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Ventas, Inc. (VTR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 17, 2015

Ventas, Inc. ( VTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 17, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.73 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 30, 2015. Shareholders who purchased VTR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -7.59% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $54.48, the dividend yield is 5.36%.

The previous trading day's last sale of VTR was $54.48, representing a -33.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $81.93 and a 10.48% increase over the 52 week low of $49.31.

VTR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and Public Storage ( PSA ). VTR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.25. Zacks Investment Research reports VTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -.89%, compared to an industry average of 8%.

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 REIT ETF ( ICF )
  • Schwab U.S. REIT ETF ( SCHH )
  • Vanguard REIT ETF - DNQ ( VNQ )
  • SPDR DJ Wilshire REIT ETF ( RWR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is REZ with an increase of 4.54% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of VTR at 6.51%.

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


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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