Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI) Share Price

News coverage about Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE:OHI) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Omega Healthcare Investors earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.9019189496255 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Shares of Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE OHI) traded up $0.04 on Friday, reaching $27.54. 2,150,130 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,279,541. The stock has a market cap of $5,447.02, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.59, a P/E/G ratio of 2.86 and a beta of 0.49. Omega Healthcare Investors has a 12-month low of $26.43 and a 12-month high of $35.14. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.18, a quick ratio of 3.40 and a current ratio of 3.40.

Several research firms have recently commented on OHI. Jefferies Group reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of Omega Healthcare Investors in a report on Thursday, December 21st. Cantor Fitzgerald started coverage on shares of Omega Healthcare Investors in a report on Wednesday, December 20th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $34.00 price objective on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Omega Healthcare Investors from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 15th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Omega Healthcare Investors from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, SunTrust Banks restated a “hold” rating and issued a $30.00 price objective on shares of Omega Healthcare Investors in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $32.14.

In other Omega Healthcare Investors news, Director Bernard J. Korman purchased 100,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 31st. The shares were bought at an average cost of $28.24 per share, for a total transaction of $2,824,000.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 903,895 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $25,525,994.80. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director Craig R. Callen purchased 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 2nd. The shares were acquired at an average price of $27.38 per share, for a total transaction of $273,800.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders purchased 210,000 shares of company stock worth $5,786,800. 1.54% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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Omega Healthcare Investors Company Profile

Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc is a self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company maintains a portfolio of long-term healthcare facilities and mortgages on healthcare facilities located in the United States and the United Kingdom. It operates through the segment, which consists of investments in healthcare-related real estate properties.

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