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

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$36.45 -0.25 (-0.68 %)
(As of 07/22/2018 04:56 AM ET)
Previous Close$36.45
Today's Range$36.25 - $36.80
52-Week Range$35.35 - $52.00
Volume242,203 shs
Average Volume370,800 shs
Market Capitalization$951.17 million
P/E Ratio9.09
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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Short-term business credit
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance


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


Trailing P/E Ratio9.09
Forward P/E Ratio7.58
P/E Growth0.59

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.19 billion
Price / Sales0.80
Cash Flow$5.6337 per share
Price / Cash6.47
Book Value$22.22 per share
Price / Book1.64


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
Market Cap$951.17

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 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate 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 return on equity of 18.81% and a net margin of 6.68%. Encore Capital Group's quarterly revenue was up 20.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $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 Wednesday, August, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Encore Capital Group.

What price target have analysts set for ECPG?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Encore Capital Group's stock. Their predictions 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. This suggests a possible upside of 44.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

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 coverage about ECPG stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Encore Capital Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the asset manager an impact score of 46.42 out of 100, meaning that recent media 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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hennessy Advisors Inc. (2.47%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.56%), James Investment Research Inc. (0.26%) and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.03%). 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 Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Hennessy Advisors Inc., James Investment Research Inc. and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan. 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 $36.45.

How big of a company is Encore Capital Group?

Encore Capital Group has a market capitalization of $951.17 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 (NASDAQ ECPG)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  192 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  186 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  378
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 7/22/2018 by Staff

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