The Scotiabank Increases Encana Corp (ECA) Price Target to C$12.00

Posted February 17, 2017

Shares of Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) traded down 2.66% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $12.43. It recently traded in a range of $12.54-$12.76 at a volume of 7574598 shares. Analysts predict that Encana Corporation will post $0.02 earnings per share for the current year.

Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio is 0. The company has a 50-day moving average of $12.73 and a 200-day moving average of $11.09. Encana Corporation has a 1-year low of $3.00 and a 1-year high of $13.85. The Stock now has the market capitalization of $12.3 Billion, P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 0 and Weekly volatility of 3.48% and monthly volatility of 3.10% respectively. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of C$13.00.

Among analysts who offered their Analysis on Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA)-3 analysts issued Strong buy for the stock, 11 analysts have given a Buy rating, 9 think it's a HOLD, 3 reported it as Underperform, while 0 analyst issued a Sell rating. The company now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $13.66. The experts have a positive EPS target of $0.37 for the company while the lowest estimate for the year is set at $0.17 year. The stock has more than tripled in the last 12 months. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 12.22 Billion. If you are viewing this story on another domain, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of US & global trademark & copyright law. In ratings table the DOW given BUY ratings by 13 analysts in current phase and 2 analysts suggest it as overweight security. The correct version of this piece of content can be accessed at FCG Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Encana Corporation during the third quarter valued at approximately $105,000. AGF Investments Inc. raised its stake in Encana Corporation by 20.1% in the second quarter.

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The stock now has its Annual Dividend of $0.06 and an annual Dividend Yield of 0.47 Percent. AGF Investments Inc. now owns 3,550,901 shares of the company's stock worth $27,613,000 after buying an additional 594,538 shares during the last quarter. The Company operates through three business segments: Canadian Operations which includes the exploration for development of and production of natural gas oil and NGLs and other related activities within Canada; USA Operations which includes the exploration for development of and production of natural gas oil and NGLs and other related activities within the United States and Market Optimization which includes third-party purchases and sales of products that provide operational flexibility for transportation commitments product type delivery points and customer diversification.

About Encana: Encana is a focused pure-play natural gas exploration and production company.