Ensign Group Inc. (ENSG) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.07
Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 17th, American Banking & Market News reports. Investors of record on Monday, June 30th will be given a dividend of 0.07 per share on Thursday, July 31st. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.98%.
Shares of Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) traded down 0.69% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $28.70. 69,078 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Ensign Group has a 52-week low of $18.9525 and a 52-week high of $31.33. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $25.15 and its 200-day moving average is $23.80. The company has a market cap of $637.6 million and a P/E ratio of 13.08.
Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 8th. The company reported $0.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $239.65 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $241.58 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.65 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.8% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Ensign Group will post $2.62 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other Ensign Group news, CFO Suzanne D. Snapper sold 10,578 shares of Ensign Group stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.54, for a total transaction of $301,896.12. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
The Ensign Group, Inc, is a holding company. The Company is a provider of skilled nursing and rehabilitative care services through the operation of 103 facilities, five home health and three hospice operations located in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Washington.
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