Encore Capital Group Company Profile (NASDAQ:ECPG)

About Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)

Encore Capital Group logoEncore Capital Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a specialty finance company providing debt recovery solutions for consumers and property owners across a range of financial assets. The Company operates through Portfolio Purchasing and Recovery segment. The Company's geographical segments include the United States, Europe and other. The Company's portfolios of defaulted consumer receivables at discounts and manages them by partnering with individuals as they repay their obligations and work toward financial recovery. Defaulted receivables are consumers' unpaid financial commitments to credit originators, including banks, credit unions, consumer finance companies, commercial retailers, and telecommunication companies. Defaulted receivables also include receivables subject to bankruptcy proceedings. The Company through certain subsidiaries, is engaged in portfolio purchasing and recovery in the United States, including Puerto Rico.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Asset Management
  • Sub-Industry: Consumer Finance
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:ECPG
  • CUSIP: 29255410
  • Web: www.encorecapital.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $981.87 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,737,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $33.56
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $30.64
  • 52 Week Range: $17.66 - $38.75
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.60
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 8.96
  • P/E Growth: 0.66
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.01 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.97
  • Book Value: $23.36 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.63
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $269.36 million
  • Net Margins: 5.00%
  • Return on Equity: 17.26%
  • Return on Assets: 2.70%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 4.96%
  • Current Ratio: 0.73%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.73%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 343,590 shs.
  • Beta: 1.54
  • Short Ratio: 9.86
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)

What is Encore Capital Group's stock symbol?

Encore Capital Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ECPG."

How were Encore Capital Group's earnings last quarter?

Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported $0.95 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.93 by $0.02. The company earned $271.94 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $280.93 million. Encore Capital Group had a return on equity of 17.26% and a net margin of 5.00%. Encore Capital Group's revenue for the quarter was down 5.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.31 earnings per share. View Encore Capital Group's Earnings History.

Where is Encore Capital Group's stock going? Where will Encore Capital Group's stock price be in 2017?

5 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Encore Capital Group's shares. Their predictions range from $21.00 to $32.00. On average, they expect Encore Capital Group's stock price to reach $26.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Encore Capital Group.

Who are some of Encore Capital Group's key competitors?

Who owns Encore Capital Group stock?

Encore Capital Group's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Broad Run Investment Management LLC (11.25%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (8.79%), RE Advisers Corp (8.70%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.31%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.94%) and Ameriprise Financial Inc. (2.88%). Company insiders that own Encore Capital Group stock include Ashish Masih, Gregory L Call, Jonathan C Clark, Kenneth Vecchione, Norman R Sorensen, Wendy Hannam and Willem Mesdag. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Encore Capital Group.

Who sold Encore Capital Group stock? Who is selling Encore Capital Group stock?

Encore Capital Group's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ameriprise Financial Inc., Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY, Kalmar Investments Inc. DE, Pembroke Management LTD, Prudential Financial Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, SG Americas Securities LLC and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Encore Capital Group.

Who bought Encore Capital Group stock? Who is buying Encore Capital Group stock?

Encore Capital Group's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Broad Run Investment Management LLC, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Bank of Montreal Can and State Street Corp. Company insiders that have bought Encore Capital Group stock in the last two years include Ashish Masih, Gregory L Call, Jonathan C Clark, Kenneth Vecchione, Norman R Sorensen, Wendy Hannam and Willem Mesdag. View Insider Buying and Selling for Encore Capital Group.

How do I buy Encore Capital Group stock?

Shares of Encore Capital Group can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Encore Capital Group stock cost?

