National Healthcare (NHC) dividend stock





  • Yield

     3.12%
  • Dividend

     1.92
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     6.6%
  • Dividend increased

     12 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     60%
  • Dividend pay date

     12/1/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     6/28/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 24.8%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     20 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     9.7
  • Tweed factor

     -9.7
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
24.8%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
19.5%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
20.8%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
-8.0%
Price change from 52 week high   
-22.2%
Price change from 50 days average   
-2.1%
Price change from 200 days average   
-10.8%
Price info
Change
0.93 (1.49%)


Last price
61.48 USD


Day range
61.11 - 62.80


Year range
57.73 - 78.99

Financial health
Current ratio
1.85


Debt/equity ratio
24.33


Cash
154.38M


Debt
153.51M


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
19.33


Price/book (P/B)
1.38


Forward price/earning (P/E)
0.00


Price/sales (P/S)
1.00


PEG
0.00


Market cap
934.19M

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.7800,0.9000,1.0000
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
13.2%
3.3600,2.1100,2.3100
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-17.1%
10 year history
0.7800,0.9000,1.0000,1.0800,1.1600,1.2000,1.2400,1.3200,1.4800,1.6000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
8.3%
3.3600,2.1100,2.3100,3.2200,3.9000,3.4900,3.8700,3.1400,3.2000,3.2000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-0.5%
22.3500,23.8700,25.9000,28.6400,30.9100,34.5500,36.2000,38.2400,38.4700,42.0500
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
7.3%
24.1000,34.1000,44.1000,34.2000,32.4000,40.4000,38.4000,42.2000,47.8000,48.2000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
8.0%
13.0000,13.0000,14.0000,14.0000,16.0000,17.0000,17.0000,14.0000,14.0000,14.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
0.8%
Other companies in the long-term care facilities industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   Ensign Group 10 yrs0.80%20.9%
Company profile
Empoloyees
13,050


Sector


Website


National HealthCare Corporation operates, manages, or provides services to skilled nursing facilities and associated assisted living centers, retirement centers, and home health care programs. The company?s skilled nursing facilities offer medical services prescribed by physicians, licensed therapy ...
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Address:
100 Vine Street, Murfreesboro, TN, 37130

Phone:
+1 615 890-2020
National Healthcare has a dividend of 1.92 USD and based on a stock price of 61.48, the yield is 3.12%. Since 2005they have raised their dividend each year, that is 12 years in a row. The payout ratio of NHC is 60%, based on an EPS of 3.18 and a dividend of 1.92. If their dividend growth rate stays the same, the dividend payback period would be 20 years. They have increased their dividend by 6.6% on average in the last 5 years. National Healthcare has gone ex-dividend on the 6/28/2017, and the dividend pay date is 12/1/2017. 13,050 people work for them (a US company) and it has been founded back in . The stock belongs to the long-term care facilities industry in the healthcare sector. We have awarded the company a dividend rating of 2.9 out of 5 stars.






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