National HealthCare Corporation (NHC): Price and Financial Metrics

National HealthCare Corporation (NHC): $69.86

0.79 (+1.14%)

POWR Rating

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  • NHC scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 99.33% of US stocks.
  • NHC's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • NHC ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 17th percentile.

NHC Stock Summary

  • National Healthcare Corp's stock had its IPO on January 20, 1987, making it an older stock than 92.02% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, National Healthcare Corp is reporting a growth rate of 180.03%; that's higher than 88.66% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of National Healthcare Corp's share price is greater than that of only 10.44% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NHC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are MRTN, PEBK, FGBI, NKSH, and UNAM.
  • Visit NHC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

NHC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Healthcare stock, NHC's price/sales ratio is 90.31% lower, now standing at 1.1.
  • NHC's price/earnings ratio has moved down 9.2 over the prior 243 months.
  • NHC's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.7 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NHC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NHC 2021-08-31 1.1 1.3 6.8 6.2
NHC 2021-08-30 1.1 1.3 6.9 6.3
NHC 2021-08-27 1.1 1.3 6.9 6.3
NHC 2021-08-26 1.1 1.2 6.8 6.2
NHC 2021-08-25 1.1 1.2 6.8 6.2
NHC 2021-08-24 1.1 1.2 6.8 6.2

NHC Growth Metrics

    The 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 43%.
  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 69.61%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 116.19%.
Over the past 34 months, NHC's revenue has gone up $88,629,000.

The table below shows NHC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 1,074.302 62.394 138.59
2021-09-30 1,050.693 66.23 150.352
2021-06-30 1,024.582 88.654 166.549
2021-03-31 1,023.066 208.094 89.99
2020-12-31 1,028.217 203.259 41.871
2020-09-30 1,022.272 209.119 28.091

NHC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • NHC has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 72.89% of graded US stocks.
  • NHC's asset turnover comes in at 0.743 -- ranking 41st of 81 Healthcare stocks.
  • DVCR, VCYT, and RDNT are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with NHC.

The table below shows NHC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.743 1 0.174
2021-03-31 0.759 1 0.109
2020-12-31 0.777 1 0.048
2020-09-30 0.784 1 0.031
2020-06-30 0.786 1 0.037
2020-03-31 0.778 1 0.020

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NHC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $69.86 52-week high $78.42
Prev. close $69.07 52-week low $61.98
Day low $67.46 Volume 35,300
Day high $70.25 Avg. volume 35,337
50-day MA $70.59 Dividend yield 3.19%
200-day MA $69.44 Market Cap 1.08B

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.

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Knoxville Center for Behavioral Medicine set to open in April

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., February 22, 2022--The Knoxville Center for Behavioral Medicine is set to open in April. The center will open in phases beginning with geriatric care and will open adult services soon after. The 64-bed adult and geriatric behavioral health center is a result of a partnership among National HealthCare Corporation (NYSE American: NHC), Tennova Healthcare, and The University of Tennessee Medical Center.

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

National Healthcare Non-GAAP EPS of $1.02, revenue of $283.43M

National Healthcare press release (NHC): Q4 Non-GAAP EPS of $1.02.Revenue of $283.43M (+9.1% Y/Y).

Seeking Alpha | February 18, 2022


National HealthCare Corporation, which we also refer to as NHC or the Company, is a leading provider of post-acute care and senior health care services. At December 31, 2021, we operate or manage 75 skilled nursing facilities with 9,473 1 icensed beds, 24 assisted living facilities, five independent living facilities, one behavioral health hospital, 34 homecare… The post NATIONAL HEALTHCARE CORP – 10-K – MANAGEMENT''S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL CONDITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATIONS appeared first on InsuranceNewsNet .

InsuranceNewsNet | February 18, 2022

National HealthCare Corporation Expands Behavioral Health Service Line

MURFREESBORO, Tenn., February 18, 2022--Senior care leader National HealthCare Corporation (NYSE American: NHC) is expanding its behavioral health services. In 2022, NHC will open two new behavioral health hospitals in Maryland Heights, Missouri and Knoxville, Tennessee. NHC currently offers behavior health services at the Osage Beach Center for Cognitive Disorders in Osage Beach, Missouri.

Yahoo | February 18, 2022

NHC Reports 2021 Year End Earnings

MURFREESBORO, Tenn., February 18, 2022--NHC announces 2021 earnings.

Yahoo | February 18, 2022

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NHC Price Returns

1-mo -4.89%
3-mo 10.06%
6-mo 1.47%
1-year -4.10%
3-year -4.69%
5-year 14.51%
YTD 3.61%
2021 5.39%
2020 -20.66%
2019 13.02%
2018 32.43%
2017 -17.90%

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