Of note is the ratio of ENERPLUS Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 4.33% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
With a year-over-year growth in debt of -44.17%, ENERPLUS Corp's debt growth rate surpasses just 6.19% of about US stocks.
ENERPLUS Corp's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 36.92%, greater than the shareholder yield of 92.75% of stocks in our set.
If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to ENERPLUS Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be BRY, PTEN, TPRE, MCF, and XEC.
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
DCF Fair Value Target:
The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for ENERPLUS Corp. To summarize, we found that ENERPLUS Corp ranked in the 15th 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. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of ENERPLUS Corp, consider:
Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is -5.25 -- which is good for besting just 20.13% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Energy sector with positive cash flow).
The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.01 years comes in at -0.18%; that's greater than only 10.84% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
ENERPLUS Corp's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than only 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
BP, CEO, SHI, GBR, and APA 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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