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Encore Wire Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.23 (+4.30 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $54.15
50-Day Range
MA: $49.76
52-Week Range
Now: $54.15
Volume82,583 shs
Average Volume110,661 shs
Market Capitalization$1.12 billion
P/E Ratio19.55
Dividend Yield0.15%
Encore Wire Corporation manufactures and sells electrical building wires and cables for interior electrical wiring in the United States. Its products include NM-B cables for use as interior wiring in homes, apartments, and manufactured housing; THHN/THWN-2 cables that are metal-clad and armored cables for use 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 sells its products to wholesale electrical distributors primarily through independent manufacturers' representatives. Encore Wire Corporation was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in McKinney, Texas.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.64 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Rolling, drawing, & extruding of nonferrous metals
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WIRE



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.27 billion
Cash Flow$4.16 per share
Book Value$37.17 per share


Net Income$58.13 million


Market Cap$1.12 billion
Next Earnings Date2/16/2021 (Estimated)
+2.23 (+4.30 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Encore Wire (NASDAQ:WIRE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Encore Wire's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Encore Wire's stock was trading at $44.41 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WIRE shares have increased by 21.9% and is now trading at $54.15.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Encore Wire?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Encore Wire in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Encore Wire?

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When is Encore Wire's next earnings date?

Encore Wire is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 16th 2021.
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How were Encore Wire's earnings last quarter?

Encore Wire Co. (NASDAQ:WIRE) announced its earnings results on Sunday, November, 1st. The electronics maker reported $1.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.27. The electronics maker earned $339.70 million during the quarter. Encore Wire had a return on equity of 7.43% and a net margin of 4.91%.
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How often does Encore Wire pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Encore Wire?

Encore Wire announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.02 per share on Friday, January 15th. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 30th.
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What price target have analysts set for WIRE?

2 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Encore Wire's shares. Their forecasts range from $59.00 to $59.00. On average, they anticipate Encore Wire's stock price to reach $59.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.0% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Encore Wire?

Encore Wire saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 403,800 shares, an increase of 35.7% from the October 15th total of 297,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 90,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.5 days. Currently, 2.0% of the company's stock are sold short.
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Who are some of Encore Wire's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Encore Wire own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Encore Wire investors own include Verizon Communications (VZ), Altria Group (MO), AT&T (T), Weyerhaeuser (WY), AbbVie (ABBV), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Commercial Metals (CMC), Ecolab (ECL), Eastman Chemical (EMN) and General Electric (GE).

Who are Encore Wire's key executives?

Encore Wire's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Daniel L. Jones, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 57, Pay $2.1M)
  • Mr. Bret J. Eckert, CFO, Treasurer & Sec. (Age 53)
  • Mr. David K. Smith, VP of Operations (Age 60)
  • Mr. William T. Bigbee, VP of Operations
  • Mr. Kevin M. Keiffer, VP of Sales & Marketing
  • Mr. Matthew D. Ford, Assistant Sec. & Controller

What is Encore Wire's stock symbol?

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

Who are Encore Wire's major shareholders?

Encore Wire's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.35%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (6.27%), State Street Corp (3.02%), Granite Investment Partners LLC (1.31%), Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (1.17%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.09%). Company insiders that own Encore Wire stock include Frank J Bilban and Matthew D Ford.
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Which institutional investors are selling Encore Wire stock?

WIRE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd, Wells Fargo & Company MN, AQR Capital Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., State Street Corp, Victory Capital Management Inc., and Hodges Capital Management Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying Encore Wire stock?

WIRE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Morgan Stanley, Skylands Capital LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Trexquant Investment LP, Summit Place Financial Advisors LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, and Public Sector Pension Investment Board.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Encore Wire's stock price today?

One share of WIRE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.15.

How big of a company is Encore Wire?

Encore Wire has a market capitalization of $1.12 billion and generates $1.27 billion in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $58.13 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.77 on an earnings per share basis. Encore Wire employs 1,380 workers across the globe.

What is Encore Wire's official website?

The official website for Encore Wire is www.encorewire.com.

How can I contact Encore Wire?

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

This page was last updated on 12/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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