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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.05
ECA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. ECA: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ECA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.07 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.05
0.01
1.15
Equity to Asset 0.39
ECA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
67% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. ECA: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ECA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.44 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.39
0.26
0.53
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -0.51
M-Score: -2.97
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -53.12
ECA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -29.97 vs. ECA: -53.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ECA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -85.56  Med: 25.97 Max: 43.79
Current: -53.12
-85.56
43.79
Net-margin (%) -80.04
ECA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -37.11 vs. ECA: -80.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ECA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.15  Med: 20.87 Max: 42.3
Current: -80.04
-54.15
42.3
ROE (%) -53.21
ECA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -16.02 vs. ECA: -53.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ECA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.44  Med: 16.46 Max: 47
Current: -53.21
-39.44
47
ROA (%) -21.84
ECA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.32 vs. ECA: -21.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ECA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.02  Med: 7.91 Max: 16.58
Current: -21.84
-13.02
16.58
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -45.80
ECA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -14.60 vs. ECA: -45.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ECA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.75  Med: 14.90 Max: 38.49
Current: -45.8
-31.75
38.49
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.00
ECA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. ECA: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ECA' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.2  Med: 2.00 Max: 27.7
Current: 2
-30.2
27.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 41.60
ECA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. ECA: 41.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ECA' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.7  Med: 15.75 Max: 41.6
Current: 41.6
-44.7
41.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 803.10
ECA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. ECA: 803.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ECA' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -91.2  Med: 14.00 Max: 803.1
Current: 803.1
-91.2
803.1
» ECA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

ECA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 11,038 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 39,200 sh (New)
Chris Davis 68,592,847 sh (+74.52%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 29,575,825 sh (+33.63%)
Ray Dalio 199,600 sh (+8.36%)
First Eagle Investment 1,362,708 sh (+0.03%)
David Dreman 1,343 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 25,600 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 4,313,200 sh (-1.60%)
Steven Cohen 2,583,000 sh (-31.03%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,385,000 sh (-35.51%)
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Q2 2015

ECA Guru Trades in Q2 2015

T Boone Pickens 258,746 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 6,703,050 sh (+159.51%)
Ray Dalio 497,600 sh (+149.30%)
Chris Davis 70,300,725 sh (+2.49%)
First Eagle Investment 1,375,121 sh (+0.91%)
Jeremy Grantham 39,200 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 16,220,411 sh (-45.16%)
PRIMECAP Management 560,000 sh (-59.57%)
Jim Simons 739,000 sh (-82.87%)
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Q3 2015

ECA Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Steven Cohen 9,480,420 sh (+41.43%)
First Eagle Investment 1,385,823 sh (+0.78%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 16,220,411 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 560,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
T Boone Pickens Sold Out
Chris Davis 69,240,590 sh (-1.51%)
Ray Dalio 226,700 sh (-54.44%)
Jim Simons 201,500 sh (-72.73%)
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2016

ECA Guru Trades in 2016

Andreas Halvorsen 54,823,606 sh (New)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 27.93
ECA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
57% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 19.88 vs. ECA: 27.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.58
ECA's P/B is ranked lower than
63% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. ECA: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ECA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.32 Max: 3.28
Current: 0.58
0.51
3.28
P/S 0.61
ECA's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. ECA: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ECA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.71 Max: 3.75
Current: 0.61
0.55
3.75
POCF 2.67
ECA's POCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. ECA: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ECA' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 4.06 Max: 9.85
Current: 2.67
1.9
9.85
Shiller P/E 2.05
ECA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9.41 vs. ECA: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ECA' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.82  Med: 4.60 Max: 6.77
Current: 2.05
1.82
6.77
Current Ratio 1.17
ECA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. ECA: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ECA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.16 Max: 4.12
Current: 1.17
0.65
4.12
Quick Ratio 1.17
ECA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. ECA: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ECA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.00 Max: 4.12
Current: 1.17
0.53
4.12
Days Sales Outstanding 49.17
ECA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
58% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 40.59 vs. ECA: 49.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ECA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.9  Med: 43.65 Max: 62.67
Current: 49.17
24.9
62.67

