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NASDAQ:ENSG

The Ensign Group - ENSG Stock Forecast, Price & News

$89.27
+1.43 (+1.63%)
(As of 08/15/2022 05:19 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$86.79
$89.27
50-Day Range
$71.06
$87.84
52-Week Range
$68.29
$94.25
Volume
208,508 shs
Average Volume
229,788 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.94 billion
P/E Ratio
24.87
Dividend Yield
0.25%
Price Target
$95.33

The Ensign Group MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
6.8% Upside
$95.33 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
3.52% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.84
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.38mentions of The Ensign Group in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$500,996 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.46%
From $3.84 to $4.28 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.35 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

349th out of 1,125 stocks

Skilled Nursing Care Facilities Industry

1st out of 2 stocks

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About The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) Stock

The Ensign Group, Inc. provides health care services in the post-acute care continuum and other ancillary businesses. The company operates in two segments, Skilled Services and Real Estate. The company offers 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 programs, 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 April 4, 2022, it operated 252 healthcare facilities 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.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

A number of equities research analysts have commented on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada reduced their price target on shares of The Ensign Group from $101.00 to $95.00 and set an "outperform" rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Truist Financial boosted their target price on The Ensign Group from $85.00 to $95.00 in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd.

The Ensign Group Stock Performance

NASDAQ:ENSG opened at $87.84 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $4.86 billion, a P/E ratio of 24.47, a PEG ratio of 1.53 and a beta of 1.03. The company has a fifty day simple moving average of $77.54 and a 200 day simple moving average of $80.44. The company has a current ratio of 1.28, a quick ratio of 1.28 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13. The Ensign Group has a 12-month low of $68.29 and a 12-month high of $94.25.

The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG - Get Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 1st. The company reported $1.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.00 by $0.01. The Ensign Group had a net margin of 7.27% and a return on equity of 19.51%. The firm had revenue of $732.49 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $729.44 million. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.83 earnings per share. The business's revenue was up 14.7% on a year-over-year basis. Sell-side analysts predict that The Ensign Group will post 3.84 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The Ensign Group Announces Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 30th were paid a $0.055 dividend. This represents a $0.22 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, June 29th. The Ensign Group's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 6.13%.

Insider Activity

In related news, CFO Suzanne D. Snapper sold 5,883 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $85.16, for a total value of $500,996.28. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 208,810 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $17,782,259.60. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Corporate insiders own 4.70% of the company's stock.

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ENSG Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 7/29 Dividend
6/29/2022
Ex-Dividend for 7/31 Dividend
6/29/2022
Dividend Payable
7/29/2022
Dividend Payable
7/31/2022
Last Earnings
8/01/2022
Today
8/15/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/26/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Skilled nursing care facilities
Sub-Industry
Health Care Facilities
Sector
Medical
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:ENSG
CUSIP
29358P10
Employees
25,900
Year Founded
1999

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$95.33
High Stock Price Forecast
$96.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$95.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+6.8%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$194.65 million
Pretax Margin
9.62%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.63 billion
Cash Flow
$4.66 per share
Book Value
$18.49 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
52,691,000
Market Cap
$4.94 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.03

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ENSG Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

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

3 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 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" ENSG shares.
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What is The Ensign Group's stock price forecast for 2022?

3 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for The Ensign Group's stock. Their ENSG share price forecasts range from $95.00 to $96.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $95.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have ENSG shares performed in 2022?

The Ensign Group's stock was trading at $83.96 at the beginning of the year. Since then, ENSG stock has increased by 5.8% and is now trading at $88.83.
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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, October 26th 2022.
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How were The Ensign Group's earnings last quarter?

The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) released its earnings results on Monday, August, 1st. The company reported $1.01 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.00 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $732.49 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $729.44 million. The Ensign Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.51% and a net margin of 7.27%. The Ensign Group's revenue was up 14.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.83 EPS.

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, June 17th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.055 per share on Friday, July 29th. This represents a $0.22 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 29th.
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Is The Ensign Group a good dividend stock?

The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) pays an annual dividend of $0.22 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.25%. The company 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 is 6.13%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, ENSG will have a dividend payout ratio of 5.14% 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 minted shares were distributed to shareholders after the closing bell 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 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.05-$4.15 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.09. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.96 billion-$3.00 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.96 billion.

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

104 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.

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Riverbridge Partners LLC (3.14%), Crewe Advisors LLC (2.21%), Copeland Capital Management LLC (1.66%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (1.63%), Northern Trust Corp (1.26%) and Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (0.97%). Insiders that own company 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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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 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 $88.83.

How much money does The Ensign Group make?

The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) has a market capitalization of $4.91 billion and generates $2.63 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $194.65 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.59 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does The Ensign Group have?

The company employs 25,900 workers across the globe.

When was The Ensign Group founded?

The Ensign Group was founded in 1999.

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 official website for the company is www.ensigngroup.net. The company can be reached via phone at (949) 487-9500, via email at ir@ensigngroup.net, or via fax at 949-540-3007.

This page (NASDAQ:ENSG) was last updated on 8/15/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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