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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Encana Corporation, ECA

Encana Corporation, ECA is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Major Integrated Oil & Gas in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in Canada, Encana Corporation, ECA  has a market cap of 10387.48. Since its IPO date on the 4/8/2002, Encana Corporation, ECA performance year to date is 114.68%. Today Encana Corporation, ECA has gained 1.21%, with a current price of 10.86.

Ownership of the company is *TBA for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 67.20%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -17.90%, with return on investment at -30.10%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Encana Corporation, ECA is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.5. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of -81.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of 69.60%, and operating margin of *TBA. Encana Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.9, while the quick ratio is 0.9.

For the last year Encana Corporation, ECA has seen a EPS growth of -237.20%. A performance for the year of 22.46%. The 52-week high is -3.29%, and the 52-week low is 264.23%. The average volume for Encana Corporation, ECA is 18737200.

With a target price of 11.95, can Encana Corporation, ECA reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Encana Corporation, ECA. Encana Corporation has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of 40.67. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Encana Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 3 and 1.88 respectively. For P/cash, Encana Corporation has a value of 35.45, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 10.86, Encana Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.55%. We see a return on equity of -48.60%.

Looking more long-term Encana Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of *TBA. In the short-term an EPS growth of 775.00% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -237.20% for this year and for the last five years a -31.80% growth has been seen.

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