Swiss National Bank lifted its stake in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) by 1.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 327,758 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,000 shares during the quarter. Swiss National Bank owned about 0.17% of Omega Healthcare Investors worth $10,823,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in OHI. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. raised its position in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 1.1% during the 1st quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 30,380 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,002,000 after purchasing an additional 319 shares during the period. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can raised its position in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 3.9% during the 1st quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 132,503 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $4,369,000 after purchasing an additional 4,961 shares during the period. First Trust Advisors LP raised its position in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 7.4% during the 1st quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 405,925 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $13,391,000 after purchasing an additional 27,935 shares during the period. American Century Companies Inc. raised its position in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors by 12.8% during the 1st quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 597,451 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $19,710,000 after purchasing an additional 67,647 shares during the period. Finally, Henderson Group PLC acquired a new stake in shares of Omega Healthcare Investors during the 1st quarter worth approximately $616,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 74.60% of the company’s stock.

A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on OHI. ValuEngine cut Omega Healthcare Investors from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. BidaskClub cut Omega Healthcare Investors from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 5th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Omega Healthcare Investors from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a hold rating to the stock. Omega Healthcare Investors has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $34.38.

Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE OHI) opened at 32.66 on Wednesday. Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. has a one year low of $28.11 and a one year high of $36.68. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $31.54 and a 200-day moving average price of $32.50. The company has a market capitalization of $6.44 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.23 and a beta of 0.51.

Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE:OHI) last announced its quarterly earnings results 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 for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $194.59 million. Omega Healthcare Investors had a return on equity of 8.88% and a net margin of 40.20%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.87 EPS. Equities research analysts anticipate that Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. will post $1.77 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, August 15th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 1st were paid a dividend of $0.64 per share. This is a boost from Omega Healthcare Investors’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.63. The ex-dividend date was Friday, July 28th. This represents a $2.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.84%. Omega Healthcare Investors’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 135.45%.

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

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: “Swiss National Bank Increases Stake in Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (OHI)” was originally posted by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem. If you are reading this piece of content on another website, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of US and international trademark & copyright legislation. The original version of this piece of content can be read at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/09/13/swiss-national-bank-increases-stake-in-omega-healthcare-investors-inc-ohi.html.

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE:OHI)

Receive News & Stock Ratings for Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. and related stocks with our FREE daily email newsletter.