National Health Investors Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (NHI) - TheStreet

NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

National Health Investors

(NYSE:

NHI

) is tomorrow, March 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 65 cents per share. At a price of $49.56 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.3%.

The average volume for National Health Investors has been 110,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. National Health Investors has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

real estate

industry. Shares are up 12.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

National Health Investors, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), invests in health care properties, primarily in the long-term care industry in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.7, above the average real estate industry P/E ratio of 16.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates National Health Investors as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

National Health Investors Ratings Report

.

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