The Ensign Group, Inc. (ENSG) Sets 1-Year High at $33.62

May 16, 2018 - By Lisa Delgado

During 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment increased to 1.58. That’s change of 0.47, from 2017Q3’s 1.11. 10 investors sold all, 42 reduced holdings as The Ensign Group, Inc. ratio improved. 60 increased holdings while 22 funds acquired holdings. Funds hold 42.07 million shares thus 1.36% more from 2017Q3’s 41.50 million shares.
Voya Investment Limited Liability Com owns 0% invested in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) for 23,013 shs. Wellington Mngmt Gru Ltd Liability Partnership reported 1.40 million shs stake. Royal Retail Bank Of Canada reported 1,898 shs or 0% of all its holdings. Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership accumulated 7,308 shs. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems invested in 0% or 26,440 shs. Stone Ridge Asset Ltd Liability Corp holds 14,442 shs. 204,731 are owned by Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio. Leucadia National has 0.02% invested in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG). Intll Gp holds 0% of its capital in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) for 38,284 shs. The California-based Fuller Thaler Asset Mngmt has invested 0% in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG). Maryland-based Price T Rowe Assocs Inc Md has invested 0.01% in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG). National Bank Of America De holds 192,562 shs or 0% of its capital. Citigroup reported 16,421 shs or 0% of all its holdings. Advisory Service Network Ltd reported 499 shs or 0% of all its holdings. Zebra Cap Mngmt Limited Com reported 0.33% of its capital in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG).

The Ensign Group, Inc. had 12 selling transactions and 0 insider purchases since December 11, 2017. This’s net activity of $3.38 million. $228,070 worth of stock was sold by Wittekind Beverly B. on Monday, January 8. Nackel John G. had sold 5,000 shs worth $134,500. On Thursday, January 11 a trade for 18,330 shs valued at $434,421 was made by Hubenette Antoinette T..

The company The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) reached 52 week high with $35.64 target or 6.00 % above today’s $33.62 price per share. Barchart.com published the 52 week high on May, 16. It has $1.75B market cap. At our $35.64 target, the company worth will be $105.18M more.

Ticker’s shares touched $33.62 during the last trading session after 0.93% change.The Ensign Group, Inc. has volume of 197,541 shares. Since May 16, 2017 ENSG has risen 44.87% and is uptrending. ENSG outperformed the S&P 500 by 33.32%.

The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG)’s earnings report is awaited by WallStreet on August, 2, as reported by RTT. Analysts have expectation on stock’s earnings per share of $0.40. That’s up 42.86 % from last year’s $0.28 earnings per share. If reported the P/E will be 21.01 with $20.86 million profit. -6.98 % negative EPS growth is what analysts predict. $0.43 earnings per share was published for previous quarter.

The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) Ratings Coverage

In total 3 analysts cover The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG). “Buy” rating has 2, “Sell” are 0, while 1 are “Hold”. (NASDAQ:ENSG) has 67% bullish analysts. With $29.0 highest and $22.0 lowest PT, The Ensign Group has $27.67 average PT or -17.70% below the current ($33.62) price. 5 are the (NASDAQ:ENSG)’s ratings reports on May 16, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, November 19. On Thursday, May 3 the firm has “Hold” rating given by Stifel Nicolaus. On Sunday, February 11 RBC Capital Markets maintained The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, February 8 Stifel Nicolaus maintained The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) with “Hold” rating. On Friday, February 9 the rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy”.

More recent The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) news were announced by Globenewswire.com, Ocbj.com and Globenewswire.com. The first one has “The Ensign Group Acquires Texas Post-Acute Care Campus” as a title and was announced on May 01, 2018. The next is “Midday Stock Roundup” on May 03, 2018. And last was announced on May 02, 2018, called “The Ensign Group Reports First Quarter Results”.

The Ensign Group, Inc. provides health care services in the post-acute care continuum and other ancillary businesses in the United States.The firm is worth $1.75 billion. It operates through three divisions: Transitional and Skilled Services; Assisted and Independent Living Services; and Home Health and Hospice Services.The P/E ratio is 43.66. The Transitional and Skilled Services segment provides a range of medical, nursing, rehabilitative, and pharmacy services, as well as routine services comprising daily dietary, social, and recreational services to Medicaid, private pay, managed care, and Medicare payors.

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