National HealthCare Corporation (NHC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012
National HealthCare Corporation ( NHC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share scheduled for March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NHC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -70% decrease from the prior month.
The previous trading day's last sale of NHC was $47.41, representing a -4.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.68 and a 17.47% increase over the 52 week low of $40.36.
NHC is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as HCA Holdings, Inc. ( HCA ) and DaVita healthCare Partners Inc. ( DVA ). 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.