Alphasimplex Group LLC bought a new stake in shares of National Health Investors Inc (NYSE:NHI) in the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund bought 8,093 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $636,000.
Several other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC acquired a new stake in National Health Investors during the 1st quarter worth $691,000. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in National Health Investors by 2.5% during the 1st quarter. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. now owns 79,619 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $6,254,000 after purchasing an additional 1,960 shares during the last quarter. Global Financial Private Capital LLC acquired a new stake in National Health Investors during the 1st quarter worth $1,834,000. Swiss National Bank boosted its stake in National Health Investors by 3.1% during the 1st quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 76,920 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $6,042,000 after purchasing an additional 2,300 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of National Health Investors by 10.1% during the 1st quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 6,997 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $550,000 after acquiring an additional 640 shares during the last quarter. 69.80% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Shares of NHI stock opened at $77.88 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.91, a quick ratio of 14.99 and a current ratio of 14.99. The stock has a market cap of $3.34 billion, a PE ratio of 14.21, a PEG ratio of 3.59 and a beta of 0.40. National Health Investors Inc has a twelve month low of $70.54 and a twelve month high of $84.57.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 9th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 28th will be given a dividend of $1.05 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 27th. This represents a $4.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.39%. National Health Investors’s payout ratio is 76.64%.
Several brokerages have recently weighed in on NHI. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of National Health Investors from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday. ValuEngine cut shares of National Health Investors from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 1st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $80.17.
National Health Investors Profile
Incorporated in 1991, National Health Investors, Inc (NYSE: NHI) is a real estate investment trust specializing in sale-leaseback, joint-venture, mortgage and mezzanine financing of need-driven and discretionary senior housing and medical investments. NHI's portfolio consists of independent, assisted and memory care communities, entrance-fee retirement communities, skilled nursing facilities, medical office buildings and specialty hospitals.
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