Dividend Information

Ventas is dedicated to being good stewards of our investors’ capital and growing shareholder value. Our diverse, high-quality portfolio of seniors housing and medical office buildings continue to outperform; with growing cash flow, these properties provide the fuel for our growing dividend. Ventas has increased the dividend every year for more than a decade.

8%

Compound Annual Dividend Increase

Since 2001

2018 Dividend History

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Declared Date Ex-Date Recorded Date Payable Date Amount
2/9/2018 3/30/2018 4/2/2018 4/12/2018 $0.79

2017 Dividend History

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Declared Date Ex-Date Recorded Date Payable Date Amount
2/10/2017 3/3/2017 3/7/2017 3/31/2017 $0.775
5/18/2017 6/2/2017 6/6/2017 6/30/2017 $0.775
8/30/2017 9/11/2017 9/12/2017 9/29/2017 $0.775
12/11/2017 12/29/2017 1/2/2018 1/12/2018 $0.79

2016 Dividend History

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Declared Date Ex-Date Recorded Date Payable Date Amount
2/12/2016 3/3/2016 3/7/2016 3/31/2016 $0.73
5/10/2016 6/2/2016 6/6/2016 6/30/2016 $0.73
8/29/2016 9/13/2016 9/15/2016 9/30/2016 $0.73
12/8/2016 12/16/2016 12/20/2016 12/30/2016 $0.775

2015 Dividend History

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Declared Date Ex-Date Recorded Date Payable Date Amount
1/5/2015 N/A 1/15/2015 1/27/2015 $0.2107
2/12/2015 3/4/2015 3/6/2015 3/31/2015 $0.5793
5/14/2015 6/3/2015 6/5/2015 6/30/2015 $0.79
9/3/2015 9/11/2015 9/15/2015 9/30/2015 $0.73
12/11/2015 12/17/2015 12/21/2015 12/30/2015 $0.73

2014 Dividend History

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Declared Date Ex-Date Recorded Date Payable Date Amount
2/14/2014 3/5/2014 3/7/2014 3/28/2014 $0.725
5/15/2014 6/4/2014 6/6/2014 6/27/2014 $0.725
9/2/2014 9/10/2014 9/12/2014 9/30/2014 $0.725
12/10/2014 12/18/2014 12/22/2014 12/31/2014 $0.790

2013 Dividend History

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Declared Date Ex-Date Recorded Date Payable Date Amount
2/15/2013 3/6/2013 3/8/2013 3/28/2013 $0.670
5/16/2013 6/3/2013 6/5/2013 6/28/2013 $0.670
9/3/2013 9/11/2013 9/13/2013 9/27/2013 $0.670
12/6/2013 12/12/2013 12/16/2013 12/31/2013 $0.725

2012 Dividend History

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Declared Date Ex-Date Recorded Date Payable Date Amount
2/15/2012 3/7/2012 3/9/2012 3/29/2012 $0.620
5/17/2012 6/6/2012 6/8/2012 6/29/2012 $0.620
8/30/2012 9/7/2012 9/11/2012 9/28/2012 $0.620
12/6/2012 12/13/2012 12/17/2012 12/28/2012 $0.620

2011 Dividend History

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Declared Date Ex-Date Recorded Date Payable Date Amount
2/17/2011 3/9/2011 3/11/2011 3/31/2011 $0.575
5/16/2011 6/8/2011 6/10/2011 6/30/2011 $0.575
6/20/2011 7/5/2011 6/30/2011 7/12/2011 $0.1264
8/19/2011 9/9/2011 9/13/2011 9/30/2011 $0.4486
12/5/2011 12/13/2011 12/15/2011 12/30/2011 $0.575

2010 Dividend History

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Declared Date Ex-Date Recorded Date Payable Date Amount
2/18/2010 3/10/2010 3/12/2010 3/31/2010 $0.535
4/30/2010 6/9/2010 6/11/2010 6/30/2010 $0.535
9/2/2010 9/15/2010 9/17/2010 9/30/2010 $0.535
12/7/2010 12/15/2010 12/17/2011 12/30/2010 $0.535

2009 Dividend History

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Declared Date Ex-Date Recorded Date Payable Date Amount
2/12/2009 3/16/2009 3/18/2009 3/31/2009 $0.5125
5/8/2009 6/5/2009 6/9/2009 6/30/2009 $0.5125
8/31/2009 9/9/2009 9/11/2009 9/30/2009 $0.5125
12/4/2009 12/14/2009 12/16/2009 12/30/2009 $0.5125
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2017 Dividend

The Company’s dividends for 2017, included in its 2017 total return to stockholders, totalled $3.115 per share, composed of its first through fourth quarter 2017 dividends whose ex-dividend dates all occurred in 2017.

