IFP Advisors Inc boosted its stake in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) by 12.2% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 42,836 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 4,656 shares during the period. IFP Advisors Inc’s holdings in Omega Healthcare Investors were worth $1,414,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in OHI. ARP Americas LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors during the second quarter valued at approximately $218,000. Anchor Capital Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 33.9% in the second quarter. Anchor Capital Advisors LLC now owns 12,560 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $415,000 after buying an additional 3,180 shares during the period. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. increased its stake in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 132.8% in the second quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. now owns 18,150 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $599,000 after buying an additional 10,353 shares during the period. Barry Investment Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 1.6% in the second quarter. Barry Investment Advisors LLC now owns 341,536 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $11,278,000 after buying an additional 5,355 shares during the period. Finally, Texas Permanent School Fund increased its stake in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 0.9% in the second quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 143,691 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $4,745,000 after buying an additional 1,248 shares during the period. 73.62% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE OHI) opened at 31.15 on Tuesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $33.05 and a 200 day moving average of $32.65. The company has a market cap of $6.14 billion, a PE ratio of 16.44 and a beta of 0.50. Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. has a 52 week low of $28.11 and a 52 week high of $38.09.

Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE:OHI) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.16. Omega Healthcare Investors had a return on equity of 8.88% and a net margin of 40.20%. The business had revenue of $194 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $194.59 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.87 EPS. Omega Healthcare Investors’s revenue was up 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts predict that Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. will post $1.87 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, August 15th. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 1st will be given a $0.64 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 28th. This represents a $2.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.22%. This is a positive change from Omega Healthcare Investors’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.63. Omega Healthcare Investors’s dividend payout ratio is currently 135.45%.

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Several analysts recently commented on the stock. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Omega Healthcare Investors from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Omega Healthcare Investors from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $33.00 price target on shares of Omega Healthcare Investors in a report on Friday, May 12th. Finally, Vetr downgraded shares of Omega Healthcare Investors from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $32.50 price target on the stock. in a report on Monday, April 17th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and five have issued a hold rating to the stock. Omega Healthcare Investors has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $34.38.

In related news, COO Daniel J. Booth sold 20,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $34.65, for a total value of $693,000.00. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 90,335 shares in the company, valued at $3,130,107.75. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director Craig R. Callen bought 15,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 2nd. The stock was purchased at an average price of $31.40 per share, for a total transaction of $471,000.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 18,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $565,200. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 4.54% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Omega Healthcare Investors Company Profile

Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc is a self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company maintains a portfolio of long-term healthcare facilities and mortgages on healthcare facilities located in the United States and the United Kingdom. It operates through the segment, which consists of investments in healthcare-related real estate properties.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE:OHI)

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