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

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$40.47 +0.32 (+0.80 %)
(As of 08/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$40.55
Today's Range$39.85 - $40.55
52-Week Range$35.15 - $52.00
Volume19,194 shs
Average Volume272,206 shs
Market Capitalization$1.23 billion
P/E Ratio10.01
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.4
Encore Capital Group logoEncore 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Short-term business credit
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance
SectorFinance
SymbolNASDAQ:ECPG
CUSIP29255410
Phone877-445-4581

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio5.74
Current Ratio0.63
Quick Ratio0.63

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio10.01
Forward P/E Ratio8.41
P/E Growth0.64

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.19 billion
Price / Sales1.05
Cash Flow$5.7568 per share
Price / Cash7.03
Book Value$22.22 per share
Price / Book1.82

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.01
Net Income$83.22 million
Net Margins6.84%
Return on Equity20.28%
Return on Assets2.66%

Miscellaneous

Employees8,200
Outstanding Shares30,840,000
Market Cap$1.23 billion

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 earnings results on Wednesday, August, 8th. The asset manager reported $1.33 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.12 by $0.21. The asset manager earned $349.75 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $335.05 million. Encore Capital Group had a net margin of 6.84% and a return on equity of 20.28%. Encore Capital Group's revenue for the quarter was up 20.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.87 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 Thursday, November, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Encore Capital Group.

What price target have analysts set for ECPG?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Encore Capital Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $37.00 to $57.00. On average, they expect Encore Capital Group's stock price to reach $49.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 22.0% 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 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Encore Capital Group.

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

Some companies that are related to Encore Capital Group include Plumas Bancorp (PLBC), Nicholas Financial (NICK), PwrCor (PWCO), CPI Card Group (PMTS) and Asta Funding (ASFI).

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 (Age 59)
  • Mr. Gregory L. Call, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Administrator Officer & Corp. Sec. (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 stories about ECPG stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Encore Capital Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the asset manager an impact score of 45.74 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Encore Capital Group.

Who are Encore Capital Group's major shareholders?

Encore Capital Group's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.40%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.61%), Millennium Management LLC (2.26%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (2.47%), Pembroke Management LTD (0.87%) and United Services Automobile Association (0.75%). 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 SG Americas Securities LLC, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Pinebridge Investments L.P., Laurion Capital Management LP, California Public Employees Retirement System, Hennessy Advisors Inc., First Trust Advisors LP and Pembroke Management LTD. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 BlackRock Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, United Services Automobile Association, Engineers Gate Manager LP, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA and GSA Capital Partners LLP. 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 $40.45.

How big of a company is Encore Capital Group?

Encore Capital Group has a market capitalization of $1.23 billion 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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ ECPG)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  203 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  191 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  394
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 8/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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