SOURCE: Nationwide Health Properties, Inc.

Nationwide Health Properties, Inc.

February 08, 2011 16:59 ET

Nationwide Health Properties, Inc. Increases Its Quarterly Common Dividend by $0.01 and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend on Common Stock

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - February 8, 2011) -  Nationwide Health Properties, Inc. (NYSE: NHP) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly common stock cash dividend of $0.48 per share, a $0.01 increase from the prior quarterly dividend of $0.47 per share. The dividend will be paid on March 4, 2011 to stockholders of record on February 18, 2011.

Nationwide Health Properties, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests primarily in healthcare real estate in the United States. As of September 30, 2010, the Company's portfolio of properties, including mortgage loans and properties owned by unconsolidated joint ventures, totaled 637 properties among the following segments: 287 senior housing facilities, 211 skilled nursing facilities, 120 medical office buildings, 11 continuing care retirement communities, 7 specialty hospitals and 1 asset in development. For more information on Nationwide Health Properties, Inc., visit our website at

Contact Information

    Danion Fielding
    Vice President Finance
    Nationwide Health Properties, Inc.
    (949) 718-4400