The Ensign Group, Inc. (ENSG) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) will issue its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 31st. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.38 per share for the quarter.
The Ensign Group, Inc. (ENSG) opened at 22.80 on Tuesday. The Ensign Group, Inc. has a 52 week low of $16.50 and a 52 week high of $23.78. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.16 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.54 and a beta of 0.86. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $21.67 and its 200-day moving average is $20.54.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Investors of record on Saturday, September 30th will be issued a $0.043 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 28th. This represents a $0.17 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.75%. The Ensign Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 20.24%.
ENSG has been the topic of several research analyst reports. BidaskClub cut shares of The Ensign Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of The Ensign Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded shares of The Ensign Group from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Monday, August 7th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $22.00.
In related news, Director Antoinette T. Hubenette sold 2,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.95, for a total transaction of $52,375.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 24,626 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $515,914.70. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Insiders have sold 4,576 shares of company stock worth $97,373 in the last ninety days. 6.20% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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About The Ensign Group
The Ensign Group, Inc, through its operating subsidiaries, provides healthcare services across the post-acute care continuum, as well as other ancillary businesses located in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin.
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