National HealthCare Company Profile (NYSEMKT:NHC)

About National HealthCare (NYSEMKT:NHC)

National HealthCare logoNational HealthCare Corporation (NHC) is engaged in the operation of skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, independent living facilities and homecare programs. The Company is engaged in the post-acute healthcare industry segment. Its business activities include providing sub-acute and post-acute skilled nursing care, intermediate nursing care, rehabilitative care, memory and Alzheimer's care, senior living services, and home healthcare services. It has interest in a hospice care business that services NHC owned healthcare centers and others. In addition, it provides management services, accounting and financial services, as well as insurance services to third-party operators of healthcare facilities. As of December 31, 2016, it owned the real estate of 13 healthcare properties and leased these properties to third-party operators. As of December 31, 2016, it operated in 10 states, and its owned and leased properties are located in various parts of the United States.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Health Care Providers & Services
  • Sub-Industry: Health Care Facilities
  • Symbol: NYSEMKT:NHC
  • CUSIP: 63590610
  • Web: N/A
  • Market Cap: $1.06 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 15,195,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $71.89
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $72.79
  • 52 Week Range: $60.81 - $78.99
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.41
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 161.79
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $936.29 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.13
  • Book Value: $44.52 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.56
  • Annual Dividend: $1.80
  • Dividend Yield: 2.7%
  • EBIDTA: $102.79 million
  • Average Volume: 25,342 shs.
  • Beta: 0.91
  • Short Ratio: 6.96

Frequently Asked Questions for National HealthCare (NYSEMKT:NHC)

What is National HealthCare's stock symbol?

National HealthCare trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)MKT under the ticker symbol "NHC."

How often does National HealthCare pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for National HealthCare?

National HealthCare announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 11th. Investors of record on Friday, June 30th will be given a dividend of $0.48 per share on Friday, September 1st. This represents a $1.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.76%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 28th. This is a positive change from National HealthCare's previous quarterly dividend of $0.45. View National HealthCare's Dividend History.

How were National HealthCare's earnings last quarter?

National HealthCare Co. (NYSEMKT:NHC) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 10th. The company reported $0.84 EPS for the quarter. The firm earned $239.24 million during the quarter. View National HealthCare's Earnings History.

Who are some of National HealthCare's key competitors?

How do I buy National HealthCare stock?

Shares of National HealthCare can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of National HealthCare stock cost?

One share of National HealthCare stock can currently be purchased for approximately $69.57.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for National HealthCare (NYSEMKT:NHC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for National HealthCare (NYSEMKT:NHC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/22/2016MacquarieUpgradeUnderperform -> OutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for National HealthCare (NYSEMKT:NHC)
Earnings by Quarter for National HealthCare (NYSEMKT:NHC)
Earnings History by Quarter for National HealthCare (NYSEMKT:NHC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/10/2017Q1 2017$0.84$239.24 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2017Q4 2016$0.91$238.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.71$216.60 million$224.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2015Q414$0.88$207.00 million$226.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.75$182.97 million$207.77 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q214$0.72$192.01 million$216.56 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.78$194.38 million$210.53 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2014Q413$1.04$193.98 million$206.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$1.28$189.31 million$195.77 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for National HealthCare (NYSEMKT:NHC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.54 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.43 EPS


Current Dividend Information for National HealthCare (NYSEMKT:NHC)
Next Dividend:9/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.80
Dividend Yield:2.59%
Payout Ratio:52.94% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
70.87% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
418.60% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for National HealthCare (NYSEMKT:NHC)

