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Hot Trending Stock: Encana Corporation (ECA)

Analyzing historical data can give some perception of how a security or market has reacted to various different variables, from regular economic cycles to sudden world events. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 1.6% which for the week approaches 1.55%.

Investors are more bullish on shares of the company recently as implied by the downtick in short interest. Understanding the market cap is not just important if you "almost investing directly in stocks". Checking some other stock price data, we can see that the recent distance from the 50 day high was noted at -5.16% and the separation from the 50 day low is presently 29.69%. Taking a broader view, the current separation from the 52-week high is -57.32%, and the distance from the 52-week low is now 32.50%.

A number of analysts have weighed in on the company. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 31.58% to analysts' high consensus price target. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. Citigroup Inc. decreased their price target on Encana Corporation from $14.00 to $13.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a report on Friday, July 21st. A rating of 3 would indicate a Hold recommendation.

It is trading at $11.43 which is marginally higher than $10.53, the stock's 50 day moving average and well above the 200 day moving average of $10.20.

Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly -0.26%. Almost 14.54 million shares were traded by the close, higher than its average daily volume of 12.34 million shares. Simple moving average analysis helps investors to quickly identify if a security is in an uptrend or downtrend. They may also be used to assist the trader figure out proper support and resistance levels for the stock. Macquarie raised shares of Encana Corporation from a "neutral" rating to an "outperform" rating and increased their price objective for the stock from $10.00 to $14.50 in a research report on Thursday, September 28th.

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The goal of a stock price analysis is to study the behaviour of stock prices. The stock spiked 19.83% last month and is down -1.7 this year. Over the last quarter, the stock has performed 3.54%. The stock exchanged hands with 8,919,979 numbers of shares compared to its average daily volume of 12.43M shares.

Shares of Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) opened at 11.43 on Wednesday. The company moved in the past week with shift of -0.26%.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Encana Corporation (ECA) Earns News Impact Score of 0.15" was first published by Dispatch Tribunal and is the sole property of of Dispatch Tribunal. Stock price performance for the past week is now noted at -0.26%. However, 12.17% over the last one month, 20.95% for the last quarter and year to date performance stands at -2.64%. Looking back over the past full-year, shares have performed 4.00%. Timber Hill LLC boosted its stake in shares of Encana Corp by 54.7% in the third quarter.

Analysts on average have given a price target of $13.79 to Encana Corporation (ECA) stock. At the time of writing, the consensus target price for the company is $13.79. Cardinal Capital Management, Inc. now owns 2,700 shares with a value of $32,000.

Recent insider trends for Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) have caught the attention of investors. In current trading day CONSOL Energy Inc.



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