Omega Announces Increase in Common Stock Dividend and Release Date of Its Third Quarter Earnings and Conference Call

  Omega Announces Increase in Common Stock Dividend and Release Date of Its
  Third Quarter Earnings and Conference Call

Business Wire

HUNT VALLEY, Md. -- October 17, 2012

Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) today announced that the Company’s
Board of Directors declared a common stock dividend of $0.44 per share. Also,
the Company announced the release date of its earnings and conference call for
the quarter ended September 30, 2012.

Common Stock Dividend Increases 4.8%

The Company announced today that the Company’s Board of Directors declared a
common stock dividend of $0.44 per share, increasing the quarterly common
dividend by $0.02 per share, or 4.8%, over the previous quarter. The common
stock dividend is payable November 15, 2012 to common stockholders of record
as of the close of business on October 31, 2012.

At the date of this release, the Company had approximately 112 million
outstanding common shares.

Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Announced

The Company also announced today that it is scheduled to release its earnings
results for the quarter ended September 30, 2012, on Friday, October 26, 2012.
In conjunction with its release, the Company will be conducting a conference
call on Friday, October 26, 2012 at 10 a.m. ET to review its 2012 third
quarter results and current developments.

To listen to the conference call via webcast, log on to
www.omegahealthcare.com and click the “3Q 2012 Earnings Call” hyperlink under
the “Upcoming Events” section on the Company’s homepage. Webcast replays of
the call will be available on the Company’s website for approximately two
weeks following the call. Additionally, a copy of the earnings release will be
available in the “Featured Documents” and “Press Releases” sections of the
Company’s website. Analysts and investors within the United States interested
in participating are invited to call (877) 317-6789. The Canadian toll-free
dial-in number is (866) 605-3852. All other international participants can use
the dial-in number (412) 317-6789. Ask the operator to be connected to the
“Omega Healthcare Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Call”.

Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. is a real estate investment trust investing
in and providing financing to the long-term care industry. As of June 30,
2012, Omega owned or held mortgages on 433 skilled nursing facilities,
assisted living facilities and other specialty hospitals with approximately
50,385 licensed beds (48,330 available beds) located in 33 states and operated
by 47 third-party healthcare operating companies.

Contact:

Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc.
Bob Stephenson, CFO at (410) 427-1700
 
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