NYSE:ECA - Encana Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $7.05 +0.13 (+1.88 %) (As of 01/22/2019 01:30 AM ET)Previous Close$6.92Today's Range$6.92 - $7.1252-Week Range$5.00 - $14.28Volume27.51 million shsAverage Volume25.72 million shsMarket Capitalization$6.71 billionP/E Ratio16.40Dividend Yield0.85%Beta1.97 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Encana 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. Receive ECA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ECA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas Sub-IndustryN/A SectorOils/Energy Current SymbolNYSE:ECA Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.encana.com Phone403-645-2000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.57 Current Ratio0.70 Quick Ratio0.70Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio16.40 Forward P/E Ratio11.19 P/E Growth0.28 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$4.44 billion Price / Sales1.51 Cash Flow$1.2888 per share Price / Cash Flow5.47 Book Value$6.91 per share Price / Book1.02Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.43 Net Income$827 million Net Margins-3.98% Return on Equity9.53% Return on Assets4.15%Miscellaneous Employees2,107 Outstanding Shares952,420,000Market Cap$6.71 billion OptionableOptionable 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 Thursday, November 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.015 per share on Monday, December 31st. This represents a $0.06 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.85%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 13th. 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 authorizes the company to buyback $400,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were Encana's earnings last quarter? Encana Corp (NYSE:ECA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The oil and gas company reported $0.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.04. The oil and gas company earned $1.26 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.25 billion. Encana had a negative net margin of 3.98% and a positive return on equity of 9.53%. View Encana's Earnings History. When is Encana's next earnings date? Encana is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Encana. What price target have analysts set for ECA? 23 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Encana's stock. Their predictions range from $11.00 to $19.00. On average, they expect Encana's stock price to reach $15.0625 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 113.7% 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 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Encana. Has Encana been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about ECA stock has been trending very positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Encana earned a news impact score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the oil and gas company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Are investors shorting Encana? Encana saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 74,842,524 shares, an increase of 7.7% from the December 14th total of 69,459,654 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 19,147,764 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.9 days. View Encana's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Encana's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Encana include Concho Resources (CXO), Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD), Anadarko Petroleum (APC), WOODSIDE PET LT/ADR (WOPEY), Sasol (SSL), Continental Resources (CLR), Rwe Ag Sp (RWEOY), Marathon Oil (MRO), Devon Energy (DVN), GALP ENERGIA SG/ADR (GLPEY), Apache (APA), TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR (TRYIY), Noble Energy (NBL), Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) and Diamondback Energy (FANG). Who are Encana's key executives? Encana's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Douglas James Suttles, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)Ms. Sherri A. Brillon, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59)Mr. Michael G. McAllister, Exec. VP & COO (Age 60)Ms. Renee E. Zemljak, Exec. VP of Midstream, Marketing & Fundamentals (Age 54)Corey Code, VP of Investor Relations Who are Encana's major shareholders? Encana's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Addenda Capital Inc. (0.11%), Nexus Investment Management Inc. (0.10%), Foundation Resource Management Inc. (0.09%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.02%), Pratt Collard Advisory Partners LLC (0.01%) and Virtu Financial LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Encana stock include Bruce Gordon Waterman, Clayton Harvey Woitas, David Glen Hill, Douglas James Suttles, Fred J Fowler, Howard John Mayson, Joanne Linette Alexander, Margaret Anne Mckenzie, Michael Gerard Mcallister, Sherri Anne Brillon and Suzanne P Nimocks. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Encana. Which major investors are selling Encana stock? ECA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Addenda Capital Inc., Nexus Investment Management Inc. and DORCHESTER WEALTH MANAGEMENT Co. View Insider Buying and Selling for Encana. Which major investors are buying Encana stock? ECA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Virtu Financial LLC, Pratt Collard Advisory Partners LLC, Cerebellum GP LLC, Foundation Resource Management Inc. and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. Company insiders that have bought Encana stock in the last two years include Bruce Gordon Waterman, Clayton Harvey Woitas, David Glen Hill, Douglas James Suttles, Fred J Fowler, Howard John Mayson, Joanne Linette Alexander, Margaret Anne Mckenzie, Michael Gerard Mcallister, Sherri Anne Brillon 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 $7.05. How big of a company is Encana? Encana has a market capitalization of $6.71 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. What is Encana's official website? The official website for Encana is http://www.encana.com. 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: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 569 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 751 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,320MarketBeat'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. 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