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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 13.20
ENSG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
85% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.19 vs. ENSG: 13.20 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.1   Max: No Debt
Current: 13.2

Equity to Asset 0.61
ENSG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. ENSG: 0.61 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.62
Current: 0.61

0.27
0.62
Interest Coverage 4.53
ENSG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
70% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. ENSG: 4.53 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.53   Max: 9999.99
Current: 4.53

4.53
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 7.61
M-Score: -2.16
WACC vs ROIC
8.81%
10.61%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 7.94
ENSG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 9.26 vs. ENSG: 7.94 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.79   Max: 11.96
Current: 7.94

5.79
11.96
Net-margin (%) 3.83
ENSG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. ENSG: 3.83 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.66   Max: 6.29
Current: 3.83

2.66
6.29
ROE (%) 12.21
ENSG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 7.86 vs. ENSG: 12.21 )
ENSG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 7.04   Max: 302.41
Current: 12.21

7.04
302.41
ROA (%) 6.19
ENSG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. ENSG: 6.19 )
ENSG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.31   Max: 35.51
Current: 6.19

3.31
35.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 21.18
ENSG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 13.15 vs. ENSG: 21.18 )
ENSG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 11.95   Max: 123.9
Current: 21.18

11.95
123.9
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.60
ENSG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. ENSG: 9.60 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 6.7   Max: 40.8
Current: 9.6

6.7
40.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -1.90
ENSG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. ENSG: -1.90 )
ENSG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 69.6
Current: -1.9

0
69.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -15.50
ENSG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. ENSG: -15.50 )
ENSG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.5   Max: 68.4
Current: -15.5

-15.5
68.4
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

ENSG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Julian Robertson 43,100 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 95,097 sh (+169.43%)
Jim Simons 76,500 sh (+66.67%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,414 sh (+48.95%)
Chuck Royce 18,215 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

ENSG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Julian Robertson 84,950 sh (+97.1%)
Jim Simons 99,300 sh (+29.8%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,002 sh (+17.95%)
Chuck Royce 14,115 sh (-22.51%)
Joel Greenblatt 43,722 sh (-54.02%)
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Q3 2014

ENSG Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 123,700 sh (+24.57%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,756 sh (-7.33%)
Julian Robertson 75,250 sh (-11.42%)
Chuck Royce 7,415 sh (-47.47%)
Joel Greenblatt 21,356 sh (-51.16%)
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Q4 2014

ENSG Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 163,800 sh (+32.42%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 14,856 sh (-5.71%)
Joel Greenblatt 9,916 sh (-53.57%)
Julian Robertson 25,450 sh (-66.18%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ENSG

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Julian Robertson 2014-12-31 Reduce -66.18%0.46%$34.09 - $45.72 $ 44.7114%25450
Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Reduce -53.57%$34.09 - $45.72 $ 44.7114%9916
Julian Robertson 2014-09-30 Reduce -11.42%0.11%$30.75 - $35.77 $ 44.7132%75250
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -51.16%0.01%$30.75 - $35.77 $ 44.7132%21356
Julian Robertson 2014-06-30 Add 97.1%0.47%$22.04 - $30.93 $ 44.7176%84950
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -54.02%0.03%$22.04 - $30.93 $ 44.7176%43722
Julian Robertson 2014-03-31 New Buy0.62%$20.9 - $24.58 $ 44.7195%43100
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 169.43%0.04%$20.9 - $24.58 $ 44.7195%95097
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 614.78%0.03%$22.41 - $25.14 $ 44.7189%35296
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -84.59%0.04%$19.43 - $23.01 $ 44.71111%4938
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.05%$17.89 - $20.44 $ 44.71134%32041
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.05%$11.42 - $14.11 $ 44.71251%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 26.30
ENSG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 43.30 vs. ENSG: 26.30 )
ENSG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.93   Max: 44.97
Current: 26.3

3.93
44.97
Forward P/E 16.23
ENSG's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 26.67 vs. ENSG: 16.23 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 26.90
ENSG's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
82% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 40.70 vs. ENSG: 26.90 )
ENSG' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.94   Max: 36.24
Current: 26.9

3.94
36.24
P/B 3.90
ENSG's P/B is ranked higher than
69% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. ENSG: 3.90 )
ENSG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 4.19
Current: 3.9

0.73
4.19
P/S 1.00
ENSG's P/S is ranked higher than
81% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. ENSG: 1.00 )
ENSG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 1.06
Current: 1

0.21
1.06
POCF 21.92
ENSG's POCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 16.94 vs. ENSG: 21.92 )
ENSG' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3   Max: 22.41
Current: 21.92

3
22.41
EV-to-EBIT 11.52
ENSG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 23.61 vs. ENSG: 11.52 )
ENSG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 17.6
Current: 11.52

