Enerplus Corporation (ERF): Price and Financial Metrics

Enerplus Corporation (ERF): $7.20

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  • Momentum is the dimension where ERF ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 94.59% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for ERF is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • ERF ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 21st percentile.

ERF Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of ENERPLUS Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 2.9% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Over the past twelve months, ERF has reported earnings growth of 2,241.34%, putting it ahead of 99.14% of US stocks in our set.
  • The volatility of ENERPLUS Corp's share price is greater than that of 91.8% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to ENERPLUS Corp are ITRN, BSET, ESGR, ORI, and MCY.
  • Visit ERF's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.enerplus.com.

ERF Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of ERF, see our ERF 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 $8.28 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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ERF Price/Volume Stats

Current price $7.20 52-week high $7.46
Prev. close $7.19 52-week low $1.70
Day low $7.12 Volume 1,726,600
Day high $7.36 Avg. volume 2,068,777
50-day MA $6.05 Dividend yield 0.7%
200-day MA $3.94 Market Cap 1.85B

Enerplus Corporation (ERF) Company Bio

Enerplus Corporation engages in the exploration and development of crude oil and natural gas in the United States and Canada. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in Calgary, Canada.

ERF Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$7.20$0.67 -89%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for ERF, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that ENERPLUS Corp ranked in the 13th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for ERF, they are:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.75 years, is -0.15% -- higher than just 10.72% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • ENERPLUS Corp's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -47.36. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 2.66% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • As a business, ENERPLUS Corp experienced a tax rate of about 22% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Energy), this tax rate is higher than 86.37% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

BKR, OII, PTR, NVGS, and RDS.A can be thought of as valuation peers to ERF, in the sense that they are in the Energy sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest ERF News From Around the Web

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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Canadian Natural Resources, Continental Resources, Oceaneering International, Marathon Oil and Enerplus Corp

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Canadian Natural Resources, Continental Resources, Oceaneering International, Marathon Oil and Enerplus Corp

Yahoo | May 26, 2021

5 Momentum Stocks in the Energy Space That You Need to Buy

To tap the energy market's rally, it will be prudent to invest in momentum stocks that have more upside left. Our choices are Canadian Natural Resources (CNQ), Continental Resources (CLR), Oceaneering International (OII), Marathon Oil (MRO) and Enerplus (ERF).

Yahoo | May 25, 2021

We Wouldn't Be Too Quick To Buy Enerplus Corporation (TSE:ERF) Before It Goes Ex-Dividend

Enerplus Corporation ( TSE:ERF ) stock is about to trade ex-dividend in 4 days. Typically, the ex-dividend date is one...

Yahoo | May 22, 2021

Enerplus Announces Voting Results from the 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Enerplus Corporation ("Enerplus" or the "Corporation") (TSX: ERF) (NYSE: ERF) is pleased to announce the voting results from its Annual Meeting held on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Each of the matters is described in greater detail in the 2021 Notice of Annual Meeting and Information Circular and Proxy Statement dated March 16, 2021 (the "Circular").

Yahoo | May 6, 2021

Enerplus Announces First Quarter 2021 Results; Increases and Transitions to a Quarterly Dividend

Enerplus Corporation ("Enerplus" or the "Company") (TSX: ERF) (NYSE: ERF) today announced financial and operating results for the first quarter of 2021 and an increase to its dividend. The Company reported first quarter 2021 cash flow from operating activities and adjusted funds flow of $37.2 million and $128.0 million, respectively, compared to $122.7 million and $113.2 million, respectively, in the first quarter of 2020. Cash flow from operating activities decreased from the prior year period primarily due to changes in working capital. Adjusted funds flow increased from the prior year period primarily due to improved realized commodity prices during the first quarter of 2021.

Yahoo | May 6, 2021

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ERF Price Returns

1-mo 13.39%
3-mo 32.35%
6-mo 114.83%
1-year 158.37%
3-year -35.25%
5-year 25.13%
YTD 130.03%
2020 -54.46%
2019 -6.97%
2018 -20.04%
2017 4.58%
2016 185.03%

ERF Dividends

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