The Ensign Group, Inc. (ENSG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2013

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The Ensign Group, Inc. ( ENSG ) 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 ( FMS ) and HCA Holdings, Inc. ( HCA ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ENSG Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.



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