BMO Capital Reaffirms Their Hold Rating on Welltower (WELL)

By Jason Carr

In a report released yesterday, John Kim from BMO Capital maintained a Hold rating on Welltower (WELLResearch Report), with a price target of $73. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $74.53.

According to, Kim is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 4.9% and a 59.7% success rate. Kim covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Apartment Investment & Management, Franklin Street Properties, and National Health Investors.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Welltower with a $79.38 average price target.

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Based on Welltower’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending December 31, the company reported a quarterly net profit of $71.53 million. In comparison, last year the company had a net profit of $111 million.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 44 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock.

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Welltower, Inc. engages in investing with seniors housing operators, post acute providers and health systems to fund the real estate infrastructure needed to scale innovative care delivery models and improve people’s wellness and overall health care experience.