National HealthCare Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.32 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 30,
2013. Shareholders who purchased NHC stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
6.67% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $46.98, the dividend yield is 2.72%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NHC was $46.98,
representing a -6.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.17 and
a 13.07% increase over the 52 week low of $41.55.
NHC is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as Fresenius Medical Care Corporation (
) and HCA Holdings, Inc. (
). NHC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.55.
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