Blue Flower

Last week Encore Capital Group (ECPG), reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2017. The company announced net income of $22.3 million, or $0.85 per fully diluted share, as compared to $28.9 million, or $1.12 per fully diluted share in the same period a year ago. Of note, the firm's CEO commented that issuers are selling much sooner than in the past.

ECPG is an international specialty finance company with operations in eight countries that provides debt recovery solutions for consumers across a broad range of assets.

Highlights for Q1 2017