For 2017 tax purposes, the Company paid quarterly reportable dividends of $0.775 per share in cash for the first, second, and third quarters of 2017, making the total dividend taxable to our stockholders in 2017 of $2.325. Our fourth quarter 2017 dividend of $0.79 per share, announced on December 11, 2017 and paid on January 12, 2018, is taxable to our stockholders as part of their 2018 dividend income. The following is a summary of the foregoing and the appropriate 1099DIV box number:

Date Paid 2017 Ventas, Inc. Dividend 2017 Taxable Income 2018 Taxable Income 2017 Box 1a
Ordinary
Dividend
2017 Box 1b
Qualified
Dividend
2017 Box 2a
Capital
Gain Distr.
2017 Box 2b
Unrecap. Section
1250 Gain
(Included in
Box 2a)
Mar. 31, 2017 $0.775 $0.775 N/A $0.343838 $0.001124 $0.431162 $0.071710
June 30, 2017 $0.775 $0.775 N/A $0.343838 $0.001124 $0.431162 $0.071710
Sept. 29, 2017 $0.775 $0.775 N/A $0.343838 $0.001124 $0.431162 $0.071710
Taxable in 2017 $2.325 $2.325 N/A $1.031514 $0.003372 $1.293486 $0.215130
Jan 12, 2018 $0.790 N/A $0.790 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total $3.115 $2.325 $0.790 N/A N/A N/A N/A

No amount of the 2017 paid dividends is considered to be return of capital (i.e. nontaxable distribution). Stockholders are encouraged to consult their own tax advisors regarding the tax consequences of these dividends.

Alternative Minimum Tax Adjustments – Tax year 2017 alternative minimum tax adjustment items have been apportioned to Company common stockholders in an amount equal to 1.729046% of each distribution. These adjustment items will only impact Company common stockholders that are subject to the alternative minimum tax for 2017. Individual taxpayers subject to the alternative minimum tax should report this amount on their 2017 Form 6251. Please note that this amount is a negative adjustment (i.e. decrease to alternative minimum taxable income). Please consult your tax advisor for the proper treatment of this adjustment item.

2016 Dividend

In 2016, we paid quarterly reportable dividends of $0.73 per share for the first, second, and third quarters and $0.775 per share for the fourth quarter, for a total dividend of $2.965. The following is a summary of all dividends paid in 2016:

Date Paid 2016 REIT Dividend 2016 Taxable Income Box 1a
Ordinary
Dividend
Box 1b
Qualified
Dividend
Box 2a
Capital
Gain Distr.
Box 2b
Unrecap. Section
1250 Gain
(Included in
Box 2a)
Mar. 31, 2016 $0.730000 $0.730000 $0.674629 $0.014265 $0.055371 $0.026780
June 30, 2016 $0.730000 $0.730000 $0.674629 $0.014265 $0.055371 $0.026780
Sept. 30, 2016 $0.730000 $0.730000 $0.674629 $0.014265 $0.055371 $0.026780
Dec. 30, 2016 $0.775000 $0.775000 $0.716216 $0.015144 $0.058784 $0.028430
Total $2.965000 $2.965000 $2.740103 $0.057939 $0.224897 $0.108770

No amount of the 2016 paid dividends is considered to be return of capital (i.e. nontaxable distribution). Stockholders are encouraged to consult their own tax advisors regarding the tax consequences of these dividends.

