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

Encore Capital Group Inc (ECPG): $49.29

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ECPG Stock Summary

  • ECPG's current price/earnings ratio is 4.95, which is higher than only 3.17% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • As for revenue growth, note that ECPG's revenue has grown -54.46% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of merely 4.5% of US companies in our set.
  • Encore Capital Group Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 25.7%, greater than the shareholder yield of 93.05% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to ECPG, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are TGNA, VGR, BRBR, RM, and DENN.
  • ECPG's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Encore Capital Group Inc's official web site, go to www.encorecapital.com.

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ECPG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $49.29 52-week high $49.29
Prev. close $48.73 52-week low $29.21
Day low $48.64 Volume 127,700
Day high $49.29 Avg. volume 388,302
50-day MA $42.23 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $38.30 Market Cap 1.53B

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.

ECPG Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$49.29$198.03 350%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Encore Capital Group Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Encore Capital Group Inc ranked in the 81th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Encore Capital Group Inc ended up being:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 3.04 -- which is good for besting merely 23.75% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Financial Services sector with positive cash flow).
  • 31% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than just 5.95% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Encore Capital Group Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than only 2.52% of tickers in our DCF set.

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Yahoo | June 1, 2021

Encore Capital Group Completes Offering of Senior Secured Notes

SAN DIEGO, June 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECPG), an international specialty finance company, today announced that it has completed its offering of £250 million aggregate principal amount of 4.25% senior secured notes due 2028. Encore used the proceeds from the offering to redeem in full the outstanding £226.2 million 7.50% senior secured notes due 2023 and to pay certain transaction fees and expenses incurred in connection with the offering of the Notes. “We successfully completed our senior secured note offering today, demonstrating yet again that our global funding structure provides us with one of the best balance sheets in the global credit management services industry,” said Jonathan Clark, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer....

Yahoo | June 1, 2021

Have Insiders Been Buying Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG) Shares This Year?

We've lost count of how many times insiders have accumulated shares in a company that goes on to improve markedly...

Yahoo | May 24, 2021

Encore Capital Group Announces First Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Record collections of $606 millionGAAP net income of $95 million GAAP EPS of $2.97 Leverage reduction continued, down to 2.1x from 2.6x a year agoShare repurchases of $20M in Q1 2021 SAN DIEGO, May 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECPG), an international specialty finance company, today reported consolidated financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021. “The first quarter for Encore was a period of strong operational and financial performance as we continued to execute on our strategy, further improved our balance sheet and remained focused on our capital allocation priorities,” said Ashish Masih, President and Chief Executive Officer. “In recent quarters consumers have increasingly initiated contact with us, resulting in a higher level of...

Yahoo | May 5, 2021

Encore Capital Group, Inc. to Host Earnings Call

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / May 5, 2021 / Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG) will be discussing their earnings results in their 2021 First Quarter Earnings call to be held on May 5, 2021 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time.

Yahoo | May 5, 2021

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ECPG Price Returns

1-mo 14.02%
3-mo 16.52%
6-mo 24.03%
1-year 38.03%
3-year 28.19%
5-year 116.56%
YTD 26.55%
2020 10.15%
2019 50.47%
2018 -44.18%
2017 46.95%
2016 -1.48%

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