Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL) is -19.73% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $56.50 and a high of $99.43 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The WELL stock was last observed hovering at around $68.18 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.67% off its average median price target of $78.00 for the next 12 months. It is also 37.97% off the consensus price target high of $111.00 offered by 20 analysts, but current levels are -12.87% lower than the price target low of $61.00 for the same period.
Currently trading at $68.85, the stock is 6.85% and 7.36% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 1.89 million and changing 0.98% at the moment leaves the stock -14.41% off its SMA200. WELL registered -18.05% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -22.13%.
The stock witnessed a 19.72% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a -11.17%, and is -1.52% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 2.19% over the week and 2.94% over the month.
Welltower Inc. (WELL) has around 464 employees, a market worth around $32.02B and $5.65B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 181.66 and Fwd P/E is 74.19. Profit margin for the company is 5.80%. Distance from 52-week low is 21.86% and -30.76% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (2.00%).
Welltower Inc. (WELL) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Welltower Inc. (WELL) is a “Overweight”. 20 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.10, where 6 rate it as a Hold and 4 think it is a “Overweight”. 10 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Welltower Inc. is expected to release its quarterly report on 02/14/2023.The EPS is expected to grow by 189.50% this year.
Welltower Inc. (WELL) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 472.52M, and float is at 472.14M with Short Float at 2.92%.
Welltower Inc. (WELL) Insider Activity
A total of 10 insider transactions have happened at Welltower Inc. (WELL) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 0 and purchases happening 10 times.
Welltower Inc. (WELL): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Ventas Inc. (VTR) that is trading -11.19% down over the past 12 months and Healthpeak Properties Inc. (PEAK) that is -25.03% lower over the same period. Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW) is -40.43% down on the 1-year trading charts.