NYSE:ECA - Encana Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$12.77 +0.58 (+4.76 %)
(As of 06/25/2018 01:45 AM ET)
Previous Close$12.77
Today's Range$12.60 - $12.82
52-Week Range$8.16 - $14.31
Volume8.33 million shs
Average Volume7.54 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.74 billion
P/E Ratio29.70
Dividend Yield0.49%
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

Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.62
Current Ratio1.16
Quick Ratio1.16


Trailing P/E Ratio29.70
Forward P/E Ratio19.35
P/E Growth1.86

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.44 billion
Price / Sales2.77
Cash Flow$1.3513 per share
Price / Cash9.45
Book Value$6.91 per share
Price / Book1.85


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.43
Net Income$827 million
Net Margins12.24%
Return on Equity6.96%
Return on Assets3.13%


Outstanding Shares963,150,000

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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 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.47%. The ex-dividend date 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 stock buyback program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $400,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Encana's earnings last quarter?

Encana Corp (NYSE:ECA) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 1st. The oil and gas company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.03. The oil and gas company had revenue of $1.31 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Encana's stock. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate Encana's share price to reach $15.6905 in the next year. 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)
  • Mr. David G. Hill, Exec. VP of Exploration & Bus. Devel. (Age 56)

Has Encana been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about ECA stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest 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 44.15 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Encana's major shareholders?

Encana's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (2.64%), PointState Capital LP (2.02%), Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc. (1.63%), CIBC Asset Management Inc (1.41%), CIBC World Markets Inc. (1.18%) and Millennium Management LLC (1.04%). 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 PointState Capital LP, Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc., Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd., Picton Mahoney Asset Management, BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc. and Legal & General Group Plc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Encana.

Which institutional investors are buying Encana stock?

ECA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Toronto Dominion Bank, Point72 Asset Management L.P., CIBC Asset Management Inc, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Atwood & Palmer Inc., AGF Investments Inc. and Seven Eight Capital LP. 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 $12.77.

How big of a company is Encana?

Encana has a market capitalization of $11.74 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 (ECA)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  489 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  681 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,170
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 6/25/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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