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The Ensign Group, Inc. Increases Quarterly Dividend to $0.0475 Per Share

December 14, 2018

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Dec. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENSG), the parent company of the Ensign™ group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services, home health, home care, hospice care and assisted living companies, today announced that it has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.0475 per share of Ensign common stock, payable on or before January 31, 2019, to shareholders of record as of December 31, 2018. “We are pleased to announce our sixteenth consecutive annual dividend increase, which reflects our strong market position and continued commitment to return value to our shareholders,” commented Christopher Christensen, Ensign’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “We look forward to continued growth and are optimistic about our long-term prospects,” he added.

Ensign has been a dividend-paying company since 2002.

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 244 healthcare facilities, 22 hospice agencies, 24 home health agencies and seven home care businesses in California, Arizona, Texas, Washington, Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Nevada, Iowa, Nebraska, Oregon, Wisconsin, Kansas, South Carolina, Oklahoma and Wyoming. More information about Ensign is available at http://www.ensigngroup.net.

Contact Information

The Ensign Group, Inc., (949) 487-9500, ir@ensigngroup.net

SOURCE: The Ensign Group, Inc.

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