Ventas Stock Hits New 52-Week High (VTR)

Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model.

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Ventas (NYSE: VTR) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $74.12, above its previous 52-week high of $73.50 with 439,485 shares traded as of 11:40 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.4 million shares over the past 30 days.

Ventas has a market cap of $21.37 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 13.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Ventas, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust. The firm engages in investment, management, financing, and leasing of properties in the healthcare industry. It invests in the real estate markets of the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 70.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

  • EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys Stocks Under $10 that he thinks could potentially double. See what he's trading today with a 14-day FREE pass.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ventas as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Ventas Ratings Report.

See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center.

It's Official: Action Alerts PLUS beats the S&P 500 with Dividends Reinvested! Cramer and Link were up 16.72% in 2012. Were you? See what they are trading for 14-days FREE.

null

More from Markets

Dow Tumbles, Stocks Slide on Renewed Trade War Concerns

Dow Tumbles, Stocks Slide on Renewed Trade War Concerns

Goldman Is Bullish on Oil, Sees Demand Outweighing Inventory Concern

Goldman Is Bullish on Oil, Sees Demand Outweighing Inventory Concern

Jim Cramer: Centene Is in All the Big Medicare Markets

Jim Cramer: Centene Is in All the Big Medicare Markets

Jim Cramer on the Markets: I Struggle With How Negative Things Are

Jim Cramer on the Markets: I Struggle With How Negative Things Are

Video: Jim Cramer on Tariff Worries, Oil, Alphabet and Centene

Video: Jim Cramer on Tariff Worries, Oil, Alphabet and Centene