National Health Investors, Inc. ( NHI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 28, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.95 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 10, 2017. Shareholders who purchased NHI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.56% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $79.25, the dividend yield is 4.79%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NHI was $79.25, representing a -3.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.53 and a 19.51% increase over the 52 week low of $66.31.
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 $4.12. Zacks Investment Research reports NHI's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 6.21%, compared to an industry average of .5%.