NASDAQ:ECPG - Encore Capital Group Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$38.40 +0.05 (+0.13 %)
(As of 06/19/2018 08:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$38.40
Today's Range$37.92 - $38.75
52-Week Range$37.30 - $52.00
Volume128,000 shs
Average Volume302,497 shs
Market Capitalization$995.23 million
P/E Ratio9.58
Dividend YieldN/A
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

Industry Short-term business credit
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance


Debt-to-Equity Ratio5.99
Current Ratio0.89
Quick Ratio0.89


Trailing P/E Ratio9.58
Forward P/E Ratio7.98
P/E Growth0.61

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
Net Margins6.68%
Return on Equity18.81%
Return on Assets2.49%


Outstanding Shares25,920,000

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) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 8th. The asset manager reported $0.98 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.04 by $0.06. The asset manager had revenue of $326.79 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $326.38 million. Encore Capital Group had a return on equity of 18.81% and a net margin of 6.68%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 20.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.95 earnings per share. 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, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Encore Capital Group.

What price target have analysts set for ECPG?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month 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 share price to reach $52.6250 in the next year. 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 & 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?

Headlines about ECPG stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Encore Capital Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the asset manager an impact score of 48.37 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are Encore Capital Group's major shareholders?

Encore Capital Group's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 major 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 major investors are buying Encore Capital Group stock?

ECPG stock was acquired 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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Encore Capital Group (ECPG)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  183 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  176 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  359
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 6/19/2018 by Staff

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