NASDAQ:ECPG

Encore Capital Group Competitors

$38.75
+0.81 (+2.13 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$37.90
Now: $38.75
$39.05
50-Day Range
$33.17
MA: $39.12
$42.30
52-Week Range
$22.10
Now: $38.75
$49.01
Volume177,101 shs
Average Volume464,148 shs
Market Capitalization$1.21 billion
P/E Ratio5.63
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.62

Competitors

Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG) Vs. AXP, COF, DFS, SLM, CACC, and NNI

Should you be buying ECPG stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "consumer finance" are considered alternatives and competitors to Encore Capital Group, including American Express (AXP), Capital One Financial (COF), Discover Financial Services (DFS), SLM (SLM), Credit Acceptance (CACC), and Nelnet (NNI).

American Express (NYSE:AXP) and Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations and risk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

83.5% of American Express shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of American Express shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.9% of Encore Capital Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares American Express and Encore Capital Group's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
American Express$43.56 billion2.77$6.76 billion$8.2018.29
Encore Capital Group$1.40 billion0.87$167.87 million$5.956.51

American Express has higher revenue and earnings than Encore Capital Group. Encore Capital Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than American Express, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for American Express and Encore Capital Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
American Express2101002.36
Encore Capital Group01202.67

American Express presently has a consensus target price of $121.60, indicating a potential downside of 18.93%. Encore Capital Group has a consensus target price of $54.50, indicating a potential upside of 40.65%. Given Encore Capital Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Encore Capital Group is more favorable than American Express.

Profitability

This table compares American Express and Encore Capital Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
American Express8.84%21.31%2.44%
Encore Capital Group14.84%24.75%5.34%

Volatility & Risk

American Express has a beta of 1.36, meaning that its stock price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Encore Capital Group has a beta of 1.62, meaning that its stock price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) and Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations and risk.

Volatility & Risk

Capital One Financial has a beta of 1.72, meaning that its stock price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Encore Capital Group has a beta of 1.62, meaning that its stock price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

89.6% of Capital One Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.5% of Capital One Financial shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.9% of Encore Capital Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Capital One Financial and Encore Capital Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Capital One Financial4.08%3.05%0.43%
Encore Capital Group14.84%24.75%5.34%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Capital One Financial and Encore Capital Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Capital One Financial021402.88
Encore Capital Group01202.67

Capital One Financial presently has a consensus target price of $123.8571, indicating a potential downside of 9.38%. Encore Capital Group has a consensus target price of $54.50, indicating a potential upside of 40.65%. Given Encore Capital Group's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Encore Capital Group is more favorable than Capital One Financial.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Capital One Financial and Encore Capital Group's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Capital One Financial$33.77 billion1.85$5.55 billion$12.0911.31
Encore Capital Group$1.40 billion0.87$167.87 million$5.956.51

Capital One Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Encore Capital Group. Encore Capital Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Capital One Financial, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Capital One Financial beats Encore Capital Group on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG) and Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Risk & Volatility

Encore Capital Group has a beta of 1.62, suggesting that its stock price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Discover Financial Services has a beta of 1.8, suggesting that its stock price is 80% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

84.7% of Discover Financial Services shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.9% of Encore Capital Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Discover Financial Services shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Encore Capital Group and Discover Financial Services' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Encore Capital Group14.84%24.75%5.34%
Discover Financial Services7.89%11.00%0.90%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Encore Capital Group and Discover Financial Services, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Encore Capital Group01202.67
Discover Financial Services08802.50

Encore Capital Group presently has a consensus price target of $54.50, indicating a potential upside of 40.65%. Discover Financial Services has a consensus price target of $93.00, indicating a potential downside of 9.06%. Given Encore Capital Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Encore Capital Group is more favorable than Discover Financial Services.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Encore Capital Group and Discover Financial Services' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Encore Capital Group$1.40 billion0.87$167.87 million$5.956.51
Discover Financial Services$13.99 billion2.24$2.96 billion$9.0811.26

Discover Financial Services has higher revenue and earnings than Encore Capital Group. Encore Capital Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Discover Financial Services, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Discover Financial Services beats Encore Capital Group on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG) and SLM (NASDAQ:SLM) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Risk & Volatility

Encore Capital Group has a beta of 1.62, suggesting that its stock price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SLM has a beta of 1.4, suggesting that its stock price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

95.7% of SLM shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.9% of Encore Capital Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of SLM shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Encore Capital Group and SLM's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Encore Capital Group14.84%24.75%5.34%
SLM23.87%28.69%1.84%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Encore Capital Group and SLM, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Encore Capital Group01202.67
SLM02402.67

