Encore Wire Stock Forecast, Price & News

+3.01 (+3.42 %)
(As of 09/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume337,426 shs
Average Volume119,245 shs
Market Capitalization$1.88 billion
P/E Ratio7.00
Dividend Yield0.09%
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About Encore Wire

Encore Wire Corp. engages in manufacturing copper electrical building wire and cable. The firm is a significant supplier of building wire for interior electrical wiring in commercial and industrial buildings, homes, apartments and manufactured housing. It offers an electric building wire product line that consists primarily of NM-B cable, UF-B cable, THHN/THWN-2 and other types of wire products, including Metal Clad, Armored Cable, Photovoltaic Cable and Bare Copper. Its principal customers are wholesale electrical distributors, who sell building wire and a variety of other products to electrical contractors. The company was founded by Vincent A. Rego in 1989 and is headquartered in McKinney, TX.


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1.94 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

143rd out of 240 stocks

Rolling, Drawing, & Extruding Of Nonferrous Metals Industry

6th out of 8 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 3.9Dividend 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 equities research 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. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Encore Wire stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Encore Wire?

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Are investors shorting Encore Wire?

Encore Wire saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 445,600 shares, an increase of 19.1% from the July 29th total of 374,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 127,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.5 days. Currently, 2.2% of the shares of the company 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, October 26th 2021.
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How were Encore Wire's earnings last quarter?

Encore Wire Co. (NASDAQ:WIRE) released its earnings results on Monday, July, 26th. The electronics maker reported $8.82 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.38 by $7.44. The electronics maker earned $744.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $456.52 million. Encore Wire had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 29.98% and a net margin of 14.11%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 193.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.60 EPS.
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How has Encore Wire's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Encore Wire's stock was trading at $44.41 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WIRE stock has increased by 104.9% and is now trading at $91.01.
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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 Monday, August 9th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 1st will be given a dividend of $0.02 per share on Friday, October 15th. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 30th.
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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 0.09%. 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 0.87% 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Encore Wire's shares. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $80.00. On average, they expect Encore Wire's share price to reach $72.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 20.3%.
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Who are Encore Wire's key executives?

Encore Wire's management team includes the following people:
  • Daniel L. Jones, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Bret J. Eckert, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, Treasurer & VP

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.

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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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.87%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.26%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.46%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (6.72%), State Street Corp (3.37%) and Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (3.01%). Company insiders that own Encore Wire stock include Frank J Bilban and Matthew D Ford.
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Which major investors are selling Encore Wire stock?

WIRE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, and Bank of America Corp DE.
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Which major investors are buying Encore Wire stock?

WIRE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Vanguard Group Inc., Baker Ellis Asset Management LLC, State Street Corp, Gendell Jeffrey L, and Prudential Financial Inc..
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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 $91.01.

How much money does Encore Wire make?

Encore Wire has a market capitalization of $1.88 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.

Does Encore Wire have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Encore Wire: EWC Aviation Corporation.

When was Encore Wire founded?

Encore Wire was founded in 1989.

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 9/23/2021 by Staff
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