Enerplus Corp Company Profile (NYSE:ERF)

About Enerplus Corp (NYSE:ERF)

Enerplus Corp logoEnerplus Corporation is an oil and natural gas company. The Company's oil and natural gas property interests are located in the United States, primarily in North Dakota, Montana, and Pennsylvania, as well as in western Canada in the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan. The Company's oil and natural gas property interests contains proved plus probable gross reserves of approximately 14.3 million barrels (MMbbls) of light and medium crude oil, 39.0 MMbbls of heavy crude oil, 123 MMbbls of tight oil, 18.1 MMbbls of natural gas liquids (NGLs), 126.3 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of conventional natural gas and 1,002.8 Bcf of shale gas, for a total of approximately 382.5 million barrels of oil equivalent (MMBOE). The Company's primary crude oil properties in the United States are located in the Fort Berthold region of North Dakota and in Richland County, Montana.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:ERF
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.enerplus.com
  • Market Cap: $1.95 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 242,128,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $7.75
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $8.42
  • 52 Week Range: $5.19 - $10.33
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 4.08
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.76
  • P/E Growth: 0.17
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $563.49 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.45
  • Book Value: $4.63 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.74
  • Annual Dividend: $0.09
  • Dividend Yield: 1.0%
  • EBIDTA: $262.91 million
  • Net Margins: -152.64%
  • Return on Equity: -81.49%
  • Return on Assets: -28.60%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.16%
  • Current Ratio: 0.85%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.85%
  • Average Volume: 1.19 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.54
  • Short Ratio: 2.09

Frequently Asked Questions for Enerplus Corp (NYSE:ERF)

What is Enerplus Corp's stock symbol?

Enerplus Corp trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ERF."

How often does Enerplus Corp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Enerplus Corp?

Enerplus Corp announced a monthly dividend on Tuesday, May 16th. Investors of record on Friday, May 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.007 per share on Thursday, June 15th. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.04%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 24th. View Enerplus Corp's Dividend History.

How were Enerplus Corp's earnings last quarter?

Enerplus Corp (NYSE:ERF) announced its earnings results on Friday, May, 5th. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.21. The business had revenue of $172.11 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $233.23 million. Enerplus Corp had a negative return on equity of 81.49% and a negative net margin of 152.64%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned ($0.84) EPS. View Enerplus Corp's Earnings History.

Where is Enerplus Corp's stock going? Where will Enerplus Corp's stock price be in 2017?

7 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Enerplus Corp's stock. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $16.00. On average, they anticipate Enerplus Corp's share price to reach $15.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Enerplus Corp.

What are analysts saying about Enerplus Corp stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Enerplus Corp stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Enerplus Corporation, formerly known as Enerplus Resources, is an independent oil and gas production company with resources across Western Canada and the United States. The Company's resource plays include shallow gas/coal bed methane, tight gas, crude oil waterfloods, Bakken/Tight oil and oil sands located in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Enerplus Corporation is based in Alberta, Canada. " (5/10/2017)
  • 2. Canaccord Genuity analysts commented, "Date and time of first dissemination: February 24, 2017, 08:10 ET Date and time of production: February 24, 2017, 08:10 ET Target Price / Valuation Methodology: Enerplus Corporation – ERF Our price target for Enerplus of C$16.00 is based on a ~1.0x multiple to our contingent net asset value (CNAV) estimate of ~$15.80 per share." (2/24/2017)

Are investors shorting Enerplus Corp?

Enerplus Corp saw a decline in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,792,874 shares, a decline of 34.2% from the April 28th total of 2,726,039 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,441,884 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.2 days. Approximately 0.7% of the company's shares are sold short.

Who are some of Enerplus Corp's key competitors?

Who are Enerplus Corp's key executives?

Enerplus Corp's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Ian C. Dundas, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Jodine Jenson Labrie, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Edward L. McLaughlin, President, U.S. Operations
  • Raymond J. Daniels, Senior Vice President - Operations
  • Eric G. Le Dain, Senior Vice President - Corporate Development, Commercial
  • David A. McCoy, Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • Nathan D. Fisher, Vice President - U.S. Development & Geosciences
  • John Edward Hoffman, Vice President - Canadian Operations
  • Lisa Marie Ower, Vice President - People & Culture
  • Daniel J. Fitzgerald, Vice President - Business Development

Who owns Enerplus Corp stock?

Enerplus Corp's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Mackenzie Financial Corp (4.07%), Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc. (3.47%), TD Asset Management Inc. (2.51%), Vanguard Group Inc. (1.93%), Wellington Management Group LLP (1.47%) and Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.17%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Enerplus Corp.

Who sold Enerplus Corp stock? Who is selling Enerplus Corp stock?

Enerplus Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lincluden Management Ltd., Acadian Asset Management LLC, TD Asset Management Inc., Barometer Capital Management Inc., Greystone Managed Investments Inc., UBS Group AG, South Dakota Investment Council and Legal & General Group Plc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Enerplus Corp.

Who bought Enerplus Corp stock? Who is buying Enerplus Corp stock?

Enerplus Corp's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mackenzie Financial Corp, York Capital Management Global Advisors LLC, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Boston Partners, Denver Investment Advisors LLC and Point72 Asset Management L.P.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Enerplus Corp.

How do I buy Enerplus Corp stock?

Shares of Enerplus Corp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Enerplus Corp's stock price today?

