Ventas (VTR) Shares are Down -4.5%

Ventas (VTR) has risen sharply, recording gains of 0.14% in the past 4 weeks. However, the stock has corrected -4.5% in the past 1 week, providing a good buying opportunity on dips. Ventas (VTR) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Ventas (VTR), hence the stock is down -2.29% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -4.91% relative to the S&P 500.

Ventas (NYSE:VTR): The stock opened at $73.89 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $73.89 for the day. The stock traded down to $72.64 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $72.73 with a loss of -1.42% for the day. The stock had closed at $73.78 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 2,245,739 shares.

The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.99% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.64%. Ventas, Inc. is up 11.25% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 31.96%.

Ventas (VTR) : 9 investment research analysts covering Ventas (VTR) have an average price target of $67.89 for the near short term. The highest target price given by the Brokerage Firm to the stock is $82 and the lowest target is $53 for the short term. Analysts expect the variance to be within $10.71 of the average price.


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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