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The Ensign Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.26 (+0.45 %)
(As of 10/21/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $58.02
50-Day Range
MA: $56.65
52-Week Range
Now: $58.02
Volume121,521 shs
Average Volume329,541 shs
Market Capitalization$3.12 billion
P/E Ratio23.88
Dividend Yield0.35%
The Ensign Group, Inc. provides health care services in the post-acute care continuum and other ancillary businesses. The company offers transitional and skilled services, which include short and long-term nursing care services for patients with chronic conditions, prolonged illness, and the elderly. It also provides standard services, such as room and board, special nutritional program, 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 December 31, 2019, it operated 223 skilled nursing and senior living facilities in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Nevada, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin. The Ensign Group, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is based in San Juan Capistrano, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.57 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$3.16 per share
Book Value$12.30 per share


Net Income$110.53 million


Market Cap$3.12 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?

The Ensign Group's stock was trading at $35.56 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ENSG stock has increased by 63.2% and is now trading at $58.02.
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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) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 5th. The company reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.21. The firm earned $584.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $573.24 million. The Ensign Group had a return on equity of 20.42% and a net margin of 5.81%.
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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 18th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share on Saturday, October 31st. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.34%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 29th.
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When did The Ensign Group's stock split? How did The Ensign Group's stock split work?

Shares of The Ensign Group split on the morning of Thursday, December 24th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, December 9th 2015. The newly issued 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 updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 5th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.00-3.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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 12-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 share price to reach $51.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.2%.
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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 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).

Who are The Ensign Group's key executives?

The Ensign Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Barry R. Port, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 46, Pay $4.04M)
  • Mr. Roy Edgar Christensen, Co-Founder & Director (Age 86, Pay $100k)
  • Ms. Suzanne D. Snapper, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 46, Pay $3.85M)
  • Mr. Chad A. Keetch, Chief Investment Officer, Exec. VP & Sec. (Age 42, Pay $2.34M)
  • Mr. Spencer W. Burton, Pres & COO of Ensign Services, Inc. (Age 41, Pay $1.75M)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Riverbridge Partners LLC (1.15%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.60%), Ziegler Capital Management LLC (0.35%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.26%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.09%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%). 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 Riverbridge Partners LLC, Ziegler Capital Management LLC, Avantax Advisory Services Inc., Aptus Capital Advisors LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold The Ensign Group company stock in the last year include Barry Port, Beverly B Wittekind, Daren Shaw, John G Nackel, Lee A Daniels, 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 Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Boston Trust Walden Corp, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Crewe Advisors LLC, and Nisa Investment Advisors 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 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 $58.02.

How big of a company is The Ensign Group?

The Ensign Group has a market capitalization of $3.12 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 10/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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