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QQQ   393.82
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DOW   34,483.72
QQQ   393.82
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DOW   34,483.72
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The Ensign Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.87 (-1.13%)
(As of 11/30/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
269,083 shs
Average Volume
254,307 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.22 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
30 days | 90 days | 365 days | Advanced Chart
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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
$3.93 per share
Book Value
$14.96 per share


Net Income
$170.48 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$4.22 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)

Social Links


Overall MarketRank

2.61 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

76th out of 1,390 stocks

Skilled Nursing Care Facilities Industry

1st out of 3 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 4.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider 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?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Ensign Group in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 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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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 114.7% and is now trading at $76.33.
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Are investors shorting The Ensign Group?

The Ensign Group saw a drop in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,410,000 shares, a drop of 33.2% from the October 31st total of 2,110,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 248,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.7 days. Currently, 2.7% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 27th. The company reported $0.91 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.90 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $668.53 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $666.44 million. The Ensign Group had a net margin of 7.50% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.37%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 11.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.72 earnings per share.
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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, September 17th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 30th will be given a dividend of $0.052 per share on Sunday, October 31st. This represents a $0.21 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.27%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, September 29th.
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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 0.27%. The Ensign Group has been increasing its dividend for 8 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of The Ensign Group is 6.21%. 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?

The Ensign Group shares split on 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 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 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 EPS 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?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for The Ensign Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $80.00 to $98.00. On average, they expect The Ensign Group's stock price to reach $92.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.5% 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 BlackRock Inc. (14.38%), Wasatch Advisors Inc. (10.91%), Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (2.85%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.36%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.61%) and Copeland Capital Management LLC (1.40%). 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 major investors are selling The Ensign Group stock?

ENSG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eagle Asset Management Inc., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, BlackRock Inc., Citigroup Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, UBS Group AG, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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, Lee A Daniels, and Suzanne D Snapper.
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Which major investors are buying The Ensign Group stock?

ENSG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Achmea Investment Management B.V., Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY, Ziegler Capital Management LLC, Boston Trust Walden Corp, Eaton Vance Management, and Caption Management 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 $76.33.

How much money does The Ensign Group make?

The Ensign Group has a market capitalization of $4.22 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 12/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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