Nationwide Fund Advisors lessened its stake in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) by 20.3% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 334,354 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 84,983 shares during the period. Nationwide Fund Advisors owned 0.17% of Omega Healthcare Investors worth $10,669,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. World Asset Management Inc boosted its holdings in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 0.8% in the 2nd quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 15,257 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $504,000 after purchasing an additional 118 shares in the last quarter. BKS Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 2.7% in the 2nd quarter. BKS Advisors LLC now owns 7,715 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $255,000 after purchasing an additional 200 shares in the last quarter. Meridian Investment Counsel Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 0.7% in the 2nd quarter. Meridian Investment Counsel Inc. now owns 35,164 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,161,000 after purchasing an additional 250 shares in the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado boosted its holdings in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 0.6% in the 2nd quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 46,036 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,520,000 after purchasing an additional 281 shares in the last quarter. Finally, M&R Capital Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 1.3% in the 2nd quarter. M&R Capital Management Inc. now owns 30,940 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $937,000 after purchasing an additional 385 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 68.14% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on OHI shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Omega Healthcare Investors from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, November 3rd. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $30.00 target price on shares of Omega Healthcare Investors in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Vetr downgraded Omega Healthcare Investors from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $33.33 price objective on the stock. in a report on Thursday, October 19th. TheStreet downgraded Omega Healthcare Investors from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Finally, Capital One Financial assumed coverage on Omega Healthcare Investors in a report on Monday, October 23rd. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $34.00 price objective on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $31.83.

Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (OHI) remained flat at $$26.78 during midday trading on Wednesday. 2,061,200 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,174,949. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.18, a quick ratio of 3.40 and a current ratio of 3.40. Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. has a 12-month low of $26.43 and a 12-month high of $35.14. The company has a market cap of $5,304.40, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.88, a P/E/G ratio of 2.78 and a beta of 0.49.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 15th. Investors of record on Tuesday, October 31st were issued a dividend of $0.65 per share. This is an increase from Omega Healthcare Investors’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.64. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, October 30th. This represents a $2.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 9.71%. Omega Healthcare Investors’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 317.08%.

In related news, Director Bernard J. Korman bought 100,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 31st. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $28.24 per share, with a total value of $2,824,000.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 903,895 shares in the company, valued at $25,525,994.80. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Craig R. Callen bought 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 2nd. The shares were bought at an average cost of $27.38 per share, with a total value of $273,800.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 1.54% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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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.

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

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