MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – National HealthCare Corporation (NYSE American: NHC), announces that its Board of Directors, at a regularly scheduled meeting, has authorized a new stock repurchase program. The program will allow for repurchases of up to $25 million of its common stock. The new stock repurchase plan will begin September 1, 2019 and will expire on August 31, 2020. The stock repurchase plan replaces the stock repurchase plan previously approved by the Board of Directors on August 9, 2018. Repurchases may be made under the previous plan until August 31, 2019.

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — National HealthCare Corporation (NYSE American: NHC), the nation’s oldest publicly traded long-term health care company, announced today that it will pay a quarterly dividend of 52 cents per common share to shareholders of record on June 28, 2019 and payable on August 30, 2019. This represents a 4.0% increase over last quarter’s regular common dividend.

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National HealthCare Corporation (NYSE American: NHC), the nation’s oldest publicly traded senior health care company, announced today net operating revenues for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 totaled $248,285,000 compared to $242,961,000 for the quarter ended March 31, 2018, an increase of 2.2%.

For the quarter ended March 31, 2019, the reported GAAP net income attributable to NHC was $21,269,000 compared to a GAAP net loss attributable to NHC of $2,791,000 for the first quarter of 2018. Excluding the unrealized gains and losses in our marketable equity securities portfolio and other non-GAAP adjustments, adjusted net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 was $16,951,000 compared to $16,362,000 for the first quarter of 2018, an increase of 3.6% (*). For the quarter ended March 31, 2019, the reported GAAP diluted earnings per share was $1.39 compared to a GAAP diluted loss per share of $0.18 for the first quarter of 2018. The adjusted diluted earnings per share was $1.11 for the quarter ended March 31, 2019, compared to $1.08 for the first quarter of 2018 (*).

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — National HealthCare Corporation (NYSE American: NHC), the nation’s oldest publicly traded long-term health care company, announced today that it will pay a quarterly dividend of 50 cents per common share to shareholders of record on December 31, 2018 and payable on March 1, 2019.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — National HealthCare Corporation (NYSE American: NHC), the nation’s oldest publicly traded senior health care company, announced today net operating revenues for the quarter ended September 30, 2018 totaled $246,326,000 compared to $241,196,000 for the quarter ended September 30, 2017, an increase of 2.1%.