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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.36
ECA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. ECA: 0.36 )
ECA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.55
Current: 0.36

0.02
0.55
Equity to Asset 0.29
ECA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. ECA: 0.29 )
ECA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 0.51
Current: 0.29

0.28
0.51
Interest Coverage 1.55
ECA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
56% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 14.37 vs. ECA: 1.55 )
ECA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.38   Max: 38.38
Current: 1.55

1.38
38.38
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.31
M-Score: -2.91
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 14.85
ECA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.01 vs. ECA: 14.85 )
ECA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -85.56   Max: 43.79
Current: 14.85

-85.56
43.79
Net-margin (%) 4.03
ECA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. ECA: 4.03 )
ECA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -54.15   Max: 34.47
Current: 4.03

-54.15
34.47
ROE (%) 4.59
ECA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. ECA: 4.59 )
ECA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -52.77   Max: 33.66
Current: 4.59

-52.77
33.66
ROA (%) 1.34
ECA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.83 vs. ECA: 1.34 )
ECA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -14.94   Max: 16.1
Current: 1.34

-14.94
16.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.67
ECA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.65 vs. ECA: 8.67 )
ECA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -44.4   Max: 27.51
Current: 8.67

-44.4
27.51
Revenue Growth (%) -12.80
ECA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. ECA: -12.80 )
ECA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -25.7   Max: 36.3
Current: -12.8

-25.7
36.3
EBITDA Growth (%) -28.60
ECA's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. ECA: -28.60 )
ECA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -41.1   Max: 37.5
Current: -28.6

-41.1
37.5
EPS Growth (%) -53.40
ECA's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. ECA: -53.40 )
ECA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -89.5   Max: 54
Current: -53.4

-89.5
54
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

ECA Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 3,518,500 sh (+272.84%)
Third Avenue Management 3,217,148 sh (+24.69%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 22,429,720 sh (+19.38%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,376,018 sh (+0.63%)
Murray Stahl 157,679 sh (-2.41%)
PRIMECAP Management 7,098,902 sh (-6.66%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,039,993 sh (-41.18%)
Ray Dalio 113,900 sh (-42.01%)
Steven Cohen 1,749,798 sh (-65.7%)
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Q2 2013

ECA Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Ray Dalio 300,700 sh (+164%)
Steven Cohen 4,039,780 sh (+130.87%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 24,700,040 sh (+10.12%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,376,418 sh (+0.03%)
Murray Stahl 156,396 sh (-0.81%)
Third Avenue Management 3,072,726 sh (-4.49%)
PRIMECAP Management 6,761,202 sh (-4.76%)
Jeremy Grantham 218,993 sh (-78.94%)
Jim Simons 578,400 sh (-83.56%)
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Q3 2013

ECA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 1,228,200 sh (+112.34%)
Steven Cohen 5,178,566 sh (+28.19%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 27,258,730 sh (+10.36%)
Third Avenue Management 3,281,821 sh (+6.8%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,379,118 sh (+0.2%)
Steven Cohen 2,655,700 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 6,749,502 sh (-0.17%)
Ray Dalio 247,100 sh (-17.83%)
Murray Stahl 34,916 sh (-77.67%)
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Q4 2013

ECA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

David Dreman 2,702 sh (New)
Third Avenue Management 3,661,035 sh (+11.55%)
Ray Dalio 261,400 sh (+5.79%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 27,315,136 sh (+0.21%)
Steven Cohen 500,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,372,218 sh (-0.5%)
PRIMECAP Management 6,710,973 sh (-0.57%)
Jim Simons 628,500 sh (-48.83%)
Steven Cohen 98,667 sh (-98.09%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ECA

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy$17.05 - $19.52 $ 23.3928%2702
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Add 164%0.03%$16.91 - $19.83 $ 23.3926%300700
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 Reduce -42.01%0.02%$17.54 - $20.4 $ 23.3922%113900
Martin Whitman 2013-01-31 Add 12.04%0.13%$19.32 - $22.47 $ 23.3914%1415824
Ray Dalio 2012-12-31 Add 29.72%0.01%$19.59 - $23.98 $ 23.399%196400
PRIMECAP Management 2012-06-30 Add 44.64%0.08%$17.64 - $22.56 $ 23.3918%7450202
David Dreman 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$17.64 - $22.56 $ 23.3918%0
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Reduce -30.99%0.02%$17.64 - $22.56 $ 23.3918%126500
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 Add 65.73%0.02%$17.3 - $21.12 $ 23.3928%183300
Tom Gayner 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$17.8 - $22.45 $ 23.3919%0
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$17.8 - $22.45 $ 23.3919%0
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Add 668.06%0.03%$17.8 - $22.45 $ 23.3919%110600
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$17.8 - $22.45 $ 23.3919%0
Tom Gayner 2011-09-30 New Buy0.03%$19.59 - $31.55 $ 23.39-10%28000
George Soros 2011-09-30 New Buy0.01%$19.59 - $31.55 $ 23.39-10%22300
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Reduce -50.52%0.01%$19.59 - $31.55 $ 23.39-10%14400
Leon Cooperman 2011-06-30 Sold Out 0.7958%$28.95 - $34.9 $ 23.39-28%0
PRIMECAP Management 2011-06-30 Add 34.71%0.06%$28.95 - $34.9 $ 23.39-28%4982061
Martin Whitman 2011-04-30 Add 67.91%0.39%$30.67 - $34.9 $ 23.39-28%1304301
George Soros 2011-03-31 Sold Out $28.7 - $34.73 $ 23.39-26%0
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 75.20
ECA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
58% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 21.90 vs. ECA: 75.20 )
ECA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.23   Max: 5060
Current: 75.2

