National HealthCare Corporation ( NHC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NHC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of NHC was $46.62, representing a -7.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.17 and a 14.4% increase over the 52 week low of $40.75.
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 $3.49.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NHC Dividend History page.