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NYSE:ECA - Encana Stock Price, Forecast & News

$3.79
-0.25 (-6.19 %)
(As of 01/27/2020 03:32 AM ET)
Today's Range
$3.70
Now: $3.79
$3.96
50-Day Range
$3.79
MA: $4.37
$4.90
52-Week Range
$3.70
Now: $3.79
$7.70
Volume35.91 million shs
Average Volume16.80 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.92 billion
P/E Ratio3.08
Dividend Yield1.86%
Beta2.04
Encana Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquids. It holds interests in various assets, including the Montney in northeast 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorOils/Energy
CUSIPN/A
Phone403-645-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.94 billion
Cash Flow$2.06 per share
Book Value$7.82 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.07 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees2,065
Outstanding Shares1,299,020,000
Market Cap$4.92 billion
Next Earnings Date2/27/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 dividend on Wednesday, October 30th. Investors of record on Friday, December 13th will be given a dividend of $0.019 per share on Tuesday, December 31st. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 12th. View Encana's Dividend History.

How will Encana's stock buyback program work?

Encana declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $400,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Encana's earnings last quarter?

Encana Corp (NYSE:ECA) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 31st. The oil and gas company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.01. The oil and gas company earned $1.87 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.70 billion. Encana had a return on equity of 10.12% and a net margin of 16.84%. 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 27th 2020. 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 $4.00 to $12.00. On average, they anticipate Encana's stock price to reach $7.10 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 87.5% 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 3 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Encana.

Has Encana been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about ECA stock has been trending extremely negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Encana earned a news sentiment score of -4.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the oil and gas company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Encana.

Are investors shorting Encana?

Encana saw a decrease in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 63,010,000 shares, a decrease of 23.4% from the December 31st total of 82,240,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 19,450,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.2 days. Approximately 4.9% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Encana's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Encana's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Encana own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Encana investors own include Bank of America (BAC), Zynga (ZNGA), General Electric (GE), Intelsat (I), Hudbay Minerals (HBM), Obsidian Energy (OBE), NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Micron Technology (MU) and Fossil Group (FOSL).

Who are Encana's key executives?

Encana's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Douglas James Suttles, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Michael G. McAllister, Exec. VP & COO (Age 60)
  • Ms. Renee E. Zemljak, Exec. VP of Midstream, Marketing & Fundamentals (Age 54)
  • Ms. Sherri A. Brillon, Exec. Vice-Pres (Age 59)
  • Mr. David G. Hill, Exec. VP of Exploration & Bus. Devel. (Age 57)

Who are Encana's major shareholders?

Encana's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Caymus Capital Partners L.P. (0.47%), Nexus Investment Management Inc. (0.09%), Foundation Resource Management Inc. (0.05%), Henry James International Management Inc. (0.03%), Hexavest Inc. (0.02%) and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank (0.02%). Company insiders that own Encana stock include Brian Gordon Shaw, Bruce Gordon Waterman, Clayton Harvey Woitas, Corey Douglas Code, David Glen Hill, Douglas James Suttles, Fred J Fowler, Howard John Mayson, Joanne Linette Alexander, Margaret Anne Mckenzie, Michael Gerard Mcallister, Sheila Marie Dipalma, Sherri Anne Brillon, Steven W Nance 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 Caymus Capital Partners L.P., Hexavest Inc., Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank , Foundation Resource Management Inc., Eqis Capital Management Inc., Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC and Arden Trust Co. Company insiders that have sold Encana company stock in the last year include Sheila Marie Dipalma and Steven W Nance. 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 Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Nexus Investment Management Inc., Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, Modus Advisors LLC and Park National Corp OH. Company insiders that have bought Encana stock in the last two years include Brian Gordon Shaw, Bruce Gordon Waterman, Clayton Harvey Woitas, Corey Douglas Code, 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Encana's stock price today?

One share of ECA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.79.

How big of a company is Encana?

Encana has a market capitalization of $4.92 billion and generates $5.94 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $1.07 billion in net income (profit) each year or $0.86 on an earnings per share basis. Encana employs 2,065 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Encana.

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 SUITE 4400 500 CENTRE STREET SE PO BOX 2850, 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  661 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  838 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,499
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 1/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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