Ventas (NYSE:VTR) : The total money flow in Ventas (NYSE:VTR) was negative ($19.64 million), which signals selling by the traders on Wednesdays session. They trimmed their holdings by selling the stock on downticks to the tune of $46.86 million. In comparison, the inflow of money into the stock on upticks was $27.22 million. The uptick to downtick ratio was 0.58. Similarly, the block trades show selling by large traders on strength. The value of stocks sold down on downtick was $18.81 million. The value of transactions on uptick was $3.05 million. The negative money flow of ($15.76 million) confirms the selling in Ventas (NYSE:VTR) on strength. The uptick to downtick ratio of block trades was 0.16. Ventas (NYSE:VTR) gained $0.15 at $72.23, a gain of 0.21% over the previous days close. However, the stock registered 3.53% in the week.
In an insider trading activity, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the director of Ventas Inc, Crocker Douglas Ii had sold 5,940 shares worth of $373,685 in a transaction dated March 30, 2016. In this transaction, 5,940 shares were sold at $62.91 per share. Currently the company Insiders own 1.1% of Ventas shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 94.37% of Ventas shares.
The company shares have rallied 15.13% from its 1 Year high price. On Jun 28, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $72.12 and the one year low was seen on Feb 12, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $67.63 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $60.45. Ventas (NYSE:VTR): The stock opened at $72.23 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $72.70 for the day. The stock traded down to $71.87 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $72.05 with a loss of -0.04% for the day. The stock had closed at $72.08 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 3,524,621 shares.
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.