National HealthCare Corporation (NHC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012
National HealthCare Corporation ( NHC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $1 per share scheduled for December 21, 2012. Shareholders who purchased NHC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 233.33% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of NHC was $47.61, representing a -4.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.68 and a 18.2% increase over the 52 week low of $40.28.
NHC is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as HCA Holdings, Inc. ( HCA ) and Fresenius Medical Care Corporation ( FMS ). NHC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.5.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NHC Dividend History page.