Encore Wire Corporation (WIRE): Price and Financial Metrics

Encore Wire Corporation (WIRE): $126.97

3.10 (+2.50%)

POWR Rating

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  • WIRE scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 94.93% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WIRE is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • WIRE ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 18th percentile.

WIRE Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 0.76, Encore Wire Corp is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than just 3.95% of US stocks.
  • For WIRE, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by merely 0.5% of US equities we're observing.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Encore Wire Corp is reporting a growth rate of 607.92%; that's higher than 96.57% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Encore Wire Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be CVCO, STRT, ZUMZ, SKX, and ZYXI.
  • Visit WIRE's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.encorewire.com.

WIRE Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, WIRE's price/earnings ratio is 75.05% lower, now standing at 6.5.
  • WIRE's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.2 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, WIRE's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WIRE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WIRE 2021-08-26 0.9 1.7 6.5 4.6
WIRE 2021-08-25 0.9 1.7 6.6 4.7
WIRE 2021-08-24 0.9 1.7 6.7 4.7
WIRE 2021-08-23 0.9 1.7 6.6 4.7
WIRE 2021-08-20 0.9 1.7 6.6 4.6
WIRE 2021-08-19 0.9 1.6 6.5 4.5

WIRE Growth Metrics

    The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -25.08%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 32.13%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 39.43%.
Over the past 34 months, WIRE's revenue has gone up $1,280,762,000.

The table below shows WIRE'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 2,592.721 418.418 541.422
2021-09-30 2,285.691 233.866 423.88
2021-06-30 1,909.071 31.517 269.354
2021-03-31 1,418.294 47.612 98.648
2020-12-31 1,276.948 57.462 76.067
2020-09-30 1,198.377 93.195 62.501

WIRE'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.
  • WIRE has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 73.7% of graded US stocks.
  • WIRE's asset turnover comes in at 1.96 -- ranking 2nd of 40 Steel Works Etc stocks.
  • MLI, STLD, and MATW are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WIRE.

The table below shows WIRE's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 1.960 0.302 0.658
2021-06-30 1.813 0.248 0.462
2021-03-31 1.484 0.164 0.193
2020-12-31 1.396 0.152 0.158
2020-09-30 1.341 0.143 0.137
2020-06-30 1.347 0.136 0.129

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 $112.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.25 (Strong Buy)

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WIRE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $126.97 52-week high $151.64
Prev. close $123.87 52-week low $65.98
Day low $124.07 Volume 141,700
Day high $127.66 Avg. volume 242,120
50-day MA $118.41 Dividend yield 0.06%
200-day MA $116.94 Market Cap 2.50B

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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Latest WIRE News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Encore Wire Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WIRE as an investment opportunity.

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Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Solid Net Profit Margin Makes These 4 Stocks Worth Buying

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Yahoo | February 22, 2022

Matson and Encore Wire among Industrial gainers; Ritchie Bros Auctioneers among losers

Gainers: Matson (MATX) +10%. Aspen Aerogels (ASPN) +9%. Encore Wire (WIRE) +6%. Cross Country Healthcare (CCRN) +5%.

Seeking Alpha | February 18, 2022

Encore Wire expands stock repurchase plan by 1M shares

Encore Wire (WIRE) board authorized the repurchase up to 2M shares through Mar.31, 2023.Earlier, the board had authorized to repurchase up to 1M shares under its stock repurchase plan.

Seeking Alpha | February 17, 2022

Encore Wire Announces Expanded Stock Repurchase Plan

MCKINNEY, Texas, February 17, 2022--Encore Wire Announces Expanded Stock Repurchase Plan

Yahoo | February 17, 2022

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WIRE Price Returns

1-mo 12.55%
3-mo 9.08%
6-mo -9.58%
1-year 54.59%
3-year 153.70%
5-year 212.26%
YTD -11.24%
2021 136.44%
2020 5.74%
2019 14.55%
2018 3.31%
2017 12.43%

WIRE Dividends

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Continue Researching WIRE

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