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NASDAQ:ENSG - The Ensign Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$47.53
-0.26 (-0.54 %)
(As of 01/19/2020 10:59 AM ET)
Today's Range
$47.11
Now: $47.53
$48.09
50-Day Range
$41.94
MA: $44.71
$47.78
52-Week Range
$38.65
Now: $47.53
$63.00
Volume148,071 shs
Average Volume221,671 shs
Market Capitalization$2.54 billion
P/E Ratio24.25
Dividend Yield0.42%
Beta0.89
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
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ENSG
CUSIP29358P10
Phone949-487-9500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.07 billion
Cash Flow$2.76 per share
Book Value$11.51 per share

Profitability

Net Income$92.36 million

Miscellaneous

Employees23,463
Market Cap$2.54 billion
Next Earnings Date2/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 17th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Friday, January 31st. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.42%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 30th. This is an increase from The Ensign Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.05. 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's stock 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 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.

How were The Ensign Group's earnings last quarter?

The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 30th. The company reported $0.55 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $600.51 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $601.12 million. The Ensign Group had a net margin of 4.84% and a return on equity of 17.27%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 16.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.46 earnings per share. 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, February 5th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for The Ensign Group.

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

The Ensign Group issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.22-2.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.33. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.30-2.35 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.37 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ENSG?

5 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for The Ensign Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $47.00 to $64.00. On average, they anticipate The Ensign Group's share price to reach $52.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for The Ensign Group.

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

5 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 3 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?

News coverage about ENSG stock has been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. The Ensign Group earned a media sentiment score of 2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company'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 increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,170,000 shares, an increase of 13.6% from the December 15th total of 1,030,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 241,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.8 days. Approximately 2.3% of the company's stock are sold short. 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 Canopy Growth (CGC), Axon Enterprise (AAXN), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Micron Technology (MU), Stitch Fix (SFIX), Alibaba Group (BABA), GrubHub (GRUB), Corcept Therapeutics (CORT), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Supernus Pharmaceuticals (SUPN).

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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.51%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.10%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.04%), AE Wealth Management LLC (0.03%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%). Company insiders that own The Ensign Group stock include 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 Calamos Advisors LLC, FNY Investment Advisers LLC, Nkcfo LLC, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System 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, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Trust Walden Corp, AE Wealth Management LLC and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. 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 $47.53.

How big of a company is The Ensign Group?

The Ensign Group has a market capitalization of $2.54 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:  298 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  290 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  588
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 1/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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