The recently concluded session had traders exchanging Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) low level. Roughly 16595471 shares changed hands compared to the one-week volume average 20449301 shares. The first trade took place at $4.54 and the stock went up 1.32% to attain the closing price of $4.61.

Encana Corporation (ECA) Analyst Opinion

Encana Corporation is currently rated as outperform by 30 stock analysts, with the company still having around 2.83% shares outstanding that can be sold short legally. The value of their shares went down by -7.06% last month. Over the course of a year, the stock has fallen by -20.24%. Financial analysts are becoming more bullish than ever, with the 21 analysts who cover the activities of ECA advising investors to buy. Experts on Wall Street have set a price target of $9.27 for the stock. The decision was arrived after looking at their 101.08% gain from current levels. At the moment, Encana Corporation (ECA) trading price is around -67.72% below its 52-week high.

Encana Corporation Earnings Surprise

Encana Corporation (ECA) was successful in overcoming the expected $0.08 as the stock recorded an earnings of $0.14 a piece during their last financial report presentation. Revenue, meanwhile, had a distance of -30.8% from the previous quarter, with the company recording $1.65 billion in revenue.

Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) Intraday View

The shares of Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) have struggled and recovered 6.96% ever since it recorded its 52 week low. During the course of 5 days, the stock price volatility has remained at 4.48%, increasing the time frame to a month, the volatility recorded was 3.9%. The price of their shares still hasn’t been successful in staying above its 20 day-moving average, staying at a distance of -5.11% and while its 50-day moving average is around -13.99%. In a look at the previous five trading session ECA stock has returned -2.95% and sank -34.54% when compared to its 200-day moving average that is $6.3709. Encana Corporation (ECA) will look to overcome its -64.43% fall that it witnessed in the past year.

As the normal trading session ended, the stock of PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), fetched in a $-0.01 retreat to $30.16. The session began with the stock price at $30.26, hitting a high of $30.34 before down again. For the week, analysts seem to be okay with their neutral with the consensus call staying at 2.7. PPL Corporation gets 3 buy analyst recommendations while 8 recommend a hold and 0 rated it as a sell. The shares of the company tumbled -8.29% from its high $32.88, with their overall market value now roughly $22.15 billion.

PPL Corporation (PPL) Consensus Price Target

The mean recommendation of PPL on Reuter’s scale dropped from 2.67 to 2.64 within 30 days. This figure implies that the majority of analysts rate it as a hold. The price target for PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) is now around $32.02 a share, implying the stock has what it takes to grow by 6.17%. The recent trading session also indicated the stock needs to add 19.36% more meet analysts’ high consensus price target.

PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) Intraday Trading

The current trading volume of the company was 4805673 shares during the last session. That compares with the recent average volume of 3987180 shares. By the end of the regular trading session, the price volatility over a 1-week span was 1.33 % while over a month it stood at 1.38%. The stock price of PPL dropped to $29.935 during the day and at a certain time in 12 months it traded as low as $27.31. It has made a 10.44% recovery since its 52-week low point and has returned 6.46% year-to-date. [T3]