One share of Encore Capital Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.15.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: $26.75 (29.88% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/24/2017Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$36.00 -> $32.00N/AView Rating Details
12/13/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform -> Market Perform$30.00N/AView Rating Details
12/13/2016Citigroup IncDowngradeMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
8/5/2016Northland SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$37.00 -> $21.00N/AView Rating Details
6/8/2016JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
5/6/2016William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
11/12/2015SunTrust Banks, Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$63.00 -> $53.00N/AView Rating Details
8/11/2015MacquarieBoost Price TargetOutperform$52.00 -> $54.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
Earnings by Quarter for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
Earnings History by Quarter for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/4/2017Q1 2017$0.93$0.95$280.93 million$271.94 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/23/2017Q4 2016$0.68$0.72$277.71 million$271.38 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2016Q3 2016$1.19$0.14$283.66 million$179.41 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q2$1.20$1.29$296.97 million$289.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q1$1.27$1.31$303.78 million$289.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q4$1.35$1.31$294.05 million$298.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q3$1.31$1.34$298.21 million$287.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q215$1.28$1.27$288.47 million$290.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$1.19$1.19$283.60 million$285.66 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$1.13$1.17$270.06 million$276.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$1.11$1.17$275.50 million$273.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$1.08$1.06$263.23 million$269.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$1.07$1.08$246.99 million$253.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2014Q413$1.01$1.05$243.17 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.94$1.02$209.12 million$235.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.81$0.85$147.73 million$156.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q1 2013$0.79$0.86$150.53 million$144.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q4 2012$0.78$0.79$143.60 million$143.61 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.83$0.82$144.29 million$144.79 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.71$0.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2012$0.66$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2012$0.65$0.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$0.60$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2011$0.59$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.53$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2011$0.47$0.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.70
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.20
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.90$0.90$0.90
Q2 20173$0.85$0.92$0.88
Q3 20173$0.89$0.97$0.93
Q4 20172$0.98$0.99$0.99
Q1 20181$1.09$1.09$1.09
Q2 20182$1.02$1.04$1.03
Q3 20181$0.95$0.95$0.95
Q4 20182$1.09$1.17$1.13
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 8.69%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/8/2016Willem MesdagDirectorBuy25,000$20.85$521,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016Norman R SorensenDirectorBuy2,000$26.58$53,160.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016Wendy HannamDirectorBuy2,500$24.15$60,375.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Ashish MasihEVPBuy2,500$23.50$58,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Kenneth VecchioneCEOBuy10,000$23.22$232,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Gregory L CallVPBuy1,100$22.90$25,190.00View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Jonathan C ClarkCFOBuy5,000$22.92$114,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2015Kenneth VecchioneCEOBuy2,125$29.27$62,198.75View SEC Filing  
6/9/2015Ashish MasihEVPBuy1,500$39.83$59,745.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2015Jonathan C ClarkCFOBuy2,500$39.26$98,150.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2015Kenneth VecchioneCEOBuy4,000$39.62$158,480.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Paul GrinbergCFOSell54,000$45.59$2,461,860.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2014Ashish MasihEVPSell9,334$45.00$420,030.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Ashish MasihEVPSell12,000$45.00$540,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Paul GrinbergCFOSell36,000$45.13$1,624,680.00View SEC Filing  
4/17/2014Ashish MasihEVPSell11,103$45.00$499,635.00View SEC Filing  
4/11/2014Gregory CallVPSell16,000$44.66$714,560.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014Paul GrinbergCFOSell10,999$48.60$534,551.40View SEC Filing  
1/13/2014Paul GrinbergCFOSell11,000$49.12$540,320.00View SEC Filing  
1/8/2014James SyranSVPSell5,000$49.25$246,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2013Ashish MasihVPSell6,000$43.36$260,160.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013James SyranSVPSell46,400$43.57$2,021,648.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013Warren WilcoxDirectorSell6,131$36.48$223,658.88View SEC Filing  
4/22/2013Willem MesdagDirectorBuy350,000$28.00$9,800,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2012Willem MesdagDirectorSell1,213,799$27.93$33,901,406.07View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
Latest Headlines for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoEncore Subsidiary Midland Funding Prevails in U.S. Supreme Court Decision
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 11:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEncore Capital Group, Inc. (ECPG) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 9:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$273.65 Million in Sales Expected for Encore Capital Group, Inc. (ECPG) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 1:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEncore Capital Group, Inc. (ECPG) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 1:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate Encore Capital Group, Inc. (ECPG) to Post $0.91 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 12:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSunTrust Banks Research Analysts Decrease Earnings Estimates for Encore Capital Group, Inc. (ECPG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 8:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEncore Capital Group misses Street 1Q forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 5:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of ECPG earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 5:05 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Ashish Masih to become president, CEO of Encore Capital Group
