NYSE:ECA - Encana Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$12.64 +0.02 (+0.16 %)
(As of 09/21/2018 04:05 AM ET)
Previous Close$12.62
Today's Range$12.56 - $12.78
52-Week Range$9.79 - $14.31
Volume6.54 million shs
Average Volume8.73 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.91 billion
P/E Ratio29.56
Dividend Yield0.48%
Encana logoEncana Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquids. The company holds interests in various assets, including the Montney in northern British Columbia and northwest Alberta; Duvernay in west central Alberta; and other upstream operations comprising Wheatland in southern Alberta, Horn River in northeast British Columbia, and Deep Panuke located in offshore Nova Scotia in Canada. It also owns interests in assets consisting of the Eagle Ford in south Texas and Permian in west Texas; and San Juan in northwest New Mexico. The company primarily markets its products to refiners, local distribution companies, energy marketing companies, and electronic exchanges. Encana Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.57
Current Ratio0.73
Quick Ratio0.73


Trailing P/E Ratio29.56
Forward P/E Ratio18.06
P/E Growth1.79

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.44 billion
Price / Sales2.72
Cash Flow$1.3058 per share
Price / Cash9.68
Book Value$6.91 per share
Price / Book1.83


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.43
Net Income$827 million
Net Margins1.49%
Return on Equity7.30%
Return on Assets3.24%


Outstanding Shares954,530,000
Market Cap$11.91 billion

Encana (NYSE:ECA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Encana's stock symbol?

Encana trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ECA."

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

Encana announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 14th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, September 28th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.75%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 13th. This is an increase from Encana's previous quarterly dividend of $0.02. View Encana's Dividend History.

How will Encana's stock buyback program work?

Encana declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $400,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Encana's earnings last quarter?

Encana Corp (NYSE:ECA) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 1st. The oil and gas company reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.12 by $0.09. The oil and gas company earned $983 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.14 billion. Encana had a return on equity of 7.30% and a net margin of 1.49%. View Encana's Earnings History.

When is Encana's next earnings date?

Encana is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Encana.

What price target have analysts set for ECA?

23 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Encana's stock. Their predictions range from $14.00 to $21.00. On average, they expect Encana's stock price to reach $16.2250 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Encana.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Encana?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Encana in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating, 21 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Encana.

Who are some of Encana's key competitors?

Who are Encana's key executives?

Encana's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Douglas James Suttles, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Ms. Sherri A. Brillon, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Michael G. McAllister, Exec. VP & COO (Age 59)
  • Ms. Renee E. Zemljak, Exec. VP of Midstream, Marketing & Fundamentals (Age 53)
  • Corey Code, VP of Investor Relations

Has Encana been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about ECA stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Encana earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Encana.

Who are Encana's major shareholders?

Encana's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (4.39%), BlackRock Inc. (2.31%), Morgan Stanley (2.04%), PointState Capital LP (1.91%), Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc. (1.64%) and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (1.50%). Company insiders that own Encana stock include Clayton Harvey Woitas, Douglas James Suttles, Howard John Mayson, Margaret Anne Mckenzie and Suzanne P Nimocks. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Encana.

Which institutional investors are selling Encana stock?

ECA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., CIBC Asset Management Inc, CIBC World Markets Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., PointState Capital LP, Baird Financial Group Inc. and Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Encana.

Which institutional investors are buying Encana stock?

ECA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Morgan Stanley, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, TD Asset Management Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Hexavest Inc. and Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. Company insiders that have bought Encana stock in the last two years include Clayton Harvey Woitas, Douglas James Suttles, Howard John Mayson, Margaret Anne Mckenzie and Suzanne P Nimocks. View Insider Buying and Selling for Encana.

How do I buy shares of Encana?

Shares of ECA 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 Encana's stock price today?

One share of ECA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.64.

How big of a company is Encana?

Encana has a market capitalization of $11.91 billion and generates $4.44 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $827 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.43 on an earnings per share basis. Encana employs 2,107 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Encana?

Encana's mailing address is 4400 500 CENTRE STREET SE, CALGARY A0, T2P 2S5. The oil and gas company can be reached via phone at 403-645-2000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Encana (NYSE ECA)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  543 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  723 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,266
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Encana and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ECA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ECA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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