Large Outflow of Money Witnessed in Ventas

Ventas (VTR) : The total money flow in Ventas (VTR) was negative ($2.15 million), which signals selling by the traders on Wednesdays session. They trimmed their holdings by selling the stock on downticks to the tune of $17.33 million. In comparison, the inflow of money into the stock on upticks was $15.18 million. The uptick to downtick ratio was 0.88. Similarly, the block trades show selling by large traders on strength. The value of stocks sold down on downtick was $7.25 million. The value of transactions on uptick was $3.3 million. The negative money flow of ($3.95 million) confirms the selling in Ventas (VTR) on strength. The uptick to downtick ratio of block trades was 0.45. Ventas (VTR) gained $0.49 at $72.45, a gain of 0.68% over the previous days close. However, the stock registered 0.32% in the week.

Ventas

Shares of Ventas, Inc. rose by 4.08% in the last five trading days and 0.16% for the last 4 weeks. Ventas, Inc. is up 2.29% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 33.72%.

Ventas (VTR) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Ventas (VTR) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 3 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 2 more believe that the stock has more downside risks, hence they propose a Strong Sell. A total of 9 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 14 research analysts is 2.86, which indicates as a Hold.

Ventas (NYSE:VTR): The stock opened at $72.25 and touched an intraday high of $73.03 on Wednesday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $71.87, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $72.93 with a gain of 1.35% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 1,943,255. The stock had closed at $71.96 in the previous trading session.

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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