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National HealthCare: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) _ National HealthCare Corp. (NHC) on Friday reported first-quarter net income of $21.3 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

On a per-share basis, the Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based company said it had net income of $1.39. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to $1.11 per share.

The nursing home and assisted living company posted revenue of $248.3 million in the period.

National HealthCare shares have fallen nearly 1% since the beginning of the year. The stock has increased 21% in the last 12 months.

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