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NASDAQ:ECPG - Encore Capital Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.54 (-1.46 %)
(As of 12/10/2019 08:22 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $36.34
50-Day Range
MA: $35.43
52-Week Range
Now: $36.34
Volume255,059 shs
Average Volume219,063 shs
Market Capitalization$1.13 billion
P/E Ratio7.30
Dividend YieldN/A
Encore Capital Group, Inc, a specialty finance company, together with its subsidiaries, provides debt recovery solutions and other related services for consumers across a range of 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Short-term business credit
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ECPG



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.36 billion
Cash Flow$5.86 per share
Book Value$26.57 per share


Net Income$115.89 million


Market Cap$1.13 billion
Next Earnings Date2/26/2020 (Estimated)

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Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG) Frequently Asked Questions

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) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 6th. The asset manager reported $1.64 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.39 by $0.25. The asset manager had revenue of $355.94 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $348.73 million. Encore Capital Group had a net margin of 12.28% and a return on equity of 20.85%. The company's revenue was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.19 EPS. View Encore Capital Group's Earnings History.

When is Encore Capital Group's next earnings date?

Encore Capital Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 26th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Encore Capital Group.

What price target have analysts set for ECPG?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Encore Capital Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $37.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate Encore Capital Group's share price to reach $41.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Encore Capital Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Encore Capital Group?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Encore Capital Group in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Encore Capital Group.

Has Encore Capital Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about ECPG stock has trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Encore Capital Group earned a media sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the asset manager a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Encore Capital Group.

Are investors shorting Encore Capital Group?

Encore Capital Group saw a decrease in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 7,090,000 shares, a decrease of 7.3% from the September 15th total of 7,650,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 351,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 20.2 days. Currently, 25.6% of the company's shares are short sold. View Encore Capital Group's Current Options Chain.

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

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), Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), SEA (SE), Novavax (NVAX), Paypal (PYPL), Pra Group (PRAA), Aurora Cannabis (ACB), UnitedHealth Group (UNH) and Gulfport Energy (GPOR).

Who are Encore Capital Group's key executives?

Encore Capital Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Ashish Masih, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Jonathan C. Clark, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Gregory L. Call, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Administrator Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 52)
  • Mr. Kenneth John Stannard, Chief Exec. Officer of the Cabot Credit Management Group (Age 53)
  • Mr. Bruce Thomas, VP of Investor Relations

Who are Encore Capital Group's major shareholders?

Encore Capital Group's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (2.73%), Stephens Investment Management Group LLC (2.59%), Pembroke Management LTD (1.57%), Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (1.10%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.79%) and GW&K Investment Management LLC (0.49%). Company insiders that own Encore Capital Group stock include Ashish Masih, Jcf Iii Europe Holdings LP, Jonathan C Clark and Paul Grinberg. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Encore Capital Group.

Which institutional investors are selling Encore Capital Group stock?

ECPG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Pembroke Management LTD, Sigma Planning Corp and Janney Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Encore Capital Group.

Which institutional investors are buying Encore Capital Group stock?

ECPG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Stephens Investment Management Group LLC, Shaker Investments LLC OH, GW&K Investment Management LLC, State Street Corp, Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA, Squarepoint Ops LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System and Systematic Financial Management LP. Company insiders that have bought Encore Capital Group stock in the last two years include Ashish Masih and Jonathan C Clark. View Insider Buying and Selling for Encore Capital Group.

How do I buy shares of Encore Capital Group?

Shares of ECPG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Encore Capital Group's stock price today?

One share of ECPG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.34.

How big of a company is Encore Capital Group?

Encore Capital Group has a market capitalization of $1.13 billion and generates $1.36 billion in revenue each year. The asset manager earns $115.89 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.98 on an earnings per share basis. Encore Capital Group employs 7,900 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Encore Capital Group.

What is Encore Capital Group's official website?

The official website for Encore Capital Group is http://www.encorecapital.com/.

How can I contact Encore Capital Group?

Encore Capital Group's mailing address is 350 CAMINO DE LA REINA SUITE 100, SAN DIEGO CA, 92108. The asset manager can be reached via phone at 877-445-4581 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ ECPG)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  281 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  314 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  595
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Encore Capital Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ECPG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ECPG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/10/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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