Large Outflow of Money Witnessed in Ventas

Shares of Ventas (NYSE:VTR) advanced to $69.34. The price had gained 1.11% or 0.76 points intraday. The latest trading session witnessed $34.06 million in upticks and $40.32 million in downticks, resulting in net money flow of (-6.25) million. The up/down ratio for the day stood at 0.84. On a weekly scale, the price has seen a change of 3.06%. From the trading data available, it was disclosed that a block trade of negative money flow worth $(-7.67) million occurred during the day. $4.94 million in uptick and $12.61 million in downtick were the highlight of the block transaction which had an up/down ratio of 0.39.


Currently the company Insiders own 1.1% of Ventas shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 94.38% of Ventas shares. On the companys insider trading activities, Crocker Douglas Ii, director of Ventas Inc, unloaded 5,940 shares at an average price of $62.91 on March 30, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $373,685, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

Ventas (NYSE:VTR) : On Monday heightened volatility was witnessed in Ventas (NYSE:VTR) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $68.7 and hit $69.46 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $69.34, with a gain of 1.11% or 0.76 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,666,661 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $69.46 and the company has a market cap of $23,446 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $46.87 .

Many analysts have stated their opinion on the company shares. UBS maintains their rating on the shares of Ventas (NYSE:VTR). The current rating of the shares is Neutral. Equity Analysts at the Firm raises the price target to $53 per share from $51 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on May 20, 2016.

Ventas, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company has a portfolio of seniors housing and healthcare 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 MOB operations. The triple-net leased properties segment invests in seniors housing and healthcare properties throughout the United States and the United Kingdom and lease those properties to healthcare operating companies under triple-net or absolute-net leases that obligate the tenants to pay all property-related expenses. The senior living operations segment invests in seniors housing communities throughout the United States and Canada and engages independent operators, such as Atria and Sunrise, to manage those communities. The MOB operations segment, acquires, owns, develops, leases, and manages MOBs throughout the United States. It invests in seniors housing and healthcare properties.

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