Renaissance Technologies LLC Purchases 1,500 Shares of National HealthCare Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:NHC)

Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its position in National HealthCare Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:NHC) by 0.2% during the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 648,300 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,500 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC’s holdings in National HealthCare were worth $52,610,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the business. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group grew its position in shares of National HealthCare by 7.8% in the first quarter. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group now owns 2,750 shares of the company’s stock valued at $209,000 after purchasing an additional 200 shares in the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its position in shares of National HealthCare by 56.2% during the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 581 shares of the company’s stock valued at $47,000 after buying an additional 209 shares during the period. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL increased its position in shares of National HealthCare by 3.2% during the second quarter. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL now owns 9,600 shares of the company’s stock valued at $779,000 after buying an additional 300 shares during the period. Calton & Associates Inc. increased its position in shares of National HealthCare by 0.6% during the second quarter. Calton & Associates Inc. now owns 47,145 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,826,000 after buying an additional 302 shares during the period. Finally, Denali Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of National HealthCare by 2,400.0% in the second quarter. Denali Advisors LLC now owns 600 shares of the company’s stock worth $49,000 after buying an additional 576 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of NHC stock traded up $1.49 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $83.42. The stock had a trading volume of 1,066 shares, compared to its average volume of 36,340. National HealthCare Co. has a 12 month low of $70.89 and a 12 month high of $89.54.

National HealthCare (NYSEAMERICAN:NHC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 8th. The company reported $0.84 EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $247.15 million for the quarter.

In related news, Director James Paul Abernathy sold 1,714 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $84.78, for a total value of $145,312.92. Following the sale, the director now owns 22,019 shares in the company, valued at $1,866,770.82. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

National HealthCare Company Profile

National HealthCare Corporation operates, manages, and provides services to skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, independent living facilities, and home health care programs. Its skilled nursing facilities offer licensed therapy services, nutrition services, social services, activities, and housekeeping and laundry services, as well as medical services prescribed by physicians; and rehabilitative services, such as physical, speech, respiratory, and occupational therapy for patients recovering from strokes, heart attacks, orthopedic conditions, neurological illnesses, or other illnesses, injuries, or disabilities.

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