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

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) is tomorrow, June 27, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 65 cents per share. At a price of $50.69 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.2%.

The average volume for National Health Investors has been 106,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. National Health Investors has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 14.2% 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 17.4 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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 solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full National Health Investors Ratings Report.

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