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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 20.10
ENSG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
77% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. ENSG: 20.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.38 Max: No Debt
Current: 20.1
Equity to Asset 0.67
ENSG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. ENSG: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.48 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.67
0.27
0.67
Interest Coverage 5.62
ENSG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
58% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 7.17 vs. ENSG: 5.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.53  Med: 8.29 Max: 9999.99
Current: 5.62
4.53
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 7.09
M-Score: -1.66
WACC vs ROIC
7.79%
12.45%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.74
ENSG's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. ENSG: 6.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.79  Med: 9.94 Max: 11.96
Current: 6.74
5.79
11.96
Net-margin (%) 3.44
ENSG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. ENSG: 3.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.66  Med: 4.99 Max: 6.29
Current: 3.44
2.66
6.29
ROE (%) 12.59
ENSG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 8.74 vs. ENSG: 12.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ENSG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 7.04  Med: 19.38 Max: 302.41
Current: 12.59
7.04
302.41
ROA (%) 7.17
ENSG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. ENSG: 7.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ENSG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.31  Med: 9.37 Max: 35.51
Current: 7.17
3.31
35.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 29.43
ENSG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 15.85 vs. ENSG: 29.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ENSG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 12.05  Med: 29.58 Max: 125.81
Current: 29.43
12.05
125.81
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.20
ENSG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. ENSG: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 6.7  Med: 11.35 Max: 40.8
Current: 8.2
6.7
40.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -6.50
ENSG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. ENSG: -6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ENSG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 12.40 Max: 69.6
Current: -6.5
0
69.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -11.00
ENSG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 9.90 vs. ENSG: -11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ENSG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.5  Med: 13.10 Max: 68.4
Current: -11
-15.5
68.4
» ENSG's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

ENSG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Julian Robertson 84,950 sh (+97.10%)
Jim Simons 99,300 sh (+29.80%)
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%)
» More
Q1 2015

ENSG Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 234,700 sh (+43.28%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,600 sh (+5.01%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Julian Robertson Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 31.75
ENSG's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
60% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 26.50 vs. ENSG: 31.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ENSG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.93  Med: 6.97 Max: 44.97
Current: 31.75
3.93
44.97
Forward P/E 19.01
ENSG's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
55% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 19.31 vs. ENSG: 19.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 32.90
ENSG's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
60% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 27.80 vs. ENSG: 32.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ENSG' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.94  Med: 6.99 Max: 36.24
Current: 32.9
3.94
36.24
P/B 3.35
ENSG's P/B is ranked lower than
59% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. ENSG: 3.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ENSG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.12 Max: 3.97
Current: 3.35
0.73
3.97
P/S 1.09
ENSG's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. ENSG: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ENSG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.41 Max: 1.15
Current: 1.09
0.21
1.15
PFCF 58.85
ENSG's PFCF is ranked lower than
84% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 21.20 vs. ENSG: 58.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ENSG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.41  Med: 9.05 Max: 66.56
Current: 58.85
5.41
66.56
POCF 16.78
ENSG's POCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 15.30 vs. ENSG: 16.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ENSG' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3  Med: 4.68 Max: 19.67
Current: 16.78
3
19.67
EV-to-EBIT 16.25
ENSG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 19.98 vs. ENSG: 16.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ENSG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.7  Med: 5.10 Max: 17.6
Current: 16.25
2.7
17.6
PEG 13.16
ENSG's PEG is ranked lower than
92% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. ENSG: 13.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ENSG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 2.19 Max: 29.31
Current: 13.16
0.17
29.31
Shiller P/E 27.48
ENSG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
54% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 31.33 vs. ENSG: 27.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.72  Med: 11.69 Max: 29.34
Current: 27.48
6.72
29.34
Current Ratio 1.70
ENSG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. ENSG: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.14  Med: 1.64 Max: 2.22
Current: 1.7
1.14
2.22
Quick Ratio 1.70
ENSG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. ENSG: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.14  Med: 1.64 Max: 2.22
Current: 1.7
1.14
2.22
Days Sales Outstanding 54.12
ENSG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
62% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 46.60 vs. ENSG: 54.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 38.25  Med: 43.54 Max: 52.61
Current: 54.12
38.25
52.61

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.60
ENSG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
88% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. ENSG: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.52 Max: 2.37
Current: 0.6
0.46
2.37
Dividend Payout 0.18
ENSG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. ENSG: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.18
0.09
0.78
Dividend growth (3y) 8.20
ENSG's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
57% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. ENSG: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 4.10 Max: 72.4
Current: 8.2
0
72.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.92
ENSG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
82% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. ENSG: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 2.34 Max: 3.65
Current: 0.92
0.71
3.65
Share Buyback Rate -2.30
ENSG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
51% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. ENSG: -2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.3  Med: -1.85 Max: -7.5
Current: -2.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 19.78
ENSG's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 12.44 vs. ENSG: 19.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 18.07  Med: 18.23 Max: 21.89
Current: 19.78
18.07
21.89
Price/Tangible Book 4.34
ENSG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
61% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. ENSG: 4.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.27 Max: 5.52
Current: 4.34
0.8
5.52
Price/Projected FCF 2.06
ENSG's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. ENSG: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.92
Current: 2.06
0.54
1.92
Price/Median PS Value 2.68
ENSG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
92% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. ENSG: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.02 Max: 2.47
Current: 2.68
0.53
2.47
Price/Graham Number 2.64
ENSG's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
55% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. ENSG: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.64 Max: 2.7
Current: 2.64
0.4
2.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.19
ENSG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. ENSG: 6.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.7  Med: 19.60 Max: 37
Current: 6.19
5.7
37
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 1.59
ENSG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 10.96 vs. ENSG: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ENSG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 1.5  Med: 10.10 Max: 42.8
Current: 1.59
1.5
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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