Encore Capital Group Inc (ECPG): Price and Financial Metrics

Encore Capital Group Inc (ECPG): $49.66

0.67 (+1.37%)

POWR Rating

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  • Value is the dimension where ECPG ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 83.7% of US stocks.
  • ECPG's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • ECPG ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 4th percentile.

ECPG Stock Summary

  • ECPG's current price/earnings ratio is 3.38, which is higher than merely 4.88% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for ENCORE CAPITAL GROUP INC comes in at -7.21%, a number that bests merely 15.27% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • ENCORE CAPITAL GROUP INC's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 18.47%, greater than the shareholder yield of 91.17% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to ENCORE CAPITAL GROUP INC, a group of peers worth examining would be UONE, GDEN, OLPX, PATK, and VRTS.
  • Visit ECPG's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.encorecapital.com.

ECPG Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, ECPG's EV/EBIT ratio is 44.74% lower, now standing at 6.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, ECPG's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ECPG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ECPG 2022-11-11 0.8 1.0 3.4 6.3
ECPG 2022-11-10 0.8 1.0 3.3 6.3
ECPG 2022-11-09 0.7 0.9 3.2 6.2
ECPG 2022-11-08 0.7 0.9 3.3 6.2
ECPG 2022-11-07 0.7 0.9 3.3 6.2
ECPG 2022-11-04 0.7 0.9 3.1 6.1

ECPG Growth Metrics

    The 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 25.66%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 41.26%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 107.02%.
Over the past 52 months, ECPG's revenue has gone up $220,939,000.

The table below shows ECPG's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 1,521.654 245.939 343.765
2022-06-30 1,626.526 252.618 395.837
2022-03-31 1,697.344 288.464 431.901
2021-12-31 1,614.499 303.053 350.782
2021-09-30 1,639.806 274.872 312.019
2021-06-30 1,630.858 252.114 283.103

ECPG's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • ECPG has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 74.34% of graded US stocks.
  • ECPG's asset turnover comes in at 0.348 -- ranking 20th of 428 Banking stocks.
  • CHCO, FUSB, and C are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with ECPG.

The table below shows ECPG's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.348 0.802 0.085
2021-06-30 0.343 0.803 0.082
2021-03-31 0.341 0.822 0.088
2020-12-31 0.317 0.808 0.070
2020-09-30 0.309 0.815 0.073
2020-06-30 0.299 0.814 0.066

ECPG Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of ECPG, see our ECPG price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $55.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.58 (Moderate Buy)

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ECPG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $49.66 52-week high $72.73
Prev. close $48.99 52-week low $44.06
Day low $48.82 Volume 64,600
Day high $49.88 Avg. volume 345,425
50-day MA $48.05 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $57.64 Market Cap 1.16B

Encore Capital Group Inc (ECPG) Company Bio

Encore Capital Group provides debt recovery solutions for consumers and property owners across a broad range of assets. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in San Diego, California.

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Latest ECPG News From Around the Web

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Yahoo | November 16, 2022

Encore Capital Group (ECPG) Misses Q3 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Encore Capital Group (ECPG) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -31.07% and 6.92%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | November 2, 2022

Encore Capital Group Announces Third Quarter 2022 Financial Results

GAAP net income of $31 millionGAAP EPS of $1.22Global collections of $458 millionPortfolio purchases of $233 million SAN DIEGO, Nov. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECPG), an international specialty finance company, today reported consolidated financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2022. “Our performance in recent years and the disciplined execution of our strategy has put us in a position of strength to navigate the evolving macroeconomic en

Yahoo | November 2, 2022

Is Encore Capital Group (ECPG) Misunderstood by the Market?

Third Avenue Management, an investment management company based in New York City, released its “Small-Cap Value Fund” third quarter 2022 investor letter. A copy of the same can be downloaded here. In the third quarter, the fund declined 3.27% compared to a 4.61% decline for the Russell 2000 Value Index. In addition, you can check the […]

Yahoo | October 23, 2022

Encore Capital Group to Announce Third Quarter 2022 Financial Results on November 2

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ECPG), an international specialty finance company, announced today that it will release its financial results for the third quarter 2022 on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, after the market closes. The Company will also host a conference call and slide presentation the same day at 2:00 p.m. Pacific / 5:00 p.m. Eastern time with Ashish Masih, President and Chief Executive Officer, Jonathan Clark, Executive Vice President

Yahoo | October 18, 2022

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ECPG Price Returns

1-mo -2.26%
3-mo -9.40%
6-mo -18.74%
1-year -15.99%
3-year 37.22%
5-year 8.55%
YTD -20.05%
2021 59.46%
2020 10.15%
2019 50.47%
2018 -44.18%
2017 46.95%

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