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National HealthCare: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) _ National HealthCare Corp. (NHC) on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $13.7 million.

The Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based company said it had net income of 89 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to 84 cents per share.

The nursing home and assisted living company posted revenue of $247.2 million in the period.

National HealthCare shares have risen 7% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $83.91, a rise of 16% in the last 12 months.

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