The Ensign Group, Inc. (ENSG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 26, 2013

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The Ensign Group, Inc. ( ENSG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.065 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ENSG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.33% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of ENSG was $31.97, representing a -4.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.43 and a 36.62% increase over the 52 week low of $23.40.

ENSG is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as HCA Holdings, Inc. ( HCA ) and DaVita healthCare Partners Inc. ( DVA ). ENSG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.85. Zacks Investment Research reports ENSG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.29%, compared to an industry average of .8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ENSG Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to ENSG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ENSG as a top-10 holding:

  • N/A (SHMO).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SHMO with an increase of 18.37% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ENSG at 1.62%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: DVA , ENSG , HCA

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