Ventas, Inc. (VTR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 06, 2013

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Ventas, Inc. ( VTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.67 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 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 prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of VTR was $71.26, representing a -0.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $71.90 and a 32.11% increase over the 52 week low of $53.94.

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 $1.23. Zacks Investment Research reports VTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.2%, compared to an industry average of 7.7%.


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 REZ with an increase of 7.37% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of VTR at 9.14%.



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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