A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI):

  • 9/14/2017 – National Health Investors was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “National Health Investors, Inc. is a real estate investment trust which invests in income producing health care properties primarily in the long-term care industry. The company provides current income for distribution to stockholders through investments in health care related facilities, including long-term care facilities, acute care hospitals, medical office buildings, retirement centers and assisted living facilities. “
  • 9/6/2017 – National Health Investors was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “National Health Investors, Inc. is a real estate investment trust which invests in income producing health care properties primarily in the long-term care industry. The company provides current income for distribution to stockholders through investments in health care related facilities, including long-term care facilities, acute care hospitals, medical office buildings, retirement centers and assisted living facilities. “
  • 9/5/2017 – National Health Investors was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $90.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “National Health Investors, Inc. is a real estate investment trust which invests in income producing health care properties primarily in the long-term care industry. The company provides current income for distribution to stockholders through investments in health care related facilities, including long-term care facilities, acute care hospitals, medical office buildings, retirement centers and assisted living facilities. “
  • 8/31/2017 – National Health Investors was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “National Health Investors, Inc. is a real estate investment trust which invests in income producing health care properties primarily in the long-term care industry. The company provides current income for distribution to stockholders through investments in health care related facilities, including long-term care facilities, acute care hospitals, medical office buildings, retirement centers and assisted living facilities. “
  • 8/30/2017 – National Health Investors was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $89.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “National Health Investors, Inc. is a real estate investment trust which invests in income producing health care properties primarily in the long-term care industry. The company provides current income for distribution to stockholders through investments in health care related facilities, including long-term care facilities, acute care hospitals, medical office buildings, retirement centers and assisted living facilities. “
  • 8/24/2017 – National Health Investors was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “National Health Investors, Inc. is a real estate investment trust which invests in income producing health care properties primarily in the long-term care industry. The company provides current income for distribution to stockholders through investments in health care related facilities, including long-term care facilities, acute care hospitals, medical office buildings, retirement centers and assisted living facilities. “
  • 8/17/2017 – National Health Investors was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 8/9/2017 – National Health Investors was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “National Health Investors, Inc. is a real estate investment trust which invests in income producing health care properties primarily in the long-term care industry. The company provides current income for distribution to stockholders through investments in health care related facilities, including long-term care facilities, acute care hospitals, medical office buildings, retirement centers and assisted living facilities. “
  • 8/9/2017 – National Health Investors was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 7/18/2017 – National Health Investors was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “National Health Investors, Inc. is a real estate investment trust which invests in income producing health care properties primarily in the long-term care industry. The company provides current income for distribution to stockholders through investments in health care related facilities, including long-term care facilities, acute care hospitals, medical office buildings, retirement centers and assisted living facilities. “

Shares of National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE NHI) opened at 79.93 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $3.28 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.53 and a beta of 0.56. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $78.47 and its 200 day moving average price is $75.92. National Health Investors, Inc. has a 52 week low of $66.31 and a 52 week high of $81.29.

National Health Investors (NYSE:NHI) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.93 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.29 by ($0.36). The business had revenue of $69.84 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $67.68 million. National Health Investors had a return on equity of 12.56% and a net margin of 59.24%. National Health Investors’s quarterly revenue was up 14.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.22 EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast that National Health Investors, Inc. will post $3.85 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 10th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be given a dividend of $0.95 per share. This represents a $3.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 28th. National Health Investors’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 97.69%.

In other National Health Investors news, insider Kevin Carlton Pascoe sold 2,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $79.80, for a total transaction of $159,600.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 21,228 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,693,994.40. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. 5.19% of the stock is owned by insiders.

National Health Investors, Inc is a self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT) specializing in sale-leaseback, joint-venture, mortgage and mezzanine financing of need-driven and discretionary senior housing and medical investments. The Company is engaged in the business of owning and financing healthcare properties.

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