One share of Enerplus Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.04.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Enerplus Corp (NYSE ERF)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  148 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  201 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  349
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Enerplus Corp and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Enerplus Corp (NYSE:ERF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $15.00 (86.57% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Enerplus Corp (NYSE:ERF)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/8/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$16.00HighView Rating Details
2/10/2017BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$15.00N/AView Rating Details
12/13/2016ScotiabankUpgradeSector Perform -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
11/28/2016Credit Suisse Group AGSet Price TargetBuy$14.00N/AView Rating Details
11/14/2016National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingOutperfrom Under WeightN/AView Rating Details
10/6/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
6/6/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.Initiated CoverageOutperformN/AView Rating Details
6/6/2016MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
11/9/2015Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$12.00 -> $13.00N/AView Rating Details
9/23/2015CIBCLower Price Target$13.00 -> $9.50N/AView Rating Details
8/11/2015FirstEnergy CapitalLower Price TargetMarket Perform -> Outperform$13.50 -> $12.50N/AView Rating Details
8/7/2015Bank of America CorpUpgradeUnderperform -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
6/11/2015TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/29/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Enerplus Corp (NYSE:ERF)
Earnings by Quarter for Enerplus Corp (NYSE:ERF)
Earnings History by Quarter for Enerplus Corp (NYSE:ERF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/5/20173/31/2017$0.02$0.23$233.23 million$172.11 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2017Q416$0.03$0.12$199.00 million$162.87 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/14/2016Q316$0.01($0.42)$173.16 million$188.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2016Q216($0.10)($0.77)$158.40 million$152.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2015Q216($0.06)($0.32)$263.75 million$228.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2015Q215$0.07$0.04$280.69 million$188.65 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2015Q116$0.06$0.11$271.20 million$169.62 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2015Q415$0.23$0.58$259.38 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2014Q314$0.25$0.28$457.10 million$456.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2014Q214$0.36$0.18$491.37 million$339.53 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2014Q114$0.16$0.18$479.45 million$376.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2013$0.23$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2013$0.24$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2013$0.08$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Enerplus Corp (NYSE:ERF)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.55 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.63 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Enerplus Corp (NYSE:ERF)
Next Dividend:6/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.09
Dividend Yield:1.12%
Dividend Growth:-48.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-2.37% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
16.36% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
14.29% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Enerplus Corp (NYSE:ERF)

Dividend History by Quarter for Enerplus Corp (NYSE:ERF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
4/23/2013may 13$0.095/1/20135/3/20135/21/2013
2/21/2013mar 13$0.093/1/20133/5/20133/20/2013
1/25/2013feb 13$0.092/1/20132/5/20132/20/2013
12/21/2012jan 13$0.091/2/20131/4/20131/21/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Enerplus Corp (NYSE:ERF)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com


Headline Trends for Enerplus Corp (NYSE:ERF)
Latest Headlines for Enerplus Corp (NYSE:ERF)
finance.yahoo.com logoEnerplus Corp. : ERF-US: Dividend Analysis : May 26th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 7:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Enerplus Corp. : May 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 5:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corp (erf) Announces $0.01 Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 12:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnerplus Corp. :ERF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 10:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnerplus Announces Cash Dividend for June 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 11:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnerplus Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:ERF) : May 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 5:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnerplus Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ERF-US : May 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 5:39 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corp (ERF) Lifted to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 11:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Downgrades Enerplus Corp (ERF) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 7:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corp (ERF) Receives $13.56 Consensus Target Price from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 11:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corp's (ERF) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 9:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnerplus Announces First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 5:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnerplus posts 1Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 5:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTransCanada to Divest 2 Gas Pipelines for $765 Million
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 5:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corp (ERF) Releases Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 4:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corp (ERF) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 11:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPioneer Natural (PXD) Q1 Earnings & Revenues Beat Estimates
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 11:27 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corp (ERF) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 6:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corp (ERF) Getting Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 2:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKinder Morgan Files for IPO to Fund Trans Mountain Project
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 10:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnerplus Corp. : ERF-US: Dividend Analysis : April 28th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 10:39 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Critical News Coverage Unlikely to Affect Enerplus Corp (ERF) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 6:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corp (ERF) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 8:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Enerplus Corp. : April 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 4:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corp (ERF) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Score of -0.05
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 11:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corp Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.01 (ERF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 5:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corp (ERF) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 12:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Expect Enerplus Corp (ERF) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $0.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 10:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corp (ERF) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 11:43 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corp (ERF) Raised to Strong-Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 1:01 AM
nasdaq.com logoEnerplus Corporation (ERF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 27, 2017 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - March 24 at 5:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corp (ERF) Upgraded at TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 1:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corp Plans Apr 17 Dividend of C$0.01 (ERF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 17 at 9:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corp (ERF) Insider Purchases C$26,697.60 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 10 at 1:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo6:19 am Enerplus announces divestment of certain Canadian assets and corresponding adjustments to 2017 guidance
finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 5:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoENERPLUS CORP Financials
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 4:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoENERPLUS CORP Financials
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 4:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnerplus Announces Cash Dividend for March 2017
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 4:37 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo6:23 am Enerplus's 2017 capital budget is CAD 450 mln and is focused on generating strong returns on capital; Q4 2017 total production guidance is 92,000 - 97,000 BOE per day
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 31 at 5:42 PM
marketwatch.com logoEnerplus Announces Cash Dividend for February 2017
www.marketwatch.com - January 20 at 6:17 PM
seekingalpha.com logoEnerplus: Looks To Outperform In 2017 - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - January 11 at 10:36 PM
nasdaq.com logoEx-Div Reminder for Enerplus (ERF)
www.nasdaq.com - December 27 at 11:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnerplus Announces Cash Dividend for January 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 19 at 6:35 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K ENERPLUS Corp For: Dec 12
www.streetinsider.com - December 12 at 10:18 PM
nasdaq.com logoHistoric Russia-OPEC Pact Fuels Oil Rally -- Canadian Commentary
www.nasdaq.com - December 12 at 11:48 AM



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