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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549



FORM 8-A

FOR REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN CLASSES OF SECURITIES
PURSUANT TO SECTION 12(b) OR 12(g) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934


The Ensign Group, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware
(State of incorporation or organization)
33-0861263
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)


27101 Puerta Real, Suite 450, Mission Viejo, CA
(Address of principal executive offices)


92691
(Zip Code)

        Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class
to be so registered
  Name of each exchange on which
each class is to be registered

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share

 


 

 
The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

 


 

        If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(c), check the following box. ý

        If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(d), please check the following box. o

        Securities Act registration statement file number to which this form relates: 333-142897                                 (if applicable)

        Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act:

None
(Title of Class)

 

(Title of Class)





INFORMATION REQUIRED IN REGISTRATION STATEMENT

Item 1.    Description of Registrant's Securities to be Registered.

        This registration statement relates to the registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission of shares of Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share (the "Common Stock"), of The Ensign Group, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Registrant"). The description of the Common Stock set forth under the caption "Description of Capital Stock" in the Registrant's Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-142897) originally filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 14, 2007 and as subsequently amended (the "Registration Statement"), together with the description set forth under such caption included in the form of prospectus subsequently filed by the Registrant with the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to Rule 424(b) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, is incorporated herein by this reference in response to this item.

Item 2.    Exhibits.

        Pursuant to the Instructions as to Exhibits with respect to Form 8-A, no exhibits are required to be filed because no other securities of the Registrant are registered on The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC and the securities registered hereby are not being registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

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SIGNATURE

        Pursuant to the requirements of Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

    (Registrant)    THE ENSIGN GROUP, INC.

 

 

 

 

Date: October 19, 2007

 

By

/s/  
CHRISTOPHER R. CHRISTENSEN      
Christopher R. Christensen
President and Chief Executive Officer

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