Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR), an S&P 500 company, is a leading real estate investment trust (REIT), with a highly diversified portfolio of more than 1,500 seniors housing and healthcare properties in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Our balanced portfolio of high-quality assets is diversified across all key measures – asset type, tenant/manager mix, revenue source, operating model and geography. Approximately 84% of our revenues are derived from private pay, non-government sources.
Ventas has delivered consistent, superior long-term returns to shareholders for more than a decade, outperforming both the S&P 500 and the MSCI US REIT Index, while providing compound annual dividend growth of 10%. We are disciplined acquirers with rigorous investment standards and a well-earned reputation for bringing both creativity and financial strength to completing transactions of all sizes and complexity. At the same time, we have maintained reliable internal cash flow growth from our high-performing portfolio.
By maintaining an outstanding balance sheet and ample liquidity, we continue to improve our cost of capital and enhance stakeholder value. Our leadership team is committed to building on our legacy of excellence that shareholders and customers have come to expect.