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NASDAQ:WIREEncore Wire Stock Price, Forecast & News

+1.64 (+3.13 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $54.03
50-Day Range
MA: $48.50
52-Week Range
Now: $54.03
Volume68,865 shs
Average Volume75,623 shs
Market Capitalization$1.11 billion
P/E Ratio19.51
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, 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 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: 2.3Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.40 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$3.62 per share
Book Value$38.39 per share


Net Income$58.13 million


Market Cap$1.11 billion
Next Earnings Date10/26/2020 (Estimated)
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Encore Wire (NASDAQ:WIRE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Encore Wire's stock 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 stock has increased by 21.7% and is now trading at $54.03.
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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 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Encore Wire's next earnings date?

Encore Wire is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October 26th 2020.
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How were Encore Wire's earnings last quarter?

Encore Wire Co. (NASDAQ:WIRE) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 29th. The electronics maker reported $0.60 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.70 by $0.10. The electronics maker earned $253.63 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $283.07 million. Encore Wire had a net margin of 4.91% and a return on equity of 7.43%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 24.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.85 earnings per share.
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How often does Encore Wire pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Encore Wire?

Encore Wire declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 4th. Investors of record on Friday, October 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.02 per share on Friday, October 16th. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.15%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 1st.
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What price target have analysts set for WIRE?

2 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Encore Wire's stock. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $66.00. On average, they anticipate Encore Wire's share price to reach $61.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.9% from the stock's current price.
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Has Encore Wire been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about WIRE stock have trended very negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Encore Wire earned a media sentiment score of -3.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the electronics maker a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting Encore Wire?

Encore Wire saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 242,400 shares, an increase of 21.9% from the July 15th total of 198,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 112,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.2 days. Approximately 1.2% of the company's shares 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), Ecolab (ECL), General Electric (GE), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Harley-Davidson (HOG) and Helmerich & Payne (HP).

Who are Encore Wire's key executives?

Encore Wire's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Daniel L. Jones, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Frank J. Bilban, VP of Fin., Treasurer, Sec. & CFO (Age 63)
  • Mr. David K. Smith, VP of Operations (Age 59)
  • 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Victory Capital Management Inc. (6.35%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (4.04%), Granite Investment Partners LLC (1.34%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.75%), Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.63%) and UBS Group AG (0.37%). 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 First Trust Advisors LP, Principal Financial Group Inc., Skylands Capital LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Hodges Capital Management Inc., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., and Texas Permanent School Fund. Company insiders that have sold Encore Wire company stock in the last year include Frank J Bilban, and Matthew D Ford.
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Which institutional investors are buying Encore Wire stock?

WIRE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd, SG Americas Securities LLC, Dupont Capital Management Corp, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Swiss National Bank, New York State Common Retirement Fund, and Denali Advisors LLC.
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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 $54.03.

How big of a company is Encore Wire?

Encore Wire has a market capitalization of $1.11 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 8/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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