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

The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) opened at $23.56 on Tuesday. 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 firm has a market cap of $1,160.81, a P/E ratio of 20.02 and a beta of 0.84. The Ensign Group, Inc. has a 1-year low of $16.50 and a 1-year high of $23.81.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Shareholders of record on Saturday, September 30th were issued a dividend of $0.043 per share. This represents a $0.17 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.73%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 28th. The Ensign Group’s payout ratio is presently 20.24%.

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ENSG has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. BidaskClub lowered The Ensign Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. Zacks Investment Research lowered The Ensign Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. TheStreet raised The Ensign Group from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Monday, August 7th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 target price on shares of The Ensign Group in a report on Tuesday. Three investment 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 stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $21.67.

In other news, Director Antoinette T. Hubenette sold 2,500 shares of The Ensign Group stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.95, for a total transaction of $52,375.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 24,626 shares in the company, valued at approximately $515,914.70. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 3,566 shares of company stock valued at $75,957. Corporate insiders own 6.20% of the company’s stock.

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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