NASDAQ:WIRE - Encore Wire Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$50.45 +0.35 (+0.70 %)
(As of 06/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$50.10
Today's Range$49.52 - $50.85
52-Week Range$37.30 - $58.70
Volume63,600 shs
Average Volume79,164 shs
Market Capitalization$1.04 billion
P/E Ratio19.33
Dividend Yield0.16%
Encore Wire logoEncore Wire Corporation manufactures and sells electrical building wire and cable products for interior electrical wiring in the United States. Its products include NM-B cable for use as interior wiring in homes, apartments, and manufactured housing; THHN/THWN-2, metal-clad, and armored cables for use primarily as wiring in commercial and industrial buildings; UF-B cables; XHHW-2 cables; RHH/RHW-2 cables; and other types of wire products. The company markets its products primarily through independent manufacturers' representatives to wholesale electrical distributors. Encore Wire Corporation was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in McKinney, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Rolling, drawing, & extruding of nonferrous metals
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment
SectorIndustrial Products


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio6.57
Quick Ratio5.20


Trailing P/E Ratio19.33
Forward P/E Ratio17.89
P/E Growth1.76

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.16 billion
Price / Sales0.90
Cash Flow$3.4227 per share
Price / Cash14.74
Book Value$30.81 per share
Price / Book1.64


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.61
Net Income$67.01 million
Net Margins5.50%
Return on Equity8.34%
Return on Assets7.25%


Outstanding Shares20,840,000

Encore Wire (NASDAQ:WIRE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Encore Wire's stock symbol?

Encore Wire trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WIRE."

How often does Encore Wire pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Encore Wire?

Encore Wire announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 9th. Investors of record on Friday, April 6th will be given a dividend of $0.02 per share on Friday, April 20th. This represents a $0.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.16%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 5th. View Encore Wire's Dividend History.

How were Encore Wire's earnings last quarter?

Encore Wire Co. (NASDAQ:WIRE) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The electronics maker reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.13. The electronics maker had revenue of $291.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $321.65 million. Encore Wire had a return on equity of 8.34% and a net margin of 5.50%. The firm's revenue was up 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.65 EPS. View Encore Wire's Earnings History.

When is Encore Wire's next earnings date?

Encore Wire is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Encore Wire.

What price target have analysts set for WIRE?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Encore Wire's shares. Their predictions range from $54.00 to $58.00. On average, they anticipate Encore Wire's share price to reach $56.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Encore Wire.

Who are some of Encore Wire's key competitors?

Who are Encore Wire's key executives?

Encore Wire's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Daniel L. Jones, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Frank J. Bilban, VP of Fin., Treasurer, Sec. & CFO (Age 62)
  • Mr. David K. Smith, VP of Operations (Age 58)
  • Mr. Kevin M. Keiffer, VP of Sales & Marketing
  • Mr. Matthew D. Ford, Assistant Sec. and Controller

Has Encore Wire been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about WIRE stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Encore Wire earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the electronics maker an impact score of 46.40 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are Encore Wire's major shareholders?

Encore Wire's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.64%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (5.33%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (5.03%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (4.73%), Hodges Capital Management Inc. (3.92%) and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (2.42%). Company insiders that own Encore Wire stock include Frank J Bilban and Matthew D Ford. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Encore Wire.

Which major investors are selling Encore Wire stock?

WIRE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Hodges Capital Management Inc., Lyon Street Capital LLC, Heartland Advisors Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, A.R.T. Advisors LLC and First Dallas Securities Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Encore Wire company stock in the last year include Frank J Bilban and Matthew D Ford. View Insider Buying and Selling for Encore Wire.

Which major investors are buying Encore Wire stock?

WIRE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd, Matarin Capital Management LLC, Granite Investment Partners LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd. and BlackRock Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Encore Wire.

How do I buy shares of Encore Wire?

Shares of WIRE 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 Wire's stock price today?

One share of WIRE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $50.45.

How big of a company is Encore Wire?

Encore Wire has a market capitalization of $1.04 billion and generates $1.16 billion in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $67.01 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.61 on an earnings per share basis. Encore Wire employs 1,235 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Encore Wire?

Encore Wire's mailing address is 1329 MILLWOOD ROAD, MCKINNEY TX, 75069. The electronics maker can be reached via phone at 972-562-9473.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Encore Wire (WIRE)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  168 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  212 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  380
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Encore Wire and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WIRE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WIRE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/20/2018 by Staff

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