The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENSG) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.0525 per share of Ensign common stock, payable on or before January 31, 2021, to shareholders of record as of December 31, 2020. Ensign will announce its 18th consecutive annual dividend increase, reflecting its strong market position and commitment to return value to its shareholders, commented Chief Executive Officer Barry Port. The Company expects continued growth in the years to come and are optimistic about our long-term prospects, he added.
Previously on December 02, 2020, The Ensign Company, Inc. reported Hays Nursing and Recovery Center’s acquisition, a 116-bed qualified nursing facility in San Marcos, TX, operations. The acquisition took effect on 1 December 2020 and would be subject to a triple net lease.
Ensign’s portfolio now includes 228 healthcare operations, 24 of which are assisted living operations, across thirteen states. Ensign owns 95 properties. Ensign’s CEO, Mr. Barry Port, confirmed that Ensign is actively looking for opportunities to acquire real estate and lease both well-performing and struggling skilled nursing homes, assisted living centers, and other healthcare facilities throughout the United States.