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NASDAQ:ENSGThe Ensign Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$43.24
+0.84 (+1.98 %)
(As of 05/25/2020 10:09 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$42.29
Now: $43.24
$43.31
50-Day Range
$29.22
MA: $36.84
$41.86
52-Week Range
$24.06
Now: $43.24
$63.00
Volume252,703 shs
Average Volume443,279 shs
Market Capitalization$2.32 billion
P/E Ratio19.57
Dividend Yield0.46%
Beta0.77
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: 2.3Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

3.02 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Skilled nursing care facilities
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Facilities
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ENSG
CUSIP29358P10
Phone949-487-9500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.04 billion
Cash Flow$3.16 per share
Book Value$12.30 per share

Profitability

Net Income$110.53 million

Miscellaneous

Employees24,500
Market Cap$2.32 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ENSG stock has increased by 21.6% and is now trading at $43.24. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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." View analyst ratings for The Ensign Group.

When is The Ensign Group's next earnings date?

The Ensign Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for The Ensign Group.

How were The Ensign Group's earnings last quarter?

The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) released its earnings results on Monday, May, 11th. The company reported $0.77 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.16. The firm earned $589.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $582.73 million. The Ensign Group had a return on equity of 18.88% and a net margin of 5.33%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 25.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.55 EPS. View The Ensign Group's earnings history.

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 Monday, March 23rd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, March 31st will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Thursday, April 30th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 30th. View The Ensign Group's dividend history.

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

Shares of The Ensign Group split on Thursday, December 24th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, December 9th 2015. The newly issued 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.

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

The Ensign Group updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 11th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.50-2.58 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.46.

What price target have analysts set for ENSG?

6 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for The Ensign Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $64.00. On average, they anticipate The Ensign Group's stock price to reach $51.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for The Ensign Group.

Has The Ensign Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about ENSG stock has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of 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 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutThe Ensign Group.

Are investors shorting The Ensign Group?

The Ensign Group saw a drop in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,450,000 shares, a drop of 12.7% from the April 15th total of 1,660,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 434,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.3 days. Currently, 2.9% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.10%), Wasatch Advisors Inc. (10.41%), State Street Corp (3.08%), Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (1.72%), Copeland Capital Management LLC (1.58%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.38%). Company insiders that own The Ensign Group stock include Barry Port, Beverly B Wittekind, Chad Keetch, Christopher R Christensen, John G Nackel, Lee A Daniels, 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, WINTON GROUP Ltd, AQR Capital Management LLC, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, and Citigroup Inc.. 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, John G Nackel, Spencer Burton, and Suzanne D Snapper. View insider buying and selling activity 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 Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Wasatch Advisors Inc., Ziegler Capital Management LLC, State Street Corp, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., Boston Trust Walden Corp, and Gagnon Securities 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. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $43.24.

How big of a company is The Ensign Group?

The Ensign Group has a market capitalization of $2.32 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 5/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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