Encana Corp (ECA) Stock Overview

Marco Green
August 30, 2017

About 7.71M shares traded. (NASDAQ:FGEN) has been 767.08 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Encana Corporation's payout ratio is 6.98%. It has outperformed by 33.43% the S&P500.

Aristotle Capital Boston Llc decreased Mercury Sys Inc (MRCY) stake by 5.8% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The company's stock had a trading volume of 476,269 shares.

ROA ratio indicates how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. Investors of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.015 per share. About shares traded. FactSet Research Systems Inc. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 455,896 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $4,005,000 after buying an additional 5,918 shares during the period. It has underperformed by 12.66% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.81 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.91, from 1.92 in 2016Q3.

A number of other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. 123 funds opened positions while 351 raised stakes. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Co stated it has 94 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Westpac Bk holds 0% or 37,400 shares in its portfolio. Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky accumulated 11,600 shares or 0% of the stock. Goldman Sachs Grp Inc holds 120,702 shares. The insider now directly owns 39,390 shares worth $360,419. More interesting news about American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: "American International Group's (AIG) CEO Brian Duperreault on Q2 2017 Results ..." published on August 03, 2017 as well as Reuters.com's news article titled: "AIG shops $2 billion death benefits portfolio: sources" with publication date: August 15, 2017.

Aristotle Capital Boston Llc increased Chemed Corp New (NYSE:CHE) stake by 8,646 shares to 54,070 valued at $8.67 million in 2016Q4. The oil and gas company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.03 by $0.15. Vanguard Group invested 0% of its portfolio in Barnwell Industries, Inc.

Grace & White Inc Ny holds 2.5% of its portfolio in Stepan Company for 142,686 shares. Moreover, Blackrock Institutional Na has 0% invested in Barnwell Industries, Inc.

Analysts look for public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and customers of a company in order to reach an opinion and communicate the value of a stock. Therefore 70% are positive. Canaccord Genuity set a $12.00 price target on shares of Encana Corporation and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Thursday, August 17th. The company was initiated on Tuesday, March 22 by Sterne Agee CRT.

06/15/2017 - Wolfe Research began new coverage on Encana Corporation giving the company a "outperform" rating. The firm earned "Underperform" rating on Tuesday, September 27 by Raymond James. (NYSE:FDS) has "Underweight" rating given on Tuesday, January 10 by Barclays Capital. Finally, AltaCorp Capital raised shares of Encana Corporation from a "sector perform" rating to an "outperform" rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to "Hold" on Wednesday, March 16. Encana Corporation has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $13.32. Citigroup maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Thursday, April 7 report. The insider LAIRD JOSEPH E JR sold $166,000. It also reduced British Amern Tob Plc (NYSEMKT:BTI) stake by 42,231 shares and now owns 6,749 shares. Enbridge Inc (NYSE:ENB) was reduced too. The company's market cap is $9.05 Billion, and the average volume is 13.1 Million. Its Canadian Operations segment includes the exploration for, development of, and production of natural gas oil and NGLs and other related activities within Canada. It has a 2.23 P/E ratio.

Encana Corporation (ECA)'s average Piotroski F-Score: 7 during the last 7 years. Therefore 47% are positive.

Encana Corporation on 6/29/2017 reported its EPS as $0.04 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $-0.04. As per Monday, July 10, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. The rating was maintained by UBS with "Neutral" on Thursday, October 6. Encana Corp (USA) (NYSE:ECA) has risen 50.13% since August 27, 2016 and is uptrending. The company was upgraded on Friday, December 4 by FirstEnergy Capital. The firm has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, February 17. The rating was upgraded by GMP Securities on Thursday, October 6 to "Buy". The stock of Encana Corp (USA) (NYSE:ECA) earned " rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, November 13.

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