NASDAQ:ENSG

The Ensign Group Competitors

$83.97
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(As of 05/10/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$83.96
$88.48
50-Day Range
$85.27
$96.13
52-Week Range
$34.39
$98.66
Volume220,692 shs
Average Volume302,820 shs
Market Capitalization$4.62 billion
P/E Ratio30.87
Dividend Yield0.24%
Beta1.05

Competitors

The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) Vs. HCA, ALC, UHS, THC, ACHC, and WOOF

Should you be buying ENSG stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "health care facilities" are considered alternatives and competitors to The Ensign Group, including HCA Healthcare (HCA), Alcon (ALC), Universal Health Services (UHS), Tenet Healthcare (THC), Acadia Healthcare (ACHC), and Petco Health and Wellness (WOOF).

The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) and HCA Healthcare (NYSE:HCA) are both medical companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

78.6% of The Ensign Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.7% of HCA Healthcare shares are held by institutional investors. 6.8% of The Ensign Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.8% of HCA Healthcare shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares The Ensign Group and HCA Healthcare's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Ensign Group6.49%21.65%6.28%
HCA Healthcare6.70%2,032.72%6.40%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for The Ensign Group and HCA Healthcare, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Ensign Group02302.60
HCA Healthcare031502.83

The Ensign Group presently has a consensus target price of $81.00, suggesting a potential downside of 3.54%. HCA Healthcare has a consensus target price of $203.7895, suggesting a potential downside of 3.82%. Given The Ensign Group's higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe The Ensign Group is more favorable than HCA Healthcare.

Dividends

The Ensign Group pays an annual dividend of $0.21 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.3%. HCA Healthcare pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. The Ensign Group pays out 10.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. HCA Healthcare pays out 18.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. The Ensign Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and HCA Healthcare has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

The Ensign Group has a beta of 1.05, indicating that its share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HCA Healthcare has a beta of 1.58, indicating that its share price is 58% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares The Ensign Group and HCA Healthcare's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Ensign Group$2.04 billion2.27$110.53 million$2.0940.18
HCA Healthcare$51.34 billion1.36$3.51 billion$10.5020.18

HCA Healthcare has higher revenue and earnings than The Ensign Group. HCA Healthcare is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Ensign Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

HCA Healthcare beats The Ensign Group on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) and Alcon (NYSE:ALC) are both medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares The Ensign Group and Alcon's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Ensign Group$2.04 billion2.27$110.53 million$2.0940.18
Alcon$7.51 billion4.45$-656,000,000.00$1.8936.19

The Ensign Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Alcon. Alcon is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Ensign Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares The Ensign Group and Alcon's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Ensign Group6.49%21.65%6.28%
Alcon-10.53%2.80%1.94%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

78.6% of The Ensign Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.5% of Alcon shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.8% of The Ensign Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Alcon shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for The Ensign Group and Alcon, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Ensign Group02302.60
Alcon07702.50

The Ensign Group currently has a consensus price target of $81.00, indicating a potential downside of 3.54%. Alcon has a consensus price target of $73.00, indicating a potential upside of 6.74%. Given Alcon's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Alcon is more favorable than The Ensign Group.

Volatility & Risk

The Ensign Group has a beta of 1.05, meaning that its share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alcon has a beta of 0.6, meaning that its share price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

The Ensign Group beats Alcon on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) and Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and earnings.

Dividends

The Ensign Group pays an annual dividend of $0.21 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.3%. Universal Health Services pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. The Ensign Group pays out 10.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Universal Health Services pays out 8.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. The Ensign Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Universal Health Services has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Universal Health Services is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares The Ensign Group and Universal Health Services' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Ensign Group$2.04 billion2.27$110.53 million$2.0940.18
Universal Health Services$11.38 billion1.17$814.85 million$9.9915.72

Universal Health Services has higher revenue and earnings than The Ensign Group. Universal Health Services is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Ensign Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

The Ensign Group has a beta of 1.05, indicating that its share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Universal Health Services has a beta of 1.19, indicating that its share price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for The Ensign Group and Universal Health Services, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Ensign Group02302.60
Universal Health Services22502.33

The Ensign Group presently has a consensus target price of $81.00, indicating a potential downside of 3.54%. Universal Health Services has a consensus target price of $146.90, indicating a potential downside of 6.46%. Given The Ensign Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe The Ensign Group is more favorable than Universal Health Services.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

78.6% of The Ensign Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.3% of Universal Health Services shares are held by institutional investors. 6.8% of The Ensign Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.6% of Universal Health Services shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares The Ensign Group and Universal Health Services' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Ensign Group6.49%21.65%6.28%
Universal Health Services7.74%15.61%7.37%

Summary

Universal Health Services beats The Ensign Group on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Tenet Healthcare (NYSE:THC) and The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) are both mid-cap medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Tenet Healthcare and The Ensign Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Tenet Healthcare131002.64
The Ensign Group02302.60

Tenet Healthcare currently has a consensus target price of $53.4118, indicating a potential downside of 17.73%. The Ensign Group has a consensus target price of $81.00, indicating a potential downside of 3.54%. Given The Ensign Group's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe The Ensign Group is more favorable than Tenet Healthcare.

