Welltower Inc (HCN) : Washington Trust Bank scooped up 3,554 additional shares in Welltower Inc during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 4, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 5,052 shares of Welltower Inc which is valued at $355,560.Welltower Inc makes up approximately 0.09% of Washington Trust Bank’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Eqis Capital Management boosted its stake in HCN in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 95 additional shares and now holds a total of 11,717 shares of Welltower Inc which is valued at $824,642. Welltower Inc makes up approx 0.05% of Eqis Capital Management’s portfolio.Beacon Financial Group boosted its stake in HCN in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 305 additional shares and now holds a total of 69,765 shares of Welltower Inc which is valued at $4,910,061. Welltower Inc makes up approx 1.03% of Beacon Financial Group’s portfolio.
Welltower Inc closed down -1.91 points or -2.59% at $71.88 with 24,79,815 shares getting traded on Tuesday. Post opening the session at $73.7, the shares hit an intraday low of $71.49 and an intraday high of $73.76 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Tuesday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Welltower Inc reported $1.15 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01 according to the earnings call on Aug 2, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.14. The company had revenue of $1076.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1053.45 million. The company’s revenue was up 12.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.09 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Welltower Inc. Company shares were Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity on Aug 15, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 86 from a previous price target of $79 .Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Aug 4, 2016 to “Sector Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 77 from a previous price target of $72 .Welltower Inc was Downgraded by Hilliard Lyons to ” Underperform” on Aug 2, 2016.
Welltower Inc. formerly Health Care REIT Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company’s portfolio has range of seniors housing and healthcare real estate including seniors housing communities nursing/post-acute facilities medical office buildings inpatient and outpatient medical centers and life science facilities. The Company operates in three segments: seniors housing triple-net seniors housing operating and medical facilities. Its properties consist of land building improvements and related rights. The Company’s hospitals and seniors housing triple-net properties are leased to operators under long-term operating leases. Its medical office building portfolio is primarily self-managed and consists principally of multi-tenant properties leased to health care providers.