Alternative Minimum Tax Adjustments – Tax year 2016 alternative minimum tax adjustment items have been apportioned to Company common shareholders in an amount equal to .083361% of each distribution. These adjustment items will only impact Company common shareholders that are subject to the alternative minimum tax for 2016. Individual taxpayers subject to the alternative minimum tax should report this amount on their 2016 Form 6251. Please note that this amount is a negative adjustment (i.e. decrease to alternative minimum taxable income). Please consult your tax advisor for the proper treatment of this adjustment item.

2015 Dividend

In 2015, we paid quarterly reportable dividends of $0.79 per share for first and second quarter and $0.73 per share for third and fourth quarter, for a total dividend of $3.04. The following is a summary of all dividends paid in 2015:

Date Paid 2015 REIT Dividend 2015 Taxable Income Box 1a
Ordinary
Dividend
Box 1b
Qualified
Dividend
Box 2a
Capital
Gain Distr.
Box 2b
Unrecap. Section
1250 Gain
(Included in
Box 2a)
Jan. 27, 2015 $0.21070 $0.21070 $0.210700 $0.001131 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar. 31, 2015 $0.57930 $0.57930 $0.57930 $0.003110 $0.000000 $0.000000
June 30, 2015 $0.79000 $0.79000 $0.790000 $0.004241 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sept. 30, 2015 $0.73000 $0.73000 $0.73000 $0.003919 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec. 30, 2015 $0.73000 $0.73000 $0.73000 $0.003919 $0.000000 $0.000000
Total $3.04000 $3.04000 $3.04000 $0.016320 $0.000000 $0.000000

No amount of the 2015 paid dividends is considered to be a capital gain distribution or a return of capital (i.e. nontaxable distribution). Stockholders are encouraged to consult their own tax advisors regarding the tax consequences of these dividends.

Alternative Minimum Tax Adjustments - Tax year 2015 alternative minimum tax adjustment items have been apportioned to Ventas, Inc. common shareholders in an amount equal to .256717% of the total 2015 ordinary taxable dividends. These adjustment items will only impact common shareholders that are subject to the alternative minimum tax for 2015. Individual taxpayers subject to the alternative minimum tax should report this amount on their 2015 Form 6251. Please note that this amount is a positive adjustment (i.e. increase to alternative minimum taxable income). Please consult your tax advisor for the proper treatment of this adjustment item.

2014 Dividend

In 2014, we paid quarterly reportable dividends of $0.725 per share for first, second, and third quarter and $0.79 per share for fourth quarter, for a total dividend of $2.965. The following is a summary of all dividends paid in 2014:

Date Paid 2014 REIT Dividend 2014 Taxable Income Box 1a
Ordinary
Dividend
Box 1b
Qualified
Dividend
Box 2a
Capital
Gain Distr.
Box 2b
Unrecap. Section
1250 Gain
(Included in
Box 2a)
Mar. 28, 2014 $0.72500 $0.72500 $0.664468 $0.025610 $0.060532 $0.020860
June 27, 2014 $0.72500 $0.72500 $0.664468 $0.025610 $0.060532 $0.020860
Sept. 30, 2014 $0.72500 $0.72500 $0.664468 $0.025610 $0.060532 $0.020860
Dec. 31, 2014 $0.79000 $0.79000 $0.724041 $0.027907 $0.065959 $0.022730
Total $2.96500 $2.96500 $2.717445 $0.104737 $0.247555 $0.085310

No amount of the 2014 paid dividends is considered to be return of capital (i.e. nontaxable distribution). Stockholders are encouraged to consult their own tax advisors regarding the tax consequences of these dividends.

2013 Dividend

In 2013, we paid quarterly reportable dividends of $0.67 per share for first, second, and third quarter and $0.725 per share for fourth quarter, for a total dividend of $2.735. The following is a summary of all dividends paid in 2013:

Date Paid 2013 REIT Dividend 2013 Taxable Income Box 1a
Ordinary
Dividend
Box 1b
Qualified
Dividend
(Included in
Box 1a)
Box 2a
Capital
Gain Distr.
Box 2b
Unrecap. Section
1250 Gain
(Included in
Box 2a)
Mar. 28, 2013 $0.67000 $0.67000 $0.660213 $0.009108 $0.009787 $0.00000
June 28, 2013 $0.67000 $0.67000 $0.660213 $0.009108 $0.009787 $0.00000
Sept. 27, 2013 $0.67000 $0.67000 $0.660213 $0.009108 $0.009787 $0.00000
Dec. 31, 2013 $0.72500 $0.72500 $0.714409 $0.009856 $0.010591 $0.00000
Total $2.73500 $2.73500 $2.695048 $0.037180 $0.039952 $0.00000

No amount of the 2013 paid dividends is considered to be return of capital (i.e. nontaxable distribution). Stockholders are encouraged to consult their own tax advisors regarding the tax consequences of these dividends.

