News articles about Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE:OHI) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Omega Healthcare Investors earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.358990538409 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

A number of research firms recently weighed in on OHI. BidaskClub downgraded Omega Healthcare Investors from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Omega Healthcare Investors from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. ValuEngine cut shares of Omega Healthcare Investors from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and set a $30.00 price target on shares of Omega Healthcare Investors in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, Vetr cut shares of Omega Healthcare Investors from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $33.33 price target for the company. in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $31.83.

Shares of Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE OHI) traded down $0.08 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $27.14. 2,242,778 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,844,823. Omega Healthcare Investors has a one year low of $26.84 and a one year high of $35.14. The firm has a market cap of $5,375.71, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.98, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.82 and a beta of 0.53. The company has a quick ratio of 3.40, a current ratio of 3.40 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.18.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 15th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 31st were issued a $0.65 dividend. This is a positive change 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 9.58%. Omega Healthcare Investors’s payout ratio is 317.08%.

In related news, Director Craig R. Callen bought 10,000 shares of Omega Healthcare Investors stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 2nd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $27.38 per share, with a total value of $273,800.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Bernard J. Korman purchased 100,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 31st. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $28.24 per share, for a total transaction of $2,824,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 903,895 shares in the company, valued at $25,525,994.80. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 1.54% of the stock is currently owned by corporate 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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