Ventas June 15th Short Interest Update

The short interest in Ventas (NYSE:VTR) has declined from 14,997,882 on May 31,2016 to 13,551,741 on June 15,2016. The change was measured at 1,446,141 shares or 9.6%. The leftover shorts were 4% of the floated shares. The days to cover are 7, given the average daily volume of 1,883,646 shares. The information was released by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc (FINRA) on June 24th after market close.

Ventas (NYSE:VTR): During Fridays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $67.91 and $67.44 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $70.45. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $69.77, notching a gain of 1.26% for the day. The total traded volume was 5,040,746 . The stock had closed at $68.90 on the previous day.

The company shares have rallied 11.85% from its 1 Year high price. On Jun 24, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $70.45 and the one year low was seen on Feb 12, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $67.34 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $60.10.

Ventas (NYSE:VTR) has tumbled 0.06% during the past week, however, the bigger picture is still very bullish; the stocks have advanced and posted positive gains of 5.22% in the last four weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.6% and the outperformance has advanced to 8.4% for the last 4 weeks period.

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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