National Health Investors, Inc. ( NHI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 28, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.9 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 10, 2016. Shareholders who purchased NHI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.88% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $72.78, the dividend yield is 4.95%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NHI was $72.78, representing a -0.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.23 and a 35.68% increase over the 52 week low of $53.64.
NHI is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). NHI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.01. Zacks Investment Research reports NHI's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 4.39%, compared to an industry average of 4.6%.
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