Opus Capital Group Llc decreased its stake in Ensign Group Inc/The (ENSG) by 61.56% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Opus Capital Group Llc sold 62,411 shares as the company’s stock rose 11.23% with the market. The institutional investor held 38,978 shares of the health care company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.51 million, down from 101,389 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Opus Capital Group Llc who had been investing in Ensign Group Inc/The for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.01 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $56.14. About 178,917 shares traded. The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) has risen 91.52% since May 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 87.15% the S&P500. Some Historical ENSG News: 07/05/2018 – Ensign Energy 1Q Rev C$258.5M; 01/05/2018 – ENSIGN GROUP BUYS TX POST-ACUTE CARE CAMPUS; 03/04/2018 – ENSIGN GROUP – ARIZONA FACILITY INCLUDES ADJACENT 50-BED LONG-TERM ACUTE CARE HOSPITAL; 02/05/2018 – ENSIGN GROUP 1Q REV. $492.1M, EST. $485.1M; 21/04/2018 – DJ Ensign Group Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (ENSG); 01/05/2018 – The Ensign Group Acquires Texas Post-Acute Care Campus; 20/03/2018 The Ensign Group Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.045 Per Share; 07/05/2018 – Ensign Energy 1Q Loss/Shr C$0.17; 10/05/2018 – NHI Purchases Two Skilled Nursing Facilities for Ensign Portfolio; 07/05/2018 – ENSIGN ENERGY SERVICES INC ESI.TO – QTRLY FFO PER SHARE OF $0.34
L & S Advisors Inc increased its stake in Diageo Plc (Adr) (DEO) by 43.45% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. L & S Advisors Inc bought 2,214 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.10% with the market. The institutional investor held 7,310 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.04 million, up from 5,096 at the end of the previous reported quarter. L & S Advisors Inc who had been investing in Diageo Plc (Adr) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $100.14B market cap company. The stock increased 0.05% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $169.31. About 82,561 shares traded. Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) has risen 16.60% since May 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.23% the S&P500. Some Historical DEO News: 27/03/2018 – CORRECTED-DIAGEO PLC DGE.L SAYS URSULA BURNS WILL BECOME EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN ON AN INTERIM BASIS OF VEON LTD (NOT OF DIAGEO); 18/04/2018 – Diageo, Plc – Disclosed SEC investigation(s) confirmed as ongoing. Inadequate disclosures make it impossible to assess a material and ongoing risk. (published 31-Jan) $DEO; 19/03/2018 – Diageo Launches ‘Happy Hour’ Skill For Amazon Alexa Celebrating One Of The Most Spirited Hours In The Day; 25/05/2018 – FOCUS-Aperitif, anyone? Spirits firms chase cocktail for growth; 27/03/2018 – DIAGEO PLC DGE.L SAYS BURNS WILL BECOME EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN ON AN INTERIM BASIS; 21/05/2018 – Diageo Brands Awarded Top Honors for Exceptional Quality and Craftsmanship at 18th Annual San Francisco World Spirits Competiti; 06/03/2018 – Diageo North America Named Among Top Companies for Executive Women; 01/05/2018 – DIAGEO NAMES SHIRE CHAIR SUSAN KILSBY TO BOARD; 28/03/2018 – DIAGEO: CO. EXPECTS AFRICA PERFORMANCE TO IMPROVE IN 2H; 16/05/2018 – Diageo PLC Launches $2 Bln Bonds
Analysts await The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.49 EPS, up 19.51% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.41 per share. ENSG’s profit will be $26.23M for 28.64 P/E if the $0.49 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.51 actual EPS reported by The Ensign Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.92% negative EPS growth.
Since January 10, 2019, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $1.30 million activity.
More notable recent The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “The Ensign Group Acquires Utah Skilled Nursing Facility – GlobeNewswire” on January 03, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “The Ensign Group Acquires Home Health and Hospice Operations in San Antonio, Texas – Nasdaq” published on March 06, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Arm of Ensign Group Unit Buys All County Home Care and Hospice – Nasdaq” on March 07, 2019. More interesting news about The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “The Ensign Group, Inc. Announces New Leadership Structure – GlobeNewswire” published on February 21, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Ensign Up More Than 90% in a Year: Will the Rally Continue? – Nasdaq” with publication date: April 10, 2019.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.54 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.15, from 1.39 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 15 investors sold ENSG shares while 64 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. 42.98 million shares or 0.60% more from 42.72 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. 32,183 are owned by Texas Permanent School Fund. Paradigm Cap Management New York has 0.19% invested in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) for 51,000 shares. Connor Clark & Lunn Mgmt Ltd invested in 26,325 shares. 758,357 are owned by Copeland Capital Lc. Citigroup holds 0% of its portfolio in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) for 14,587 shares. California State Teachers Retirement System, California-based fund reported 77,932 shares. Ameriprise Fincl holds 0.01% of its portfolio in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) for 662,469 shares. American International Group Incorporated has 38,570 shares. Sawgrass Asset Management Ltd Liability invested in 74,455 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt owns 10,485 shares. Moreover, Pnc Svcs Gp has 0% invested in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG). Boston Advisors Lc invested in 27,121 shares. Bbt Ltd Co has 0.25% invested in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG). 727 were accumulated by Advisory Ntwk Limited. Victory Cap Mngmt invested 0% of its portfolio in The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG).
Opus Capital Group Llc, which manages about $2.09B and $480.04M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vanguard High Dvd Yi (VYM) by 365,618 shares to 730,740 shares, valued at $56.99 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Vanguard Total Bond (BND) by 136,642 shares in the quarter, for a total of 389,590 shares, and has risen its stake in Vanguard S&P 500 Etf (VOO).
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Published at Tue, 14 May 2019 16:22:01 +0000