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Press release from Business Wire

Omega Announces Common Stock Dividend

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Omega Announces Common Stock Dividend15:30 EDT Tuesday, July 17, 2012 HUNT VALLEY, Md. (Business Wire) -- Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors declared a common stock dividend of $0.42 per share. The common stock dividend is payable August 15, 2012 to common stockholders of record as of the close of business on July 31, 2012. At the date of this release, the Company had approximately 108.2 million outstanding common shares. The Company is a real estate investment trust investing in and providing financing to the long-term care industry. At March 31, 2012, the Company owned or held mortgages on 428 skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and other specialty hospitals with approximately 49,966 licensed beds (47,867 available beds) located in 33 states and operated by 47 third-party healthcare operating companies. In addition, the Company has seven facilities currently held for sale. Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc.Bob Stephenson, CFO at (410) 427-1700