Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. raised its holdings in Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) by 1.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 60,015 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 898 shares during the quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc.’s holdings in Omega Healthcare Investors were worth $1,981,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of OHI. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. raised its position in Omega Healthcare Investors by 20.7% in the first quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 367,420 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $12,121,000 after purchasing an additional 62,968 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its position in Omega Healthcare Investors by 3.6% in the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 186,324 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $6,147,000 after purchasing an additional 6,493 shares during the period. OppenheimerFunds Inc. raised its position in Omega Healthcare Investors by 24.1% in the first quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 40,626 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,340,000 after purchasing an additional 7,889 shares during the period. Wellington Management Group LLP raised its position in Omega Healthcare Investors by 482.5% in the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 162,343 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $5,355,000 after purchasing an additional 134,472 shares during the period. Finally, FMR LLC raised its position in Omega Healthcare Investors by 26.7% in the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 1,366,518 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $45,082,000 after purchasing an additional 287,612 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 72.84% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities research analysts have commented on OHI shares. BidaskClub upgraded Omega Healthcare Investors from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. ValuEngine upgraded Omega Healthcare Investors from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Omega Healthcare Investors from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and issued a $30.00 target price on shares of Omega Healthcare Investors in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Omega Healthcare Investors has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $32.63.

Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) traded up 0.89% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $31.69. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,670,327 shares. Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. has a 1-year low of $28.11 and a 1-year high of $35.14. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $31.93 and a 200 day moving average price of $32.50. The firm has a market cap of $6.25 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.72 and a beta of 0.53.

Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE:OHI) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 26th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the 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 $194.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $194.59 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.87 EPS. Omega Healthcare Investors’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts expect that Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. will post $1.77 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 15th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 31st will be issued a dividend of $0.65 per share. This is a boost from Omega Healthcare Investors’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.64. The ex-dividend date is Monday, October 30th. This represents a $2.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.20%. Omega Healthcare Investors’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 135.45%.

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Omega Healthcare Investors 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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