NYSEAMERICAN:NHC - National HealthCare Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $80.97 -0.03 (-0.04 %) (As of 12/9/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$80.97Today's Range$80.14 - $81.7652-Week Range$57.00 - $84.90Volume29,125 shsAverage Volume33,627 shsMarket CapitalizationN/AP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield2.48%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email National HealthCare Corporation operates, manages, and provides services to skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, independent living facilities, and home health care programs. The company's skilled nursing facilities offer licensed therapy services, nutrition services, social services, activities, and housekeeping and laundry services, as well as medical services prescribed by physicians; and rehabilitative services, such as physical, speech, respiratory, and occupational therapy services for patients recovering from strokes, heart attacks, orthopedic conditions, neurological illnesses, or other illnesses, injuries, or disabilities. Its medical specialty units comprise memory care units and subacute nursing units that offer specialized care and programs for persons with Alzheimer's or related disorders; and assisted living centers provide personal care services and assistance with general activities of daily living, such as dressing, bathing, meal preparation, and medication management. The company also owns, leases, and manages independent living facilities that provide specially designed residential units for the active and ambulatory elderly, as well as offers various ancillary services for its residents, including restaurants, activity rooms, and social areas. In addition, it provides health care programs that offer skilled services, including infusion, wound care and physical, occupational, and speech therapies; operates pharmacies; provides management, accounting, financial, and insurance services; and leases its properties to third party operators. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated 76 skilled nursing facilities with 9,597 licensed beds; 24 assisted living facilities; 5 independent living facilities; 36 homecare programs; and 4 pharmacies. National HealthCare Corporation was founded in 1971 and is based in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Receive NHC News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for NHC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSEAMERICAN Industry Long-Term Care Facilities Sub-IndustryHealth Care Facilities SectorMedical Current SymbolNYSEAMERICAN:NHC Previous SymbolNYSEMKT:NHC CUSIP63590610 Webwww.nhccare.com Phone+1-615-8902020 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/A Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual SalesN/A Price / SalesN/A Cash FlowN/A Price / Cash FlowN/A Book ValueN/A Price / BookN/A Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/A Miscellaneous Employees14,850 Outstanding Shares15,230,000Market Cap$0.00 OptionableOptionable National HealthCare (NYSEAMERICAN:NHC) Frequently Asked Questions What is National HealthCare's stock symbol? National HealthCare trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)AMERICAN under the ticker symbol "NHC." How often does National HealthCare pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for National HealthCare? National HealthCare declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 12th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 28th. View National HealthCare's Dividend History. How were National HealthCare's earnings last quarter? National HealthCare Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:NHC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November, 9th. The company reported $1.03 earnings per share for the quarter. The company earned $246.33 million during the quarter. View National HealthCare's Earnings History. When is National HealthCare's next earnings date? National HealthCare is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for National HealthCare. Has National HealthCare been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about NHC stock have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. National HealthCare earned a coverage optimism score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting National HealthCare? National HealthCare saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 194,508 shares, an increase of 22.6% from the October 15th total of 158,689 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 34,926 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.6 days. Currently, 1.7% of the shares of the company are sold short. View National HealthCare's Current Options Chain. Who are some of National HealthCare's key competitors? Some companies that are related to National HealthCare include Extendicare (EXE), Future Healthcare of America (FUTU), Japara Healthcare (JHC), Nova Leap Health (NLH), Regional Health Properties (RHE), Regis Healthcare (REG), RYMAN HEALTHCAR/ADR (RYHTY) and Sienna Senior Living (SIA). Who are National HealthCare's key executives? National HealthCare's management team includes the folowing people: Dr. Stephen Fowler Flatt, CEO & Director (Age 62)Mr. R. Michael Ussery, Pres & COO (Age 59)Mr. Brian F. Kidd, Sr. VP, Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 43)Mr. John Keith Lines, Sr. VP, Sec. & Gen. Counsel (Age 58)Ms. Julia W. Powell, Sr. VP of Patient Services & Chief Nursing Officer (Age 69) Who are National HealthCare's major shareholders? National HealthCare's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (5.66%), BlackRock Inc. (5.51%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.30%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.85%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (2.14%) and Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. (1.03%). Company insiders that own National HealthCare stock include Emil E Hassan, Ernest G Burgess III, James Paul Abernathy, Jeffrey Russell Smith, John K Lines, Julia W Powell and Robert Michael Ussery. View Institutional Ownership Trends for National HealthCare. Which institutional investors are selling National HealthCare stock? NHC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Alambic Investment Management L.P., US Bancorp DE, Prudential Financial Inc. and Acadian Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold National HealthCare company stock in the last year include Emil E Hassan, Ernest G Burgess III, James Paul Abernathy, John K Lines and Robert Michael Ussery. View Insider Buying and Selling for National HealthCare. Which institutional investors are buying National HealthCare stock? NHC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bessemer Group Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Rhumbline Advisers, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC and Bailard Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for National HealthCare. How do I buy shares of National HealthCare? Shares of NHC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is National HealthCare's stock price today? One share of NHC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $80.97. What is National HealthCare's official website? The official website for National HealthCare is http://www.nhccare.com. How can I contact National HealthCare? National HealthCare's mailing address is 100 E Vine St, MURFREESBORO, TN 37130-3734, United States. The company can be reached via phone at +1-615-8902020. MarketBeat Community Rating for National HealthCare (NYSEAMERICAN NHC)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 120 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 137 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 257MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about National HealthCare and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NHC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NHC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 12/9/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a Candlestick Chart?