National Health Investors, Inc. ( NHI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 28, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $1 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 31, 2019. Shareholders who purchased NHI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that NHI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $76.16, the dividend yield is 5.25%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NHI was $76.16, representing a -6.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $81.56 and a 21.44% increase over the 52 week low of $62.71.
NHI is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). NHI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.7. Zacks Investment Research reports NHI's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 3.38%, compared to an industry average of .6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to NHI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NHI as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is OLD with an decrease of -3.78% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NHI at 3.69%.
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