NYSE:ERF - Enerplus Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $11.90 -0.15 (-1.24 %) (As of 09/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$12.05Today's Range$11.82 - $12.1852-Week Range$8.23 - $13.87Volume356,200 shsAverage Volume965,843 shsMarket Capitalization$2.92 billionP/E Ratio15.08Dividend Yield0.77%Beta1.3 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsHeadlinesOptions 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 SymbolNYSE:ERF CUSIPN/A Webwww.enerplus.com Phone403-298-2200 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.36 Current Ratio1.26 Quick Ratio1.26 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio15.08 Forward P/E Ratio15.87 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$709.92 million Price / Sales4.11 Cash Flow$1.6125 per share Price / Cash7.38 Book Value$5.10 per share Price / Book2.33 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.80 Net Income$182.82 million Net Margins7.88% Return on Equity8.84% Return on Assets5.28% Miscellaneous Employees404 Outstanding Shares245,290,000Market Cap$2.92 billion 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, September 19th. Investors of record on Friday, September 28th will be given a dividend of $0.0077 per share on Monday, October 15th. This represents a $0.09 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.77%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 27th. This is an increase from Enerplus's previous monthly dividend of $0.01. View Enerplus' Dividend History. How will Enerplus' stock buyback program work? Enerplus announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, March 22nd 2018, which permits the company to buyback 17,100,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Enerplus' earnings last quarter? Enerplus Corp (NYSE:ERF) released its earnings results on Friday, August, 10th. The oil and natural gas company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.20. The oil and natural gas company earned $183.23 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $241.51 million. Enerplus had a return on equity of 8.84% and a net margin of 7.88%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.53 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, November, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Enerplus. What price target have analysts set for ERF? 5 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Enerplus' stock. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $18.00. On average, they expect Enerplus' share price to reach $16.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 38.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Enerplus. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Enerplus? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Enerplus in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Enerplus. Who are some of Enerplus' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Enerplus include Cenovus Energy (CVE), Cabot Oil & Gas (COG), Parsley Energy (PE), Cimarex Energy (XEC), Energen (EGN), WPX Energy (WPX), RSP Permian (RSPP), Antero Resources (AR), Centennial Resource Development (CDEV), Newfield Exploration (NFX), Murphy Oil (MUR), Viper Energy Partners (VNOM), Vermilion Energy (VET), Whiting Petroleum (WLL) and Range Resources (RRC). 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 50)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 62)Drew Mair, Mang. of Investor Relations Has Enerplus been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about ERF stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Enerplus earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the oil and natural gas company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Enerplus. Who are Enerplus' major shareholders? Enerplus' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (5.58%), Boston Partners (3.47%), Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc. (2.95%), TD Asset Management Inc. (1.76%), Bank of America Corp DE (1.07%) and Greystone Managed Investments Inc. (1.02%). Which institutional investors are selling Enerplus stock? ERF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Caymus Capital Partners L.P., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, Greystone Managed Investments Inc., Bank of Nova Scotia, TD Asset Management Inc. and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can. Which institutional investors are buying Enerplus stock? ERF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., PCJ Investment Counsel Ltd., Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, Penn Capital Management Co. Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Addenda Capital Inc. and Toronto Dominion Bank. 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 $11.91. How big of a company is Enerplus? Enerplus has a market capitalization of $2.92 billion and generates $709.92 million in revenue each year. The oil and natural gas company earns $182.82 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.80 on an earnings per share basis. Enerplus employs 404 workers across the globe. 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: 316 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 371 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 687MarketBeat'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 9/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a Stop Order?