Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. acquired a new stake in National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE:NHI) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm acquired 3,708 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $294,000.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Sei Investments Co. raised its position in shares of National Health Investors by 512.8% in the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 3,634 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $287,000 after buying an additional 3,041 shares during the last quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. raised its position in shares of National Health Investors by 12.5% in the second quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. now owns 3,600 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $285,000 after buying an additional 400 shares during the last quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. raised its position in shares of National Health Investors by 6.8% in the second quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 27,723 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $2,195,000 after buying an additional 1,760 shares during the last quarter. Lee Financial Co raised its position in shares of National Health Investors by 1.1% in the second quarter. Lee Financial Co now owns 8,878 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $703,000 after buying an additional 95 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado raised its position in shares of National Health Investors by 11.7% in the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 328,425 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $26,011,000 after buying an additional 34,400 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 69.34% of the company’s stock.

National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE NHI) opened at 76.06 on Thursday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $77.50 and its 200-day moving average price is $75.01. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.12 billion, a PE ratio of 18.47 and a beta of 0.56. National Health Investors, Inc. has a 1-year low of $66.31 and a 1-year high of $82.53.

National Health Investors (NYSE:NHI) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 9th. The real estate investment trust reported $1.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.03. National Health Investors had a net margin of 63.72% and a return on equity of 13.36%. The company had revenue of $69.84 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $67.68 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.22 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 14.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts predict that National Health Investors, Inc. will post $3.73 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 10th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.95 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 28th. This represents a $3.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.00%. National Health Investors’s dividend payout ratio is presently 92.23%.

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Several brokerages recently weighed in on NHI. BidaskClub lowered National Health Investors from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded National Health Investors from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Mizuho reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of National Health Investors in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. Stifel Nicolaus increased their price objective on National Health Investors from $80.00 to $82.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. Finally, ValuEngine lowered National Health Investors from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. National Health Investors currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $79.60.

National Health Investors Company Profile

National Health Investors, Inc is a self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT) specializing in sale-leaseback, joint-venture, mortgage and mezzanine financing of need-driven and discretionary senior housing and medical investments. The Company is engaged in the business of owning and financing healthcare properties.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for National Health Investors (NYSE:NHI)

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