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The Ensign Group Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:ENSG)

-1.11 (-2.63 %)
(As of 10/23/2019 06:29 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $41.11
50-Day Range
MA: $45.12
52-Week Range
Now: $41.11
Volume178,695 shs
Average Volume373,591 shs
Market Capitalization$2.19 billion
P/E Ratio22.97
Dividend Yield1.63%
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.07 billion
Cash Flow$2.70 per share
Book Value$11.51 per share


Net Income$92.36 million


Market Cap$2.19 billion
Next Earnings Date10/30/2019 (Estimated)

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The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is The Ensign Group's stock symbol?

The Ensign Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ENSG."

How often does The Ensign Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Ensign Group?

The Ensign Group announced a -- dividend on Friday, September 20th. Investors of record on Monday, September 30th will be given a dividend of $0.0475 per share on Thursday, October 31st. This represents a yield of 0.4%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 27th. View The Ensign Group's Dividend History.

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 created 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.

How were The Ensign Group's earnings last quarter?

The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 1st. The company reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.53 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $575.65 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $574.24 million. The Ensign Group had a return on equity of 17.32% and a net margin of 4.74%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 16.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.44 EPS. View The Ensign Group's Earnings History.

When is The Ensign Group's next earnings date?

The Ensign Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for The Ensign Group.

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

The Ensign Group updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.22-2.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.26. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.34-2.40 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.33 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ENSG?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for The Ensign Group's stock. Their predictions range from $45.00 to $64.00. On average, they expect The Ensign Group's stock price to reach $53.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 30.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for The Ensign Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for The Ensign Group?

4 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 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for The Ensign Group.

Has The Ensign Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about ENSG stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. The Ensign Group earned a news sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for The Ensign Group.

Are investors shorting The Ensign Group?

The Ensign Group saw a drop in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 772,300 shares, a drop of 15.3% from the August 30th total of 911,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 297,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.6 days. Currently, 1.5% of the shares of the stock 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 Micron Technology (MU), Canopy Growth (CGC), Axon Enterprise (AAXN), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Alibaba Group (BABA), Chesapeake Energy (CHK), Home Depot (HD), Innovative Industrial Properties (IIPR), Square (SQ) and Baidu (BIDU).

Who are The Ensign Group's key executives?

The Ensign Group's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are The Ensign Group's major shareholders?

The Ensign Group's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.39%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.34%), Bridge City Capital LLC (0.21%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.18%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.14%) and Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.10%). Company insiders that own The Ensign Group stock include Antoinette T Hubenette, Barry Port, Beverly B Wittekind, Chad Keetch, Christopher R Christensen, John G Nackel, Spencer Burton and Suzanne D Snapper. View Institutional Ownership Trends for The Ensign Group.

Which major investors are selling The Ensign Group stock?

ENSG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio, First Hawaiian Bank, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Calamos Advisors LLC and Meeder Asset Management 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 for The Ensign Group.

Which major investors are buying The Ensign Group stock?

ENSG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bridge City Capital LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Moors & Cabot Inc., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Genesee Capital Advisors LLC and Boston Trust Walden Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 $41.11.

How big of a company is The Ensign Group?

The Ensign Group has a market capitalization of $2.19 billion and generates $2.07 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $92.36 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.79 on an earnings per share basis. The Ensign Group employs 23,463 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About The Ensign Group.

What is The Ensign Group's official website?

The official website for The Ensign Group is http://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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for The Ensign Group (NASDAQ ENSG)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  284 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  273 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  557
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about The Ensign Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ENSG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ENSG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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