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|Bid||4.0000 x 47300|
|Ask||4.5200 x 41800|
|Day's Range||4.2500 - 4.4300|
|52 Week Range||3.9200 - 13.6100|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.56|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||4.31|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.07 (1.78%)|
|1y Target Est||8.87|
CALGARY , Aug. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Encana Corporation (NYSE, TSX: ECA) announced today that it has amended its previously announced substantial issuer bid (the "Offer") to purchase for cancellation up to US$213 million of its common shares ("Shares") in order to vary the price range at which Shares may be tendered to the Offer. In connection with the implementation of the Amended Price Range, Encana has also amended a condition of the Offer such that Encana may withdraw, vary or extend the Offer or may postpone the acceptance for payment of or the payment for Shares tendered pursuant to the Offer if, prior to take-up, there shall have occurred a decrease in excess of 10% of the market price of the Shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange or the New York Stock Exchange since the close of business on August 14 , 2019. This is consistent with the condition contained in the original Offer, updated to align the reference market price to the date of the amended Offer.
Encana (ECA) expects 15% y/y growth in liquids production in 2019 on the back of its three core plays, namely Permian, Montney and Anadarko.
Encana (ECA) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 23.53% and 17.73%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2019. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?
Canadian oil and gas producer Encana Corp edged past estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by increased production in Anadarko and Permian shale oil basins. Encana inked a deal in June to exit its offshore operations in China and sold its natural gas assets earlier in July to focus on its core regions - Anadarko and Permian basins in the United States and Montney in Canada. Permian and Anadarko basins have been at the heart of the U.S. shale revolution, prompting several companies to invest in assets in the blocks.
Total proforma production rose 11% to 591,800 barrels of oil per day (boe/d) in the quarter. Encana inked a deal in June to exit its offshore operations in China and sold its natural gas assets earlier in July to focus on its core regions - Anadarko and Permian basins in the United States and Montney in Canada. Permian and Anadarko basins have been at the heart of the U.S. shale revolution, prompting several companies to invest in assets in the blocks.
Certain factors which have a strong influence on HollyFrontier's (HFC) Refining segment are sending mixed signals with regard to the company's results in the upcoming quarterly release.
In Q2, The Williams Companies (WMB) is expected to gain from additional volumes from the expansion projects around its core Transco pipeline system.
Increase in total orders and rising profit levels from Oilfield Equipment and Oilfield Services units will likely boost Baker Hughes' (BHGE) second-quarter earnings.
Although an increase in total production is expected to boost Hess' (HES) Q2 numbers, declining worldwide average selling price of oil might partially dampen growth.
Encana (ECA) expects to realize benefits from output growth in its Core 3 liquids plays, namely Permian, Anadarko and Montney. This is likely to fuel second-quarter earnings.
Two major areas of interest - output growth and oil price realizations - are sending mixed signals with regard to Concho Resources' (CXO) results in the to-be reported quarter.
Oil and gas producer Encana Corp halted work at a drill site in northwest Oklahoma following two earthquakes within a day in the same area, the state's oil and gas regulator said on Thursday. The company paused operations for 12 hours after a 3.2 magnitude quake hit late Wednesday in Kingfisher, a county about 50 miles (80 km) northwest of Oklahoma City. A spokesperson for Encana did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Encana (ECA) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.
U.S. equities are treading water on Wednesday as the latest earnings season continues and investors digest an increasing flow of results. Transportation stocks, which I discussed yesterday, are dropping in response to mixed guidance from CSX (NYSE:CSX), but that looks like a buying opportunity ahead of a likely Federal Reserve interest rate cut later this month.One area of the market not looking good for new money, however, is energy. Oil and gas companies across the board are suffering nasty-looking breakdowns as geopolitical tensions with Iran have failed to materialize into any actual supply disruptions. The U.S. shale industry is too revved up, with a lowered cost base keeping the spigots turned on even as crude oil prices stagnate near $60. * 9 Retail Stocks Goldman Sachs Says Are Ready to Rip With the likes of Russia and Saudi Arabia unable to cut production enough to boost prices, the weakness looks set to continue. 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Shares are already down a whopping 86% from the high seen in early 2017 as oil prices hold steady near $60 a barrel. * 7 Dependable Dividend Stocks to Buy The company will next report results on July 29 after the close. Analysts are looking for a loss of 22 cents per share on revenues of $802 million. When the company last reported on April 30, a loss of 36 cents missed estimates by 10 cents on a 10.2% rise in revenues. BP Amoco (BP)BP Amoco (NYSE:BP) shares are falling away from a multi-month challenge of its 200-day moving average. That's confirming a messy-looking head-and-shoulders reversal pattern that traces to a low of $37. That would mark a test of the December low. The stock has been in a sideways pattern since the summer of 2018, unable to top resistance near the $45-a-share threshold.The company will next report results on July 30. Analysts are looking for earnings of 80 cents per share on revenues of $72 billion. When the company last reported on April 30, earnings of 70 cents per share beat estimates by 3 cents on a 2.7% decline in revenues. Transocean (RIG)Transocean (NYSE:RIG), which provides offshore drilling services including the ultra-deepwater segment, is falling away from its 50-day moving average and setting up a retest of the June low. The stock has already fallen below a multiyear trading range between $14 and $8 per share. The range was in play between 2015 and 2019. * 10 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2019 and Beyond The company will next report results on July 29 after the close. Analysts are looking for a loss of 33 cents per share on revenues of $766 million. When the company last reported on April 29, a loss of 30 cents beat estimates by a penny on a 13.6% rise in revenues. EnCana (ECA)Canadian oil company EnCana (NYSE:ECA) has violated its June low, which in turn violated its December low. That cleared the way for a decline to levels not seen since early 2016. Shares of lost more than two-thirds of their value from the highs seen as recently as late last year. The company recently announced it would sell its Arkoma Basin natural gas assets for $165 million.The company will next report results on July 31 before the bell. Analysts are looking for earnings of 18 cents per share on revenues of just over $2 billion. When the company last reported on April 30, earnings of 14 cents per share beat estimates by five cents. Devon Energy (DVN)Devon Energy (NYSE:DVN) is an independent oil and gas company based in Oklahoma. It has broken down out of its lower Bollinger Band to shy away yet again from its 200-day moving average. Watch for a decline back to the early June low and a likely violation back to the December low near $20. Such a move would be worth a loss of roughly 20% from here. * 10 Stocks to Sell for an Economic Slowdown The company will next report results on Aug. 6 after the close. Analysts are looking for earnings of 42 cents per share on revenues of $2.2 billion. When the company last reported on April 30, earnings of 36 cents per share beat estimates by eight cents.As of this writing, William Roth did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 9 Retail Stocks Goldman Sachs Says Are Ready to Rip * 7 Services Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2019 * 6 Stocks to Buy and 1 to Sell Based on Insider Trading The post 6 Energy Stocks Spilling Lower appeared first on InvestorPlace.
Although Encana (ECA) slips to 52-week low, the stock should be retained in your portfolio, given robust output and cash flow outlook, along with strategic endeavors to boost performance.
CALGARY , July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Encana Corporation (NYSE, TSX: ECA) plans to release its 2019 second quarter financial and operating results prior to market open on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 . In ...