Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE: OHI) is one of 26 publicly-traded companies in the “Healthcare REITs” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Omega Healthcare Investors to similar businesses based off the strength of its valuation, risk, earnings, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

74.6% of Omega Healthcare Investors shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.4% of shares of all “Healthcare REITs” companies are held by institutional investors. 4.5% of Omega Healthcare Investors shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.1% of shares of all “Healthcare REITs” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Omega Healthcare Investors and its competitors, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Omega Healthcare Investors 0 2 0 0 2.00
Omega Healthcare Investors Competitors 201 821 672 12 2.29

Omega Healthcare Investors presently has a consensus target price of $33.00, suggesting a potential upside of 1.66%. All “Healthcare REITs” companies have a potential upside of 0.10%. Given Omega Healthcare Investors’ higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Omega Healthcare Investors is more favorable than its competitors.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Omega Healthcare Investors and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Omega Healthcare Investors $926.66 million $853.50 million 17.17
Omega Healthcare Investors Competitors $788.38 million $482.52 million 40.54

Omega Healthcare Investors has higher revenue and earnings than its competitors. Omega Healthcare Investors is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently the more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Volatility & Risk

Omega Healthcare Investors has a beta of 0.51, suggesting that its stock price is 49% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Omega Healthcare Investors’ competitors have a beta of 0.50, suggesting that their average stock price is 50% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Omega Healthcare Investors and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Omega Healthcare Investors 40.20% 8.88% 4.17%
Omega Healthcare Investors Competitors 38.21% 7.68% 3.77%


Omega Healthcare Investors pays an annual dividend of $2.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.9%. Omega Healthcare Investors pays out 135.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Healthcare REITs” companies pay a dividend yield of 5.0% and pay out 124.4% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Omega Healthcare Investors has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years.


Omega Healthcare Investors beats its competitors on 9 of the 15 factors compared.

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. It provides lease or mortgage financing to qualified operators of skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and assisted living facilities (ALFs), independent living facilities, rehabilitation and acute care facilities. Its portfolio consists of long-term leases and mortgage agreements. As of December 31, 2016, its portfolio of investments included 996 healthcare facilities located in 42 states and the United Kingdom and operated by 79 third-party operators. As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s portfolio consisted of 809 SNFs, 101 ALFs, 16 specialty facilities, one medical office building, fixed rate mortgages on 44 SNFs and two ALFs.

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