Enerplus Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:ERF)

About Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF)

Enerplus Corporation 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 Exploration and Production
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:ERF
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.enerplus.com
  • Market Cap: $2.10652 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 242,128,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $9.30
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $8.48
  • 52 Week Range: $6.26 - $10.33
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 2.75
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.62
  • P/E Growth: 0.09
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $669.39 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.11
  • Book Value: $5.49 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.57
  • Annual Dividend: $0.10
  • Dividend Yield: 1.1%
  • EBITDA: $388.35 million
  • Net Margins: 103.80%
  • Return on Equity: 7.91%
  • Return on Assets: 4.29%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.41%
  • Current Ratio: 2.45%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.45%
  • Average Volume: 1.04 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.39
  • Short Ratio: 3.4

Frequently Asked Questions for Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF)

What is Enerplus Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

Enerplus Corporation announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, October 19th. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 30th will be given a dividend of $0.008 per share on Wednesday, November 15th. This represents a $0.10 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.12%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 27th. This is an increase from Enerplus Corporation's previous monthly dividend of $0.01. View Enerplus Corporation's Dividend History.

How were Enerplus Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August, 11th. The company reported $0.24 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.16. The firm earned $191.57 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $257.94 million. Enerplus Corporation had a return on equity of 7.91% and a net margin of 103.80%. During the same period last year, the business posted ($0.77) EPS. View Enerplus Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Enerplus Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Enerplus Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 9th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Enerplus Corporation.

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

6 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Enerplus Corporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $16.00. On average, they expect Enerplus Corporation's share price to reach $14.80 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Enerplus Corporation.

What are analysts saying about Enerplus Corporation stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Enerplus Corporation 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. " (10/11/2017)
  • 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 Corporation?

Enerplus Corporation saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 4,332,602 shares, an increase of 58.6% from the September 15th total of 2,731,002 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,368,597 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.2 days. Currently, 1.8% of the company's stock are sold short.

Who are some of Enerplus Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Enerplus Corporation's key executives?

Enerplus Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Ian C. Dundas, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Jodine J. Jenson Labrie, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Edward L. McLaughlin, President, U.S. Operations
  • Raymond J. Daniels, Senior Vice President - Operations, People & Culture
  • 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
  • Daniel J. Fitzgerald, Vice President - Business Development
  • Shaina Brianne Morihira, Corporate Controller

Who owns Enerplus Corporation stock?

Enerplus Corporation's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Shell Asset Management Co. (0.03%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Enerplus Corporation.

Who bought Enerplus Corporation stock? Who is buying Enerplus Corporation stock?

Enerplus Corporation's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shell Asset Management Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Enerplus Corporation.

How do I buy Enerplus Corporation stock?

Shares of Enerplus Corporation 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 Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Enerplus Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.60.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Enerplus Corporation (NYSE ERF)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  201 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  258 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  459
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Enerplus Corporation 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 Corporation (NYSE:ERF) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $14.80 (72.09% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF)
Price Target History for Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF)
Analysts' Ratings History for Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/18/2017CIBCInitiated CoverageSector Outperform -> Sector OutperformN/AView Rating Details
10/10/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingBuy$16.00N/AView Rating Details
7/11/2017Capital One Financial CorporationInitiated CoverageOverweight$13.00MediumView Rating Details
5/8/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$16.00HighView Rating Details
2/10/2017BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$15.00N/AView Rating Details
11/28/2016Credit Suisse GroupSet 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
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF)
Earnings by Quarter for Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF)
Earnings History by Quarter for Enerplus Corporation (NYSE ERF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/9/2017$0.09N/AView Earnings Details
8/11/20176/30/2017$0.08$0.24$257.94 million$191.57 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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 Corporation (NYSE:ERF)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20171$0.08$0.08$0.08
Q3 20171$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q4 20171$0.13$0.13$0.13
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF)
Next Dividend:11/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.10
Dividend Yield:1.16%
Dividend Growth:-48.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:3.48% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
10.42% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
13.51% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF)

Dividend History by Quarter for Enerplus Corporation (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 Corporation (NYSE:ERF)
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Headline Trends for Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF)
Latest Headlines for Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF)
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting Enerplus Corporation (ERF) and Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 20 at 4:26 PM
prnewswire.com logoTechnical Snapshots for these Oil & Gas Stocks -- Cenovus Energy, Enerplus, Unit, and Bill Barrett - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - October 20 at 4:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Enerplus Corporation (ERF) & RSP Permian (RSPP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 20 at 2:46 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K ENERPLUS Corp For: Oct 19 - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - October 20 at 12:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corporation (ERF) Increases Dividend to $0.01 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 19 at 10:52 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K ENERPLUS Corp For: Oct 19
www.streetinsider.com - October 19 at 7:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnerplus Announces Cash Dividend for November 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 19 at 7:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corporation (ERF) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 17 at 1:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnerplus Corp. : ERF-US: Dividend Analysis : September 28th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : October 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 7:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Lowers Enerplus Corporation (ERF) to Sell
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 11 at 7:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Enerplus Corp. : October 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 9 at 6:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corporation (ERF) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 4 at 1:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Enerplus Corp. : September 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 25 at 11:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corporation (ERF) to Issue $0.01 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 19 at 8:02 AM
nasdaq.com logoBullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - ERF
www.nasdaq.com - September 14 at 12:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Enerplus Corp. : September 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 7:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnerplus Corp. :ERF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 7:11 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corporation (ERF) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 11:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnerplus Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:ERF) : September 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 12:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnerplus Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ERF-US : August 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 6:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnerplus Corp. : ERF-US: Dividend Analysis : August 31st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 7:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corporation (ERF) Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.01
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 21 at 6:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corporation Expected to Post FY2017 Earnings of $0.69 Per Share (ERF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 16 at 8:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corporation (ERF) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 1:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF) Forecasted to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.12 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 8:28 AM
nasdaq.com logoEnerplus Corporation (ERF) Catches Eye: Stock Up 8.9% - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 14 at 11:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCapital One Financial Corporation Equities Analysts Increase Earnings Estimates for Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 5:50 AM
seekingalpha.com logoEnerplus' (ERF) CEO Ian Dundas on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 12 at 4:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Enerplus Corporation to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 6:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.45 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 11 at 12:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate Enerplus Corporation (ERF) to Post $0.08 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 6 at 10:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corporation (ERF) Set to Announce Earnings on Friday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 7:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 21 at 1:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF) Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.01
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 21 at 10:30 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K ENERPLUS Corp For: Jul 20
www.streetinsider.com - July 20 at 3:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnerplus Announces Cash Dividend for August 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 3:53 PM
nasdaq.com logoEnerplus (ERF) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA
www.nasdaq.com - July 19 at 4:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEnerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 7:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF) to Post $0.08 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 6:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEquities Analysts Set Expectations for Enerplus Corporation's Q2 2017 Earnings (NYSE:ERF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 13 at 10:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCapital One Financial Corporation Begins Coverage on Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 10:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnerplus Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:ERF) : July 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 10 at 6:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnerplus Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ERF-US : July 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 8 at 10:32 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K ENERPLUS Corp For: Jun 19
www.streetinsider.com - June 19 at 1:26 PM
nasdaq.com logo5 Oil Stocks that Outperformed the Commodity in May
www.nasdaq.com - June 1 at 10:47 PM
nasdaq.com logoEnerplus Corporation (ERF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 27, 2017 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - March 24 at 5:15 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



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