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 6.30
ECA's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
55% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.71 vs. ECA: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ECA' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 3.49 Max: 7.06
Current: 6.3
0.64
7.06
Dividend Payout 0.13
ECA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
93% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. ECA: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ECA' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.26 Max: 13.33
Current: 0.13
0.02
13.33
Dividend Growth (3y) -26.70
ECA's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
85% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. ECA: -26.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
ECA' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0.2
Current: -26.7
0
0.2
Forward Dividend Yield 6.42
ECA's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
55% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. ECA: 6.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.01
ECA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
84% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 7.06 vs. ECA: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ECA' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.12 Max: 2.26
Current: 2.01
0.2
2.26
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.20
ECA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.40 vs. ECA: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ECA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.1  Med: 0.70 Max: 6.5
Current: -0.2
-19.1
6.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.79
ECA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
74% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ECA: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ECA' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.47 Max: 4.73
Current: 0.79
0.78
4.73
Price/Projected FCF 1.29
ECA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. ECA: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ECA' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.40 Max: 85.9
Current: 1.29
0.69
85.9
Price/Median PS Value 0.33
ECA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. ECA: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ECA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.86 Max: 2.09
Current: 0.33
0.51
2.09
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -56.43
ECA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -10.80 vs. ECA: -56.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ECA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.03  Med: 12.80 Max: 40.8
Current: -56.43
-59.03
40.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -20.65
ECA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.53 vs. ECA: -20.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ECA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.7  Med: 0.90 Max: 34.7
Current: -20.65
-35.7
34.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $5645
EPS $ -5.36
Beta1.69
Short Percentage of Float2.92%
52-Week Range $3.00 - 14.73
Shares Outstanding(Mil)845.70

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 6,414 5,434 6,505 6,443
EPS($) -0.25 -0.45 0.22 0.86
EPS without NRI($) -0.25 -0.45 0.22 0.86

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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 a North American energy producer that is engaged in developing diverse resource plays producing natural gas, oil and NGLs. It is also engaged in marketing of natural gas, oil and NGLs. The Company's reportable segments are Canadian Division, USA Division and Market Optimization. Canadian Division includes the exploration for, development of, and production of natural gas, oil and NGLs and other related activities within Canada. Resource plays in the division include: Cutbank Ridge in northern British Columbia, Bighorn in west central Alberta, Peace River Arch in northwest Alberta, Clearwater in southern Alberta, and Greater Sierra in northeast British Columbia. USA division includes the exploration for, development of, and production of natural gas, oil and NGLs and other related activities within the U.S. Resource plays in the division include Piceance in northwest Colorado, Jonah in southwest Wyoming, Haynesville in Louisiana, and Texas. Emerging plays in the division include the DJ Niobrara in northern Colorado, the San Juan Basin in New Mexico and the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale in Louisiana and Mississippi. Market Optimization activities are managed by the Midstream, Marketing & Fundamentals team, which is responsible for the sale of the Company's proprietary production and enhancing the associated netback price. Market optimization activities include third party purchases and sales of product to provide operational flexibility for transportation commitments, product type, delivery points and customer diversification. The Company competes with other companies in the industry in the areas such as exploration for and development of new sources of natural gas, oil and NGL reserves, reserves and property acquisitions, transportation and marketing of natural gas, oil, NGLs, diluents and electricity, access to services and equipment to carry out exploration, development and operating activities; and attracting and retaining experienced industry personnel. The Company's operations are subject to laws and regulations concerning pollution, protection of the environment and the handling and transportation of hazardous materials. These laws and regulations generally require the Company to remove or remedy the effect of its activities on the environment at present and former operating sites, including dismantling production facilities and remediating damage caused by the use or release of specified substances.
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