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

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$27.51 -0.73 (-2.58 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 02:13 PM ET)
Previous Close$28.24
Today's Range$27.39 - $28.27
52-Week Range$20.38 - $47.80
Volume149,655 shs
Average Volume267,839 shs
Market Capitalization$849.51 million
P/E Ratio5.52
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.04
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.36 billion
Cash Flow$5.7552 per share
Book Value$26.57 per share

Profitability

Net Income$115.89 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,900
Market Cap$849.51 million
Next Earnings Date5/14/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 27th. The asset manager reported $1.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.22 by $0.23. The asset manager earned $348.72 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $341.81 million. Encore Capital Group had a return on equity of 20.21% and a net margin of 8.51%. Encore Capital Group's quarterly revenue was up 9.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.05 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 Tuesday, May 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Encore Capital Group.

What price target have analysts set for ECPG?

6 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Encore Capital Group's stock. Their predictions range from $37.00 to $42.00. On average, they anticipate Encore Capital Group's share price to reach $38.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 39.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Encore Capital Group.

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

6 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 5 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?

News stories about ECPG stock have been trending negative on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Encore Capital Group earned a news impact score of -2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the asset manager a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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), CPI Card Group (PMTS), Asta Funding (ASFI) and PwrCor (PWCO).

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), Pra Group (PRAA), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Pfizer (PFE), Campbell Soup (CPB), Micron Technology (MU), Novavax (NVAX), AmerisourceBergen (ABC) and Middleby (MIDD).

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. Bruce Thomas, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Amy Anuk, Sr. VP of Bus. Devel.

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. (12.38%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.01%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.01%), Second Curve Capital LLC (1.67%), Pembroke Management LTD (1.63%) and Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (1.12%). 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 major investors are selling Encore Capital Group stock?

ECPG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Red Mountain Capital Partners LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Citigroup Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., United Services Automobile Association, Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP and Principal Financial Group Inc.. 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 Norges Bank, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Pembroke Management LTD, Second Curve Capital LLC, American International Group Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Dimensional Fund Advisors 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, 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 $27.51.

How big of a company is Encore Capital Group?

Encore Capital Group has a market capitalization of $849.51 million 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.

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 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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  237 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  247 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  484
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 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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