5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Omega Healthcare

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, healthcare REIT Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE: OHI  ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Omega Healthcare's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Omega Healthcare facts

Headquarters (founded) Hunt Valley, Md. (1992)
Market Cap $2.7 billion
Industry REIT
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $317.5 million
Management CEO C. Taylor Pickett
CFO Robert Stephenson
Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years) 7.6%
Cash/Debt $2.9 million / $1.5 billion
Dividend Yield 6.9%
Competitors HCP
Healthcare Realty Trust
Ventas

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 96% of the 235 members who have rated Omega Healthcare believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.   

Earlier this past week, one of those Fools, All-Star reddingrunner, tapped Omega Healthcare as an attractive income opportunity:

Well-managed REIT with dividends increasing every year. Currently around [a 7% dividend yield]. I'm going overweight financial and real estate in the US, and consumer and utilities in developing markets. Health care is a bit of a gamble because of the politics, but I'm adding this ... based on demographics.  

If you want market-thumping returns, you need to put together the best portfolio you can. Owning exceptional stocks is a surefire way to secure your financial future. Of course, despite a strong four-star rating, Omega Healthcare may not be your top choice.

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