Ventas, Inc. (VTR)

48.95 0.50%
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Pros
Company’s profitability is improving
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Forward P/S ratio low relative to industry peers
Buy analyst rating
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
Revenue growth lower than the industry and sector averages
Forward P/E ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward PEG ratio high relative to industry peers
High short interest

Pros

  1. VTR profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 19.20 percentage points. See VTR profitability chart.
  2. VTR forward dividend yield is 3.27%, higher than the industry (2.44%) and sector (1.04%) forward dividend yields. See VTR forward dividend chart.
  3. VTR Price/Sales ratio is 5.62, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See VTR forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  4. VTR average analyst rating is Buy. See VTR analyst rating chart.
  5. VTR average analyst price target ($60.90) is above its current price ($52.97). See VTR price target chart.

Cons

  1. VTR quarterly revenue growth was 6.10%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (7.33% and 10.70%, respectively). See VTR revenue growth chart.
  2. VTR forward P/E ratio is 2689.00, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See VTR forward P/E ratio chart.
  3. VTR PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 45.34, which is high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See VTR PEG chart.
  4. VTR short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 2.81. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See VTR short interest ratio chart.