2012 Dividend

In 2012, we paid quarterly reportable dividends of $0.62 per share for a total dividend of $2.48. The following is a summary of all dividends paid in 2012:

Date Paid 2012 REIT Dividend 2012 Taxable Income Box 1a
Ordinary
Dividend
Box 2a
Capital
Gain Distr.
Box 2b
Unrecap. Section
1250 Gain
(Included in
Box 2a)
Mar. 29, 2012 $0.62000 $0.62000 $0.55781 $0.06219 $0.01498
June 29, 2012 $0.62000 $0.62000 $0.55781 $0.06219 $0.01498
Sept. 28, 2012 $0.62000 $0.62000 $0.55781 $0.06219 $0.01498
Dec. 28, 2012 $0.62000 $0.62000 $0.55781 $0.06219 $0.01498
Total $2.48000 $2.48000 $2.23124 $0.24876 $0.05992

No amount of the 2012 paid dividends is considered to be return of capital (i.e. nontaxable distribution). Stockholders are encouraged to consult their own tax advisors regarding the tax consequences of these dividends.

 

2011 Dividend

In 2011, we paid quarterly reportable dividends of $0.575 per share for a total dividend of $2.30. In accordance with the Nationwide Health Properties, Inc. merger agreement, the third quarter dividend was paid out in two installments (i.e. July 12, 2011 and September 30, 2011). The following is a summary of all dividends paid in 2011:

Date Paid 2011 REIT Dividend 2011 Taxable Income Box 1a
Ordinary
Dividend
Box 2a
Capital
Gain Distr.
Box 2b
Unrecap. Section
1250 Gain
(Included in
Box 2a)
Mar. 31, 2011 $0.57500 $0.57500 $0.57033 $0.00467 $0.00000
June 30, 2011 $0.57500 $0.57500 $0.57033 $0.00467 $0.00000
July 12, 2011 $0.12640 $0.12640 $0.12537 $0.00103 $0.00000
Sept. 30, 2011 $0.44860 $0.44860 $0.44495 $0.00365 $0.00000
Dec. 30, 2011 $0.57500 $0.57500 $0.57033 $0.00467 $0.00000
Total $2.30000 $2.30000 $2.28131 $0.01869 $0.00000

No amount of the 2011 paid dividends is considered to be return of capital (i.e. nontaxable distribution). Stockholders are encouraged to consult their own tax advisors regarding the tax consequences of these dividends.

See Dividend Information – Nationwide Health Properties, Inc. for a quarterly summary of Nationwide Health Properties, Inc. dividend payments.

2010 Dividend

In 2010, we paid quarterly reportable dividends of $0.535 per share for a total dividend of $2.14.  The following is a summary of all dividends paid in 2010:

Date Paid 2010 REIT Dividend 2010 Taxable Income Box 1a
Ordinary
Dividend
Box 2a
Capital
Gain Distr.
Box 2b
Unrecap. Section
1250 Gain
(Included in
Box 2a)
Mar. 31, 2010 $0.53500 $0.53500 $0.49982 $0.03518 $0.01607
June 30, 2010 $0.53500 $0.53500 $0.49982 $0.03518 $0.01607
Sept. 30, 2010 $0.53500 $0.53500 $0.49982 $0.03518 $0.01607
Dec. 30, 2010 $0.53500 $0.53500 $0.49982 $0.03518 $0.01607
Total $2.14000 $2.14000 $1.99928 $0.14072 $0.06428

No amount of the 2010 paid dividends is considered to be return of capital (i.e. nontaxable distribution). Stockholders are encouraged to consult their own tax advisors regarding the tax consequences of these dividends.

