Analysts See $1.03 EPS for Ventas, Inc. (VTR)

January 23, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

 Analysts See $1.03 EPS for Ventas, Inc. (VTR)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.11, from 1 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 35 investors sold Ventas, Inc. shares while 187 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 195 raised stakes. 315.08 million shares or 0.73% more from 312.81 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Australia-based Amp Cap Invsts Ltd has invested 0.14% in Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR). Brookstone Mgmt stated it has 11,429 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Magnetar Limited Com owns 14,964 shares. Patten reported 0.33% stake. Paloma Mngmt Company holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) for 36,802 shares. Gideon Cap Advisors Incorporated has invested 0.23% in Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR). Canada Pension Plan Board stated it has 0.07% in Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR). Checchi Capital Advisers Ltd Liability Company reported 4,330 shares. Federated Investors Inc Pa has 6.46M shares for 1.21% of their portfolio. Pnc Financial Serv Gp invested in 292,735 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Moreover, Segall Bryant Hamill Ltd has 0.02% invested in Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR). Verity Asset Mngmt owns 4,940 shares. Arizona State Retirement Systems owns 113,477 shares. Umb Natl Bank N A Mo has invested 0.41% in Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR). State Of Wisconsin Invest Board owns 0.09% invested in Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) for 483,650 shares.

Analysts expect Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) to report $1.03 EPS on February, 9.They anticipate $0.00 EPS change or 0.00 % from last quarter’s $1.03 EPS. VTR’s profit would be $369.37M giving it 13.23 P/E if the $1.03 EPS is correct. After having $1.04 EPS previously, Ventas, Inc.’s analysts see -0.96 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.04% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $54.49. About 2.59 million shares traded or 35.35% up from the average. Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) has risen 3.44% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.26% the S&P500.

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) Ratings Coverage

Among 18 analysts covering Ventas Inc. (NYSE:VTR), 2 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 11% are positive. Ventas Inc. had 52 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Sell” rating and $60 target in Thursday, April 13 report. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Monday, January 15 by BMO Capital Markets. Barclays Capital initiated it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $59 target in Wednesday, January 6 report. On Tuesday, February 16 the stock rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Hold”. SunTrust maintained Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) rating on Friday, October 27. SunTrust has “Hold” rating and $67.0 target. The company was downgraded on Thursday, January 14 by BMO Capital Markets. Raymond James initiated Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) on Tuesday, July 26 with “Market Perform” rating. Capital One upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Monday, October 30 report. Jefferies maintained Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) rating on Monday, July 24. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $6600 target. The rating was maintained by UBS on Monday, October 2 with “Neutral”.

Ventas, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $19.54 billion. The firm engages in investment, management, financing, and leasing of properties in the healthcare industry. It has a 16.69 P/E ratio. It invests in the real estate markets of the United States and Canada.

More notable recent Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Ventas Announces Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2017 Earnings Release Date and …” on January 18, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Why We Like Ventas In 2018” published on January 11, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Ventas Is Nice But We Prefer A Pure MOB Scene” on January 09, 2018. More interesting news about Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Ventas Recognized as One of Fortune’s 2018 World’s Most Admired Companies” published on January 22, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Ventas Fits The Bill” with publication date: January 15, 2018.

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