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NASDAQ:ENSG - The Ensign Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.39 (+0.92 %)
(As of 12/11/2019 03:11 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $42.70
50-Day Range
MA: $42.33
52-Week Range
Now: $42.70
Volume194,271 shs
Average Volume289,639 shs
Market Capitalization$2.28 billion
P/E Ratio23.85
Dividend Yield1.63%
The Ensign Group, Inc provides health care services in the post-acute care continuum and other ancillary businesses. The company operates in three segments: Transitional and Skilled Services; Assisted and Independent Living Services; and Home Health and Hospice Services. The Transitional and Skilled Services segment offers a range of medical, nursing, rehabilitative, and pharmacy services, as well as routine services, such as daily dietary, social, and recreational services to Medicaid, private pay, managed care, and Medicare payors. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Skilled nursing care facilities
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Facilities
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ENSG



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.07 billion
Cash Flow$2.72 per share
Book Value$11.51 per share


Net Income$92.36 million


Market Cap$2.28 billion
Next Earnings Date2/5/2020 (Estimated)

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The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is The Ensign Group's stock symbol?

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

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

The Ensign Group declared a -- dividend on Friday, September 20th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.0475 per share on Thursday, October 31st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.4%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 27th. View The Ensign Group's Dividend History.

When did The Ensign Group's stock split? How did The Ensign Group's stock split work?

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 minted shares were issued 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.

How were The Ensign Group's earnings last quarter?

The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 30th. The company reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $600.51 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $601.12 million. The Ensign Group had a return on equity of 17.27% and a net margin of 4.84%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 16.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.46 EPS. View The Ensign Group's Earnings History.

When is The Ensign Group's next earnings date?

The Ensign Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 5th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for The Ensign Group.

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

The Ensign Group updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.22-2.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.33. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.30-2.35 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.37 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ENSG?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for The Ensign Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $47.00 to $64.00. On average, they expect The Ensign Group's share price to reach $53.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for The Ensign Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for The Ensign Group?

4 Wall Street 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, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for The Ensign Group.

Has The Ensign Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about ENSG stock have been trending very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. The Ensign Group earned a news impact score of 3.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for The Ensign Group.

Are investors shorting The Ensign Group?

The Ensign Group saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,050,000 shares, an increase of 7.3% from the October 31st total of 978,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 285,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.7 days. Approximately 2.1% of the shares of the company are sold short. View The Ensign Group's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of The Ensign Group's key competitors?

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 Axon Enterprise (AAXN), Canopy Growth (CGC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Boeing (BA), Alibaba Group (BABA), salesforce.com (CRM), GrubHub (GRUB) and Home Depot (HD).

Who are The Ensign Group's key executives?

The Ensign Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Roy Edgar Christensen, Chairman (Age 85)
  • Mr. Christopher R. Christensen, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 50)
  • Ms. Suzanne D. Snapper, Chief Financial Officer (Age 45)
  • Ms. Beverly B. Wittekind, VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 54)
  • Mr. Chad A. Keetch, Exec. VP & Sec. (Age 41)

Who are The Ensign Group's major shareholders?

The Ensign Group's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (2.84%), Copeland Capital Management LLC (1.60%), Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA (0.70%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.58%), Rice Hall James & Associates LLC (0.56%) and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.44%). Company insiders that own The Ensign Group stock include Antoinette T Hubenette, Barry Port, Beverly B Wittekind, Chad Keetch, Christopher R Christensen, John G Nackel, Spencer Burton and Suzanne D Snapper. View Institutional Ownership Trends for The Ensign Group.

Which institutional investors are selling The Ensign Group stock?

ENSG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Keeley Teton Advisors LLC, Strs Ohio, First Trust Advisors LP, Barclays PLC and Systematic Financial Management LP. 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, Spencer Burton and Suzanne D Snapper. View Insider Buying and Selling for The Ensign Group.

Which institutional investors are buying The Ensign Group stock?

ENSG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including California Public Employees Retirement System, Stifel Financial Corp, Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, Copeland Capital Management LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Bridge City Capital LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Man Group plc. View Insider Buying and Selling for The Ensign Group.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is The Ensign Group's stock price today?

One share of ENSG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.70.

How big of a company is The Ensign Group?

The Ensign Group has a market capitalization of $2.28 billion and generates $2.07 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $92.36 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.79 on an earnings per share basis. The Ensign Group employs 23,463 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About The Ensign Group.

What is The Ensign Group's official website?

The official website for The Ensign Group is http://www.ensigngroup.net/.

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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for The Ensign Group (NASDAQ ENSG)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  293 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  284 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  577
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about The Ensign Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ENSG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ENSG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/11/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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