Ventas (VTR): Price Target and June Short Interest Disclosure

Ventas (VTR) : The most positive equity analysts on Ventas (VTR) expects the shares to touch $82, whereas, the least positive believes that the stock will trade at $47 in the short term. The company is covered by 9 Wall Street Brokerage Firms. The average price target for shares are $62 with an expected fluctuation of $11.49 from the mean.

Ventas (VTR), A drop of 77,162 shares or 0.6% was seen in the short interest of Ventas. Even as the interest dropped from 13,551,741 shares on June 15,2016 to 13,474,579 shares on June 30,2016, the days to cover came in at 5. The updated interest stood at 4% of the stocks floats. The stock has seen an average daily volume of 2,522,417 shares. The information was released by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc (FINRA) on June 12th.

Also, Citigroup 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 $70 per share from $64 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on July 7, 2016.


Ventas (NYSE:VTR): On Thursdays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $72.19 with an intraday high of $72.19. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $70.8. However, the stock managed to close at $70.92, a loss of 1.73% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $72.17. The total traded volume of the day was 2,577,640 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.

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