Dividend History by Quarter for National HealthCare (NYSEMKT:NHC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for National HealthCare (NYSEMKT:NHC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for National HealthCare (NYSEMKT:NHC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for National HealthCare (NYSEMKT:NHC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/27/2017Julia W PowellVPSell350$74.47$26,064.50View SEC Filing  
2/24/2017Julia W PowellVPSell1,080$74.43$80,384.40View SEC Filing  
2/22/2017Julia W PowellVPSell4,000$74.48$297,920.00View SEC Filing  
12/21/2016Ernest G. Burgess IIIDirectorSell8,000$77.57$620,560.00View SEC Filing  
12/7/2016James Paul AbernathyDirectorSell879$70.49$61,960.71View SEC Filing  
11/25/2016James Paul AbernathyDirectorSell1,000$70.00$70,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2016James Paul AbernathyDirectorSell1,000$69.44$69,440.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2016David L LassiterInsiderSell2,704$64.50$174,408.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Health Corp NationalMajor ShareholderSell130,000$63.04$8,195,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2016David L. LassiterVPSell5,000$64.24$321,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016David L. LassiterVPSell8,000$64.50$516,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/30/2015James Paul AbernathyDirectorSell1,000$67.00$67,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015Stephen Fowler FlattPresidentSell1,000$65.55$65,550.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Ernest G Burgess IIIDirectorSell1,000$60.29$60,290.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014Emil E HassanDirectorSell2,429$62.21$151,108.09View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014David L LassiterVPSell2,000$57.10$114,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Health Corp NationalMajor ShareholderSell125,000$55.96$6,995,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2014David L LassiterVPSell5,000$54.73$273,650.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014Emil E HassanDirectorSell2,000$55.08$110,160.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Emil E HassanDirectorSell2,149$55.12$118,452.88View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014David L LassiterVPSell4,000$49.99$199,960.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013David L LassiterVPSell1,000$49.88$49,880.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013Julia W PowellVPSell1,531$50.15$76,779.65View SEC Filing  
11/7/2013Julia W PowellVPSell1,100$49.88$54,868.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2013James Paul AbernathyDirectorSell1,000$49.02$49,020.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2013Emil E HassanDirectorSell5,000$49.00$245,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2013David L LassiterVPSell1,000$49.94$49,940.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2013Julia W PowellVPSell1,900$48.12$91,428.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Julia W PowellVPSell5,000$48.15$240,750.00View SEC Filing  
9/13/2012Emil E HassanDirectorSell4,197$47.00$197,259.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for National HealthCare (NYSEMKT:NHC)
Latest Headlines for National HealthCare (NYSEMKT:NHC)
DateHeadline logoNational HealthCare Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NHC-US : May 12, 2017 - May 12 at 7:27 PM logoNational HealthCare Co. (NHC) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.48 - May 11 at 6:20 PM logoNational HealthCare Co. (NHC) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results - May 11 at 2:46 PM logoNHC Reports First Quarter Earnings - May 10 at 12:06 PM logoNational Healthcare declares $0.48 dividend - May 10 at 12:37 AM logoNHC Announces 6.7% Increase in Common Dividend - May 9 at 6:27 PM logoNational HealthCare (NHC) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.22 - May 6 at 12:53 AM logoNational HealthCare (NHC) Getting Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows - May 1 at 7:00 PM logoNational HealthCare Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE MKT:NHC) : April 25, 2017 - April 25 at 6:04 PM logoNational HealthCare Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NHC-US : April 24, 2017 - April 24 at 7:10 PM logoNational HealthCare (NHC) Earns News Impact Score of 0.56 - April 24 at 9:36 AM logoNational HealthCare (NHC) Getting Positive News Coverage, Report Shows - April 21 at 11:15 PM logoNational HealthCare (NHC) Earning Very Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows - April 17 at 12:34 PM logoNational HealthCare (NHC) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.56 - April 13 at 10:18 AM logoNational HealthCare Corp. : NHC-US: Dividend Analysis : March 31st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 11, 2017 - April 11 at 6:43 PM logoNHC Reports Year End Earnings - February 17 at 8:23 AM logoNHC Announces New Chief Information Officer - February 13 at 9:52 AM logoMental health advocates celebrate passage of 21st Century Cures Act - December 8 at 7:15 PM logoNHC Announces Common Dividend - November 4 at 9:56 AM logoNATIONAL HEALTHCARE CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition - November 4 at 9:56 AM logoNATIONAL HEALTHCARE CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Regulation FD Disclosure, Fin - September 30 at 6:30 PM logoDonald Daniel and Charlotte Swafford Announce Retirement - September 30 at 6:30 PM logoNATIONAL HEALTHCARE CORP Financials - August 11 at 6:53 PM logoMurfreesboro-based health care company names new leaders - August 9 at 6:42 PM logoNHC Board Names Steve Flatt as Next CEO – Mike Ussery to Become President, Effective January 1, 2017 - August 8 at 6:40 PM logoBRIEF-National Healthcare Q2 earnings per share $0.78 - August 5 at 9:30 AM logoNational HealthCare posts 2Q profit - August 5 at 9:30 AM


This page was last updated on 5/28/2017 by Staff