- Primary care property investor Assura said Tuesday it added eight medical centres to its portfolio in its fiscal third quarter boosting its rental income.

Assura now owned 553 medical centres with a total annualised rent roll of £99.8m, up from £97.0m in the second quarter. The company's pipeline of acquisitions and developments currently stood at £170m, following the acquisition of eight medical centres at a combined cost of £67m.

'Our successful growth and the secure nature of our income has enabled us to increase our dividend by 5% to 0.685 pence per quarter, with effect from the January 2019 payment,' said Jonathan Murphy, CEO.

At 8:59am: [LON:AGR] Assura Group Ltd share price was +1.05p at 55.65p

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