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NHC National Healthcare PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current PE ratio for National Healthcare stock as of Jul 16, 2024 is 23.87. This is calculated based on the TTM EPS of $5.3 and the stock price of $126.51 per share. The PE ratio has grown by 5% from its last 4 quarters average of 22.7.

NHC PE ratio history

How has NHC's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of National Healthcare for the last ten years is 21.72. The current P/E ratio of 23.87 is 10% higher than the historical average. Looking back at the last ten years, NHC's PE ratio peaked in the Mar 2020 quarter at 54.76, when the price was $71.73 and the EPS was $1.31. The lowest point was in the Jun 2021 quarter, when it reached 6.44 with a price of $69.9 and an EPS of $10.86.


National Healthcare PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 441.89% in 2022

Maximum annual decrease: -68.98% in 2021

Year PE ratio Change
2023 21.2 -47.98%
2022 40.75 441.89%
2021 7.52 -68.98%
2020 24.24 25.34%
2019 19.34 -4.59%
2018 20.27 23.07%
2017 16.47 -27.41%
2016 22.69 22.85%
2015 18.47 -4.79%
2014 19.4 45.76%

NHC average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of NHC for the past years

Currently, NHC's PE ratio is higher than its 10-year average, but it is lower than its 3 and 5-year averages.

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NHC PE vs peers

What is NHC's PE ratio compared to its peers

NHC's PE ratio stands lower than its peer stock ENSG, but it is higher than HCSG's.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
HCSG Healthcare Services Group Inc 20.72 $869.76M
NHC National Healthcare Corp 24.37 $1.99B
ENSG Ensign Group Inc 36.07 $7.99B
EVH Evolent Health Inc N/A $2.44B
CYH Community Health Systems Inc N/A $550.31M

Frequently asked questions

What is National Healthcare's PE ratio?

NHC stock has a price to earnings ratio of 23.87 as of Jul 16, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for National Healthcare (NHC)?

The 3-year average price to earnings ratio for NHC stock is 24.25.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for National Healthcare (NHC)?

The 5-year average price to earnings ratio for NHC stock is 24.43.

What is the highest PE ratio for NHC?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached its highest level at 54.76 in the Mar 2020 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for NHC compare to its historical average?

The current PE ratio of NHC is 10% higher than the 10-year historical average.

How is NHC's PE ratio calculated (National Healthcare PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is obtained by dividing the latest price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jul 16, 2024), National Healthcare's share price is $126.51. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $5.3. Therefore, National Healthcare's PE ratio for today is 23.87. PE RATIO(23.87) = STOCK PRICE($126.51) / TTM EPS($5.3)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.