Ventas, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). 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
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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 WREI with an increase of
9.61% over the last 100 days. REZ has the highest percent weighting
of VTR at 9.55%.