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Top U.S. Healthcare REITs And Their Dividend Profile

Published Thu, 06 Oct 2016 10:10:01 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

U.S. Healthcare REITs Dividend and Growth
The world is undoubtedly experiencing higher rates of population growth than ever before. Similarly, at the same time, the baby boomer cohort is transitioning into the retirement phase of their life. Going into the next decade, the world will see the issue of a growing senior population and thus an increasing demand for senior-related services such as medicine and healthcare services. For those who are more risk averse and emphasize a more consistent return on capital (via Dividends), investing in the senior care REITs can be an excellent avenue for future growth.
From the age distribution of the U.S. population, we notice a peak in the 45-55 years of age. Given the next 10 years when a large population of people begin to enter the retirement age, there will be an undeniably high demand in the need for healthcare operations to service this increasing demand.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Below are the some of the largest Healthcare-related REITs in North America. In this piece, I will briefly introduce these companies and my take on their growth and dividend profile. Please note that readers should do their own due diligence and that I am only simply providing a basic overview of companies.

HCP Inc is a real estate investment trust. The company invests in real estate serving the healthcare industry in the United States. Its business segments are senior housing, post-acute/skilled nursing,... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
NEW SENIOR INVESTMENT GROUP 7.09   0.0 -0.29 1.04 14.67
OMEGA HEALTHCARE INVESTORS 26.74   53.5 0.50 2.64 9.87
SENIOR HOUSING PROPERTIES 16.35   30.8 0.53 1.56 9.54
MEDICAL PROPERTIES TRUST 12.80   15.6 0.82 1.00 7.50
HCP 22.68   26.4 0.86 1.48 6.53
HEALTH CARE REIT 55.79   22.5 2.48 3.48 6.24
VENTAS 51.39   13.6 3.77 3.16 6.15
PHYSICIANS REALTY TRUST 15.40   67.0 0.23 0.92 5.97
LTC PROPERTIES 38.18   17.1 2.23 2.28 5.97
NATIONAL HEALTH INVESTORS 65.73   17.0 3.87 4.00 5.78


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