Encore Wire Corporation (WIRE): Price and Financial Metrics

Encore Wire Corporation (WIRE): $79.39

1.03 (+1.31%)

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  • WIRE scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 97.81% of US stocks.
  • WIRE's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
  • WIRE's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 40.9% of US stocks).

WIRE Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Encore Wire Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.68% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Encore Wire Corp is higher than it is for about just 0.53% of US stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 1.15 for Encore Wire Corp; that's greater than it is for just 10.19% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Encore Wire Corp are JOUT, STC, LZB, DORM, and GOLF.
  • WIRE's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Encore Wire Corp's official web site, go to www.encorewire.com.

WIRE Valuation Summary

  • WIRE's price/earnings ratio is 14.2; this is 51.37% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • WIRE's price/earnings ratio has moved down 7.2 over the prior 243 months.
  • WIRE's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.4 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WIRE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WIRE 2020-02-10 0.9 1.5 15.8 10.0
WIRE 2019-04-24 1.0 1.8 16.3 10.8
WIRE 2010-12-03 0.7 1.4 62.6 25.9
WIRE 2006-09-22 0.8 3.0 7.1 5.3
WIRE 2003-07-09 0.6 1.7 57.2 34.2
WIRE 2002-06-18 0.7 1.9 21.1 14.6

WIRE Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WIRE, see our WIRE 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 $90.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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WIRE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $79.39 52-week high $88.05
Prev. close $78.36 52-week low $45.32
Day low $78.59 Volume 489,200
Day high $80.28 Avg. volume 116,325
50-day MA $76.57 Dividend yield 0.1%
200-day MA $66.22 Market Cap 1.64B

Encore Wire Corporation (WIRE) Company Bio

Encore Wire Corporation is a manufacturer of a broad range of electrical building wire for interior wiring in commercial and industrial buildings, homes, apartments, and manufactured housing. The company was founded in 1989 and is based in McKinney, Texas.

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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for August 2nd

TFII, PAG, WIRE, and PZZA made it to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) momentum stocks list on August 2, 2021

Yahoo | August 2, 2021

New Strong Buy Stocks for August 2nd

ACI, CCS, WIRE, HSII, and OC have been added to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) List on August 2, 2021.

Yahoo | August 2, 2021

Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for August 2nd

CCS, WIRE, CWH, and PAG made it to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) value stocks list on August 2, 2021.

Yahoo | August 2, 2021

Encore Wire Corporation (WIRE) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Image source: The Motley Fool. Encore Wire Corporation (NASDAQ: WIRE)Q2 2021 Earnings CallJul 28, 2021, 11:00 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorWelcome to the Encore Wire Reports Second Quarter Results Conference Call.

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

Why Shares of Encore Wire Are Skyrocketing Today

Reporting second-quarter 2021 earnings after the market closed yesterday, Encore Wire (NASDAQ: WIRE) smashed analysts' revenue and earnings estimates, supercharging investors' excitement. Whereas Wall Street was expecting Encore Wire to book revenue of $456.5 million and EPS of $1.38, the company reported $744.4 million on the top line and EPS of $8.82. Addressing the company's growth in its copper unit sales, CEO Daniel Jones said, "We believe we can sustain this volume growth, compared to prior period levels, for the remainder of 2021."

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

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WIRE Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -0.93%
6-mo 27.91%
1-year 58.17%
3-year 55.15%
5-year 114.20%
YTD 31.14%
2020 5.74%
2019 14.55%
2018 3.31%
2017 12.43%
2016 17.13%

WIRE Dividends

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Continue Researching WIRE

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Encore Wire Corp (WIRE) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Encore Wire Corp (WIRE) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Encore Wire Corp (WIRE) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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