LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) ("Ventas" or the "Company") said today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.475 per share, payable in cash on September 28, 2007, to stockholders of record on September 17, 2007. The dividend is the third quarterly installment of the Company's $1.90 per share 2007 annual dividend.
Ventas, Inc. is a leading healthcare real estate investment trust. Its diverse portfolio of properties located in 43 states and two Canadian provinces includes seniors housing communities, skilled nursing facilities, hospitals and medical office and other properties. More information about Ventas can be found on its website at http://www.ventasreit.com.
This press release includes forward-looking statements within the
meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and
Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All
statements regarding Ventas, Inc.'s ("Ventas" or the "Company") and its
subsidiaries' expected future financial position, results of operations,
cash flows, funds from operations, dividends and dividend plans, financing
plans, business strategy, budgets, projected costs, capital expenditures,
competitive positions, acquisitions, investment opportunities, merger
integration, growth opportunities, expected lease income, continued
qualification as a real estate investment trust ("REIT"), plans and
objectives of management for future operations and statements that include
words such as "anticipate," "if," "believe," "plan," "estimate," "expect,"
"intend," "may," "could," "should," "will" and other similar expressions
are forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are
inherently uncertain, and security holders must recognize that actual
results may differ from the Company's expectations. The Company does not
undertake a duty to update such forward-
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