About Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
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. It is also involved in the debt collection and management activities; and the management of non-performing loans. In addition, the company provides portfolio management services to banks for non-performing loans; and financial solutions to individuals who have previously defaulted on their obligations. Further, it focuses on consumer non-performing loans, including insolvencies, and bank and non-bank receivables. Encore Capital Group, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Short-term business credit
Trailing P/E Ratio9.58
Forward P/E Ratio7.98
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$1.19 billion
Price / Sales0.84
Cash Flow$5.6721 per share
Price / Cash6.77
Book Value$22.22 per share
Price / Book1.73
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.01
Net Income$83.22 million
Return on Equity18.81%
Return on Assets2.49%
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 data on Tuesday, May, 8th. The asset manager reported $0.98 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.04 by $0.06. The asset manager had revenue of $326.79 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $326.38 million. Encore Capital Group had a net margin of 6.68% and a return on equity of 18.81%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 20.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.95 EPS. View Encore Capital Group's Earnings History.
When is Encore Capital Group's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for ECPG?
5 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Encore Capital Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $49.00 to $57.00. On average, they anticipate Encore Capital Group's stock price to reach $52.6250 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Encore Capital Group.
Who are some of Encore Capital Group's key competitors?
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 52)
- Mr. Jonathan C. Clark, Exec. VP, CFO, Treasurer & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 59)
- Mr. Gregory L. Call, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Chief Administrator Officer (Age 51)
- Mr. Paul J. Grinberg, Pres of International (Age 57)
- Mr. Carl Eberling, Chief Information Officer & Sr. VP of Information Technology
Has Encore Capital Group been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media headlines about ECPG stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Encore Capital Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.01 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the asset manager an impact score of 44.86 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
Who are Encore Capital Group's major shareholders?
Encore Capital Group's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.03%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.11%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (2.54%), Northern Trust Corp (2.42%), Millennium Management LLC (2.09%) and Prudential Financial Inc. (0.90%). Company insiders that own Encore Capital Group stock include Paul Grinberg and Willem Mesdag. 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 Algebris UK Ltd, JPMorgan Chase & Co., California Public Employees Retirement System, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Prudential Financial Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, American International Group Inc. and Teacher Retirement System of Texas. 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 Millennium Management LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Great Lakes Advisors LLC, Citigroup Inc. and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Encore Capital Group's stock price today?
One share of ECPG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.40.
How big of a company is Encore Capital Group?
Encore Capital Group has a market capitalization of $995.23 million and generates $1.19 billion in revenue each year. The asset manager earns $83.22 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.01 on an earnings per share basis. Encore Capital Group employs 8,200 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Encore Capital Group?
Encore Capital Group's mailing address is 3111 CAMINO DEL RIO NORTH SUITE 103, SAN DIEGO CA, 92108. The asset manager can be reached via phone at 877-445-4581 or via email at [email protected]
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