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National Health Investors (NHI) Competitors

$64.93
+0.34 (+0.53%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)

NHI vs. MPW, EPR, SBRA, PEB, DRH, CXW, RLJ, LTC, SVC, and HR

Should you be buying National Health Investors stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of National Health Investors include Medical Properties Trust (MPW), EPR Properties (EPR), Sabra Health Care REIT (SBRA), Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (PEB), DiamondRock Hospitality (DRH), CoreCivic (CXW), RLJ Lodging Trust (RLJ), LTC Properties (LTC), Service Properties Trust (SVC), and Healthcare Realty Trust (HR). These companies are all part of the "specialized reits" industry.

National Health Investors vs.

National Health Investors (NYSE:NHI) and Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, community ranking, valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, media sentiment, earnings and dividends.

National Health Investors currently has a consensus target price of $60.50, indicating a potential downside of 6.29%. Medical Properties Trust has a consensus target price of $5.75, indicating a potential upside of 13.86%. Given Medical Properties Trust's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Medical Properties Trust is more favorable than National Health Investors.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
National Health Investors
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Medical Properties Trust
4 Sell rating(s)
7 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.85

In the previous week, Medical Properties Trust had 15 more articles in the media than National Health Investors. MarketBeat recorded 16 mentions for Medical Properties Trust and 1 mentions for National Health Investors. National Health Investors' average media sentiment score of 1.76 beat Medical Properties Trust's score of 1.10 indicating that National Health Investors is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
National Health Investors
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive
Medical Properties Trust
11 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Medical Properties Trust received 65 more outperform votes than National Health Investors when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 57.84% of users gave Medical Properties Trust an outperform vote while only 56.22% of users gave National Health Investors an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
National Health InvestorsOutperform Votes
348
56.22%
Underperform Votes
271
43.78%
Medical Properties TrustOutperform Votes
413
57.84%
Underperform Votes
301
42.16%

National Health Investors pays an annual dividend of $3.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.5%. Medical Properties Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 11.8%. National Health Investors pays out 118.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Medical Properties Trust pays out -27.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Medical Properties Trust is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

62.5% of National Health Investors shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.8% of Medical Properties Trust shares are held by institutional investors. 7.3% of National Health Investors shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Medical Properties Trust shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

National Health Investors has a beta of 0.95, suggesting that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Medical Properties Trust has a beta of 1.19, suggesting that its stock price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

National Health Investors has a net margin of 41.40% compared to Medical Properties Trust's net margin of -2.40%. National Health Investors' return on equity of 10.41% beat Medical Properties Trust's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
National Health Investors41.40% 10.41% 5.30%
Medical Properties Trust -2.40%-17.05%-7.17%

National Health Investors has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Medical Properties Trust. Medical Properties Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than National Health Investors, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
National Health Investors$319.83M8.83$135.65M$3.0521.32
Medical Properties Trust$871.80M3.50-$556.48M-$2.22-2.29

Summary

National Health Investors beats Medical Properties Trust on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding NHI and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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NHI vs. The Competition

MetricNational Health InvestorsReal estate investment trusts IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$2.82B$6.55B$9.12B$17.76B
Dividend Yield5.49%6.84%10.39%3.50%
P/E Ratio21.3229.5854.1122.59
Price / Sales8.836.203,535.3910.30
Price / Cash13.4016.8528.1119.57
Price / Book2.249.133.135.91
Net Income$135.65M$151.15M$996.83M$976.39M
7 Day Performance-2.15%-2.99%-1.38%-1.76%
1 Month Performance3.47%0.46%1.46%2.95%
1 Year Performance26.15%3.22%17.06%22.64%

National Health Investors Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MPW
Medical Properties Trust
4.326 of 5 stars
$5.01
-4.4%
$5.75
+14.9%
-36.1%$3.00B$871.80M-2.25121Positive News
EPR
EPR Properties
3.9731 of 5 stars
$41.73
0.0%
$47.55
+14.0%
-3.8%$3.16B$705.67M20.5555
SBRA
Sabra Health Care REIT
1.4648 of 5 stars
$14.39
-0.8%
$15.71
+9.2%
+29.1%$3.33B$647.51M71.9548Insider Buying
Positive News
PEB
Pebblebrook Hotel Trust
1.9078 of 5 stars
$14.91
-2.7%
$14.69
-1.5%
+4.6%$1.80B$1.42B-14.6260Positive News
DRH
DiamondRock Hospitality
1.6039 of 5 stars
$8.44
+0.1%
$10.30
+22.1%
+5.9%$1.77B$1.07B23.4333Positive News
CXW
CoreCivic
2.1549 of 5 stars
$15.54
+2.9%
$19.00
+22.3%
+74.3%$1.73B$1.90B27.7511,194Insider Selling
News Coverage
Positive News
RLJ
RLJ Lodging Trust
4.8142 of 5 stars
$10.21
-1.1%
$13.90
+36.2%
-5.3%$1.59B$1.33B36.4579Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
Positive News
LTC
LTC Properties
1.8706 of 5 stars
$35.10
+1.2%
$33.40
-4.8%
+5.4%$1.53B$197.24M18.2823Positive News
SVC
Service Properties Trust
3.4995 of 5 stars
$5.51
-2.1%
$7.58
+37.6%
-33.7%$913.34M$1.87B-6.56N/A
HR
Healthcare Realty Trust
2.97 of 5 stars
$15.99
+0.1%
$17.20
+7.6%
-19.3%$6.05B$1.34B-12.02584Positive News

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This page (NYSE:NHI) was last updated on 5/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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