Teacher Retirement System of Texas increased its position in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) by 3.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 172,418 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 5,125 shares during the period. Teacher Retirement System of Texas’ holdings in Omega Healthcare Investors were worth $5,693,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Advisors Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in Omega Healthcare Investors by 15.0% in the first quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 74,345 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $2,453,000 after buying an additional 9,715 shares in the last quarter. Howe & Rusling Inc. boosted its stake in Omega Healthcare Investors by 19.5% in the first quarter. Howe & Rusling Inc. now owns 232,679 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $7,676,000 after buying an additional 37,905 shares in the last quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. boosted its stake in Omega Healthcare Investors by 5.3% in the first quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 18,503 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $610,000 after buying an additional 930 shares in the last quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. boosted its stake in Omega Healthcare Investors by 2.2% in the fourth quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 54,630 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,707,000 after buying an additional 1,150 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in Omega Healthcare Investors by 33.8% in the first quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 119,848 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $3,954,000 after buying an additional 30,298 shares in the last quarter. 74.57% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE OHI) opened at 30.68 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $6.05 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.19 and a beta of 0.50. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $32.33 and its 200 day moving average price is $32.52. Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. has a 12-month low of $28.11 and a 12-month high of $38.09.

Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE:OHI) last posted 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 company had revenue of $194 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $194.59 million. Omega Healthcare Investors had a net margin of 40.20% and a return on equity of 8.88%. The firm’s revenue was up 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.87 EPS. Analysts forecast that Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. will post $1.77 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, August 15th. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 1st were paid a dividend of $0.64 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, July 28th. This represents a $2.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.34%. This is a positive change from Omega Healthcare Investors’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.63. Omega Healthcare Investors’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 135.45%.

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Several brokerages have issued reports on OHI. BidaskClub raised shares of Omega Healthcare Investors from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Omega Healthcare Investors from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 8th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $33.00 target price on shares of Omega Healthcare Investors in a research note on Friday, May 12th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and five have issued a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $34.38.

In related news, COO Daniel J. Booth sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, June 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $34.65, for a total transaction of $693,000.00. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 90,335 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,130,107.75. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CFO Robert O. Stephenson sold 23,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $34.58, for a total value of $795,340.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 68,978 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,385,259.24. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 4.54% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Omega Healthcare Investors Company 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.

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