The Ensign Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.91 (+1.09 %)
(As of 06/11/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume175,775 shs
Average Volume211,771 shs
Market Capitalization$4.64 billion
P/E Ratio26.52
Dividend Yield0.25%
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About The Ensign Group

The Ensign Group, Inc. provides health care services in the post-acute care continuum and other ancillary businesses. It operates in two segments, Transitional and Skilled Services and Real Estate. The company offers transitional and skilled services, which include short and long-term nursing care services for patients with chronic conditions, prolonged illness, and the elderly; and physical, occupational, and speech therapies and other rehabilitative and healthcare services. It also provides standard services, such as room and board, special nutritional program, social, recreational, entertainment, and other services. In addition, the company offers senior living, as well as mobile diagnostics services; leases real estate properties; and provides other ancillary services consisting of digital x-ray, ultrasound, electrocardiogram, laboratory, sub-acute, and patient transportation services to people in their homes or at long-term care facilities. As of February 2, 2021, it operated 232 healthcare facilities in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in San Juan Capistrano, California.


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Overall MarketRank

1.71 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

96th out of 2,099 stocks

Skilled Nursing Care Facilities Industry

2nd out of 5 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is The Ensign Group a buy right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Ensign Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" The Ensign Group stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than The Ensign Group?

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When is The Ensign Group's next earnings date?

The Ensign Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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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, April, 29th. The company reported $0.87 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $627.25 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $633.25 million. The Ensign Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 21.34% and a net margin of 7.33%.
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How has The Ensign Group's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

The Ensign Group's stock was trading at $35.56 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ENSG stock has increased by 137.1% and is now trading at $84.33.
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How often does The Ensign Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Ensign Group?

The Ensign Group declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 19th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.0525 per share on Friday, April 30th. This represents a $0.21 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 30th.
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Is The Ensign Group a good dividend stock?

The Ensign Group pays an annual dividend of $0.21 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.25%. The Ensign Group does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of The Ensign Group is 7.14%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, The Ensign Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 5.71% next year. This indicates that The Ensign Group will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did The Ensign Group's stock split? How did The Ensign Group's stock split work?

Shares of The Ensign Group split before market open on 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 closing bell on Wednesday, December 23rd 2015. An investor that had 100 shares of The Ensign Group 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 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 13th. The company provided EPS guidance of 3.540-3.660 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.490. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.62 billion-$2.69 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.66 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ENSG?

4 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for The Ensign Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $100.00. On average, they expect The Ensign Group's share price to reach $86.17 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are The Ensign Group's key executives?

The Ensign Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Barry R. Port, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 47, Pay $5.25M)
  • Mr. Roy Edgar Christensen, Co-Founder & Director (Age 87, Pay $100k)
  • Ms. Suzanne D. Snapper, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 47, Pay $4.38M)
  • Mr. Chad A. Keetch, Chief Investment Officer, Exec. VP & Sec. (Age 43, Pay $2.88M)
  • Mr. Spencer W. Burton, Pres & COO of Ensign Services, Inc. (Age 42, Pay $3.52M)
  • Ms. Beverly B. Wittekind, VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 56)
  • Kevin Reese, Pres of Keystone Healthcare Inc

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

104 employees have rated The Ensign Group CEO Christopher R. Christensen on Christopher R. Christensen has an approval rating of 67% among The Ensign Group's employees.

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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).

What is The Ensign Group's stock symbol?

The Ensign Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ENSG."

Who are The Ensign Group's major shareholders?

The Ensign Group's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.73%), Wasatch Advisors Inc. (10.47%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (4.55%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.89%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (2.48%) and Crewe Advisors LLC (2.25%). Company insiders that own The Ensign Group stock include Barry Port, Beverly B Wittekind, Chad Keetch, Christopher R Christensen, Daren Shaw, John G Nackel, Lee A Daniels, Spencer Burton and Suzanne D Snapper.
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Which institutional investors are selling The Ensign Group stock?

ENSG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wasatch Advisors Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Eversept Partners LP, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Morgan Stanley, Owls Nest Partners IA LLC, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, and Prudential Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold The Ensign Group company stock in the last year include Barry Port, Beverly B Wittekind, Chad Keetch, Christopher R Christensen, Daren Shaw, Lee A Daniels, Spencer Burton, and Suzanne D Snapper.
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Which institutional investors are buying The Ensign Group stock?

ENSG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Crewe Advisors LLC, Riverbridge Partners LLC, BlackRock Inc., Brown Advisory Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Amundi Asset Management US Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, and Capital Impact Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought The Ensign Group stock in the last two years include Christopher R Christensen, Lee A Daniels, and Suzanne D Snapper.
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How do I buy shares of The Ensign Group?

Shares of ENSG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is The Ensign Group's stock price today?

One share of ENSG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $84.33.

How much money does The Ensign Group make?

The Ensign Group has a market capitalization of $4.64 billion and generates $2.40 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $170.48 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.94 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does The Ensign Group have?

The Ensign Group employs 24,400 workers across the globe.

When was The Ensign Group founded?

The Ensign Group was founded in 1999.

What is The Ensign Group's official website?

The official website for The Ensign Group is

Where are The Ensign Group's headquarters?

The Ensign Group is headquartered at 29222 RANCHO VIEJO RD. SUITE 127, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO CA, 92675.

How can I contact The Ensign Group?

The Ensign Group's mailing address is 29222 RANCHO VIEJO RD. SUITE 127, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO CA, 92675. The company can be reached via phone at 949-487-9500 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/13/2021 by Staff
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