$0.17 EPS Expected for Encana Corporation (ECA) on May, 1

The stock decreased 1.19% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $29.8.

On 3/1/2018 Howard John Mayson, Director, bought 2,500 with an average share price of $10.53 per share and the total transaction amounting to $26,325.00. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has risen 32.42% since April 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 21.64% the S&P500.

Taylor Asset Management Inc, which manages about $286.52 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Mckesson Corp (NYSE:MCK) by 44,000 shares to 221,200 shares, valued at $34.68 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Intact Investment Management Inc sold 91,200 shares as the company's stock declined 11.75% with the market. The oil and gas company reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.10 by $0.02. Concourse Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Encana Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $11.45B market cap company. ECA reached $12.1 on during the last trading session after $0.42 change.Encana Corporation has 10.97 million shares volume, 24.90% up from normal. About 10.97M shares traded or 24.90% up from the average.

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News articles about Encana (NYSE:ECA) (TSE:ECA) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. ECA underperformed the S&P500 by 6.55%.

Since October 20, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $27.13 million activity. This repurchase authorization authorizes the oil and gas company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. On Thursday, October 19 Courduroux Pierre sold $527,040 worth of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) or 4,320 shares. Its down 0.03, from 0.84 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 51 investors sold UNH shares while 538 reduced holdings. 229.09 million shares or 9.01% less from 251.79 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Ny State Teachers Retirement Sys has invested 0.85% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Following the transaction, the director now owns 22,000 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $245,520. Baxter Bros invested 1.04% of its portfolio in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Iron Fincl Lc invested in 0.38% or 3,910 shares. Old Mutual Global Investors (Uk) Limited invested in 0.09% or 83,740 shares. North Star Asset Management invested in 0.06% or 5,610 shares. Gateway Inv Advisers Ltd Limited Liability Company has 246,884 shares. Shares for $3.18 million were sold by CHAVEZ R. MARTIN. Goldman Sachs now has a buy rating on the oil and gas company's stock. In Thursday, October 19 report Morgan Stanley maintained it with "Equal-Weight" rating and $15 target. On Tuesday, October 10 the stock rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan to "Hold". On Wednesday, March 7 the firm has "Outperform" rating given by Evercore. On Friday, June 30 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". OTR Global upgraded the stock to "Mixed" rating in Friday, November 18 report. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $16.0 target. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 93% are positive. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, December 12 by GMP Securities. On Thursday, November 9 the firm earned "Buy" rating by GMP Securities. Finally, Desjardins raised Encana from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $16.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Friday, January 12th. IBC downgraded the stock to "Underperform" rating in Thursday, February 25 report.

Encana (NYSE:ECA) (TSE:ECA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 15th. Jefferies has "Buy" rating and $12.0 target.

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