Deutsche Bank AG grew its holdings in Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (NYSE:OHI) by 348.1% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 2,178,808 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,692,622 shares during the quarter. Deutsche Bank AG’s holdings in Omega Healthcare Investors were worth $59,998,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 2.1% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 21,258,742 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $585,466,000 after acquiring an additional 438,005 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its stake in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 11.8% in the 4th quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 4,408,364 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $121,406,000 after acquiring an additional 466,377 shares during the period. LSV Asset Management raised its stake in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 106.1% in the 4th quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 4,006,633 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $110,342,000 after acquiring an additional 2,062,428 shares during the period. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 14,906.5% in the 4th quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. now owns 2,929,265 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $80,672,000 after acquiring an additional 2,909,745 shares during the period. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 4.3% in the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,821,799 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $90,044,000 after acquiring an additional 117,561 shares during the period. 73.86% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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A number of equities analysts have recently commented on OHI shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Omega Healthcare Investors from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $34.00 price target on shares of Omega Healthcare Investors in a report on Tuesday, February 13th. Wells Fargo & Co raised shares of Omega Healthcare Investors from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $32.00 price target for the company in a report on Thursday, February 15th. SunTrust Banks set a $28.00 price target on shares of Omega Healthcare Investors and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, January 22nd. Finally, Jefferies Group reaffirmed an “underperform” rating on shares of Omega Healthcare Investors in a report on Thursday, December 21st. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $31.37.

Shares of Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (NYSE:OHI) opened at $27.30 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $5,461.21, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.31, a P/E/G ratio of 3.12 and a beta of 0.46. Omega Healthcare Investors Inc has a fifty-two week low of $24.90 and a fifty-two week high of $35.14. The company has a current ratio of 3.55, a quick ratio of 3.55 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.18.

Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE:OHI) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 13th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.49 by ($0.18). The firm had revenue of $221.21 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $219.07 million. Omega Healthcare Investors had a net margin of 11.06% and a return on equity of 2.48%. equities analysts anticipate that Omega Healthcare Investors Inc will post 2.94 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, February 15th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 31st were issued a dividend of $0.66 per share. This is a positive change from Omega Healthcare Investors’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.65. This represents a $2.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 9.67%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, January 30th. Omega Healthcare Investors’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 528.01%.

In related news, Director Bernard J. Korman acquired 100,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 22nd. The stock was bought at an average cost of $26.89 per share, with a total value of $2,689,000.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 896,895 shares in the company, valued at $24,117,506.55. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 1.54% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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About Omega Healthcare Investors

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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