Ventas, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.62 per share scheduled for December 28,
2012. Shareholders who purchased VTR stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that VTR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $64.99, the dividend yield is 3.82%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VTR was $64.99,
representing a -4.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $68.15 and
a 28.57% increase over the 52 week low of $50.55.
VTR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). VTR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.6. Zacks Investment Research reports VTR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 12.13%, compared to an
industry average of 3.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to VTR through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have VTR as a top-10 holding:
- iShares FTSE NAREIT Residential Index Fund (
- iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Index Fund (
- PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund (
- streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund (
- Wilshire US REIT (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSR with an decrease of
-1% over the last 100 days. REZ has the highest percent weighting
of VTR at 9.63%.