The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) will issue its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.38 per share for the quarter.

Shares of The Ensign Group, Inc. (ENSG) traded down $0.08 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $22.82. The stock had a trading volume of 127,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 157,790. The Ensign Group, Inc. has a 1 year low of $16.50 and a 1 year high of $23.81. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60, a current ratio of 1.58 and a quick ratio of 1.58. The stock has a market cap of $1,160.81, a PE ratio of 20.02 and a beta of 0.84.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Stockholders of record on Saturday, September 30th were given a dividend of $0.043 per share. The ex-dividend date was 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 is presently 20.24%.

In related news, Director Antoinette T. Hubenette sold 2,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.95, for a total transaction of $52,375.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 24,626 shares in the company, valued at approximately $515,914.70. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 3,566 shares of company stock worth $75,957. 6.20% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

ENSG has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. BidaskClub cut The Ensign Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, August 6th. Zacks Investment Research cut The Ensign Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. Finally, TheStreet raised The Ensign Group from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $22.00.

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The Ensign Group Company Profile

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.

Earnings History for The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG)

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