Reviewing Genesis Healthcare Inc. (GEN)’s and The Ensign Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG)’s results

As Long-Term Care Facilities businesses, Genesis Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:GEN) and The Ensign Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG), are affected by compare. This especially applies to their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Genesis Healthcare Inc. 5.02B 0.04 255.56M -3.70 0.00
The Ensign Group Inc. 2.04B 1.30 92.36M 1.70 29.79

Table 1 shows top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of the two companies.


Table 2 provides Genesis Healthcare Inc. and The Ensign Group Inc.’s return on assets, return on equity and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Genesis Healthcare Inc. -5.09% 21.6% -5.5%
The Ensign Group Inc. 4.53% 16.7% 8.1%

Volatility and Risk

Genesis Healthcare Inc. has a beta of 1.04 and its 4.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500. The Ensign Group Inc.’s 0.00% less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500 which is a result of the 1 beta.


Genesis Healthcare Inc. has a Current Ratio of 1 and a Quick Ratio of 1. Competitively, The Ensign Group Inc.’s Current Ratio is 1.3 and has 1.3 Quick Ratio. The Ensign Group Inc.’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Genesis Healthcare Inc.


Meanwhile, The Ensign Group Inc.’s annual dividend is $0.18 per share and it also boasts of a 0.36% dividend yield. Genesis Healthcare Inc. does not offer a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

Genesis Healthcare Inc. and The Ensign Group Inc. Recommendations and Ratings are available in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Genesis Healthcare Inc. 0 1 1 2.50
The Ensign Group Inc. 0 0 1 3.00

Genesis Healthcare Inc.’s upside potential is 60.15% at a $2.13 consensus target price. Competitively The Ensign Group Inc. has a consensus target price of $50, with potential downside of -0.89%. The information presented earlier suggests that Genesis Healthcare Inc. looks more robust than The Ensign Group Inc. as far as analyst view.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Institutional investors owned 33.9% of Genesis Healthcare Inc. shares and 84.2% of The Ensign Group Inc. shares. Genesis Healthcare Inc.’s share owned by insiders are 1%. Competitively, insiders own roughly 1.2% of The Ensign Group Inc.’s shares.


Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Genesis Healthcare Inc. -17.31% -17.83% -1.53% -26.29% 3.2% 9.32%
The Ensign Group Inc. -1% 16.18% 11.23% 30.83% 91.52% 30.5%

For the past year Genesis Healthcare Inc. was less bullish than The Ensign Group Inc.


The Ensign Group Inc. beats Genesis Healthcare Inc. on 11 of the 14 factors.

Genesis HealthCare, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates skilled nursing facilities and assisted/senior living facilities in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Inpatient Services, Rehabilitation Therapy Services, and All Other Services. It also provides a range of rehabilitation therapy services, including speech pathology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and respiratory therapy. In addition, the company offers other specialty medical services, including management, physician, staffing, and other healthcare related services. As of December 31, 2016, it provided inpatient services through a network of 499 skilled nursing and assisted/senior living facilities, including 473 skilled nursing facilities and 26 stand-alone assisted/senior living facilities across 34 states. Genesis HealthCare, Inc. also supplied rehabilitation and respiratory therapy to approximately 1,700 healthcare locations in 45 states and the District of Columbia. The company was formerly known as FC-GEN Operations Investment, LLC and changed its name to Genesis HealthCare, Inc. in February 2015. Genesis HealthCare, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.