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

May 16, 2018 - By Mark Mitchell

During Q4 2017 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 increased. 60 increased holdings while 22 funds bought holdings. Funds hold 42.07 million shares thus 1.36% more from 2017Q3’s 41.50 million shares.
Moreover, Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd Partnership has 0.02% invested in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG). Kestrel Investment reported 2.6% in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG). State Bank Of New York Mellon holds 648,439 shs or 0% of its capital. Moreover, Envestnet Asset Mgmt has 0% invested in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) for 19,644 shs. Moreover, Great West Life Assurance Can has 0% invested in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) for 61,276 shs. Texas Permanent School Fund owns 0.01% invested in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) for 32,515 shs. Deutsche Bancorporation Ag invested 0% of its capital in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG). State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 0% in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG). Amer International Group accumulated 38,284 shs or 0% of the stock. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys, Louisiana-based fund reported 20,700 shs. Moreover, California State Teachers Retirement has 0% invested in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) for 75,925 shs. D E Shaw & Com reported 0% in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) accumulated 0% or 2,320 shs. Ls Invest Advisors Lc invested in 1,538 shs or 0% of the stock. Sector Pension Board holds 30,236 shs.

The Ensign Group, Inc. had 12 selling transactions and 0 insider buys since December 11, 2017. This’s net activity of $3.38 million. 20,423 shs were sold by Port Barry, worth $490,506. Shares for $228,070 were sold by Wittekind Beverly B. on Monday, January 8. Hubenette Antoinette T. had sold 18,330 shs worth $434,421.

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.

ENSG hit $33.62 during the last trading session after $0.31 change.Currently The Ensign Group, Inc. is uptrending after 44.87% change in last May 16, 2017. ENSG has 197,541 shares volume. ENSG outperformed by 33.32% the S&P500.

On August, 2 WallStreet expected The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG)’s earnings release, according to Zacks. earnings per share of $0.40 is 42.86 % up from 2017’s $0.28 EPS. ENSG’s profit could reach $20.86M with 21.01 P/E in case $0.40 earnings per share is revealed. After $0.43 earnings per share was revealed last quarter, analysts now see negative EPS growth of -6.98 % for The Ensign Group, Inc..

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”. 67% are bullish. With $29.0 highest and $22.0 lowest price target The Ensign Group has $27.67 average price target or -17.70% below the current ($33.62) price. 5 are the (NASDAQ:ENSG)’s analyst reports since November 19, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Sunday, February 11 RBC Capital Markets maintained The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) with “Buy” rating. The company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, May 3. The stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Sunday, November 19. On Thursday, February 8 the rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. On Friday, February 9 the stock has “Buy” rating by SunTrust.

More recent The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) news were released by Ocbj.com, Globenewswire.com and Globenewswire.com. The first one has “Midday Stock Roundup” as a title and was released on May 03, 2018. The next is “The Ensign Group Acquires Texas Post-Acute Care Campus” on May 01, 2018. And last was released 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 company has $1.75 billion market cap. It operates through three divisions: Transitional and Skilled Services; Assisted and Independent Living Services; and Home Health and Hospice Services.43.66 is the P/E ratio. 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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