National HealthCare Corporation (NHC): Price and Financial Metrics

National HealthCare Corporation (NHC): $69.55

-0.97 (-1.38%)

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NHC Stock Summary

  • National Healthcare Corp's stock had its IPO on January 20, 1987, making it an older stock than 91.96% of US equities in our set.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for National Healthcare Corp is higher than it is for about only 17.78% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of National Healthcare Corp's share price is greater than that of only 3.6% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to National Healthcare Corp are MRTN, NKSH, NX, KNX, and MCY.
  • Visit NHC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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NHC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $69.55 52-week high $80.51
Prev. close $70.52 52-week low $55.88
Day low $68.71 Volume 46,100
Day high $71.62 Avg. volume 32,695
50-day MA $67.93 Dividend yield 2.99%
200-day MA $64.91 Market Cap 1.07B

National HealthCare Corporation (NHC) Company Bio

National Healthcare Corp. operates, manages, or provides services to skilled nursing facilities and associated assisted living centers, retirement centers, and home health care programs. The company was founded in 1971 and is based in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

NHC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$69.55$469.96 566%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for National Healthcare Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that National Healthcare Corp ranked in the 84th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 569.5% on a DCF basis. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of National Healthcare Corp, consider:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 38.39; that's higher than 89.34% of US stocks in the Healthcare sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • National Healthcare Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than merely 23.24% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • NHC's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than merely 23.24% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Healthcare that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as NHC, try MODV, AMRX, HNGR, ARGX, and QDEL.

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Latest NHC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about National Healthcare Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate NHC as an investment opportunity.

National Healthcare reports Q4 results

National Healthcare (NHC): Q4 Non-GAAP EPS of $0.90; GAAP EPS of $1.79.Revenue of $259.83M (+2.3% Y/Y)Press Release...

Seeking Alpha | February 19, 2021

NHC Reports 2020 Year End Earnings

NHC announces 2020 earnings.

Yahoo | February 19, 2021

National Healthcare declares $0.52 dividend

National Healthcare (NHC) declares $0.52/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.Forward yield 3.1%Payable May 3; for shareholders of record March 31; ex-div March 30.See NHC Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | February 12, 2021

NHC Announces Common Dividend

NHC announces common dividend of $0.52 per share.

Yahoo | February 12, 2021

State Approves Certificate of Need for Geriatric Psychiatric Hospital in Dickson

State Approves Certificate of Need for Geriatric Psychiatric Hospital in Dickson

Yahoo | December 17, 2020

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NHC Price Returns

1-mo 7.00%
3-mo 8.20%
6-mo 10.95%
1-year -3.22%
3-year 29.18%
5-year 23.90%
YTD 4.73%
2020 -20.66%
2019 13.02%
2018 32.43%
2017 -17.90%
2016 26.12%

NHC Dividends

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