National Health Investors, Inc. ( NHI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.695 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NHI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 215.91% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $65.41, the dividend yield is 4.25%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NHI was $65.41, representing a -2.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.18 and a 38.7% increase over the 52 week low of $47.16.
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 $3.27. Zacks Investment Research reports NHI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.54%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NHI Dividend History page.