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S&P 500   4,349.93
DOW   34,168.09
QQQ   344.57
S&P 500   4,349.93
DOW   34,168.09
QQQ   344.57
S&P 500   4,349.93
DOW   34,168.09
QQQ   344.57

The Ensign Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.12 (-1.49%)
(As of 01/26/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
282,212 shs
Average Volume
208,554 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.09 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About The Ensign Group

The Ensign Group, Inc. engages in the provision of healthcare services, as well as urgent care centers and mobile ancillary businesses. It operates through the following business segments: Transitional and Skilled Services, Senior Living Services, and Home Health and Hospice Services. The Transitional and Skilled Services segment involves in providing patients with medical, nursing, rehabilitative, pharmacy, and routine services, including daily dietary, social, and recreational services. The Senior Living Services segment operates assisted and independent living facilities. The Home Health and Hospice Services segment includes health care services which consist of providing combination of nursing, speech, occupational and physical therapists, medical social workers, and certified home health aide services. The company was founded by Roy E. Christensen, Christopher R. Christensen, and Gregory K. Stapley in 1999 and is headquartered in San Juan Capistrano, CA.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Skilled nursing care facilities
Health Care Facilities
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.40 billion
Cash Flow
$3.83 per share
Book Value
$14.96 per share


Net Income
$170.48 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$4.09 billion

Company Calendar

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Last Earnings
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Overall MarketRank

2.99 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

21st out of 1,420 stocks

Skilled Nursing Care Facilities Industry

1st out of 3 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 4.5Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is The Ensign Group a buy right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Ensign Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" The Ensign Group stock.
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How has The Ensign Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

The Ensign Group's stock was trading at $35.56 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ENSG shares have increased by 108.1% and is now trading at $74.00.
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Are investors shorting The Ensign Group?

The Ensign Group saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,670,000 shares, an increase of 21.0% from the December 15th total of 1,380,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 272,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.1 days. Currently, 3.2% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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, February 2nd 2022.
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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 Wednesday, October, 27th. The company reported $0.91 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.90 by $0.01. The business earned $668.53 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $666.44 million. The Ensign Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.37% and a net margin of 7.50%. The Ensign Group's quarterly revenue was up 11.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.72 EPS.
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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 17th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.055 per share on Monday, January 31st. This represents a $0.22 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 30th. This is a positive change from The Ensign Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.05.
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Is The Ensign Group a good dividend stock?

The Ensign Group pays an annual dividend of $0.22 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.29%. The Ensign Group has been increasing its dividend for 15 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of The Ensign Group is 6.51%. 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 5.98% 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?

The Ensign Group's stock split on Thursday, December 24th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, December 9th 2015. The newly created shares were issued to shareholders after the market closes 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 Wednesday, November, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.600-$3.680 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.620. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.62 billion-$2.69 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.62 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ENSG?

3 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for The Ensign Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $90.00 to $96.00. On average, they expect The Ensign Group's stock price to reach $94.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.0% 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:

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 Glassdoor.com. Christopher R. Christensen has an approval rating of 67% among The Ensign Group's employees.

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Riverbridge Partners LLC (3.13%), Copeland Capital Management LLC (1.65%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.51%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.23%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.08%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%). Company insiders that own The Ensign Group stock include Ann Scott Blouin, 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 major investors are selling The Ensign Group stock?

ENSG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Icon Wealth Partners LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Strs Ohio, Boston Trust Walden Corp, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Capital Square LLC, and AE Wealth Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold The Ensign Group company stock in the last year include Ann Scott Blouin, Beverly B Wittekind, Chad Keetch, Daren Shaw, and Lee A Daniels.
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Which major investors are buying The Ensign Group stock?

ENSG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Riverbridge Partners LLC, Copeland Capital Management LLC, SkyOak Wealth LLC, Lindbrook Capital LLC, Diversified Trust Co, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, and First Hawaiian Bank. 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 $74.00.

How much money does The Ensign Group make?

The Ensign Group has a market capitalization of $4.09 billion and generates $2.40 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $170.48 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.38 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 www.ensigngroup.net.

Where are The Ensign Group's headquarters?

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 949-540-3007.

This page was last updated on 1/27/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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