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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
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Stock market today: Tumbling tech stocks drag Wall Street to the finish line of another losing week
American Express profits jump 34%, helped by jump in new customers, higher spending
American Express, Fifth Third rise; Netflix, PPG Industries fall, Friday, 4/19/2024
Intuitive Surgical Stock Can Trend Much Higher This Year 
3 Magnificent Seven Stocks Outperforming the Rest
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DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
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American Express profits jump 34%, helped by jump in new customers, higher spending
American Express, Fifth Third rise; Netflix, PPG Industries fall, Friday, 4/19/2024
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NASDAQ:ECPG

Encore Capital Group (ECPG) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$42.70
+1.06 (+2.55%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$41.71
$43.18
50-Day Range
$40.54
$53.42
52-Week Range
$34.74
$54.73
Volume
207,300 shs
Average Volume
168,209 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.01 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$66.50

Encore Capital Group MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
55.7% Upside
$66.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
9.21% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.30
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.32mentions of Encore Capital Group in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$275,000 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
50.25%
From $5.93 to $8.91 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.69 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

388th out of 845 stocks

Short - Term Business Credit Industry

3rd out of 5 stocks

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About Encore Capital Group Stock (NASDAQ:ECPG)

Encore Capital Group, Inc., a specialty finance company, provides debt recovery solutions and other related services for consumers across financial assets worldwide. The company purchases portfolios of defaulted consumer receivables at deep discounts to face value, as well as manages them by working with individuals as they repay their obligations and works toward financial recovery. It is also involved in the provision of early stage collection, business process outsourcing, and contingent collection services. In addition, the company engages in debt servicing and other portfolio management services to credit originator for non-performing loans. Further, it offers credit management services. Encore Capital Group, Inc. was incorporated in 1999 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

ECPG Stock Price History

ECPG Stock News Headlines

Encore Capital Group, Inc. (ECPG)
Secret Bull Market Starts in This Unusual Sector
"We're only at the very beginning of a new wave that could deliver 500%-plus gains in the years to come." In fact, 50 small companies related to this sector have already soared 100% or more in a recent 90-day stretch.
ECPG Apr 2024 45.000 put
Secret Bull Market Starts in This Unusual Sector
"We're only at the very beginning of a new wave that could deliver 500%-plus gains in the years to come." In fact, 50 small companies related to this sector have already soared 100% or more in a recent 90-day stretch.
Q4 2023 Encore Capital Group Inc Earnings Call
Earnings Preview For Encore Capital Gr
ECPG Mar 2024 62.500 call
ECPG Mar 2024 37.500 put
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/21/2024
Today
4/19/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
5/08/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Short-term business credit
Sub-Industry
Consumer Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:ECPG
CUSIP
29255410
Employees
7,400
Year Founded
1953

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$66.50
High Stock Price Target
$73.00
Low Stock Price Target
$60.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+58.3%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-206,490,000.00
Pretax Margin
-14.74%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.22 billion
Cash Flow
$18.92 per share
Book Value
$39.80 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
22,862,000
Market Cap
$989.10 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.36

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Ashish Masih (Age 59)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.54M
  • Mr. Jonathan C. Clark (Age 65)
    Executive VP, Principal Accounting Officer, CFO & Treasurer
    Comp: $1.11M
  • Mr. Andrew E. Asch
    Senior VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
  • Mr. Ryan B. BellMr. Ryan B. Bell (Age 44)
    President of Midland Credit Management, Inc.
    Comp: $893.11k
  • Ms. Monique Dumais-Chrisope
    Senior VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Bruce Thomas
    Vice President of Global Investor Relations
  • Mr. Steve Carmichael
    Senior VP and Chief Risk, Strategy & Compliance Officer
  • Faryar Borhani
    VP & Chief Communications Officer
  • Ms. Tracy Ting
    Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Ms. Sheryl Wright
    Senior Vice President of Corporate & Government Affairs

ECPG Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Encore Capital Group stock right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Encore Capital Group in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" ECPG shares.
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What is Encore Capital Group's stock price target for 2024?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Encore Capital Group's stock. Their ECPG share price targets range from $60.00 to $73.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $66.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 55.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have ECPG shares performed in 2024?

Encore Capital Group's stock was trading at $50.75 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, ECPG shares have decreased by 15.9% and is now trading at $42.70.
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When is Encore Capital Group's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 8th 2024.
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How can I listen to Encore Capital Group's earnings call?

Encore Capital Group will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, May 8th at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Encore Capital Group's earnings last quarter?

Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 21st. The asset manager reported $1.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.22 by $0.03. The asset manager earned $277.39 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $330.77 million. Encore Capital Group had a negative net margin of 16.89% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.46%.

What ETF holds Encore Capital Group's stock?

WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Fund holds 41,493 shares of ECPG stock, representing 0.35% of its portfolio.

What is Ashish Masih's approval rating as Encore Capital Group's CEO?

217 employees have rated Encore Capital Group Chief Executive Officer Ashish Masih on Glassdoor.com. Ashish Masih has an approval rating of 79% among the company's employees. 69.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at Encore Capital Group to a friend.

What other stocks do shareholders of Encore Capital Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Encore Capital Group investors own include BioTelemetry (BEAT), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), PayPal (PYPL), SEA (SE), AbbVie (ABBV), Novavax (NVAX), Pfizer (PFE), Invesco QQQ (QQQ), AT&T (T) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

How do I buy shares of Encore Capital Group?

Shares of ECPG stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Encore Capital Group have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Encore Capital Group: Baycorp, Cabot Credit Management, and Grove Capital Management.
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This page (NASDAQ:ECPG) was last updated on 4/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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