ENSG

Ensign GroupNasdaqGS:ENSG Stock Report

Market Cap

US$4.3b

7D

-1.4%

1Y

44.0%

Updated

16 Sep, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
ENSG fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance6/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends0/6

ENSG Overview

The Ensign Group, Inc. provides health care services in the post-acute care continuum and other ancillary businesses.

Ensign Group Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Ensign Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$78.91
52 Week HighUS$53.46
52 Week LowUS$98.66
Beta0.97
1 Month Change-3.57%
3 Month Change-5.36%
1 Year Change43.97%
3 Year Change117.80%
5 Year Change268.22%
Change since IPO877.82%

Recent News & Updates

Sep 02
What Does The Ensign Group, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:ENSG) Share Price Indicate?

What Does The Ensign Group, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:ENSG) Share Price Indicate?

While The Ensign Group, Inc. ( NASDAQ:ENSG ) might not be the most widely known stock at the moment, it received a lot...

Aug 14
Are Investors Undervaluing The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) By 29%?

Are Investors Undervaluing The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) By 29%?

Does the August share price for The Ensign Group, Inc. ( NASDAQ:ENSG ) reflect what it's really worth? Today, we will...

Jul 28
If You Like EPS Growth Then Check Out Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) Before It's Too Late

If You Like EPS Growth Then Check Out Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) Before It's Too Late

Some have more dollars than sense, they say, so even companies that have no revenue, no profit, and a record of falling...

Jun 28
We Think Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) Can Manage Its Debt With Ease

We Think Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) Can Manage Its Debt With Ease

Howard Marks put it nicely when he said that, rather than worrying about share price volatility, 'The possibility of...

Shareholder Returns

ENSGUS HealthcareUS Market
7D-1.4%-0.8%-0.6%
1Y44.0%32.7%33.6%

Return vs Industry: ENSG exceeded the US Healthcare industry which returned 33% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ENSG exceeded the US Market which returned 33.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ENSG's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ENSG volatility
ENSG Beta0.97
Industry Beta0.87
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: ENSG is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ENSG's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
199924,400Barry Porthttps://www.ensigngroup.net

The Ensign Group, Inc. provides health care services in the post-acute care continuum and other ancillary businesses. It operates in two segments, Transitional and Skilled Services and Real Estate. The company offers transitional and skilled services, which include short and long-term nursing care services for patients with chronic conditions, prolonged illness, and the elderly; and physical, occupational, and speech therapies and other rehabilitative and healthcare services.

Ensign Group Fundamentals Summary

How do Ensign Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ENSG fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$4.31b
Earnings (TTM)US$188.01m
Revenue (TTM)US$2.49b

22.9x

P/E Ratio

1.7x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ENSG income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$2.49b
Cost of RevenueUS$2.05b
Gross ProfitUS$444.86m
ExpensesUS$256.85m
EarningsUS$188.01m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)3.48
Gross Margin17.84%
Net Profit Margin7.54%
Debt/Equity Ratio12.3%

How did ENSG perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

0.3%

Current Dividend Yield

6%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Ensign Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

32.5%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ENSG ($78.91) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($116.88)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ENSG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ENSG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.9x) compared to the US Healthcare industry average (22.5x).

PE vs Market: ENSG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.9x) compared to the US market (17.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: ENSG is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.2x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ENSG is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.6x) compared to the US Healthcare industry average (3.3x).


Future Growth

How is Ensign Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

10.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: ENSG's forecast earnings growth (10.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: ENSG's earnings (10.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: ENSG's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: ENSG's revenue (9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ENSG's revenue (9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if ENSG's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has Ensign Group performed over the past 5 years?

33.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ENSG has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ENSG's current net profit margins (7.5%) are higher than last year (5.8%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ENSG's earnings have grown significantly by 33.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ENSG's earnings growth over the past year (43.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (33.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: ENSG earnings growth over the past year (43.9%) exceeded the Healthcare industry 32.2%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: ENSG's Return on Equity (20.4%) is considered high.


Financial Health

How is Ensign Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ENSG's short term assets ($567.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($461.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: ENSG's short term assets ($567.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.3B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ENSG's debt to equity ratio (12.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: ENSG's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 43.4% to 12.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ENSG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (269.1%).

Interest Coverage: ENSG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (57.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Ensign Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.27%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: ENSG's dividend (0.27%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.34%).

High Dividend: ENSG's dividend (0.27%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.58%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: ENSG is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: ENSG is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: ENSG is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ENSG's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

7.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Barry Port (47 yo)

2.33yrs

Tenure

US$6,517,328

Compensation

Mr. Barry R. Port serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director at The Ensign Group, Inc. since May 30, 2019 and has been its President. Mr. Port has been Chief Operating Officer of Ensign Services, Inc a...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Barry's total compensation ($USD6.52M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.25M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Barry's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: ENSG's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.6 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: ENSG's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.7%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

The Ensign Group, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: The Ensign Group, Inc.
  • Ticker: ENSG
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1999
  • Industry: Health Care Facilities
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Market Cap: US$4.308b
  • Shares outstanding: 54.59m
  • Website: https://www.ensigngroup.net

Number of Employees


Location

  • The Ensign Group, Inc.
  • 29222 Rancho Viejo Road
  • Suite 127
  • San Juan Capistrano
  • California
  • 92675
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/16 22:52
End of Day Share Price2021/09/16 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.