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NHC National Healthcare dividend history, payout ratio & dates

National Healthcare's most recent quarterly dividend of $0.57 per share was on Sep 29, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized payout of $2.24 per share represents a current dividend yield of 3.53%.

Key dates

  • NHC last dividend date: Sep 29, 2022
  • NHC next dividend date: Not announced
NHC dividend stats
DPS
$2.24
Dividend yield
3.53%
Payout ratio
111.4%
vs. Healthcare sector
Dividend yield
1.76%
Payout ratio
36.4%

Dividend yield

What is National Healthcare current dividend yield

National Healthcare's dividend yield of 3.53% is higher than the Healthcare sector and the industry average. If we compare it with the Healthcare sector average of 1.76%, National Healthcare's dividend yield is 101% higher. Historically NHC's dividend yield has averaged at 2.9% in the last 5 years, which is less than the current one.

Dividend history

What is NHC dividend payout history and dates

National Healthcare has a dividend history dating as far as 1994, but when it comes to recent years the company has recorded 18 consecutive years of dividend payments. Our records of NHC show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 8% for the last year. And since the stock price has gone down by 9% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 19%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Sep 29, 2022 Nov 1, 2022 Aug 4, 2022 $0.57 normal
Jun 29, 2022 Aug 1, 2022 May 5, 2022 $0.57 normal
Mar 30, 2022 May 2, 2022 Feb 11, 2022 $0.55 normal
Dec 30, 2021 Feb 1, 2022 Nov 4, 2021 $0.55 normal
Sep 29, 2021 Nov 1, 2021 Aug 5, 2021 $0.52 normal
Jun 29, 2021 Aug 2, 2021 May 6, 2021 $0.52 normal
Mar 30, 2021 May 3, 2021 Feb 12, 2021 $0.52 normal
Dec 30, 2020 Feb 1, 2021 Nov 6, 2020 $0.52 normal
Sep 29, 2020 Nov 2, 2020 Aug 7, 2020 $0.52 normal
Jun 29, 2020 Aug 3, 2020 May 11, 2020 $0.52 normal
Mar 30, 2020 May 1, 2020 Feb 14, 2020 $0.52 normal
Dec 30, 2019 Feb 3, 2020 Nov 6, 2019 $0.52 normal
Sep 27, 2019 Dec 2, 2019 Aug 9, 2019 $0.52 normal
Jun 27, 2019 Aug 30, 2019 May 9, 2019 $0.52 normal
Mar 28, 2019 Jun 3, 2019 Feb 15, 2019 $0.5 normal
Dec 28, 2018 Mar 1, 2019 Nov 9, 2018 $0.5 normal
Sep 27, 2018 Dec 3, 2018 Aug 10, 2018 $0.5 normal
Jun 28, 2018 Aug 31, 2018 May 3, 2018 $0.5 normal
Mar 28, 2018 Jun 1, 2018 Feb 14, 2018 $0.48 normal
Dec 28, 2017 Mar 1, 2018 Nov 10, 2017 $0.48 normal
Sep 28, 2017 Dec 1, 2017 Aug 4, 2017 $0.48 normal
Jun 28, 2017 Sep 1, 2017 May 9, 2017 $0.48 normal
Mar 29, 2017 Jun 1, 2017 Feb 10, 2017 $0.45 normal
Dec 28, 2016 Mar 1, 2017 Nov 4, 2016 $0.45 normal
Sep 28, 2016 Dec 1, 2016 Aug 5, 2016 $0.45 normal
Jun 28, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 May 3, 2016 $0.45 normal

National Healthcare dividend payout ratio

What is National Healthcare dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

National Healthcare's payout ratio of 111.4% is above the Healthcare sector and the industry average. Compared to its Healthcare sector average of 36.4%, National Healthcare's payout ratio is 206% higher.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

NHC dividend vs peer dividends

How does NHC dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
HCSG Healthcare Services Group Inc 6.82% $0.85 212%
NHC National Healthcare Corp 3.53% $2.24 111.4%
ENSG Ensign Group Inc 0.26% $0.22 5.9%

Frequently asked questions

Does National Healthcare pay a dividend?

Yes, National Healthcare has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. NHC has been paying dividends since 2004.

When is National Healthcare's next dividend?

NHC hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, however if we take into account its recent dividend schedule, it is likely that its next dividend will be in December 2022.

When was NHC's last dividend?

National Healthcare's last regular dividend was on Sep 29, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.57 per share.

How much dividend does National Healthcare pay (per share)?

NHC has paid dividend of $2.24 per share in the last year.

What is National Healthcare's dividend yield?

National Healthcare's current dividend yield is 3.53%.

How often does National Healthcare pay dividends?

National Healthcare pays dividends quarterly.

What is National Healthcare's dividend payout ratio?

National Healthcare's dividend payout ratio is 111.4%.

Does National Healthcare pay a good dividend?

National Healthcare's dividend yield is more than the Healthcare sector average.