1,310,279 Shares in Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (NYSE:OHI) Acquired by Long Pond Capital LP

Long Pond Capital LP acquired a new position in Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (NYSE:OHI) in the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund acquired 1,310,279 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $48,153,000. Omega Healthcare Investors makes up approximately 1.4% of Long Pond Capital LP’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 18th biggest position.

A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of the stock. US Bancorp DE raised its stake in Omega Healthcare Investors by 1.6% in the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 26,963 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $991,000 after buying an additional 435 shares in the last quarter. Trinity Legacy Partners LLC grew its holdings in Omega Healthcare Investors by 4.2% in the second quarter. Trinity Legacy Partners LLC now owns 96,260 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $3,723,000 after purchasing an additional 3,874 shares during the last quarter. Virtus ETF Advisers LLC purchased a new position in Omega Healthcare Investors in the second quarter worth $2,561,000. Pinebridge Investments L.P. grew its holdings in Omega Healthcare Investors by 1,056.9% in the second quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P. now owns 12,147 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $446,000 after purchasing an additional 11,097 shares during the last quarter. Finally, United Capital Financial Advisers LLC grew its holdings in Omega Healthcare Investors by 34.2% in the second quarter. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC now owns 15,553 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $572,000 after purchasing an additional 3,966 shares during the last quarter. 69.94% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Several equities analysts have issued reports on OHI shares. Raymond James lifted their price target on shares of Omega Healthcare Investors from $42.00 to $44.00 and gave the stock a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Omega Healthcare Investors from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 21st. Wells Fargo & Co lifted their price target on shares of Omega Healthcare Investors from $36.00 to $40.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, August 23rd. Finally, Berenberg Bank started coverage on shares of Omega Healthcare Investors in a report on Thursday. They issued a “buy” rating and a $47.00 price target on the stock. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Omega Healthcare Investors currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $40.04.

NYSE OHI opened at $41.16 on Friday. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is $38.95 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $37.18. The company has a current ratio of 2.78, a quick ratio of 2.78 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17. Omega Healthcare Investors Inc has a 12-month low of $31.69 and a 12-month high of $41.67. The firm has a market capitalization of $8.77 billion, a P/E ratio of 13.54, a P/E/G ratio of 5.33 and a beta of 0.37.

Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE:OHI) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 6th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.73 by ($0.39). Omega Healthcare Investors had a return on equity of 6.79% and a net margin of 29.38%. The firm had revenue of $191.81 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $190.46 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.75 earnings per share. Omega Healthcare Investors’s revenue for the quarter was down .5% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, sell-side analysts predict that Omega Healthcare Investors Inc will post 2.96 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 15th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, July 31st were issued a dividend of $0.66 per share. This represents a $2.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.41%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, July 30th. Omega Healthcare Investors’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 86.84%.

In other news, insider Michael Ritz sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.50, for a total transaction of $202,500.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 10,485 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $424,642.50. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, CEO C Taylor Pickett sold 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $38.00, for a total transaction of $1,140,000.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 299,133 shares in the company, valued at $11,367,054. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 118,500 shares of company stock worth $4,586,300 over the last three months. Corporate insiders own 1.16% of the company’s stock.

About Omega Healthcare Investors

Omega is a real estate investment trust that invests in the long-term healthcare industry, primarily in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. Its portfolio of assets is operated by a diverse group of healthcare companies, predominantly in a triple-net lease structure. The assets span all regions within the US, as well as in the UK.

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