Arete Wealth Advisors LLC grew its stake in Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) by 17.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 7,730 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 1,170 shares during the period. Arete Wealth Advisors LLC’s holdings in Omega Healthcare Investors were worth $255,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of OHI. BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 4,872.8% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 19,889,913 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $656,169,000 after buying an additional 19,489,938 shares in the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its position in Omega Healthcare Investors by 137.5% in the 2nd quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 5,503,823 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $181,736,000 after purchasing an additional 3,186,783 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in Omega Healthcare Investors by 4.6% in the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 31,762,511 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,047,845,000 after purchasing an additional 1,397,206 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC raised its position in Omega Healthcare Investors by 71.9% in the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 2,349,289 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $77,573,000 after purchasing an additional 982,771 shares during the last quarter. Finally, LSV Asset Management raised its position in Omega Healthcare Investors by 28.5% in the 2nd quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 1,724,155 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $56,931,000 after purchasing an additional 382,200 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 72.84% of the company’s stock.

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Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (OHI) traded down 0.06% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $31.91. 2,013,205 shares of the company traded hands. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $31.57 and its 200 day moving average is $32.50. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.29 billion, a PE 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.

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

Several analysts 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 report on Thursday, June 8th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Omega Healthcare Investors from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Omega Healthcare Investors from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have assigned a hold rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $34.38.

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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