Profitability

This table compares Tenet Healthcare and The Ensign Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Tenet Healthcare-0.07%82.39%1.77%
The Ensign Group6.49%21.65%6.28%

Risk & Volatility

Tenet Healthcare has a beta of 2.66, indicating that its stock price is 166% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Ensign Group has a beta of 1.05, indicating that its stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Tenet Healthcare and The Ensign Group's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Tenet Healthcare$18.48 billion0.38$-232,000,000.00$2.6824.22
The Ensign Group$2.04 billion2.27$110.53 million$2.0940.18

The Ensign Group has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Tenet Healthcare. Tenet Healthcare is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Ensign Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

93.1% of Tenet Healthcare shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.6% of The Ensign Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of Tenet Healthcare shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 6.8% of The Ensign Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) and Acadia Healthcare (NASDAQ:ACHC) are both mid-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

78.6% of The Ensign Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.8% of The Ensign Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of Acadia Healthcare shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

The Ensign Group has a beta of 1.05, suggesting that its stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Acadia Healthcare has a beta of 1.49, suggesting that its stock price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for The Ensign Group and Acadia Healthcare, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Ensign Group02302.60
Acadia Healthcare05312.56

The Ensign Group presently has a consensus price target of $81.00, indicating a potential downside of 3.54%. Acadia Healthcare has a consensus price target of $59.80, indicating a potential downside of 5.71%. Given The Ensign Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe The Ensign Group is more favorable than Acadia Healthcare.

Profitability

This table compares The Ensign Group and Acadia Healthcare's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Ensign Group6.49%21.65%6.28%
Acadia Healthcare3.19%7.55%2.76%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares The Ensign Group and Acadia Healthcare's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Ensign Group$2.04 billion2.27$110.53 million$2.0940.18
Acadia Healthcare$3.11 billion1.83$108.92 million$2.0431.09

The Ensign Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Acadia Healthcare. Acadia Healthcare is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Ensign Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

The Ensign Group beats Acadia Healthcare on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) and Petco Health and Wellness (NASDAQ:WOOF) are both mid-cap medical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and risk.

Profitability

This table compares The Ensign Group and Petco Health and Wellness' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Ensign Group6.49%21.65%6.28%
Petco Health and WellnessN/AN/AN/A

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares The Ensign Group and Petco Health and Wellness' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Ensign Group$2.04 billion2.27$110.53 million$2.0940.18
Petco Health and WellnessN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

The Ensign Group has higher revenue and earnings than Petco Health and Wellness.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for The Ensign Group and Petco Health and Wellness, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Ensign Group02302.60
Petco Health and Wellness04602.60

The Ensign Group presently has a consensus price target of $81.00, indicating a potential downside of 3.54%. Petco Health and Wellness has a consensus price target of $29.1111, indicating a potential upside of 18.19%. Given Petco Health and Wellness' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Petco Health and Wellness is more favorable than The Ensign Group.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

78.6% of The Ensign Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.5% of Petco Health and Wellness shares are held by institutional investors. 6.8% of The Ensign Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 4.6% of Petco Health and Wellness shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

The Ensign Group beats Petco Health and Wellness on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.


The Ensign Group Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
HCA Healthcare logo
HCA
HCA Healthcare
2.5$211.89-0.6%$70.06 billion$51.34 billion21.42
Alcon logo
ALC
Alcon
1.5$68.39-2.6%$33.39 billion$7.51 billion-46.52Analyst Revision
Universal Health Services logo
UHS
Universal Health Services
1.8$157.05-1.2%$13.36 billion$11.38 billion15.40
Tenet Healthcare logo
THC
Tenet Healthcare
1.0$64.92-3.0%$6.93 billion$18.48 billion-499.38
Acadia Healthcare logo
ACHC
Acadia Healthcare
1.0$63.42-0.9%$5.69 billion$3.11 billion56.12Analyst Report
Petco Health and Wellness logo
WOOF
Petco Health and Wellness
1.3$24.63-3.3%$5.58 billionN/A0.00
Select Medical logo
SEM
Select Medical
1.3$36.88-0.7%$4.97 billion$5.45 billion23.05Earnings Announcement
Dividend Increase
Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Community Health Systems logo
CYH
Community Health Systems
0.9$14.56-4.5%$1.92 billion$13.21 billion-9.45Analyst Revision
U.S. Physical Therapy logo
USPH
U.S. Physical Therapy
1.6$118.18-0.8%$1.52 billion$481.97 million50.29Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Brookdale Senior Living logo
BKD
Brookdale Senior Living
1.2$7.57-3.3%$1.39 billion$4.06 billion42.06Earnings Announcement
Five Star Senior Living logo
FVE
Five Star Senior Living
1.8$5.96-6.2%$188.79 million$1.42 billion2.11Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Capital Senior Living logo
CSU
Capital Senior Living
0.6$50.35-4.7%$106.64 million$447.10 million-0.39Upcoming Earnings
This page was last updated on 5/11/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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