Encore Capital Group Company Profile (NASDAQ:ECPG)

About Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)

Encore Capital Group logoEncore Capital Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a specialty finance company providing debt recovery solutions for consumers and property owners across a range of financial assets. The Company operates through Portfolio Purchasing and Recovery segment. The Company's geographical segments include the United States, Europe and other. The Company's portfolios of defaulted consumer receivables at discounts and manages them by partnering with individuals as they repay their obligations and work toward financial recovery. Defaulted receivables are consumers' unpaid financial commitments to credit originators, including banks, credit unions, consumer finance companies, commercial retailers, and telecommunication companies. Defaulted receivables also include receivables subject to bankruptcy proceedings. The Company through certain subsidiaries, is engaged in portfolio purchasing and recovery in the United States, including Puerto Rico.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Consumer Leasing
  • Sub-Industry: Consumer Finance
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:ECPG
  • CUSIP: 29255410
  • Web: www.encorecapital.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $1.03607 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,740,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $40.14
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $36.86
  • 52 Week Range: $17.66 - $43.65
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.61
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.01
  • P/E Growth: 0.73
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.01 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.03
  • Book Value: $21.50 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.89
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $257.54 million
  • Net Margins: 6.28%
  • Return on Equity: 12.38%
  • Return on Assets: 1.86%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 5.47%
  • Current Ratio: 0.57%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.57%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 194,020 shs.
  • Beta: 1.77
  • Short Ratio: 28.98
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)

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) issued its earnings results on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company reported $0.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.82 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $290.92 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $275.18 million. Encore Capital Group had a net margin of 6.28% and a return on equity of 12.38%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.29 EPS. View Encore Capital Group's Earnings History.

When will Encore Capital Group make its next earnings announcement?

Encore Capital Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 8th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Encore Capital Group.

Where is Encore Capital Group's stock going? Where will Encore Capital Group's stock price be in 2017?

5 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Encore Capital Group's shares. Their predictions range from $24.00 to $49.50. On average, they expect Encore Capital Group's stock price to reach $35.90 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Encore Capital Group.

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

Who are Encore Capital Group's key executives?

Encore Capital Group's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Ashish Masih, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Jonathan C. Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer
  • Paul J. Grinberg, President, International & Group Executive - International & Corporate Development
  • Gregory L. Call, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • Willem T. Mesdag J.D., Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Ash Gupta, Director
  • Wendy G. Hannam, Director
  • Michael P. Monaco CPA, Independent Director
  • Laura Olle, Independent Director

Who owns Encore Capital Group stock?

Encore Capital Group's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Broad Run Investment Management LLC (11.31%), BlackRock Inc. (9.76%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (9.21%), RE Advisers Corp (8.65%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.55%) and FMR LLC (5.05%). Company insiders that own Encore Capital Group stock include Ashish Masih, Gregory L Call, Jonathan C Clark, Kenneth Vecchione, Norman R Sorensen, Wendy Hannam and Willem Mesdag. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Encore Capital Group.

Who sold Encore Capital Group stock? Who is selling Encore Capital Group stock?

Encore Capital Group's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pembroke Management LTD, Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP, Prudential Financial Inc., Nationwide Fund Advisors, Stoneridge Investment Partners LLC, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans, New York State Common Retirement Fund and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Encore Capital Group.

Who bought Encore Capital Group stock? Who is buying Encore Capital Group stock?

Encore Capital Group's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Northern Trust Corp and BlackRock Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Encore Capital Group stock in the last two years include Ashish Masih, Gregory L Call, Jonathan C Clark, Kenneth Vecchione, Norman R Sorensen, Wendy Hannam and Willem Mesdag. View Insider Buying and Selling for Encore Capital Group.

How do I buy Encore Capital Group stock?

