Ventas (VTR) : Analyst Rating Update

Ventas (VTR) has an average broker rating of 2.69, which is interpreted as a Hold, as rated by 13 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 3 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. Nevertheless, the majority of 9 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 3, which is also a Hold. 1 brokerage firm advices Strong Sell on the share due to lack of confidence about the future of the company.

Ventas (VTR) : The consensus price target for Ventas (VTR) is $59.78 for the short term with a standard deviation of $7.64. The most optimist securities analyst among the 9 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $71, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $47.

Ventas (NYSE:VTR): The stock opened at $72.63 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $73.35 for the day. The stock traded down to $72.57 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $73.14 with a loss of -0.91% for the day. The stock had closed at $73.81 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 6,947,801 shares.

Also, Equity Analysts at the UBS maintains the rating on Ventas (NYSE:VTR). The brokerage firm has issued a Neutral rating on the shares. The Analysts at the ratings agency raises the price target from $51 per share to $53 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on May 20, 2016. The company shares have rallied 15.09% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 5, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $73.83 and the one year low was seen on Feb 12, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $68.40 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $61.03.

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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