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NASDAQ:ENSGThe Ensign Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

+1.05 (+1.88 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $57.01
50-Day Range
MA: $43.58
52-Week Range
Now: $57.01
Volume368,736 shs
Average Volume255,529 shs
Market Capitalization$3.07 billion
P/E Ratio23.46
Dividend Yield0.36%
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. The Assisted and Independent Living Services segment provides residential accommodations, activities, meals, security, housekeeping, and assistance in the activities of daily living to independent seniors. The Home Health and Hospice Services segment offers nursing, speech, occupational and physical therapists, medical social workers, and certified home health aide services; and hospice care services, including physical, spiritual, and psychosocial services comprising palliative and clinical care, education, and counseling for terminally ill individuals and their families. The company also provides mobile ancillary services that include digital x-ray, ultrasound, electrocardiograms, laboratory services, sub-acute services, and patient transportation. As of April 2, 2019, it operated 248 healthcare facilities; and 24 hospice agencies, 25 home health agencies, and 7 home care businesses in California, Arizona, Texas, Washington, Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Nevada, Iowa, Nebraska, Oregon, Wisconsin, Kansas, South Carolina, Oklahoma, and Wyoming. The Ensign Group, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is based in Mission Viejo, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.88 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.04 billion
Cash Flow$3.22 per share
Book Value$13.35 per share


Net Income$110.53 million


Market Cap$3.07 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
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The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) Frequently Asked Questions

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 (WHO). Since then, ENSG stock has increased by 60.3% and is now trading at $57.01.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of The Ensign Group?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Ensign Group in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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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, November 4th 2020.
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How were The Ensign Group's earnings last quarter?

The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 5th. The company reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.21. The Ensign Group had a net margin of 5.81% and a return on equity of 20.42%.
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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, June 19th. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 30th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Friday, July 31st. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.35%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 29th.
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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 the morning of Thursday, December 24th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, December 9th 2015. The newly created 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 issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.00-3.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.54. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.42-2.45 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.40 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ENSG?

6 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for The Ensign Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate The Ensign Group's stock price to reach $51.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.7%.
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Has The Ensign Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about ENSG stock has trended very positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. The Ensign Group earned a media sentiment score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting The Ensign Group?

The Ensign Group saw a decline in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 885,100 shares, a decline of 14.1% from the July 15th total of 1,030,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 328,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.7 days. Currently, 1.8% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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 Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX), Alibaba Group (BABA), Innovative Industrial Properties (IIPR), Applied Materials (AMAT), salesforce.com (CRM), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Adobe (ADBE), Bank of America (BAC), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Mcdonald's (MCD).

Who are The Ensign Group's key executives?

The Ensign Group's management team includes the following 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)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Copeland Capital Management LLC (1.73%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (1.19%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.75%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.58%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.41%) and Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH (0.40%). 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 WINTON GROUP Ltd, ProShare Advisors LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Bridge City Capital LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Ziegler Capital Management LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., and Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold The Ensign Group company stock in the last year include Beverly B Wittekind, Chad Keetch, Christopher R Christensen, Daren Shaw, John G Nackel, and Spencer Burton.
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Which institutional investors are buying The Ensign Group stock?

ENSG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Riverbridge Partners LLC, Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH, Copeland Capital Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Boston Trust Walden Corp, and Swiss National 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 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 $57.01.

How big of a company is The Ensign Group?

The Ensign Group has a market capitalization of $3.07 billion and generates $2.04 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $110.53 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.09 on an earnings per share basis. The Ensign Group employs 24,500 workers across the globe.

What is The Ensign Group's official website?

The official website for The Ensign Group is 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]

This page was last updated on 8/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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