Encana Corporation ( ECA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.015 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2018. Shareholders who purchased ECA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that ECA has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of ECA was $10.84, representing a -24.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.31 and a 35.33% increase over the 52 week low of $8.01.
ECA is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Total S.A. ( TOT ) and PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ). ECA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.84. Zacks Investment Research reports ECA's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 71.76%, compared to an industry average of 20.1%.
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