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

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 Nasdaq, Inc.


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

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