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One company announced a cancer breakthrough that scored a 79% increase in progression-free survival in Phase III testing. Another is set to gain steam from a $3.45 billion acquisition. Still another has room for price increases that could send margins through the roof. Don't miss these stocks with compelling gain potential.

Natl Healthcare: (NHC)

(Market Close from AMEX) As of Jan 29, 2015 04:02 PM ET

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$63.95 USD

63.95
7,291

+1.32 (2.11%)

Volume: 7,291

Zacks Rank : NA [?]

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 26.65%
2 Buy 18.84%
3 Hold 10.45%
4 Sell 4.76%
5 Strong Sell 2.56%
S&P 500 10.28%

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Quote Overview

Stock Activity

Open 63.11
Day Low 62.57
Day High 63.95
52 Wk Low 49.06
52 Wk High 64.66
Avg. Volume 9,588
Market Cap 901.57 M
Dividend 1.36 ( 2.13%)
Beta 0.82

Key Earnings Data

Forward PE NA
PEG Ratio NA
Current Qtr Est NA
Current Yr Est NA
Most Accurate Est NA
Qtr Earnings ESP[?] 0.00%
Exp Earnings Date 2/23/15
Prior Year EPS 3.24
Exp EPS Growth NA
Industry MED-NURSING HMS

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Zacks Rank [?]
Zacks Industry Rank 27 / 265 (Top 10%)
Equity Research Report No Report

This is our short term rating system that serves as a timeliness indicator for stocks over the next 1 to 3 months. How good is it? See rankings and related performance below.

Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 26.65%
2 Buy 18.84%
3 Hold 10.45%
4 Sell 4.76%
5 Strong Sell 2.56%
S&P 500 10.28%

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Top Peers Symbol Zacks Rank
ENSIGN GROUP ENSG
FIVE STAR QLTY FVE
SKILLED HLTHCR SKH
TEAM HEALTH HLD TMH
ADCARE HLTH SYS ADK
BROOKDALE SENR BKD
CAPITAL SR LIVG CSU
CONCORD MED-ADR CCM
KINDRED HLTHCR KND

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