NYSE:ECA - Encana Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $7.06 -0.54 (-7.11 %) (As of 11/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$7.60Today's Range$6.99 - $7.4452-Week Range$6.99 - $14.31Volume32.16 million shsAverage Volume11.39 million shsMarket Capitalization$7.26 billionP/E Ratio16.42Dividend Yield0.79%Beta2.15 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 Phone403-645-2000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.57 Current Ratio0.70 Quick Ratio0.70 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio16.42 Forward P/E Ratio11.03 P/E Growth0.65 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$4.44 billion Price / Sales1.51 Cash Flow$1.1946 per share Price / Cash5.91 Book Value$6.91 per share Price / Book1.02 Profitability 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 Shares952,480,000Market Cap$7.26 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 declared 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 announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $400,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were Encana's earnings last quarter? Encana Corp (NYSE:ECA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 1st. The oil and gas company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.04. The oil and gas company had revenue of $1.26 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.25 billion. Encana had a positive return on equity of 9.53% and a negative net margin of 3.98%. 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? 21 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Encana's shares. Their predictions range from $11.00 to $19.00. On average, they anticipate Encana's share price to reach $15.1471 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 114.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Encana. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Encana? 21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Encana in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 14 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 stories about ECA stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Encana earned a coverage optimism score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the oil and gas company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting Encana? Encana saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 14,816,282 shares, an increase of 45.1% from the October 15th total of 10,209,520 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 13,503,591 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.1 days. View Encana's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Encana's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Encana include Anadarko Petroleum (APC), Concho Resources (CXO), Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD), WOODSIDE Pet Lt/ADR (WOPEY), Sasol (SSL), Continental Resources (CLR), Marathon Oil (MRO), Apache (APA), Devon Energy (DVN), Rwe Ag Sp (RWEOY), GALP ENERGIA SG/ADR (GLPEY), TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR (TRYIY), Noble Energy (NBL), Diamondback Energy (FANG) and Cabot Oil & Gas (COG). 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 Who are Encana's major shareholders? Encana's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (4.18%), BlackRock Inc. (2.89%), Steadfast Capital Management LP (1.91%), PointState Capital LP (1.91%), Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc. (1.63%) and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (1.35%). Company insiders that own Encana stock include Bruce Gordon Waterman, Clayton Harvey Woitas, David Glen Hill, Douglas James Suttles, 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 FMR LLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., CIBC World Markets Inc., Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc., Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp, Toronto Dominion Bank, Capital Fund Management S.A. and Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd.. 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 BlackRock Inc., Mackenzie Financial Corp, Steadfast Capital Management LP, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Nordea Investment Management AB, Luminus Management LLC, TD Asset Management Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. 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, 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 $7.06. How big of a company is Encana? Encana has a market capitalization of $7.26 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: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 562 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 746 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,308MarketBeat'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 11/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why do earnings reports matter?