Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Has $995,000 Holdings in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG)

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC decreased its position in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) by 67.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 45,727 shares of the company’s stock after selling 96,593 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC owned 0.09% of The Ensign Group worth $995,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in The Ensign Group by 2.3% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,475,647 shares of the company’s stock valued at $97,435,000 after buying an additional 102,129 shares in the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp grew its stake in The Ensign Group by 19.1% in the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 747,571 shares of the company’s stock valued at $16,275,000 after buying an additional 120,113 shares in the last quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. grew its stake in The Ensign Group by 4.1% in the 2nd quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. now owns 51,230 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,115,000 after buying an additional 2,012 shares in the last quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P. grew its stake in The Ensign Group by 0.6% in the 2nd quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P. now owns 6,280 shares of the company’s stock valued at $137,000 after buying an additional 38 shares in the last quarter. Finally, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. grew its stake in The Ensign Group by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 16,262 shares of the company’s stock valued at $354,000 after buying an additional 62 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 84.87% of the company’s stock.

The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ ENSG) traded down $0.59 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $23.21. 160,539 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 227,389. The Ensign Group, Inc. has a 52 week low of $16.50 and a 52 week high of $24.78. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.59, a current ratio of 1.53 and a quick ratio of 1.53. The company has a market cap of $1,217.86, a P/E ratio of 20.17 and a beta of 0.82.

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on ENSG shares. BidaskClub lowered shares of The Ensign Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Sunday, August 6th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of The Ensign Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. TheStreet raised shares of The Ensign Group from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Monday, August 7th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $21.00 price target on shares of The Ensign Group in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald raised their price target on shares of The Ensign Group from $23.00 to $27.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $24.50.

In other The Ensign Group news, Director Antoinette T. Hubenette sold 2,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.95, for a total value of $52,375.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 24,626 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $515,914.70. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, VP Barry Port sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.00, for a total transaction of $240,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 134,684 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,232,416. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 13,566 shares of company stock valued at $315,957 over the last ninety days. 6.20% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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The Ensign Group Profile

The Ensign Group, Inc, through its operating subsidiaries, provides healthcare services across the post-acute care continuum, as well as other ancillary businesses located in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG)

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