MGO One Seven LLC Has $649,000 Position in Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR)

MGO One Seven LLC cut its holdings in shares of Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTRFree Report) by 11.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 15,408 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 1,996 shares during the quarter. MGO One Seven LLC’s holdings in Ventas were worth $649,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Fairfield Bush & CO. bought a new position in Ventas in the first quarter valued at about $41,000. US Bancorp DE lifted its holdings in Ventas by 21.1% during the first quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 13,542 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $837,000 after acquiring an additional 2,356 shares during the period. Panagora Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Ventas by 90.0% in the first quarter. Panagora Asset Management Inc. now owns 20,191 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,247,000 after buying an additional 9,563 shares during the period. Raymond James Trust N.A. bought a new stake in shares of Ventas during the 1st quarter valued at $271,000. Finally, Vontobel Holding Ltd. grew its position in Ventas by 6.0% during the first quarter. Vontobel Holding Ltd. now owns 14,712 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $924,000 after buying an additional 835 shares in the last quarter. 93.48% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Ventas Stock Down 0.1 %

Shares of VTR stock traded down $0.04 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $47.40. 1,488,460 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,975,964. The company has a market cap of $19.07 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 4,748.75, a P/E/G ratio of 2.02 and a beta of 1.29. The company has a current ratio of 0.43, a quick ratio of 0.43 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.36. Ventas, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $39.33 and a fifty-two week high of $53.15. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $47.90 and its 200-day moving average is $45.33.

Ventas Announces Dividend

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, January 18th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 2nd were issued a $0.45 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 29th. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.80%. Ventas’s payout ratio is 18,018.02%.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of research firms have commented on VTR. Wedbush raised Ventas from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and upped their price target for the company from $44.00 to $51.00 in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Mizuho increased their target price on Ventas from $53.00 to $56.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Bank of America raised Ventas from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their target price for the stock from $48.00 to $53.00 in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th. Wells Fargo & Company cut their price target on Ventas from $49.00 to $47.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, November 13th. Finally, StockNews.com downgraded Ventas from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat.com, Ventas currently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average price target of $51.23.

Check Out Our Latest Analysis on VTR

Ventas Company Profile

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Ventas Inc, an S&P 500 company, operates at the intersection of two large and dynamic industries healthcare and real estate. Fueled by powerful demographic demand from growth in the aging population, Ventas owns or has investments in a highly diversified portfolio of approximately 1,400 properties in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Ventas (NYSE:VTR)

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