Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors declared a common stock dividend of $0.58 per share, increasing the quarterly common dividend by $0.01 per share over the previous quarter. The common stock dividend is payable Monday, May 16, 2016 to common stockholders of record as of the close of business on May 2, 2016.

As of the date of this release, the Company has approximately 188.2 million shares of common stock and 8.9 million operating partnership units outstanding.

Q1 Earnings Release and Conference Call

The Company also announced that it is scheduled to release its earnings results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016, on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, after market close. In conjunction with its release, Omega will be conducting a conference call on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time to review its 2016 first quarter results and current developments.

To listen to the conference call via webcast, log on to www.omegahealthcare.com and click the "1Q 2016 Earnings Call" hyperlink under the "Upcoming Events" section on Omega's homepage. Webcast replays of the call will be available on Omega's website for approximately two weeks following the call. Additionally, a copy of the earnings release will be available in the "Featured Documents" and "Press Releases" sections of Omega's website.

Analysts and investors within the United States interested in participating are invited to call (877) 511-2891. The Canadian toll-free dial-in number is (855) 669-9657. All other international participants can use the dial-in number (412) 902-4140. Ask the operator to be connected to the "Omega Healthcare First Quarter 2016 Earnings Call."

Annual Meeting

The Company also announced today that its 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on Thursday, June 9, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. local time, at the Company's corporate office located at 200 International Circle, Suite 3500, Hunt Valley, Maryland 21030. Stockholders of record as of the close of business on April 19, 2016 will be entitled to receive notice of and to participate at the 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

Omega is a real estate investment trust investing in and providing financing to the long-term care industry. As of December 31, 2015, Omega has a portfolio of investments that includes over 900 properties located in 42 states and the United Kingdom and operated by 83 different operators.

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