Ventas, Inc. (VTR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 03, 2013

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Ventas, Inc. ( VTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.67 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased VTR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.06% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $72.79, the dividend yield is 3.68%.

The previous trading day's last sale of VTR was $72.79, representing a -13.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $84.11 and a 30.28% increase over the 52 week low of $55.87.

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 $1.3. Zacks Investment Research reports VTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.73%, compared to an industry average of 7.3%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the VTR Dividend History page.

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 ( REZ )
  • iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Index Fund ( ICF )
  • PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund ( PSR )
  • streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund ( RWR )
  • Wilshire US REIT ( WREI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is WREI with an increase of 9.61% over the last 100 days. REZ has the highest percent weighting of VTR at 9.55%.



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



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