Shares of Encore Capital Group can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages 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 Encore Capital Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.55.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ ECPG)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  128 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  134 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  262
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Encore Capital Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: $35.90 (11.47% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/10/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingBuy$49.50LowView Rating Details
8/4/2017Northland SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$44.00LowView Rating Details
2/24/2017Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$36.00 -> $32.00N/AView Rating Details
12/13/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform -> Market Perform$30.00N/AView Rating Details
12/13/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
6/8/2016JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
5/6/2016William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
11/12/2015SunTrust Banks, Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$63.00 -> $53.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
Earnings by Quarter for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
Earnings History by Quarter for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ ECPG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/7/2017$0.91N/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2017Q2 2017$0.82$0.87$275.18 million$290.92 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2017Q1 2017$0.93$0.95$280.93 million$271.94 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/23/2017Q4 2016$0.68$0.72$277.71 million$271.38 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2016Q3 2016$1.19$0.14$283.66 million$179.41 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q2$1.20$1.29$296.97 million$289.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q1$1.27$1.31$303.78 million$289.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q4$1.35$1.31$294.05 million$298.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q3$1.31$1.34$298.21 million$287.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q215$1.28$1.27$288.47 million$290.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$1.19$1.19$283.60 million$285.66 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$1.13$1.17$270.06 million$276.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$1.11$1.17$275.50 million$273.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$1.08$1.06$263.23 million$269.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$1.07$1.08$246.99 million$253.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2014Q413$1.01$1.05$243.17 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.94$1.02$209.12 million$235.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.81$0.85$147.73 million$156.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q1 2013$0.79$0.86$150.53 million$144.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q4 2012$0.78$0.79$143.60 million$143.61 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.83$0.82$144.29 million$144.79 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.71$0.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2012$0.66$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2012$0.65$0.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$0.60$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2011$0.59$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.53$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2011$0.47$0.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.68
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.10
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.90$0.90$0.90
Q2 20173$0.84$0.88$0.86
Q3 20173$0.89$0.97$0.92
Q4 20173$0.98$1.02$1.00
Q1 20183$0.96$0.99$0.98
Q2 20182$1.02$1.04$1.03
Q3 20182$0.95$1.04$1.00
Q4 20182$1.09$1.11$1.10
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 8.80%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/8/2016Willem MesdagDirectorBuy25,000$20.85$521,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016Norman R SorensenDirectorBuy2,000$26.58$53,160.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016Wendy HannamDirectorBuy2,500$24.15$60,375.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Ashish MasihEVPBuy2,500$23.50$58,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Kenneth VecchioneCEOBuy10,000$23.22$232,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Gregory L CallVPBuy1,100$22.90$25,190.00View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Jonathan C ClarkCFOBuy5,000$22.92$114,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2015Kenneth VecchioneCEOBuy2,125$29.27$62,198.75View SEC Filing  
6/9/2015Ashish MasihEVPBuy1,500$39.83$59,745.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2015Jonathan C ClarkCFOBuy2,500$39.26$98,150.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2015Kenneth VecchioneCEOBuy4,000$39.62$158,480.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Paul GrinbergCFOSell54,000$45.59$2,461,860.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2014Ashish MasihEVPSell9,334$45.00$420,030.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Ashish MasihEVPSell12,000$45.00$540,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Paul GrinbergCFOSell36,000$45.13$1,624,680.00View SEC Filing  
4/17/2014Ashish MasihEVPSell11,103$45.00$499,635.00View SEC Filing  
4/11/2014Gregory CallVPSell16,000$44.66$714,560.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014Paul GrinbergCFOSell10,999$48.60$534,551.40View SEC Filing  
1/13/2014Paul GrinbergCFOSell11,000$49.12$540,320.00View SEC Filing  
1/8/2014James SyranSVPSell5,000$49.25$246,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2013Ashish MasihVPSell6,000$43.36$260,160.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013James SyranSVPSell46,400$43.57$2,021,648.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013Warren WilcoxDirectorSell6,131$36.48$223,658.88View SEC Filing  
4/22/2013Willem MesdagDirectorBuy350,000$28.00$9,800,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2012Willem MesdagDirectorSell1,213,799$27.93$33,901,406.07View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
Latest Headlines for Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoCabot Financial (Luxembourg) II S.A -- Moody's places Cabot's ratings on review for upgrade