2009 Dividend

In 2009, we paid declared quarterly reportable dividends of $0.5125 per share for a total dividend of $2.05. The following is a summary of all dividends paid in 2009:

Date Paid 2009 REIT Dividend 2009 Taxable Income Box 1a
Ordinary
Dividend
Box 2a
Capital
Gain Distr.
Box 2b
Unrecap. Section
1250 Gain
(Included in
Box 2a)
Mar. 31, 2009 $0.51250 $0.51250 $0.45890 $0.05360 $0.01584
June 30, 2009 $0.51250 $0.51250 $0.45890 $0.05360 $0.01584
Sept. 30, 2009 $0.51250 $0.51250 $0.45890 $0.05360 $0.01584
Dec. 30, 2009 $0.51250 $0.51250 $0.45890 $0.05360 $0.01584
Total $2.05000 $2.05000 $1.83560 $0.21440 $0.06336

No amount of the 2009 paid dividends is considered to be return of capital (i.e. nontaxable distribution). Stockholders are encouraged to consult their own tax advisors regarding the tax consequences of these dividends.

2012 Dividend

During 2012, Cogdell Spencer, Inc. paid the following dividends to common shareholders:

Date Paid 2012 REIT Dividend Box 1a
Ordinary
Dividend
Box 2a
Capital
Gain Distr.

Box 2b
Unrecap. Section
1250 Gain
(Included in
Box 2a)
Box 3
Nontaxable
Distributions
Jan. 19, 2012 $0.100000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.100000
Total $0.100000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.100000

 

During 2012, Cogdell Spencer, Inc. paid the following dividends to preferred shareholders:

Date Paid 2012 REIT Dividend Box 1a
Ordinary
Dividend
Box 2a
Capital
Gain Distr.

Box 2b
Unrecap. Section
1250 Gain
(Included in
Box 2a)
Box 3
Nontaxable
Distributions
Mar. 1, 2012 $0.531250 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.531250
Apr. 2, 2012 $0.194792 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.194792
Total $0.726042 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.726042

 

 

Stockholders are encouraged to consult their own tax advisors regarding the tax consequences of these dividends. Also, see Form 8937 - Organizational Actions for additional information regarding corporate actions that affect stock basis.

2011 Dividend

During 2011, Nationwide Health Properties, Inc. paid the following dividends to common shareholders:

Date Paid 2011 REIT Dividend Box 1a
Ordinary
Dividend
Box 2a
Capital
Gain Distr.
Box 2b
Unrecap. Section
1250 Gain
(Included in
Box 2a)
Box 3
Nontaxable
Distributions
Mar. 4, 2011 $0.480000 $0.181350 $0.001994 $0.001994 $0.296656
June 3, 2011 $0.480000 $0.181350 $0.001994 $0.001994 $0.296656
July 11, 2011 $0.216260 $0.081706 $0.000898 $0.000898 $0.133656
Total $1.176260 $0.444406 $0.004886 $0.004886 $0.726968

Stockholders are encouraged to consult their own tax advisors regarding the tax consequences of these dividends. Also, see Form 8937 - Organizational Actions for additional information regarding corporate actions that affect stock basis.

2010 Dividend

In 2010, Nationwide Health Properties, Inc. paid quarterly reportable dividends for a total dividend of $1.82. The following is a summary of all dividends paid in 2010:

Date Paid 2010 REIT Dividend Box 1a
Ordinary
Dividend
Box 2a
Capital
Gain Distr.
Box 2b
Unrecap. Section
1250 Gain
(Included in
Box 2a)
Box 3
Nontaxable
Distributions
Mar. 5, 2010 $0.440000 $0.370687 $0.016635 $0.016635 $0.052678
June 4, 2010 $0.450000 $0.379112 $0.017013 $0.017013 $0.053875
Sept. 3, 2010 $0.460000 $0.387537 $0.017391 $0.017391 $0.055072
Dec. 3, 2010 $0.470000 $0.395962 $0.017769 $0.017769 $0.056269
Total $1.820000 $1.533298 $0.068808 $0.068808 $0.217894

Stockholders are encouraged to consult their own tax advisors regarding the tax consequences of these dividends.

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