Encore Wire Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.25 (+0.35 %)
(As of 07/27/2021 11:06 AM ET)
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Volume485 shs
Average Volume113,503 shs
Market Capitalization$1.46 billion
P/E Ratio14.80
Dividend Yield0.11%
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About Encore Wire

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 and metal-clad and armored cables for use as wiring in commercial and industrial buildings; UF-B cables; XHHW-2 cables; RHH/RHW-2 cables; USE-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 incorporated in 1989 and is headquartered in McKinney, Texas.


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Overall MarketRank

1.59 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

257th out of 854 stocks

Rolling, Drawing, & Extruding Of Nonferrous Metals Industry

7th out of 20 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Encore Wire (NASDAQ:WIRE) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Encore Wire a buy right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Encore Wire in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Encore Wire stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Encore Wire?

Wall Street analysts have given Encore Wire a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Encore Wire wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Encore Wire?

Encore Wire saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 348,900 shares, an increase of 30.5% from the June 30th total of 267,400 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 109,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.2 days. Approximately 1.7% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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, July 27th 2021.
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How can I listen to Encore Wire's earnings call?

Encore Wire will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, July 28th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Encore Wire's earnings last quarter?

Encore Wire Co. (NASDAQ:WIRE) posted its quarterly earnings data on Sunday, April, 25th. The electronics maker reported $1.99 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.88 by $1.11. The electronics maker earned $444.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $384.57 million. Encore Wire had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.88% and a net margin of 6.96%. The firm's revenue was up 46.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.89 EPS.
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How has Encore Wire's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Encore Wire's stock was trading at $44.41 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WIRE shares have increased by 58.9% and is now trading at $70.55.
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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 Wednesday, May 5th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.02 per share on Friday, July 16th. This represents a $0.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.11%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 1st.
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Is Encore Wire a good dividend stock?

Encore Wire pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.11%. Encore Wire does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Encore Wire is 2.17%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Encore Wire will have a dividend payout ratio of 1.55% next year. This indicates that Encore Wire will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for WIRE?

2 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Encore Wire's shares. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $80.00. On average, they anticipate Encore Wire's stock price to reach $72.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Encore Wire's key executives?

Encore Wire's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Daniel L. Jones, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 58, Pay $2.36M)
  • Mr. Bret J. Eckert, CFO, VP of Fin., Treasurer & Sec. (Age 54, Pay $1.02M)
  • Mr. David K. Smith, VP of Operations (Age 61)
  • Mr. William T. Bigbee, VP of Operations
  • Mr. Kevin M. Keiffer, VP of Sales & Marketing
  • Mr. Matthew D. Ford, Assistant Sec. & Controller

What is Daniel L. Jones' approval rating as Encore Wire's CEO?

24 employees have rated Encore Wire CEO Daniel L. Jones on Daniel L. Jones has an approval rating of 59% among Encore Wire's employees. This puts Daniel L. Jones in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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).

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hodges Capital Management Inc. (0.27%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%). Company insiders that own Encore Wire stock include Frank J Bilban and Matthew D Ford.
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Which major investors are buying Encore Wire stock?

WIRE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hodges Capital Management Inc., and State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Encore Wire's stock price today?

One share of WIRE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $70.55.

How much money does Encore Wire make?

Encore Wire has a market capitalization of $1.46 billion and generates $1.28 billion in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $76.07 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.68 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Encore Wire have?

Encore Wire employs 1,289 workers across the globe.

What is Encore Wire's official website?

The official website for Encore Wire is

Where are Encore Wire's headquarters?

Encore Wire is headquartered at 1329 MILLWOOD RD, MCKINNEY TX, 75069.

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 7/27/2021 by Staff
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