NYSE:ERF - Enerplus Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $9.15 -0.04 (-0.44 %) (As of 01/17/2019 04:54 AM ET)Previous Close$9.19Today's Range$9.09 - $9.3552-Week Range$6.84 - $13.87Volume292,600 shsAverage Volume718,464 shsMarket Capitalization$2.16 billionP/E Ratio11.44Dividend Yield1.00%Beta1.62 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 Webwww.enerplus.com Phone403-298-2200Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.34 Current Ratio1.20 Quick Ratio1.20Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio11.44 Forward P/E Ratio15.51 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$709.92 million Price / Sales3.09 Cash Flow$1.6398 per share Price / Cash Flow5.58 Book Value$5.10 per share Price / Book1.79Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.80 Net Income$182.82 million Net Margins13.12% Return on Equity12.80% Return on Assets7.52%Miscellaneous Employees404 Outstanding Shares239,920,000Market Cap$2.16 billion 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 Monday, December 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.008 per share on Tuesday, January 15th. This represents a $0.10 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.05%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 27th. View Enerplus' Dividend History. How will Enerplus' stock buyback program work? Enerplus announced that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Thursday, March 22nd 2018, which permits the company to buyback 17,100,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Enerplus' earnings last quarter? Enerplus Corp (NYSE:ERF) announced its earnings results on Friday, November, 9th. The oil and natural gas company reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.01. The oil and natural gas company earned $244.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $264.36 million. Enerplus had a net margin of 13.12% and a return on equity of 12.80%. View Enerplus' Earnings History. When is Enerplus' next earnings date? Enerplus is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Enerplus. What price target have analysts set for ERF? 3 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Enerplus' stock. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $25.50. On average, they anticipate Enerplus' stock price to reach $20.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 121.3% 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 coverage about ERF stock has been trending positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog 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 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the oil and natural gas company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Enerplus' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Enerplus include Energen (EGN), Cimarex Energy (XEC), Encana (ECA), Parsley Energy (PE), WPX Energy (WPX), EQT (EQT), Murphy Oil (MUR), Centennial Resource Development (CDEV), Vermilion Energy (VET), Newfield Exploration (NFX), Viper Energy Partners (VNOM), Antero Resources (AR), Black Stone Minerals (BSM), Magnolia Oil & Gas (MGY) 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 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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Addenda Capital Inc. (0.34%), Boston Advisors LLC (0.08%), Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.01%) and Virtu Financial LLC (0.01%). Which institutional investors are selling Enerplus stock? ERF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Advisors LLC. Which institutional investors are buying Enerplus stock? ERF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Addenda Capital Inc., Fox Run Management L.L.C. and Virtu Financial LLC. 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 $9.15. How big of a company is Enerplus? Enerplus has a market capitalization of $2.16 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. 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: 328 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 388 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 716MarketBeat'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 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why do corrections happen?