Enerplus Corporation (ERF) shares are trading at lower $1.87 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $7.35 and the low is $1.15. Over the last 52 weeks, ERF is down -72.05% while the S&P 500 is up 16.41%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, ERF reported a profit of $-364.4 million. Enerplus Corporation also saw revenues decrease to $80.21 million. In addition, ERF has free cash flow of -$18.63 million as of 06-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at -$309.07 million which compares well with its peers.
ERF booked profit margins of -97.40%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is -66.10%, and its Return on Assets is -38.20%. All told, it is clear that, ERF needs to be on your watchlist.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. ERF has a short ratio of 4.97 and outstanding shares of 222.56M.
ERF has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 1.15 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at -3.32. Enerplus Corporation ERF also noted assets of $1.32 billion at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as ERF has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Enerplus Corporation ERF has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, ERF represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
Enerplus Corporation ERF is now commanding a market cap of 426.34M and a float of 221.77M. ERF is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of ERF stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
Disclosure: we hold no position in ERF, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.