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National Health Investors (NYSE:NHI) reached a new 52-week high during trading on Friday , American Banking News reports. The company traded as high as $65.00 and last traded at $64.71, with a volume of 27,478 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $64.52.

Separately, analysts at Hilliard Lyons upgraded shares of National Health Investors from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 5th.

The stock’s 50-day moving average is $62.40 and its 200-day moving average is $61.74. The company has a market cap of $2.132 billion and a P/E ratio of 16.73.

National Health Investors (NYSE:NHI) last released its earnings data on Monday, August 4th. The company reported $0.94 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.05 by $0.11. On average, analysts predict that National Health Investors will post $4.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Monday, November 10th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.77 per share. This represents a $3.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.77%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 26th.

National Health Investors, Inc (NYSE:NHI) is a self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT), which invests in income-producing healthcare properties primarily in the long-term care and senior housing industries.

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