ECN Capital (TSE:ECN) had its target price trimmed by National Bank Financial from C$7.00 to C$4.00 in a research note published on Tuesday, BayStreet.CA reports. The brokerage currently has an outperform rating on the stock.

Several other analysts also recently commented on ECN. Royal Bank of Canada upped their price objective on ECN Capital from C$6.00 to C$6.50 and gave the company a sector perform rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 29th. Cormark upped their price objective on ECN Capital from C$5.75 to C$7.50 in a research note on Wednesday, January 29th. Stephens upped their price objective on ECN Capital from C$6.00 to C$7.00 in a research note on Wednesday, January 29th. BMO Capital Markets upped their price objective on ECN Capital from C$6.00 to C$7.00 in a research note on Thursday, January 30th. Finally, CIBC upped their price objective on ECN Capital from C$5.25 to C$6.00 in a research note on Wednesday, January 29th.

ECN opened at C$3.74 on Tuesday. The business has a 50 day moving average price of C$5.09 and a two-hundred day moving average price of C$4.78. The company has a quick ratio of 2.07, a current ratio of 3.09 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 51.27. The company has a market cap of $838.05 million and a PE ratio of -37.40. ECN Capital has a 52 week low of C$2.67 and a 52 week high of C$6.19.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 15th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, April 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.025 per share. This represents a $0.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.67%. This is an increase from ECN Capital’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.02. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 30th. ECN Capital’s dividend payout ratio is -64.46%.

ECN Capital Company Profile

ECN Capital Corp. originates, manages, and advises on prime consumer credit portfolios primarily in the United States. The company operates through Service Finance – Unsecured Consumer Loans; Triad – Secured Consumer Loans; and Kessler – Consumer Credit Cards segments. It provides prime credit portfolio solutions that include unsecured consumer loan portfolios, including home improvement loans; secured consumer loan portfolios, such as manufactured home loans; and consumer credit card portfolios.

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