Cash Dividend On The Way From Ensign Group (ENSG)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/26/13, Ensign Group Inc (ENSG) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.065, payable on 7/31/13. As a percentage of ENSG's recent stock price of $35.64, this dividend works out to approximately 0.18%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ENSG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.065 declared by Ensign Group Inc:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ENSG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.73% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of ENSG shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Ensign Group Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ENSG's low point in its 52 week range is $24.97 per share, with $38.08 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $35.54.

In Monday trading, Ensign Group Inc shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.

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