LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ National Research Corp. (NRC) on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $7.9 million.

On a per-share basis, the Lincoln, Nebraska-based company said it had profit of 28 cents.

The advisor to healthcare providers posted revenue of $28 million in the period.

National Research shares have increased nearly 2 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has increased 27 percent in the last 12 months.

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