Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. announced Thursday that the company's board of directors voted to increase its dividend by a penny to 56 cents a share.
It's the 13th consecutive dividend increase by the Hunt Valley-based real estate investment trust, which specializes in owning and providing financing for long-term care properties.
The dividend is payable Nov. 16 to shareholders of record as of Nov. 2. The company has about 185 million shares of common stock outstanding.
As of June 30, Omega has a portfolio of investments that includes over 900 properties located in 41 states and the United Kingdom and operated by 84 different operators.