of Ventas by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. Wagner Bowman Management Corp now owns 3,128 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $217,000 after acquiring an additional 26 shares during the last quarter. CAPROCK Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Ventas by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. CAPROCK Group Inc. now owns 9,205 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $640,000 after acquiring an additional 27 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Cribstone Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Ventas by 1.5% during the 2nd quarter. Cribstone Capital Management LLC now owns 1,922 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $134,000 after acquiring an additional 28 shares during the last quarter. 89.36% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
A number of research firms have recently commented on VTR. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Ventas from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Ventas in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. Mizuho reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Ventas in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $66.00 price objective on shares of Ventas in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. Finally, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group began coverage on shares of Ventas in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. They set a “hold” rating and a $67.00 price objective for the company. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $64.57.
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Shares of Ventas, Inc. (NYSE VTR) opened at 69.47 on Monday. Ventas, Inc. has a 52-week low of $56.20 and a 52-week high of $73.23. The firm has a market cap of $24.74 billion, a P/E ratio of 35.19 and a beta of 0.08. The company’s 50-day moving average is $67.17 and its 200-day moving average is $66.06.
Ventas (NYSE:VTR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 28th. The real estate investment trust reported $1.06 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.61. Ventas had a return on equity of 6.31% and a net margin of 20.08%. The company had revenue of $895.49 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $890.01 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.42 EPS. Ventas’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.6% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts forecast that Ventas, Inc. will post $1.82 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 12th will be issued a dividend of $0.775 per share. This represents a $3.10 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 11th. Ventas’s payout ratio is presently 157.36%.
In other news, Chairman Debra A. Cafaro sold 100,000 shares of Ventas stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $69.12, for a total transaction of $6,912,000.00. Following the sale, the chairman now owns 819,835 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $56,666,995.20. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. 1.30% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
Ventas, Inc is a real estate investment trust (REIT) with its properties located throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. The Company operates through three segments: triple-net leased properties, senior living operations and office operations. Under its triple-net leased properties segment, the Company invests in and owns seniors housing and healthcare properties throughout the United States and the United Kingdom and leases those properties to healthcare operating companies under triple-net or absolute-net leases that obligate the tenants to pay all property-related expenses.
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