Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (NYSE: OHI) stock rose over 5.6% on 5th May,2020 pre market session (as of 8:06 am GMT-4 ; Source: Google finance) after the company posted better than expected results for the first quarter of FY 20. The company has reported adjusted FFO of $186.2 million, for the quarter ended March 31, 2020, compared to $161.3 million, for the same quarter in 2019. The company has withdrawn the guidance for fiscal 2020.
Meanwhile, On March 27, 2020, the Company had signed into $400 million (notional amount) of 10-year interest rate swaps at an average rate of 0.8675% that expire in 2024. In March, the Company, under an abundance of caution, had borrowed about $300 million under its revolving credit facility to provide additional balance sheet liquidity. At the end of April, 2020, the Company had $618 million of outstanding borrowings under its $1.25 billion credit facility and had about $490 million in invested cash.
OHI in the first quarter of FY 20 has reported the adjusted funds from operations per share of 79 cents, beating the analysts’ estimates for the adjusted funds from operations per share of 76 cents, according to Zacks Investment Research. The company had reported the adjusted revenue of $253 million in the first quarter of FY 20, beating the analysts’ estimates for revenue of $250.7 billion.
Additionally, In March, the company had authorized a program allowing the repurchase of up to $200 million of OHI’s outstanding common stock through March 2021. The company had not repurchased shares for the period ended April 30, 2020.
The Company suspended its Dividend Reinvestment and Common Stock Purchase Plan until further notice. During the quarter ended March 31, 2020, the Company had sold 0.1 million shares of its common stock, generating $5.7 million of gross proceeds. The company has declared a common stock dividend of $0.67 per share, to be paid May 15, 2020 to common stockholders of record as of the close of business on April 30, 2020.
In addition, at the end of March, 2020, the Company had eight properties classified as assets held for sale totaling approximately $24.1 million. On April 1, 2020, the Company had sold five of those facilities for $38.6 million in cash, which resulted in a gain of approximately $16.7 million. The Company anticipates to sell the remaining three properties over the next few quarters. In the first quarter of 2020, the Company had completed about $19 million of new investments and $39 million in capital renovations and new construction projects.