News Spotlight: The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG)

The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) spotted trading -3.14% off 52-week high price. On the other end, the stock has been noted 62.93% away from the low price over the last 52-weeks. The stock changed -1.34% to recent value of $56.52. The stock transacted 319788 shares during most recent day however it has an average volume of 289.49K shares. The company has 53.73M of outstanding shares and 50.07M shares were floated in the market.  

 The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) the parent company of the Ensign™ group of skilled nursing,rehabilitative care services, home health, home care, hospice care and assisted living companies,  announced that it has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.0475 per share of Ensign common stock, payable on or before July 31, 2019, to shareholders of record as of June 30, 2019.

Ensign has been a dividend-paying company since 2002.

About Ensign™

The Ensign Group’s independent operating subsidiaries provide a broad spectrum of skilled nursing and assisted living services, physical, occupational and speech therapies, home health and hospice services and other rehabilitative and healthcare services at 254 healthcare facilities, 27 hospice agencies, 26 home health agencies and nine home care businesses in California, Arizona, Texas, Washington, Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Nevada, Iowa, Nebraska, Oregon, Wisconsin, Kansas, South Carolina, Oklahoma, and Wyoming.  Its earnings per share (EPS) expected to touch remained 102.10% for this year while earning per share for the next 5-years is expected to reach at 15.00%. ENSG has a gross margin of 15.50% and an operating margin of 6.40% while its profit margin remained 4.60% for the last 12 months. 

 According to the most recent quarter its current ratio was 1.1 that represents company’s ability to meet its current financial obligations. The price moved ahead of 2.83% from the mean of 20 days, 5.92% from mean of 50 days SMA and performed 22.82% from mean of 200 days price. Company’s performance for the week was -0.16%, 0.57% for month and YTD performance remained 45.71%.

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