www.reuters.com - May 5 at 3:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEncore Capital Group, Inc. (ECPG) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 12:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEncore Capital Group (ECPG) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 7:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Encore Capital Group, Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 4:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEncore Capital Group Announces First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 4:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAshish Masih to Become President and CEO of Encore Capital Group
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 4:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Likely to Affect Encore Capital Group (ECPG) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 11:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPositive Media Coverage Likely to Impact Encore Capital Group (ECPG) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 4:22 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoEncore Capital Group to Announce First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on May 4
feeds.benzinga.com - April 25 at 10:43 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Very Likely to Impact Encore Capital Group (ECPG) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 7:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Encore Capital Group, Inc. : April 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 4:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEncore Capital Group Teams Up Again With Habitat for Humanity
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 12:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEncore Capital Group (ECPG) Earning Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 4:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEncore Capital Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ECPG-US : April 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 8:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEncore Capital Group, Inc. (ECPG) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $277.63 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 12:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEncore Capital Group (ECPG) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 9:03 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.96 EPS Expected for Encore Capital Group, Inc. (ECPG) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 10:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEncore Capital Group (ECPG) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 9:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEncore Capital Group, Inc. (ECPG) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 12:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEncore Capital Group, Inc. (ECPG) Short Interest Down 9.9% in March
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 11:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for March 15th
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 3:17 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoENCORE CAPITAL GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financi
biz.yahoo.com - March 3 at 9:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoENCORE CAPITAL GROUP INC Financials
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 4:37 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoEncore Capital Group, Inc. Prices Private Placement of Convertible Senior Notes
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 28 at 8:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEncore Capital Group, Inc. Announces Private Placement of Convertible Senior Notes
finance.yahoo.com - February 27 at 7:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo7:03 am Encore Capital commences $125 mln private placement of convertible senior notes due 2022
finance.yahoo.com - February 27 at 7:32 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoENCORE CAPITAL GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - February 27 at 7:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoJudge certifies NY class action over big debt collector's high rates
finance.yahoo.com - February 27 at 7:32 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo4:17 pm Encore Capital beats by $0.04, misses on revs; exploring IPO of Cabot Credit Mgmt
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 24 at 5:36 PM
seekingalpha.com logoEncore Capital Group's (ECPG) CEO Ken Vecchione on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - February 24 at 11:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of ECPG earnings conference call or presentation 23-Feb-17 10:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 11:44 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Encore Capital Q4 GAAP earnings per share $0.85 from continuing operations
www.reuters.com - February 23 at 9:53 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Encore Capital Group Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close
biz.yahoo.com - February 23 at 4:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEncore Capital Group Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 4:52 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoENCORE CAPITAL GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and
biz.yahoo.com - February 23 at 4:52 PM
streetinsider.com logoBofl Holding (BOFI) Elects Paul Grinberg as Chairman of its Board of Directors
www.streetinsider.com - February 18 at 9:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEncore Capital Group (ECPG) Enters Overbought Territory
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 6:18 PM
businesswire.com logoBOFI Announces New Chairman of its Board of Directors
www.businesswire.com - February 16 at 8:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEncore Capital Group Achieves Prestigious International Standards Organization Certification
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 3:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEncore Capital Group to Announce Fourth Quarter 2016 Financial Results on February 23
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 5:49 PM
thestreet.com logoEncore Capital Group Reaches Analyst Target Price
www.thestreet.com - February 2 at 10:20 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoEncore Capital Group to Speak at DBA International 20th Anniversary Conference
feeds.benzinga.com - January 30 at 2:30 PM

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