Frequently asked questions

Financial FAQS

General

Where is Encana common equity listed and what is the ticker symbol?
Encana common equity (ticker symbol: ECA) is listed on both the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange.
Where is Encana headquartered?
Encana is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. For additional details please visit the Contact Us section of our website.
When and how was Encana created?
Encana was created through the merger of PanCanadian Energy Corporation (PCE) and Alberta Energy Company Ltd. (AEC) in April 2002. For a full description of the merger, please view the Joint Information Circular (February 22, 2002).

AEC and PCE information

Where can I find additional information relating to Alberta Energy Company Ltd. and PanCanadian Energy Corporation and any historical stock information such as splits or rights offerings that may have taken place?
For information regarding each company's common share history, please visit Historical Share Information (PDF). Historical financial reports and other shareholder materials can be accessed through SEDAR's list of public filings.
If I held Alberta Energy Company Ltd. common shares prior to the merger am I required to exchange them for Encana common shares?
Yes. If you held AEC common shares prior to the merger, you are required to formally exchange your shares for Encana common shares (ECA) and will receive 1.472 Encana common shares for each AEC common share. Please contact your broker or CST Trust Company for additional information regarding the share exchange process.
If I held PCE common shares prior to the merger am I required to exchange them for Encana common shares?
No. If you held PanCanadian Energy common shares prior to the merger, you are not required to formally exchange your shares. PanCanadian shareholders received one Encana common share for each PCE common share (1-for-1 share exchange ratio) therefore PanCanadian share certificates are valid as Encana. If you would like to exchange your shares please contact your broker or CST Trust Company for additional information regarding the share exchange process.

Corporate Constitution

What is Encana's Corporate Constitution and how can I access a copy of it?
Encana's Constitution sets out the foundation of our values — an inner compass — and articulates Encana's vision, values and shared principles. The Corporate Responsibility Policy then translates these values and shared principles into clear and actionable policy commitments that apply throughout the Company. To view a copy of the Constitution or for additional information regarding Encana's Corporate Governance, commitment to the environment and Community Relations activities visit the Sustainability section of our website.

Shareholder FAQs

Registrar and Transfer Agent information

I have lost or misplaced my share certificates. Who should I contact?
You will need to contact our Registrar and Transfer agent — CST Trust Company at 1.866.580.7145 and they will be able to assist you further.
I am a shareholder and my address has changed. Who should I contact?
You will need to contact our Registrar and Transfer agent — CST Trust Company at 1.866.580.7145 and they will be able to assist you further. If you are on our mailing list to receive information directly from Encana, please contact Investor Relations at investor.relations@encana.com or by calling 403.645.3550.

Dividend information

Does Encana pay a dividend?
Yes, historically, Encana common equity shareholders have received quarterly dividends. The Board of Directors determines, from time to time, whether or not a dividend is to be paid. For a list of dividends declared please view the Dividend Information Table.
Does Encana have a Dividend Reinvestment Program?
Yes. Effective April 22, 2008, Encana established a dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP) for its common shares.  For further information, please contact our transfer agent, CST Trust Company.
I have not received any dividends since the merger in April 2002. Why?
There could be a number of reasons for this, therefore you should contact your broker or our Registrar and Transfer agent - CST Trust Company, and they will be able to assist you further. Please note that if you held common shares in AEC prior to the merger in 2002 then you are required to formally exchange your shares for Encana common shares. Please contact our Registrar and Transfer agent - CST Trust Company, for additional information regarding the share exchange process.

1099-DIV information

Is Encana considered a Qualified Foreign Corporation under the United States Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003 in relation to 1099-DIV reporting?
Yes. It has been determined that Encana is a Qualified Foreign Corporation and 100% of our dividends will qualify for the new reduced rates. As of May 6, 2003, qualified dividends will be subject to the same 5% or 15% maximum tax rate that applies to net capital gain. In order to qualify for the capital gains rates, a shareholder must own the stock for more than 60 days during the 120-day period beginning 60 days before the ex-dividend date. For more information on this act or the 1099-DIV form please visit http://www.irs.gov or contact an accountant or professional tax advisor.

Securities and common share information

Does Encana have a Direct Share Purchase Plan?
No. All purchases or sales of Encana securities must be done through some type of brokerage service provider.
Does Encana have any preferred securities outstanding at this time?
No. At this time, Encana does not have any preferred securities outstanding.

ECA.PR.A (8.5% Preferred Security — TSX listed) — Redeemed August 9, 2004 — Notice of Redemption

B: ECAPRA (9.5% Preferred Security — NYSE listed) — Redeemed September 30, 2004 — Notice of Redemption

ECA stock price

TSX $22.88 Can -0.230

NYSE $21.32 USD -0.200

As of 2014-07-22 16:00. Minimum 15 minute delay