Welltower stock: buy or sell?
August 19th, 2019
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These 2 buy setups match with Welltower stock now:
|New all-time high||Yes|
|New 52 week high||Yes|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Welltower stock a buy?
Banks and financial institutions publish stock ratings everyday.At Stocks2.com, we detected 9 ratings published for WELL stock in the last month. The general sentiment of these ratings is bullish for WELL stock, with 5 positive ratings.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-8-5||BMO Capital Markets||n/a||Buy|
|2019-6-13||Raymond James||Outperform||Market Perform|
|2019-2-21||Royal Bank of Canada||n/a||Sector Perform|
Welltower stock analysis
Welltower grew 0.71% today to $89.42 after topping to all time highs today.
Welltower grew 0.71% today and reached a new all time high at $89.62. On April WELL price bounced up over the SMA of 100 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock.
Shares of Welltower ended this week at $89.42 after reaching a new all time high ($89.62) and grew a tiny 0.71%. With this, it's been 5 green weeks in a row, gaining $7.19 or 8.57%.
WELL shows a strong mid-term uptrend with several rising tops and rising bottoms. Since its last bottom late July, WELL climbed unceasignly breaking out to new all time highs. Late April WELL price bounced up over the SMA of 20 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides.
Welltower stock price history
Welltower stock went public on March 19th, 1980 with a price of $0.391. Since then, WELL stock surged a 22,828.20%, with a yearly average of 585.30%. If you had invested $1,000 in Welltower stock in 1980, it would worth $228,282.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
Welltower stock historical price chart
WELL stock reached all-time highs today with a price of $89.62.
Welltower stock price target is $81.50How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' WELL stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we found 8 price targets for WELL stock:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-8-5||BMO Capital Markets||Reiterates||n/a||$86.00||-|
|2019-8-14||Morgan Stanley||Raises Target||$83.00||$91.00||9.6%|
|2019-8-1||Stifel Nicolaus||Raises Target||$78.00||$87.00||11.5%|
|2019-6-14||Scotiabank||Set Price Target||n/a||$80.00||-|
|2019-3-29||Deutsche Bank||Raises Target||$61.00||$71.00||16.4%|
|2019-3-28||Morgan Stanley||Raises Target||$77.00||$83.00||7.8%|
|2019-2-21||Royal Bank of Canada||Raises Target||n/a||$76.00||-|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareSince February, when Welltower published its last earnings report, it . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw a superb increase of 9.23% to $4,615.27 million dollars. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, in contrast, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) rose a 5.07% to 17.44%.
|2013||$2,880 M||-||$93 M3.2%||-|
|2014||$3,298 M||14.51%||$512 M15.5%||448.70%|
|2015||$3,757 M||13.92%||$884 M23.5%||72.56%|
|2016||$4,154 M||10.56%||$1,078 M25.9%||21.96%|
|2017||$4,225 M||1.73%||$523 M12.4%||-51.50%|
|2018||$4,615 M||9.23%||$805 M17.4%||53.98%|
Quarterly financial resultsWelltower reported $1,220.97 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a 0.24% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $113.44 M with a profit margin of 9.29%. Profit margin raised a 3.05% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 6.24%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Welltower sales marked an extraordinary gain and skyrocketed a 12.02%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Welltower posted 3 negative quarters in a row.
|2017-Q2||$1,060 M||-||$158 M14.9%||-|
|2017-Q3||$1,090 M||2.83%||$84 M7.7%||-46.76%|
|2017-Q4||$1,090 M||-0.01%||$-100 M-9.2%||-218.72%|
|2018-Q1||$1,079 M||-0.97%||$449 M41.6%||-550.04%|
|2018-Q2||$1,097 M||1.64%||$166 M15.1%||-63.03%|
|2018-Q3||$1,218 M||11.04%||$76 M6.2%||-54.21%|
|2018-Q4||$1,221 M||0.24%||$113 M9.3%||49.14%|
|2019-Q1||$1,249 M||2.33%||$280 M22.4%||147.24%|
Welltower ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in shares of a stock, it's always worth to overview its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Welltower, 0.23% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
Bearish positions for WELL stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Welltower:
|Market cap||$34.3 B||$1.5 B||$16.6 B||$0.0 M||$228.9 M|
|Total shares||383.7 M||186.2 M||478.0 M||0.0 M||34.5 M|
|Float shares||404.4 M||153.3 M||489.8 M||177.2 M||22.4 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||86.6%||103.4%||97.0%||99.7%||42.8%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.2%||2.2%||0.2%||1.3%||32.4%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Monday, August 19th, 2019|
|Day range||$88.31 - $89.62|
|Average true range||$1.97|
|50d mov avg||$83.71|
|100d mov avg||$79.88|
|200d mov avg||$75.36|
Welltower performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We selected Brookdale Senior Living, HCP, Sabra Health Care, Tiptree and Ventas as the bechmarking frame for Welltower stock.
|BKDBrookdale Senior ...||27.61%||11.68%||-7.45%|
|SBRASabra Health Care||9.34%||10.29%||-0.92%|
Welltower competitorsWe selected a few stocks to conform a list of Welltower competitors to check if you are interested in investing in WELL:
Latest Welltower stock news
- Seeking AlphaWelltower - Rapidly Growing Healthcare Investment CompanyJanuary 15, 2019