NYSE:ERF - Enerplus Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$12.86 +0.11 (+0.86 %)
(As of 07/18/2018 02:39 AM ET)
Previous Close$12.75
Today's Range$12.61 - $12.94
52-Week Range$8.23 - $13.49
Volume512,600 shs
Average Volume1.07 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.21 billion
P/E Ratio16.08
Dividend Yield0.71%
Enerplus logoEnerplus 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.40
Current Ratio1.53
Quick Ratio1.53


Trailing P/E Ratio16.08
Forward P/E Ratio13.26
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$709.92 million
Price / Sales4.44
Cash Flow$1.5837 per share
Price / Cash8.12
Book Value$5.10 per share
Price / Book2.52


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.80
Net Income$182.82 million
Net Margins19.43%
Return on Equity12.94%
Return on Assets7.87%


Outstanding Shares244,980,000
Market Cap$3,214.19

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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 declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, June 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.008 per share on Monday, July 16th. This represents a $0.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 28th. View Enerplus' Dividend History.

How will Enerplus' stock buyback program work?

Enerplus announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Thursday, March 22nd 2018, which allows the company to repurchase 17,100,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Enerplus' earnings last quarter?

Enerplus Corp (NYSE:ERF) posted its earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The oil and natural gas company reported $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.11. The oil and natural gas company had revenue of $209.71 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $213.30 million. Enerplus had a return on equity of 12.94% and a net margin of 19.43%. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.32 earnings per share. View Enerplus' Earnings History.

When is Enerplus' next earnings date?

Enerplus is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, August, 10th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Enerplus.

What price target have analysts set for ERF?

5 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Enerplus' shares. Their predictions range from $16.00 to $18.00. On average, they anticipate Enerplus' share price to reach $16.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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."

Who are some of Enerplus' key competitors?

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 & CFO
  • Mr. Raymond J. Daniels, Sr. VP of Operations, People & Culture
  • Mr. Edward L. McLaughlin, Pres of U.S. Operations (Age 62)
  • Mr. David A. McCoy, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.

Has Enerplus been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about ERF stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Enerplus earned a coverage optimism score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the oil and natural gas company an impact score of 45.68 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are Enerplus' major shareholders?

Enerplus' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (0.66%), Addenda Capital Inc. (0.44%), Addenda Capital Inc. (0.22%), Hexavest Inc. (0.13%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.04%) and Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Enerplus.

Which institutional investors are selling Enerplus stock?

ERF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can and Addenda Capital Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Enerplus.

Which institutional investors are buying Enerplus stock?

ERF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Addenda Capital Inc., Hexavest Inc., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. and Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware. View Insider Buying and Selling for Enerplus.

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 $12.86.

How big of a company is Enerplus?

Enerplus has a market capitalization of $3.21 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  298 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  362 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  660
MarketBeat'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 7/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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