Baird Financial Group Inc. Has $5,357,000 Position in Ventas, Inc. (VTR)

Baird Financial Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) by 32.4% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 85,680 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 20,978 shares during the period. Baird Financial Group Inc.’s holdings in Ventas were worth $5,357,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. William Harris Investors Inc. raised its position in shares of Ventas by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. William Harris Investors Inc. now owns 4,727 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $295,000 after buying an additional 15 shares in the last quarter. Capital Innovations LLC raised its position in shares of Ventas by 0.4% in the third quarter. Capital Innovations LLC now owns 5,686 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $402,000 after buying an additional 20 shares in the last quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan raised its position in shares of Ventas by 0.3% in the third quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 10,700 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $756,000 after buying an additional 30 shares in the last quarter. Newman Dignan & Sheerar Inc. raised its position in shares of Ventas by 0.3% in the third quarter. Newman Dignan & Sheerar Inc. now owns 12,621 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $891,000 after buying an additional 33 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Lowe Brockenbrough & Co. Inc. raised its position in shares of Ventas by 0.4% in the second quarter. Lowe Brockenbrough & Co. Inc. now owns 9,100 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $663,000 after buying an additional 35 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 91.98% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)

Shares of Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) traded down 0.72% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $62.12. 447,640 shares of the stock traded hands. Ventas, Inc. has a 52 week low of $50.92 and a 52 week high of $76.80. The stock has a market capitalization of $22.03 billion, a P/E ratio of 33.45 and a beta of 0.08. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $61.90 and a 200-day moving average price of $65.83.

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Ventas (NYSE:VTR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February 10th. The real estate investment trust reported $1.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.02 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $875.70 million for the quarter. Ventas had a net margin of 18.85% and a return on equity of 6.42%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.37 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts predict that Ventas, Inc. will post $1.77 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 31st. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 7th will be issued a dividend of $0.775 per share. This represents a $3.10 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 3rd. Ventas’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 166.67%.

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VTR has been the topic of several analyst reports. Hilliard Lyons raised shares of Ventas from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, November 11th. Jefferies Group LLC downgraded shares of Ventas from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and lowered their target price for the company from $75.00 to $65.00 in a research note on Tuesday, January 3rd. BMO Capital Markets downgraded shares of Ventas from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating and lowered their target price for the company from $65.00 to $55.00 in a research note on Tuesday, November 8th. Mizuho reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $84.00 target price on shares of Ventas in a research note on Monday, October 24th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Ventas from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $76.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, November 1st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Ventas presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $62.80.

Ventas Company Profile

Ventas, Inc is a healthcare real estate investment trust (REIT) with its 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. In its triple-net leased properties segment, the Company acquires and owns seniors housing and healthcare properties throughout the United States and the United Kingdom.

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