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NASDAQ:ECPGEncore Capital Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

-1.05 (-3.20 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $31.77
50-Day Range
MA: $28.00
52-Week Range
Now: $31.77
Volume266,574 shs
Average Volume503,409 shs
Market Capitalization$992.30 million
P/E Ratio9.26
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. It is also involved in the early stage collections, business process outsourcing, contingent collections, and trace services and litigation activities; and the management of non-performing loans, as well as provides portfolio management services to banks for non-performing loans. Encore Capital Group, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.91 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.40 billion
Cash Flow$7.32 per share
Book Value$29.00 per share


Net Income$167.87 million


Market Cap$992.30 million
Next Earnings Date8/5/2020 (Estimated)

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Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Encore Capital Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Encore Capital Group's stock was trading at $35.30 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ECPG stock has decreased by 10.0% and is now trading at $31.77. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Encore Capital Group?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Encore Capital Group in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Encore Capital Group.

When is Encore Capital Group's next earnings date?

Encore Capital Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Encore Capital Group.

How were Encore Capital Group's earnings last quarter?

Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG) announced its earnings results on Monday, May, 11th. The asset manager reported ($0.19) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.13 by $1.32. The asset manager earned $289.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $326.44 million. Encore Capital Group had a net margin of 8.07% and a return on equity of 14.42%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 16.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.46 EPS. View Encore Capital Group's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for ECPG?

3 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Encore Capital Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect Encore Capital Group's share price to reach $42.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 33.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Encore Capital Group.

Has Encore Capital Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about ECPG stock has been trending very negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Encore Capital Group earned a coverage optimism score of -3.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the asset manager a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutEncore Capital Group.

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), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Paypal (PYPL), SEA (SE), AT&T (T), Delta Air Lines (DAL), General Motors (GM), Novavax (NVAX), Pfizer (PFE) and Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ).

Who are Encore Capital Group's key executives?

Encore Capital Group's management team includes the following 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

What is Encore Capital Group's stock symbol?

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

Who are Encore Capital Group's major shareholders?

Encore Capital Group's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.01%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (6.59%), Invesco Ltd. (5.44%), State Street Corp (3.06%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.94%) and Clearbridge Investments LLC (2.18%). Company insiders that own Encore Capital Group stock include Ashish Masih, Jcf Iii Europe Holdings LP and Jonathan C Clark. 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 William Blair Investment Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., Pembroke Management LTD, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, BloombergSen Inc., BlackRock Inc., Peregrine Capital Management LLC, and Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP. View insider buying and selling activity for Encore Capital Group.

Which institutional investors are buying Encore Capital Group stock?

ECPG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Redwood Investments LLC, Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Castleark Management LLC, Portolan Capital Management LLC, Alyeska Investment Group L.P., State Street Corp, and Shaker Investments LLC OH. 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 activity 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 $31.77.

How big of a company is Encore Capital Group?

Encore Capital Group has a market capitalization of $992.30 million and generates $1.40 billion in revenue each year. The asset manager earns $167.87 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.95 on an earnings per share basis. Encore Capital Group employs 7,300 workers across the globe.

What is Encore Capital Group's official website?

The official website for Encore Capital Group is 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]

This page was last updated on 5/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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