Ventas, Inc. (VTR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 04, 2014


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Ventas, Inc. ( VTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.725 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 27, 2014. Shareholders who purchased VTR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that VTR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $64.93, the dividend yield is 4.47%.

The previous trading day's last sale of VTR was $64.93, representing a -10.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.32 and a 18.29% increase over the 52 week low of $54.89.

VTR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). VTR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.57. Zacks Investment Research reports VTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.01%, compared to an industry average of 9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the VTR Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to VTR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have VTR as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Residential Real Estate Capped ETF ( REZ )
  • iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Index Fund ( ICF )
  • streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund ( RWR )
  • Wilshire US REIT ( WREI )
  • Vanguard REIT ETF ( VNQ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is REZ with an increase of 16.3% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of VTR at 8.64%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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