$0.98 EPS Expected for Ventas, Inc. (VTR)

September 24, 2018 - By Tamara Reed

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q2 2018. Its down 0.07, from 1.05 in 2018Q1. It turned negative, as 38 investors sold Ventas, Inc. shares while 206 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 180 raised stakes. 290.37 million shares or 1.74% less from 295.52 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
855,469 were accumulated by Security Cap Rech Mngmt Incorporated. Moreover, Paradigm Advsr Llc has 1.46% invested in Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) for 60,281 shares. Citigroup Inc holds 401,311 shares. Sarasin And Ptnrs Llp reported 0.23% stake. Blackrock has invested 0.09% in Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR). Cohen & Steers holds 0.79% or 4.84 million shares. Guardian Trust reported 0.06% in Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR). Patten Grp reported 24,721 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Inc accumulated 1.42 million shares. Amg Funds Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 1.01% or 27,967 shares. Guardian Life Ins Of America invested in 982 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Webster Bancshares N A has 5,206 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Piedmont Invest Advsr Ltd Liability Company holds 4,175 shares. Grassi Inv invested in 0.1% or 10,583 shares. Brown Advisory reported 0% stake.

Since May 7, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 insider sales for $6.18 million activity. Barnes Melody C had sold 3,963 shares worth $211,505. RINEY T RICHARD also sold $822,480 worth of Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) on Friday, August 31.

Analysts expect Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) to report $0.98 EPS on October, 26.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 5.77 % from last quarter’s $1.04 EPS. VTR’s profit would be $351.71M giving it 14.33 P/E if the $0.98 EPS is correct. After having $1.08 EPS previously, Ventas, Inc.’s analysts see -9.26 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.37% or $0.78 during the last trading session, reaching $56.19. About 3.71M shares traded or 83.42% up from the average. Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) has declined 14.04% since September 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.66% the S&P500.

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Ventas (NYSE:VTR), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Ventas had 6 analyst reports since March 26, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) on Monday, April 16 with “Sell” rating. The stock of Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) earned “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, April 30. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Monday, March 26 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America given on Tuesday, July 10. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Monday, May 21 by Evercore.

Ventas, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $20.17 billion. The firm engages in investment, management, financing, and leasing of properties in the healthcare industry. It has a 16.16 P/E ratio. It invests in the real estate markets of the United States and Canada.

Another recent and important Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Ventas Is In A Class Of Its Own” on September 10, 2018.

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