Large Outflow of Money Witnessed in Ventas, Inc.

Ventas, Inc. (VTR) managed to eke out gains of 0.02% in intraday trade. The share price increased by 0.02 points to $61.69. Till last observation, the net money flow was recorded at a negative $(-1.42) million. The total inflow of $1.54 million in upticks was completely overshadowed by an outflow of $2.96 million in downticks, giving the up/down ratio a value of 0.52. The shares have seen a change of 0.99% in the past week.A block trade occurred in the company shares in which the composite value of the upticks was $0 million and the composite value in downticks was $1.06 million. The resultant up/down ratio for the block exchange was 0. The block trade had a negative money flow of $(-1.06) million.Block trades are executed by Investment Banking firms or Wealth Managers shifting positions or Day traders taking advantage of trading signals.

Ventas, Inc. has lost 1.03% in the last five trading days and dropped 3.01% in the last 4 weeks. Ventas, Inc. has dropped 9.33% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -3.01%. Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Wednesday as its shares dropped 1.67% or 1.03 points. After the session commenced at $61.61, the stock reached the higher end at $61.975 while it hit a low of $60.6. With the volume soaring to 1,316,360 shares, the last trade was called at $60.64. The company has a 52-week high of $76.8. The company has a market cap of $21,473 million and there are 354,109,640 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $46.87.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Aug 23, 2016, Gregory R Liebbe (SVP, Chief Accounting Officer) sold 6,943 shares at 73.20 per share price.On Aug 18, 2016, T Richard Riney (EVP, Chief Admin. Off., GC) sold 169,450 shares at 72.97 per share price.On Aug 16, 2016, Debra A Cafaro (Chairman and CEO) sold 10,757 shares at 75.07 per share price.

Ventas Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Oct 28, 2016. The company reported $1.03 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02. Analyst had a consensus of $1.01. The company had revenue of $867.12 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $847.72 million. The companys revenue was up 4.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.98 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Ventas was Downgraded by Jefferies to Hold on Jan 3, 2017. Ventas was Downgraded by Mizuho on Nov 21, 2016 to Neutral, Price Target of the shares are set at $63.

Ventas, Inc. is a healthcare real estate investment trust.


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