MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Dec. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG), the parent company of the Ensign™ group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services, home health care, hospice care and assisted living companies, today announced that it has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.045 per share of Ensign common stock, payable on or before January 31, 2018, to shareholders of record as of December 31, 2017.
"We are pleased to announce the fifteenth consecutive increase to our annual dividend," commented Christopher Christensen, Ensign's President and Chief Executive Officer. "We have been paying dividends since 2002 and remain as committed as ever to returning value to Ensign shareholders," he added.
About Ensign ™
The Ensign Group, Inc.'s independent operating subsidiaries provide a broad spectrum of skilled nursing and assisted living services, physical, occupational and speech therapies, home health and hospice services and other rehabilitative and healthcare services at 230 healthcare facilities, twenty-two hospice agencies, twenty home health agencies and four home care businesses
in California, Arizona, Texas, Washington, Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Nevada, Iowa, Nebraska, Oregon, Wisconsin, Kansas, South Carolina, and Oklahoma
. More information about Ensign is available at http://www.ensigngroup.net.