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) pushed the Financial sector lower today making it today's featured Financial laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day down 0.8%. By the end of trading, Health Care REIT fell $2.17 (-3.0%) to $69.74 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 4,544,876 shares of Health Care REIT exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2,111,900 shares. The stock ranged in price between $69.25-$71.20 after having opened the day at $71.20 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $71.91. Other companies within the Financial sector that declined today were:
), down 9.8%,
), down 7.7%,
), down 7.3% and
), down 7.2%.
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Health Care REIT, Inc. is an independent equity real estate investment trust. The firm engages in acquiring, planning, developing, managing, repositioning and monetizing of real estate assets. It primarily invests in the real estate markets of the United States. Health Care REIT has a market cap of $19.4 billion and is part of the real estate industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 101.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 17.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Health Care REIT a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
Health Care REIT
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity.
- You can view the full Health Care REIT Ratings Report.
On the positive front,
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), down 10.3%,
), down 9.6% and
), down 9.6% , were all gainers within the financial sector with
) being today's featured financial sector leader.
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