Analyst Ratings for Ventas Inc. (VTR)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Ventas Inc. (NYSE:VTR) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. About 30 days ago, VTR was issued an average rating of Hold.

A buy rating was issued by 2 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 16 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 2 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has decreased by 2.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for VTR. The highest price target was 72, implying a possible profit of 7.27 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 56, implying a possible loss of -16.57 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -6.73 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.12 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.74 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of VTR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 151.17 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of VTR is 0.27.

In the last 52-weeks, VTR has achieved a high of 76.80 and a low of 56.20. Currently the stock is 19.43 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 12.6 percent. VTR has a P/E ratio of 40.64. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The VTR value stock report compares VTR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of VTR is $23.92 billion. VTR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.