Meridian Investment Counsel Inc. increased its position in Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) by 0.7% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 35,164 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 250 shares during the period. Meridian Investment Counsel Inc.’s holdings in Omega Healthcare Investors were worth $1,161,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. increased its holdings in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 167.7% in the 2nd quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 3,432 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $113,000 after acquiring an additional 2,150 shares during the period. Ffcm LLC increased its holdings in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 197.6% in the 2nd quarter. Ffcm LLC now owns 3,402 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $115,000 after acquiring an additional 2,259 shares during the period. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC increased its holdings in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 656.6% in the 2nd quarter. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC now owns 6,015 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $193,000 after acquiring an additional 5,220 shares during the period. ARP Americas LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors in the 2nd quarter worth about $218,000. Finally, Schnieders Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors in the 2nd quarter worth about $226,000. 72.84% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (OHI) traded down 0.06% during trading on Friday, reaching $31.91. 2,013,205 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.29 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.84 and a beta of 0.51. Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. has a 52-week low of $28.11 and a 52-week high of $36.68. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $31.57 and a 200 day moving average of $32.50.

Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE:OHI) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.49 by ($0.16). Omega Healthcare Investors had a net margin of 40.20% and a return on equity of 8.88%. The business had revenue of $194.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $194.59 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.87 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 4.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. will post $1.77 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

OHI has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Omega Healthcare Investors from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. BidaskClub cut shares of Omega Healthcare Investors from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, August 5th. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Omega Healthcare Investors from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a hold rating to the company. Omega Healthcare Investors presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $34.38.

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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.

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

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