February 20, 2013. Speaking of share price increases, health care REITs continue to rise, with Ventas, Health Care REIT, HCP, LTC Properties, National Health Investors and Sabra Health Care REIT all hitting new highs on February 19. And Ventas just increased its dividend by an unprecedented five cents per quarter, representing an 8% increase. Admittedly, its yield had been the lowest of its peer group, but even with the increase, the yield still remains just below 4.0%. Investors just can’t seem to get enough of these shares….Want to read more news? Click here for a free trial to The SeniorCare Investor and download the current issue today