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 6:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlly Financial (ALLY) and Encore Capital Group (ECPG) Critical Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 6:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate Encore Capital Group Inc (ECPG) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $282.21 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 5:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Expect Encore Capital Group Inc (ECPG) Will Announce Earnings of $0.91 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 2:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlly Financial (ALLY) vs. Encore Capital Group (ECPG) Head-To-Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 14 at 6:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEncore Capital Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ECPG-US : September 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 7:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEncore Capital Group Inc (ECPG) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 10:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Survey: Ally Financial (ALLY) & Encore Capital Group (ECPG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 6:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Contrast: Encore Capital Group (ECPG) versus Ally Financial (ALLY)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 6:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoValuEngine Upgrades Encore Capital Group Inc (ECPG) to "Strong-Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 3 at 2:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEncore Capital Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ECPG-US : September 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 6:29 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Encore Capital Group Inc - on August 23, unit entered into a senior facility agreement - SEC filing
www.reuters.com - August 28 at 5:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEncore Capital Group (ECPG) & Ally Financial (ALLY) Head to Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 28 at 9:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting Ally Financial (ALLY) and Encore Capital Group (ECPG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 25 at 2:10 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Encore Capital Group Inc to buy Wescot Credit Services Limited
www.reuters.com - August 24 at 7:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEncore Capital Group Announces Expansion in the U.K. through Acquisition of Wescot by Cabot Credit Management
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 3:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoOrix Corp Ads (IX) and Encore Capital Group (ECPG) Head-To-Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 21 at 8:09 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEncore Capital Group Inc (ECPG) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 10:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Encore Capital Group (ECPG) and Orix Corp Ads (IX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 16 at 6:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEncore Capital Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ECPG-US : August 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 6:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Survey: Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG) vs. Orix Corp Ads (IX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 13 at 10:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG) & ORIX (IX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 12 at 12:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEncore Capital Group Inc (NASDAQ:ECPG) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $282.21 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 12 at 4:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG) and Orix Corp Ads (IX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 10:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Survey: Orix Corp Ads (IX) versus Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 12:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Encore Capital Group Inc (ECPG) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 7:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEncore Capital Group, Inc.: Strong price momentum but will it sustain?
finance.yahoo.com - August 7 at 6:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoResearch Analysts Issue Forecasts for Encore Capital Group Inc's FY2017 Earnings (ECPG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 7:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Blair Comments on Encore Capital Group Inc's FY2017 Earnings (NASDAQ:ECPG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 7:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEncore Capital Group Inc (ECPG) Earns "Hold" Rating from Northland Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 12:56 PM
seekingalpha.com logoEncore Capital Group Inc 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - August 4 at 11:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of ECPG earnings conference call or presentation 3-Aug-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 6:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEncore Capital Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ECPG-US : August 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 6:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEncore Capital Group Inc (ECPG) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.05 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 7:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEncore Capital Group Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 5:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Analysis: Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG) versus Credit Acceptance Corporation (CACC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 8:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEncore Capital Group to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results on August 3
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 6:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCredit Acceptance Corporation (CACC) versus Encore Capital Group (ECPG) Head-To-Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 10:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEncore Capital Group Inc (NASDAQ:ECPG) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 10:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Encore Capital Group Inc (NASDAQ:ECPG) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $273.65 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 10:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEncore Capital Group (ECPG) & Credit Acceptance Corporation (CACC) Head to Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 22 at 6:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.82 Earnings Per Share Expected for Encore Capital Group Inc (NASDAQ:ECPG) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 21 at 10:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2017 Earnings Estimate for Encore Capital Group Inc (ECPG) Issued By First Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 13 at 10:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEncore Capital Group Inc (NASDAQ:ECPG) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 7:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG) & Credit Acceptance Corporation (CACC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 8 at 7:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Credit Acceptance Corporation (CACC) and Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 5 at 4:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Survey: Encore Capital Group (ECPG) and Credit Acceptance Corporation (CACC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 5 at 8:27 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEncore Capital Group (ECPG) and Credit Acceptance Corporation (CACC) Critical Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 12:24 AM
streetinsider.com logoEasterly Acquisition Corp (EACQ) to Merge with JH Capital Group Holdings
www.streetinsider.com - June 30 at 11:22 PM
marketwatch.com logoJH Capital Group Holdings, LLC to Become Public Company Through a Combination with Easterly Acquisition Corp.
www.marketwatch.com - June 30 at 11:22 PM

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