The Ensign Group, Inc. (ENSG) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
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%.
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.
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