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NASDAQ:ENSG

The Ensign Group (ENSG) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$124.25
+0.55 (+0.44%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$123.17
$124.75
50-Day Range
$110.38
$124.25
52-Week Range
$85.50
$124.75
Volume
276,319 shs
Average Volume
288,041 shs
Market Capitalization
$7.04 billion
P/E Ratio
33.95
Dividend Yield
0.19%
Price Target
$119.20

The Ensign Group MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.80 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.1% Downside
$119.20 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
6.85% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.84
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.77mentions of The Ensign Group in the last 14 days
Based on 13 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$8.83 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
10.75%
From $4.93 to $5.46 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.25 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

139th out of 943 stocks

Skilled Nursing Care Facilities Industry

1st out of 1 stocks


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About The Ensign Group Stock (NASDAQ:ENSG)

The Ensign Group, Inc. provides skilled nursing, senior living, and rehabilitative services. It operates through two segments: Skilled Services and Standard Bearer. The company's Skilled Services segment engages in the operation of skilled nursing facilities and rehabilitation therapy services for patients with chronic conditions, prolonged illness, and the elderly; and offers nursing facilities including specialty care, such as on-site dialysis, ventilator care, cardiac, and pulmonary management, as well as standard services comprising room and board, special nutritional programs, social services, recreational activities, entertainment, and other services. Its Standard Bearer segment is comprised of selected real estate properties owned by Standard Bearer and leased to skilled nursing and senior living operators. In addition, the company provides ancillary services consisting of digital x-ray, ultrasound, electrocardiograms, sub-acute services, dialysis, respiratory, and long-term care pharmacy and patient transportation to people in their homes or at long-term care facilities, as well as mobile diagnostics. It operates in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin. The company was incorporated in 1999 and is based in San Juan Capistrano, California.

ENSG Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/31 Dividend
12/28/2023
Dividend Payable
1/31/2024
Last Earnings
2/01/2024
Today
2/24/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/24/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Medical
Industry
Skilled nursing care facilities
Sub-Industry
Health Care Facilities
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:ENSG
CUSIP
29358P10
Employees
35,300
Year Founded
1999

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$119.20
High Stock Price Target
$133.00
Low Stock Price Target
$110.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-4.1%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.80
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$209.40 million
Pretax Margin
7.31%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.73 billion
Cash Flow
$5.77 per share
Book Value
$26.42 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
54,173,000
Market Cap
$7.04 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.95

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ENSG Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell The Ensign Group stock right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Ensign Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" ENSG shares.
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What is The Ensign Group's stock price target for 2024?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for The Ensign Group's shares. Their ENSG share price targets range from $110.00 to $133.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $119.20 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.1%.
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How have ENSG shares performed in 2024?

The Ensign Group's stock was trading at $112.21 at the beginning of the year. Since then, ENSG stock has increased by 10.7% and is now trading at $124.25.
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When is The Ensign Group's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2024.
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How were The Ensign Group's earnings last quarter?

The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 1st. The company reported $1.17 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $1.17. The company earned $980.38 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $975.13 million. The Ensign Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.84% and a net margin of 5.61%.

How often does The Ensign Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Ensign Group?

The Ensign Group announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 15th. Shareholders of record on Sunday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Wednesday, January 31st. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.19%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 28th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.06.
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Is The Ensign Group a good dividend stock?

The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.19%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 17 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 6.56%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, ENSG will have a dividend payout ratio of 4.40% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did The Ensign Group's stock split?

The Ensign Group shares split on the morning of Thursday, December 24th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, December 9th 2015. The newly issued shares were payable to shareholders after the market closes on Wednesday, December 23rd 2015. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

What guidance has The Ensign Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

The Ensign Group updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of 5.290-5.470 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of 5.230. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.1 billion-$4.2 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.1 billion.

What is Christopher R. Christensen's approval rating as The Ensign Group's CEO?

17 employees have rated The Ensign Group Chief Executive Officer Christopher R. Christensen on Glassdoor.com. Christopher R. Christensen has an approval rating of 67% among the company's employees. 24.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at The Ensign Group to a friend.

What other stocks do shareholders of The Ensign Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other The Ensign Group investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), Innovative Industrial Properties (IIPR), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Micron Technology (MU), Pfizer (PFE), AbbVie (ABBV), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Applied Materials (AMAT).

Who are The Ensign Group's major shareholders?

The Ensign Group's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.69%), Wasatch Advisors LP (8.00%), Capital Research Global Investors (4.62%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (2.44%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (2.29%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.26%). Insiders that own company stock include Ann Scott Blouin, Beverly B Wittekind, Chad Keetch, Christopher R Christensen, Daren Shaw, Lee A Daniels, Spencer Burton and Suzanne D Snapper.
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How do I buy shares of The Ensign Group?

Shares of ENSG stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:ENSG) was last updated on 2/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff