NYSE:ERF - Enerplus Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $8.75 +0.46 (+5.55 %) (As of 03/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$8.29Today's Range$8.23 - $8.8052-Week Range$6.84 - $13.87Volume839,059 shsAverage Volume654,429 shsMarket Capitalization$2.09 billionP/E Ratio8.03Dividend Yield1.09%Beta1.64 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Enerplus Corporation, together with subsidiaries, engages in the exploration and development of crude oil and natural gas in the United States and Canada. Its crude oil properties are located in the Fort Berthold region of North Dakota and the Elm Coulee field in Richland County, Montana; and crude oil Waterfloods in Alberta and Saskatchewan, Canada. The company's natural gas area primarily consists of its non-operated Marcellus shale gas interests located in northeastern Pennsylvania. Enerplus Corporation was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada. Receive ERF News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ERF 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:ERF Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1126874 Webwww.enerplus.com Phone403-298-2200Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.32 Current Ratio1.78 Quick Ratio1.78Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.03 Forward P/E Ratio8.93 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$997.46 million Price / Sales2.10 Cash Flow$2.1446 per share Price / Cash Flow4.08 Book Value$6.43 per share Price / Book1.36Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.09 Net Income$291.84 million Net Margins32.58% Return on Equity12.78% Return on Assets7.64%Miscellaneous Employees399 Outstanding Shares239,088,000Market Cap$2.09 billion Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Enerplus (NYSE:ERF) Frequently Asked Questions What is Enerplus' stock symbol? Enerplus trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ERF." How often does Enerplus pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Enerplus? Enerplus announced a monthly dividend on Wednesday, March 20th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 29th will be given a dividend of $0.0075 per share on Monday, April 15th. This represents a $0.09 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 28th. View Enerplus' Dividend History. How will Enerplus' stock buyback program work? Enerplus declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Thursday, March 22nd 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback 17,100,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Enerplus' earnings last quarter? Enerplus Corp (NYSE:ERF) issued its earnings results on Friday, February, 22nd. The oil and natural gas company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.04. The oil and natural gas company had revenue of $247.23 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $248 million. Enerplus had a return on equity of 12.78% and a net margin of 32.58%. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.06 earnings per share. View Enerplus' Earnings History. When is Enerplus' next earnings date? Enerplus is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Enerplus. What price target have analysts set for ERF? 3 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Enerplus' stock. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $25.50. On average, they anticipate Enerplus' share price to reach $20.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 131.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Enerplus. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Enerplus? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Enerplus in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Enerplus. Has Enerplus been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about ERF stock have been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Enerplus earned a media sentiment score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the oil and natural gas company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Enerplus' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Enerplus include Energen (EGN), Encana (ECA), Cimarex Energy (XEC), Parsley Energy (PE), WPX Energy (WPX), Murphy Oil (MUR), Chesapeake Energy (CHK), EQT (EQT), Eclipse Resources (ECR), Viper Energy Partners (VNOM), Vermilion Energy (VET), Black Stone Minerals (BSM), Newfield Exploration (NFX), Magnolia Oil & Gas (MGY) and PDC Energy (PDCE). What other stocks do shareholders of Enerplus own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Enerplus investors own include Pengrowth Energy (PGH), Baytex Energy (BTE), CVR Partners (UAN), Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP), AT&T (T), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), General Electric (GE), Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP), Bank of America (BAC) and ConocoPhillips (COP). Who are Enerplus' key executives? Enerplus' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Ian Charles Dundas B.Comm., LLB, Pres, CEO & Non-Independent Director (Age 51)Ms. Jodine J. Jenson Labrie B.Comm, C.A., CBV, Sr. VP & CFOMr. Raymond J. Daniels, Sr. VP of Operations, People & CultureMr. Edward L. McLaughlin, Pres of U.S. Operations (Age 63)Drew Mair, Mang. of Investor Relations Who are Enerplus' major shareholders? Enerplus' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (5.83%), Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc. (2.90%), TD Asset Management Inc. (1.96%), Boston Partners (1.75%), 1832 Asset Management L.P. (1.70%) and Norges Bank (1.41%). Which major investors are selling Enerplus stock? ERF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd., Mackenzie Financial Corp, Intact Investment Management Inc., Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Bank of America Corp DE, Boston Advisors LLC and Toronto Dominion Bank. Which major investors are buying Enerplus stock? ERF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Two Sigma Investments LP, TD Asset Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, 1832 Asset Management L.P., Two Sigma Advisers LP, Addenda Capital Inc. and Lincluden Management Ltd.. How do I buy shares of Enerplus? Shares of ERF 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 Enerplus' stock price today? One share of ERF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.75. How big of a company is Enerplus? Enerplus has a market capitalization of $2.09 billion and generates $997.46 million in revenue each year. The oil and natural gas company earns $291.84 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.09 on an earnings per share basis. Enerplus employs 399 workers across the globe. What is Enerplus' official website? The official website for Enerplus is http://www.enerplus.com. How can I contact Enerplus? Enerplus' mailing address is THE DOME TOWER 3000 - 333 7TH AVENUE SW, CALGARY A0, T2P 2Z1. The oil and natural gas company can be reached via phone at 403-298-2200 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Enerplus (NYSE ERF)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 333 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 398 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 731MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Enerplus and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ERF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ERF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why is insider trading harmful?