The Ensign Group, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 31, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ENSG stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 7.69% increase over the prior quarter. At the
current stock price of $45.65, the dividend yield is .61%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ENSG was $45.65,
representing a -1.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.39 and a
69.14% increase over the 52 week low of $26.99.
ENSG is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as Fresenius Medical Care Corporation (
) and HCA Holdings, Inc. (
). ENSG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.63. Zacks Investment Research reports ENSG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.18%, compared to an
industry average of -22.5%.
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