The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Ventas Inc. (VTR) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by +$0.08, or +0.18%, to $45.6. Volume reached 49,108 shares, with price reaching a high of $44.55 and a low of $44.55. The stock was recently discussed on Yahoo Finance as it revealed that Ventas Declares Third Quarter 2022 Dividend of $0.45 per Common Share.
The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the REIT – Healthcare Facilities industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $44.55 and fluctuated between $45.38 as its day high and $44.18 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Ventas Inc. is $17.56B. A total of 1.63 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.73M shares.
Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, VTR has seen 8 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 2,180 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 58 BUYs and 27 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 350,189 shares during that period but sold 265,935.
In the most recent transaction, CAFARO DEBRA A sold 17,400 shares of VTR for 56.43 per share on Jun 01. After the transaction, the Chairman and CEO now owns 767,960 company shares. In a previous transaction on May 02, CAFARO DEBRA A sold 17,400 shares at 55.72 per share. VTR shares that Chairman and CEO owns now total 767,960.
Among the insiders who sold shares, CAFARO DEBRA A disposed of 17,400 shares on Apr 01 at a per-share price of $62.49. This resulted in the Chairman and CEO holding 767,960 shares of VTR after the transaction. In another insider transaction, CAFARO DEBRA A sold 69,602 shares at $63.40 per share on Mar 29. Company shares held by the Chairman and CEO now total 767,960.
The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. Ventas Inc. pays an annual dividend of $1.80, resulting in a dividend yield of 4.04%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 990.00. VTR’s most recent ex-dividend date was 06/30/2022 when it declared a $0.45 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 07/14/2022. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 04/14/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 03/31/2022. The dividend was $0.45 per share in cash.
It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for VTR in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $59.19 with high estimates of $80.00 and low estimates of $53.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, VTR has a high of $64.02 and a low of $45.44.
As of this writing, VTR has an earnings estimate of $0.76 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 8 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.77 per share and a lower estimate of $0.75.
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An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information.
There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 22 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for VTR is Sell with a score of 4.33. A total of 11 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 4 rated it as Overweight while 7 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.