Local companies get slew of new 5% owners

Two big names disclose stakes in Brookdale; others have been buying Kirkland's, Healthcare Realty and Clarcor
Feb 12, 2014 7:03 AM

Expense controls help drive big Brookdale Q4 gains

Top line climbs 5%; senior housing margins rise more than 3 points
Feb 6, 2014 7:13 AM

Dean to transition city's senior care sites to private ownership

Proposal would turn over Metro facilities within three years, call for future development
Jan 30, 2014 1:53 PM

NHI lifts dividend

The board of National Health Investors (Ticker: NHI) has voted to boost the real estate investment trust's quarterly payout to 77 cents per share from 74 cents. The move lifts the company's yield to a tick above 5 percent.

Jan 27, 2014 12:03 PM

NHI's tally tops $280M

Real estate investment trust National Health Investors has completed its secondary stock offering, raising $282 million by issuing almost 5.2 million shares — a number that included a 675,000-share greenshoe. NHI shares (Ticker: NHI) closed Friday's half-day session at $58.87 and are up slightly for the year.

Dec 2, 2013 8:38 AM

NHI prices stock sale

The investment banks handling the sale of 4.5 million National Health Investors shares have set their price at $57. That's a 6 percent discount to the shares' Wednesday closing price before officials announced their plans to buy 25 properties from Holiday Retirement — and a couple of cents above where they ended in 2012. After expenses, NHI execs will take home $245 million, half of the money they'll need to buy the Holiday portfolio.

Nov 22, 2013 6:58 AM

NHI inks $500M purchase

REIT in sale-leaseback deal with Oregon-based operator
Nov 20, 2013 6:35 AM

NHI files shelf

Murfreesboro-based National Health Investors has been plenty busy making investments across the country this year. Now CEO Justin Hutchens and his team are laying the foundations for more growth in the coming years by filing a shelf registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Doing so will let them issue stock or other paper, although there are no details yet of future offerings. NHI shares (Ticker: NHI) are up almost 10 percent so far this year.

Nov 14, 2013 9:07 AM

Earnings wrap: CCA, Brookdale

Prison manager makes Trousdale project official; nice margin growth at senior living operator
Nov 7, 2013 5:37 AM

Earnings wrap: NHI, NHC

National Health Investors posted third-quarter normalized funds from operations of $26.2 million, an increase of 17 percent from the year before. Revenues at the Murfreesboro-based real estate investment trust rose about 30 percent to $31.8 million while costs stayed in check. The company (Ticker: NHI) also got a boost from the recovery of more than $2 million from a mortgage it had previously written down.

Fellow Murfreesboro company National HealthCare Corp. (Ticker: NHC) rang up third-quarter earnings of $19.9 million, up 16 percent from the 2012 quarter. Per diluted share, profits came in at $1.19 versus $1.04 a year ago and were helped by cost controls and a $4.4 million increase in non-operating income. Patient days during the quarter rose 2 percent from a year ago to almost 586,000, helping push revenues up 3 percent to $196 million.

Nov 6, 2013 8:44 AM