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Enerplus (ERF) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.24 (-1.19%)
(As of 05/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
2.81 million shs
Average Volume
2.28 million shs
Market Capitalization
$4.08 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Enerplus MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
9.5% Upside
$21.87 Price Target
Short Interest
1.07% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.47mentions of Enerplus in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $1.90 to $2.15 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.62 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

147th out of 244 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

54th out of 77 stocks

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About Enerplus Stock (NYSE:ERF)

Enerplus Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, explores and develops crude oil and natural gas in the United States. Its oil and natural gas properties are located primarily in North Dakota, Colorado, and Pennsylvania. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

ERF Stock Price History

ERF Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 3/15 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Ex-Dividend for 6/4 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Crude petroleum & natural gas
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
6 Analysts


Net Income
$456.08 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.69 billion
Cash Flow
$4.20 per share
Book Value
$6.10 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$4.08 billion
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Ian Charles Dundas B.Com. (Age 56)
    B.Comm., L.L.B., President, CEO & Non-Independent Director
    Comp: $1.6M
  • Ms. Jodine Julene-Jenson Labrie B.Com.
    B.Comm, C.A., CBV, Senior VP & CFO
  • Mr. Wade D. Hutchings (Age 51)
    Senior VP & COO
    Comp: $1.02M
  • Mr. David A. McCoy B.Comm.
    Llb, VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
  • Drew Mair
    Manager of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Garth R. Doll
    Vice President of Marketing & Midstream
  • Ms. Pamela Anne Ramotowski
    Vice President of People & Culture

ERF Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Enerplus stock right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Enerplus in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" ERF shares.
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What is Enerplus' stock price target for 2024?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Enerplus' stock. Their ERF share price targets range from $19.00 to $25.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $21.87 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have ERF shares performed in 2024?

Enerplus' stock was trading at $15.34 at the start of the year. Since then, ERF shares have increased by 30.2% and is now trading at $19.9750.
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Are investors shorting Enerplus?

Enerplus saw a decline in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,080,000 shares, a decline of 6.3% from the April 15th total of 2,220,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,460,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.6 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Enerplus' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 14th 2024.
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How were Enerplus' earnings last quarter?

Enerplus Co. (NYSE:ERF) issued its earnings results on Friday, November, 8th. The oil and natural gas company reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.22 by $0.01. The oil and natural gas company had revenue of $256.81 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $251 million. Enerplus had a net margin of 24.09% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 33.88%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.35 earnings per share.

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

Enerplus declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 8th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.065 per share on Tuesday, June 4th. This represents a $0.26 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 21st.
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Is Enerplus a good dividend stock?

Enerplus (NYSE:ERF) pays an annual dividend of $0.26 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.28%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 14.44%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, ERF will have a dividend payout ratio of 12.09% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for ERF.

What is Ian C. Dundas' approval rating as Enerplus' CEO?

22 employees have rated Enerplus Chief Executive Officer Ian C. Dundas on Ian C. Dundas has an approval rating of 76% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Enerplus own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Enerplus investors own include Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PEI), CNBX Pharmaceuticals (CNBX), Organigram (OGI), Golar LNG Partners (GMLP), KushCo (KSHB), Matinas BioPharma (MTNB), ADMA Biologics (ADMA), DHT (DHT) and Bionano Genomics (BNGO).

Who are Enerplus' major shareholders?

Enerplus' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (3.65%), Magnetar Financial LLC (2.04%), Westwood Holdings Group Inc. (0.91%), Picton Mahoney Asset Management (0.79%), Swiss National Bank (0.19%) and Raymond James & Associates (0.17%).

How do I buy shares of Enerplus?

Shares of ERF stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:ERF) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by Staff

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