2.23
5060
P/B 3.37
ECA's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. ECA: 3.37 )
ECA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 3.37
Current: 3.37

0.65
3.37
P/S 2.94
ECA's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.53 vs. ECA: 2.94 )
ECA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 4.16
Current: 2.94

0.51
4.16
EV-to-EBIT 34.74
ECA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 17.38 vs. ECA: 34.74 )
ECA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 35.6
Current: 34.74

2.3
35.6
Shiller P/E 12.75
ECA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 24.56 vs. ECA: 12.75 )
ECA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.39   Max: 12.78
Current: 12.75

3.39
12.78

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.30
ECA's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
61% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. ECA: 2.30 )
ECA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 7.91
Current: 2.3

0.8
7.91
Dividend Payout 2.71
ECA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
50% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. ECA: 2.71 )
ECA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 80
Current: 2.71

0.02
80
Dividend growth (3y) -5.70
ECA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
73% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. ECA: -5.70 )
ECA' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -20.6   Max: 84.2
Current: -5.7

-20.6
84.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.10
ECA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
77% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. ECA: 1.10 )
ECA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 3.79
Current: 1.1

0.38
3.79
Share Buyback Rate 0.10
ECA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 799 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.60 vs. ECA: 0.10 )
ECA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.5   Max: -19.1
Current: 0.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 4.95
ECA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
68% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. ECA: 4.95 )
ECA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 4.07
Current: 4.95

0.91
4.07
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.76
ECA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
56% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. ECA: 3.76 )
ECA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 2.96
Current: 3.76

0.77
2.96
Price/Median PS Value 1.83
ECA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. ECA: 1.83 )
ECA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.75
Current: 1.83

0.53
1.75
Price/Graham Number 4.02
ECA's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
65% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. ECA: 4.02 )
ECA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 15.44
Current: 4.02

0.34
15.44
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.90
ECA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. ECA: 2.90 )
ECA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 42.6
Current: 2.9

2.8
42.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.41
ECA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
90% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.69 vs. ECA: 0.41 )
ECA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -22.6   Max: 43.6
Current: 0.41

-22.6
43.6

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
Compare:OJSCY, APC, APA, HRTPY, SGTZY » details
Traded in other countries:ECA.Canada, PCD1.Germany
Encana Corp was formed in 2002 through the business combination of Alberta Energy Company Ltd and PanCanadian Energy Corporation. The Company is an energy producer that is focused on growing its strong portfolio of diverse resource plays producing natural gas, oil and NGLs. The Company's other operations include the transportation and marketing of natural gas, oil and NGLs. All of Encana's reserves and production are located in North America. The Company's operations are currently divided into two operating divisions: Canadian Division and USA Division. Canadian Division includes the exploration for, development of, and production of natural gas, oil and NGLs and other related activities within Canada. Four key resource plays are located in the division: Greater Sierra in northeast British Columbia, including Horn River; Cutbank Ridge in Alberta and British Columbia, including Montney; Bighorn in west central Alberta; and Coalbed Methane in southern Alberta. The Canadian Division also includes the Deep Panuke natural gas project offshore Nova Scotia. USA Division includes the exploration for, development of, and production of natural gas, oil and NGLs and other related activities within the U.S. Four key resource plays are located in the division: Jonah in southwest Wyoming; Piceance in northwest Colorado; Haynesville in Louisiana; and Texas, including East Texas and North Texas. The Company's produced natural gas is mainly marketed to local distribution companies, industrials, other producers and energy marketing companies. The Company sells its oil, NGLs and condensate to markets in Canada and the U.S. The Company's operations are subject to laws and regulations concerning pollution, protection of the environment and the handling and transportation of hazardous materials.

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