Jefferies Sticks to Its Hold Rating for Ventas

By Ryan Adsit

In a report released yesterday, Omotayo Okusanya from Jefferies reiterated a Hold rating on Ventas (NYSE: VTR), with a price target of $66. The company’s shares opened today at $67.63.

According to, Okusanya is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 6.3% and a 59.0% success rate. Okusanya covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Government Properties Income Trust, National Storage Affiliates Trust, and Retail Properties of America Inc.

Ventas has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $64.

The company has a one year high of $74.48 and a one year low of $56.20. Currently, Ventas has an average volume of 1.51M.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 79 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is neutral on the stock.

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Ventas, Inc. engages in the acquisition and ownership of seniors housing and healthcare properties. It invest in seniors housing and healthcare properties through acquisitions and leases its properties to unaffiliated tenants or operate them through independent third-party managers. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.