Nationwide Declares $.46 Common Dividend And $1.91925 Preferred Dividend

Apr 20, 2001, 01:00 ET from Nationwide Health Properties, Inc.

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Nationwide Health Properties, Inc.'s (NYSE:   NHP) Board of Directors declared
 today a $.46 per share regular dividend on its common stock.  The common
 dividend will be paid on June 8, 2001 to shareholders of record on
 May 17, 2001.
     Nationwide Health Properties, Inc.'s Board of Directors also declared
 today a $1.91925 per share dividend on its preferred stock.  The preferred
 dividend will be paid on June 29, 2001 to shareholders of record on
 June 1, 2001.
 
     Nationwide Health Properties, Inc. is a real estate investment trust that
 invests in health care facilities.  The Company has investments in
 324 facilities in 37 states.
 
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SOURCE Nationwide Health Properties, Inc.
    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Nationwide Health Properties, Inc.'s (NYSE:   NHP) Board of Directors declared
 today a $.46 per share regular dividend on its common stock.  The common
 dividend will be paid on June 8, 2001 to shareholders of record on
 May 17, 2001.
     Nationwide Health Properties, Inc.'s Board of Directors also declared
 today a $1.91925 per share dividend on its preferred stock.  The preferred
 dividend will be paid on June 29, 2001 to shareholders of record on
 June 1, 2001.
 
     Nationwide Health Properties, Inc. is a real estate investment trust that
 invests in health care facilities.  The Company has investments in
 324 facilities in 37 states.
 
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                http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X83200785
 
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