Ventas Inc. [NYSE: VTR] jumped around 0.6 points on Tuesday, while shares priced at $44.68 at the close of the session, up 1.36%. The company report on November 18, 2022 that Ventas Recognized for Industry ESG Leadership in 2022.
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Company Receives Nareit “Leader in the Light” Award for Sixth Consecutive Year and Earns Bronze in Nareit’s Fourth Annual DE&I Recognition Awards.
Ventas Inc. stock is now -12.60% down from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. VTR Stock saw the intraday high of $44.90 and lowest of $43.82 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 64.02, which means current price is +26.46% above from all time high which was touched on 03/29/22.
Compared to the average trading volume of 2.20M shares, VTR reached a trading volume of 3956221 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about Ventas Inc. [VTR]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for VTR shares is $53.48 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on VTR stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Credit Suisse have made an estimate for Ventas Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on November 01, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Raymond James dropped their target price from $55 to $46. The new note on the price target was released on November 01, 2022, representing the official price target for Ventas Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $38, while Robert W. Baird analysts kept a Neutral rating on VTR stock. On June 30, 2022, analysts increased their price target for VTR shares from 58 to 59.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Ventas Inc. is set at 1.40, with the Price to Sales ratio for VTR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.28. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.68, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.37. Price to Free Cash Flow for VTR in the course of the last twelve months was 85.45.
How has VTR stock performed recently?
Ventas Inc. [VTR] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.56. With this latest performance, VTR shares gained by 20.30% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -20.51% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -11.19% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for VTR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 62.68, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 66.63, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 58.41 for Ventas Inc. [VTR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 41.03, while it was recorded at 43.98 for the last single week of trading, and 50.90 for the last 200 days.
Ventas Inc. [VTR]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Ventas Inc. [VTR] shares currently have an operating margin of +15.77 and a Gross Margin at +19.89. Ventas Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +1.28.
Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 0.47, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.20.
Insider trade positions for Ventas Inc. [VTR]
There are presently around $16,608 million, or 95.30% of VTR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of VTR stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 65,333,695, which is approximately 0.397% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 42,182,202 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.88 billion in VTR stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $1.29 billion in VTR stock with ownership of nearly -1.258% of the company’s market capitalization.
287 institutional holders increased their position in Ventas Inc. [NYSE:VTR] by around 14,813,569 shares. Additionally, 306 investors decreased positions by around 16,548,389 shares, while 106 investors held positions by with 340,354,367 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 371,716,325 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. VTR stock had 52 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,614,134 shares, while 79 institutional investors sold positions of 1,700,898 shares during the same period.