National Health Investors, Inc. ( NHI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.85 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 10, 2015. Shareholders who purchased NHI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that NHI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $58.8, the dividend yield is 5.78%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NHI was $58.8, representing a -23.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $76.98 and a 9.62% 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 $3.18. Zacks Investment Research reports NHI's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 10.18%, compared to an industry average of 7.7%.
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