Thrivent Financial For Lutherans Sells 3,210 Shares of Ventas, Inc. (VTR)

Thrivent Financial For Lutherans lowered its stake in shares of Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) by 2.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 151,890 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 3,210 shares during the period. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans’ holdings in Ventas were worth $9,878,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in VTR. Norges Bank bought a new stake in shares of Ventas during the fourth quarter valued at $165,072,000. Lasalle Investment Management Securities LLC boosted its stake in shares of Ventas by 1,760.8% in the first quarter. Lasalle Investment Management Securities LLC now owns 2,729,943 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $177,555,000 after buying an additional 2,583,233 shares in the last quarter. Hexavest Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Ventas during the first quarter valued at $69,903,000. APG Asset Management US Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Ventas by 4.4% in the first quarter. APG Asset Management US Inc. now owns 14,140,351 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $919,688,000 after buying an additional 595,000 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Janus Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Ventas by 54.6% in the fourth quarter. Janus Capital Management LLC now owns 1,501,091 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $93,849,000 after buying an additional 530,343 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 91.28% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)

Shares of Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) traded down 0.179% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $69.625. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 620,662 shares. Ventas, Inc. has a 12-month low of $56.20 and a 12-month high of $76.80. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $66.27 and its 200-day moving average price is $63.57. The stock has a market capitalization of $24.71 billion, a P/E ratio of 35.379 and a beta of 0.13.

Ventas (NYSE:VTR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, April 28th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.02 by $0.58. Ventas had a return on equity of 6.34% and a net margin of 20.10%. The firm had revenue of $883.44 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $873.56 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.04 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Ventas, Inc. will post $1.86 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 30th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 6th will be paid a $0.775 dividend. This represents a $3.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.44%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 2nd. Ventas’s payout ratio is 157.36%.

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Several research firms recently weighed in on VTR. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Ventas from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, March 27th. BMO Capital Markets restated a “sell” rating and issued a $55.00 price objective on shares of Ventas in a research report on Monday, March 13th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) cut shares of Ventas from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $56.00 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Wednesday, March 15th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. began coverage on shares of Ventas in a research report on Tuesday, March 21st. They issued a “hold” rating and a $64.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC upped their price objective on shares of Ventas from $61.00 to $64.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, May 1st. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $65.25.

In other Ventas 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 value 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 transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders own 1.30% of the company’s stock.

About Ventas

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.new TradingView.widget({ “height”: 400, “width”: 625, “symbol”: “VTR”, “interval”: “D”, “timezone”: “Etc/UTC”, “theme”: “White”, “style”: “1”, “locale”: “en”, “toolbar_bg”: “#f1f3f6”, “enable_publishing”: false, “hideideas”: true, “referral_id”: “2588”});

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