2.7
17.6
PEG 2.96
ENSG's PEG is ranked higher than
86% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ENSG: 2.96 )
ENSG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 9.98
Current: 2.96

0.17
9.98
Shiller P/E 24.60
ENSG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 207.68 vs. ENSG: 24.60 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.72   Max: 25.69
Current: 24.6

6.72
25.69
Current Ratio 1.64
ENSG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. ENSG: 1.64 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 2.22
Current: 1.64

1.14
2.22
Quick Ratio 1.64
ENSG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. ENSG: 1.64 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 2.22
Current: 1.64

1.14
2.22
Days Sales Outstanding 44.59
ENSG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 52.71 vs. ENSG: 44.59 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 38.25   Max: 52.61
Current: 44.59

38.25
52.61

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.70
ENSG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
85% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. ENSG: 0.70 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 2.37
Current: 0.7

0.46
2.37
Dividend Payout 0.18
ENSG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
94% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ENSG: 0.18 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.78
Current: 0.18

0.09
0.78
Dividend growth (3y) 8.90
ENSG's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
77% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 11.00 vs. ENSG: 8.90 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 72.4
Current: 8.9

0
72.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.96
ENSG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
78% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. ENSG: 0.96 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 3.8
Current: 0.96

0.74
3.8
Share Buyback Rate -1.90
ENSG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
69% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. ENSG: -1.90 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.3   Max: -7.5
Current: -1.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 28.12
ENSG's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ENSG: 28.12 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 18.07   Max: 21.89
Current: 28.12

18.07
21.89
Price/Tangible Book 4.97
ENSG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 22.44 vs. ENSG: 4.97 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 5.55
Current: 4.97

0.99
5.55
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.90
ENSG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. ENSG: 1.90 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 1.48
Current: 1.9

0.54
1.48
Price/Median PS Value 2.52
ENSG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. ENSG: 2.52 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.96
Current: 2.52

0.53
1.96
Price/Graham Number 2.47
ENSG's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
87% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ENSG: 2.47 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.92
Current: 2.47

0.4
1.92
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.90
ENSG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. ENSG: 8.90 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 37
Current: 8.9

5.7
37
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.87
ENSG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
65% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 9.87 vs. ENSG: 5.87 )
ENSG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 42.8
Current: 5.87

4.8
42.8

Business Description

Industry: Health Care Providers » Long-Term Care Facilities
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Traded in other countries:EGB.Germany,
Ensign Group, Inc. was incorporated in 1999 in Delaware. The Company provide skilled nursing and rehabilitative care services through the operation of 119 facilities, nine home health and seven hospice operations, seven urgent care centers and a mobile x-ray and diagnostic company, located in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Washington. Its operations, each of which strives to be the operation of choice in the community it serves, provide a broad spectrum of healthcare services including skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and hospice, mobile ancillary, and urgent care services. There facilities have a collective capacity of approximately 13,200 operational skilled nursing, assisted living and independent living beds. The Company owned 96 of our 119 facilities and operated an additional 23 facilities through long-term lease arrangements, and had options to purchase two of those 23 facilities. The skilled nursing facility acquisition added 82 operational skilled nursing beds, while the urgent care center acquisition did not have an impact on our operational bed count. The Company acquired two home health operations in Washington and Texas, two hospice operations in Arizona and California, one home health and hospice with operations in Washington, and one skilled nursing facility in Texas. The Company e owned 96 of the 119 facilities that they operated, and had purchase agreements or options to purchase two of the 23 facilities that they operated under long-term lease arrangements. The Company also has a wholly-owned captive insurance subsidiary (the Captive) that provides some claims-made coverage to the Company's operating subsidiaries for general and professional liability, as well as coverage for certain workers' compensation insurance liabilities. The Company is subject to regulatory environment within the skilled nursing industry continues to intensify in the amount and type of laws and regulations affecting it. In addition to this changing regulatory environment, federal, state and local officials are increasingly focusing their efforts on the enforcement of these laws.
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THE ENSIGN GROUP, INC. (ENSG) President and CEO Christopher R. Christensen sells 25,000 Shares Nov 04 2010 
THE ENSIGN GROUP, INC. (ENSG) President and CEO Christopher R. Christensen sells 100,000 Shares Nov 03 2010 
THE ENSIGN GROUP, INC. (ENSG) Chairman of the Board Family Trust Dated 8/17/92 Christensen sells 141 Oct 15 2010 
THE ENSIGN GROUP, INC. (ENSG) Chairman of the Board Family Trust Dated 8/17/92 Christensen sells 68, Oct 12 2010 
THE ENSIGN GROUP, INC. (ENSG) Chairman of the Board Family Trust Dated 8/17/92 Christensen sells 14, Aug 19 2010 
THE ENSIGN GROUP, INC. (ENSG) Chairman of the Board Family Trust Dated 8/17/92 Christensen sells 17, Aug 06 2010 

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