NYSE:ECA - Encana Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $12.75 -0.49 (-3.70 %) (As of 07/17/2018 03:48 AM ET)Previous Close$13.24Today's Range$12.69 - $13.1152-Week Range$8.79 - $14.31Volume10.01 million shsAverage Volume9.13 million shsMarket Capitalization$12.75 billionP/E Ratio29.65Dividend Yield0.46%Beta1.97 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart 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 SymbolNYSE:ECA CUSIPN/A Webwww.encana.com Phone403-645-2000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.62 Current Ratio1.16 Quick Ratio1.16 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio29.65 Forward P/E Ratio19.32 P/E Growth2 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$4.44 billion Price / Sales2.76 Cash Flow$1.2415 per share Price / Cash10.27 Book Value$6.91 per share Price / Book1.85 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.43 Net Income$827 million Net Margins12.24% Return on Equity6.96% Return on Assets3.13% Miscellaneous Employees2,107 Outstanding Shares963,050,000Market Cap$12,750.85 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 Tuesday, May 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.015 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $0.06 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 14th. View Encana's Dividend History. How will Encana's stock buyback program work? Encana declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan 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 plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Encana's earnings last quarter? Encana Corp (NYSE:ECA) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 1st. The oil and gas company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.03. The oil and gas company had revenue of $1.31 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.11 billion. Encana had a return on equity of 6.96% and a net margin of 12.24%. View Encana's Earnings History. When is Encana's next earnings date? Encana is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, July, 20th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Encana. What price target have analysts set for ECA? 23 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Encana's shares. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate Encana's stock price to reach $15.8333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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." Are investors shorting Encana? Encana saw a decrease in short interest during the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 8,604,007 shares, a decrease of 35.7% from the June 15th total of 13,374,995 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 8,630,325 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.0 days. View Encana's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Encana's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Encana include Canadian Natural Resource (CNQ), Ecopetrol (EC), Anadarko Petroleum (APC), Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD), The Hong Kong and China Gas (HOKCY), Sasol (SSL), WOODSIDE Pet Lt/ADR (WOPEY), Continental Resources (CLR), Devon Energy (DVN), Concho Resources (CXO), Marathon Oil (MRO), Apache (APA), Noble Energy (NBL), Rwe Ag Sp (RWEOY) and GALP ENERGIA SG/ADR (GLPEY). 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)Mr. David G. Hill, Exec. VP of Exploration & Bus. Devel. (Age 56) Has Encana been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about ECA stock have trended somewhat negative recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Encana earned a daily sentiment score of -0.03 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 41.57 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are Encana's major shareholders? Encana's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Addenda Capital Inc. (0.22%), Addenda Capital Inc. (0.12%), Hexavest Inc. (0.12%), Nexus Investment Management Inc. (0.10%), Atria Investments LLC (0.00%) and Clinton Group Inc. (0.00%). 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 major investors are selling Encana stock? ECA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atria Investments LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Encana. Which major investors are buying Encana stock? ECA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Addenda Capital Inc., Hexavest Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Nexus Investment Management Inc. and Clinton Group Inc.. 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 $12.75. How big of a company is Encana? Encana has a market capitalization of $12.75 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 501 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 690 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,191MarketBeat'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 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What kind of dividend yield to CEF's pay?