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

Encore Capital Group Inc (ECPG): $57.21

0.86 (+1.53%)

POWR Rating

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  • ECPG scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 83.65% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for ECPG is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • ECPG's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 12.29% of US stocks).

ECPG Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 4.43, Encore Capital Group Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about only 5.02% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Encore Capital Group Inc is higher than only 17.34% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for ECPG comes in at 41.44% -- higher than that of 96.29% 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 RLGY, WSC, SSP, BRBR, and KAR.
  • 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

  • ECPG's price/earnings ratio is 5.1; this is 53.64% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, ECPG's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.6.
  • Over the past 243 months, ECPG's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 10.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ECPG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ECPG 2015-07-06 1.0 1.7 10.0 10.8
ECPG 2012-07-27 1.4 1.8 11.9 9.2
ECPG 2010-12-15 1.4 1.8 11.8 9.7
ECPG 2008-08-21 1.0 1.4 10.4 9.3
ECPG 2006-03-03 1.9 3.5 13.5 6.8
ECPG 2001-11-05 0.1 2.0 -0.2 -15.5

ECPG Growth Metrics

    The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 30.14%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 161.23%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 43.7%.
ECPG's revenue has moved up $449,573,000 over the prior 70 months.

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
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
2021-03-31 1,629.156 311.178 316.932
2020-12-31 1,501.4 312.864 211.848
2020-09-30 1,466.584 297.769 217.613

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 $57.21 52-week high $72.67
Prev. close $56.35 52-week low $43.22
Day low $55.88 Volume 271,941
Day high $57.30 Avg. volume 391,178
50-day MA $60.55 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $57.98 Market Cap 1.39B

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

Below are the latest news stories about Encore Capital Group Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate ECPG as an investment opportunity.

Encore Capital Group, Inc. 2021 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by Encore Capital Group, Inc. in conjunction with their 2021 Q4 earnings call....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 25, 2022

Encore Capital Group, Inc. (ECPG) CEO Ashish Masih on Q4 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Encore Capital Group, Inc. (ECPG) Q4 2021 Earnings Conference Call February 23, 2022 05:00 PM ET Company Participants Bruce Thomas - Vice President, Global Investor Relations Ashish Masih - President & Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Clark - Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Ryan Bell - President, Midland Credit...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 24, 2022

Encore Capital Group (ECPG) Beats Q4 Earnings Estimates

Encore Capital Group (ECPG) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 18.22% and 1.63%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Encore Capital Group Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2021 Financial Results

Encore delivers records for collections, earnings and returns for the yearGAAP net income of $351 million in 2021, up 66%GAAP EPS of $11.26 in 2021, up 69%Share repurchases of $390 million in 2021 represented 23% of shares outstanding a year ago SAN DIEGO, Feb. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECPG), an international specialty finance company, today reported consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2021. “In a year of

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

OneMain Holdings (OMF) Q4 Earnings Top Estimates

OneMain (OMF) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 3.03% and 13.37%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 2, 2022

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ECPG Price Returns

1-mo -4.30%
3-mo -20.15%
6-mo -2.90%
1-year 31.52%
3-year 62.67%
5-year 49.18%
YTD -7.89%
2021 59.46%
2020 10.15%
2019 50.47%
2018 -44.18%
2017 46.95%

Continue Researching ECPG

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Encore Capital Group Inc (ECPG) Stock Price | Nasdaq
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