Ensign CEO Bullish on Assisted Living After Rough Quarter

The Ensign Group (Nasdaq: ENSG) saw its share price decline sharply Thursday on disappointing quarterly earnings, but CEO Christopher Christensen said he has high hopes for 2017—and singled out assisted living and independent living as especially promising service lines.  Mission Viejo, California-based Ensign provides a broad range of post-acute care, with about 17,700 skilled nursing […]

NHI on the Hunt for Skilled Nursing As Other REITs Flee

With some of the major real estate players making moves and taking shots at one another’s skilled nursing assets, one real estate investment trust (REIT) is standing its ground with its own skilled operators and continuing to increase its exposure in the space.  Tennessee-based National Health Investors Inc. (NYSE: NHI) is distinguishing itself among its […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Ensign Group Completes 18-SNF Acquisition

Ensign Group Completes Acquisition of Legend Healthcare The parent company of the Ensign group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services, home health care, hospice care, assisted living and urgent care companies, The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENSG), has completed its previously announced acquisition of 18 skilled nursing operations in Texas. All facilities were previously operated […]