Encore Capital Group presently has a consensus price target of $54.50, indicating a potential upside of 40.65%. SLM has a consensus price target of $20.1250, indicating a potential upside of 4.44%. Given Encore Capital Group's higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Encore Capital Group is more favorable than SLM.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Encore Capital Group and SLM's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Encore Capital Group$1.40 billion0.87$167.87 million$5.956.51
SLM$2.38 billion2.94$578.28 million$1.2715.17

SLM has higher revenue and earnings than Encore Capital Group. Encore Capital Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than SLM, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

SLM beats Encore Capital Group on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG) and Credit Acceptance (NASDAQ:CACC) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Risk & Volatility

Encore Capital Group has a beta of 1.62, suggesting that its stock price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Credit Acceptance has a beta of 1.22, suggesting that its stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

71.4% of Credit Acceptance shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.9% of Encore Capital Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.2% of Credit Acceptance shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Encore Capital Group and Credit Acceptance's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Encore Capital Group14.84%24.75%5.34%
Credit Acceptance25.91%30.84%9.11%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Encore Capital Group and Credit Acceptance, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Encore Capital Group01202.67
Credit Acceptance12001.67

Encore Capital Group presently has a consensus price target of $54.50, indicating a potential upside of 40.65%. Credit Acceptance has a consensus price target of $355.25, indicating a potential downside of 5.26%. Given Encore Capital Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Encore Capital Group is more favorable than Credit Acceptance.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Encore Capital Group and Credit Acceptance's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Encore Capital Group$1.40 billion0.87$167.87 million$5.956.51
Credit Acceptance$1.49 billion4.24$656.10 million$34.7010.81

Credit Acceptance has higher revenue and earnings than Encore Capital Group. Encore Capital Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Credit Acceptance, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Credit Acceptance beats Encore Capital Group on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG) and Nelnet (NYSE:NNI) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Risk & Volatility

Encore Capital Group has a beta of 1.62, suggesting that its stock price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nelnet has a beta of 0.7, suggesting that its stock price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

34.7% of Nelnet shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.9% of Encore Capital Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 45.0% of Nelnet shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Encore Capital Group and Nelnet's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Encore Capital Group14.84%24.75%5.34%
Nelnet10.09%7.53%0.78%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Encore Capital Group and Nelnet, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Encore Capital Group01202.67
Nelnet00103.00

Encore Capital Group presently has a consensus price target of $54.50, indicating a potential upside of 40.65%. Nelnet has a consensus price target of $75.00, indicating a potential downside of 0.21%. Given Encore Capital Group's higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Encore Capital Group is more favorable than Nelnet.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Encore Capital Group and Nelnet's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Encore Capital Group$1.40 billion0.87$167.87 million$5.956.51
Nelnet$1.78 billion1.62$141.80 millionN/AN/A

Encore Capital Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Nelnet.

Summary

Encore Capital Group beats Nelnet on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.


Encore Capital Group Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
American Express logo
AXP
American Express
1.9$149.99+1.0%$120.51 billion$43.56 billion37.22Upcoming Earnings
Decrease in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
Capital One Financial logo
COF
Capital One Financial
2.1$136.68+1.3%$62.41 billion$33.77 billion68.34Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Decrease in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
Discover Financial Services logo
DFS
Discover Financial Services
2.3$102.27+0.3%$31.33 billion$13.99 billion31.47Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
SLM logo
SLM
SLM
2.2$19.27+1.8%$7.01 billion$2.38 billion13.67Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Credit Acceptance logo
CACC
Credit Acceptance
1.1$374.97+3.2%$6.31 billion$1.49 billion16.34Gap Up
Nelnet logo
NNI
Nelnet
1.4$75.16+0.5%$2.88 billion$1.78 billion18.24
Green Dot logo
GDOT
Green Dot
1.6$46.76+1.3%$2.53 billion$1.11 billion51.96Analyst Revision
PRA Group logo
PRAA
PRA Group
1.2$37.10+1.2%$1.69 billion$1.02 billion11.59Insider Selling
World Acceptance logo
WRLD
World Acceptance
1.0$131.82+1.9%$897.04 million$590.14 million25.30Analyst Report
News Coverage
Regional Management logo
RM
Regional Management
1.8$38.41+0.2%$417.36 million$355.71 million15.30Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
EZCORP logo
EZPW
EZCORP
1.8$5.23+0.2%$290.78 million$822.81 million-4.22Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
Nicholas Financial logo
NICK
Nicholas Financial
1.2$10.57+0.0%$133.18 million$62.10 million15.78
This page was last updated on 4/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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