Cairn Energy PLC Company Profile (LON:CNE)

About Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE)

Cairn Energy PLC logoCairn Energy PLC (Cairn) is a United Kingdom-based independent oil and gas exploration and development company. The Company's portfolio is focused on approximately three geographical regions, such as North West Europe, the Atlantic Margin and the Mediterranean. Cairn has exploration and appraisal assets in the Atlantic Margin, North West Europe and the Mediterranean, and core development assets in the North Sea. The Company has interests in over two the United Kingdom North Sea developments, Catcher and Kraken, and a third development, Skarfjell. Cairn holds approximately 40% interest in over three contiguous blocks offshore Senegal. The Company's subsidiaries include Capricorn Oil Limited, Cairn UK Holdings Limited, Capricorn Spain Limited, Capricorn Malta Limited, Capricorn Greenland Exploration A/S, Capricorn Exploration and Development Company Limited, Capricorn Mauritania Limited, Capricorn Senegal Limited and Capricorn Ireland Limited.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:CNE
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £1.11 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 576,197,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 183.97
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 187.09
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 164.20 - GBX 250.60
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 4.37
  • P/E Growth: 0.61
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £10.8 million
  • Price / Sales: 102.97
  • Book Value: GBX 4.01 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.48
  • EBITDA: ($118,400,000.00)
  • Net Margins: 2,907.41%
  • Return on Equity: 27.85%
  • Return on Assets: 22.86%
  • Average Volume: 1.51 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE)

What is Cairn Energy PLC's stock symbol?

Cairn Energy PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "CNE."

Where is Cairn Energy PLC's stock going? Where will Cairn Energy PLC's stock price be in 2017?

13 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Cairn Energy PLC's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 225 to GBX 270. On average, they expect Cairn Energy PLC's share price to reach GBX 243.94 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Cairn Energy PLC.

Who are some of Cairn Energy PLC's key competitors?

Who are Cairn Energy PLC's key executives?

Cairn Energy PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Simon John Thomson, Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • James Smith, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Duncan Wood, Company Secretary
  • Ian P. Tyler, Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Alexander Ferdinand Diederik Berger, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Nicoletta Giadrossi-Morel, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Peter S. Kallos, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Keith Geddes Lough, Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy Cairn Energy PLC stock?

Shares of Cairn Energy PLC and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Cairn Energy PLC's stock price today?

One share of Cairn Energy PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 193.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Cairn Energy PLC (LON CNE)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  782 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  871 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,653
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cairn Energy PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 11 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.85)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 243.94
Consensus Price Target History for Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE)
Price Target History for Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE)
Analysts' Ratings History for Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/13/2017Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuyGBX 240 -> GBX 230View Rating Details
10/4/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 225View Rating Details
10/2/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 240View Rating Details
9/19/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 260View Rating Details
9/12/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 242View Rating Details
9/11/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 270View Rating Details
8/23/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
8/23/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 240 -> GBX 250View Rating Details
8/23/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 228View Rating Details
8/22/2017GMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/22/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 270 -> GBX 230View Rating Details
1/9/2017Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual weightGBX 260View Rating Details
12/16/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 203.90 -> GBX 236.20View Rating Details
8/2/2016Mirabaud SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyGBX 240View Rating Details
6/29/2016Liberum CapitalBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 175 -> GBX 209View Rating Details
4/12/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformGBX 175View Rating Details
3/16/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
3/10/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 201View Rating Details
3/3/2016Davy ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
2/23/2016FirstEnergy CapitalReiterated RatingMarket PerformGBX 160View Rating Details
2/4/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingAddGBX 153View Rating Details
2/3/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket PerformGBX 203View Rating Details
1/20/2016Tudor PickeringReiterated RatingAccumulateGBX 240View Rating Details
1/8/2016InvestecUpgradeHoldGBX 130 -> GBX 140View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/18/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE)
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Earnings Estimates for Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.16 EPS


Dividend History for Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/13/2017Peter KallosInsiderBuy10,982GBX 181£19,877.42
5/19/2017Iain McLarenInsiderBuy25,000GBX 209£52,250
5/5/2017Simon ThomsonInsiderBuy941GBX 191£1,797.31
4/6/2017James SmithInsiderSell133,494GBX 201£268,322.94
5/6/2016Thomson,SimonInsiderBuy875GBX 206£1,802.50
3/22/2016Thomson,SimonInsiderSell108,803GBX 209£227,398.27
3/11/2015Simon ThomsonInsiderBuy50,000GBX 149.79£74,895
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE)
Latest Headlines for Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE)
DateHeadline logoEx-HSBC Currency Trader's Personal Defense Is Tested on Stand - October 17 at 6:05 PM logoCairn Energy PLC (CNE) PT Lowered to GBX 230 - October 14 at 4:04 PM logo[$$] HSBC trader defends Cairn currency deal in NY front-running trial - October 11 at 11:56 PM logoEx-HSBC Trader Says Boss Ordered Him to ‘Ramp’ Up Price of Pound - October 5 at 11:08 AM logo[$$] Oil: gushing with relief - October 2 at 5:48 PM logoEx-HSBC currency chief's motives debated as US fraud trial starts - Reuters - September 25 at 3:41 PM logoEx-HSBC currency chief's motives debated as U.S. fraud trial starts - September 25 at 3:41 PM logo[$$] Ex-HSBC forex trader goes on trial in New York - September 25 at 3:41 PM logoHSBC Currency Trader's ‘Expert’ Skills Used in Fraud, U.S. Says - September 25 at 12:22 PM logoCairn Energy PLC (CNE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Credit Suisse Group - September 24 at 5:56 PM logoCairn Energy PLC (CNE) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - September 23 at 12:54 PM logoCairn Energy Issues Update On Tax Dispute With India - Quick Facts - September 20 at 6:08 PM logoHSBC Jury to Weigh If Forex Trader Was Front-Running Order - September 18 at 5:22 PM logoAt £1.839, Is Cairn Energy plc (LSE:CNE) A Buy? - September 15 at 5:47 PM logoAt £1.839, Is Cairn Energy plc (LSE:CNE) A Buy? - September 15 at 5:46 PM logoPeter Kallos Purchases 10,982 Shares of Cairn Energy PLC (CNE) Stock - September 13 at 4:14 PM logoCairn Energy Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CNE-GB : September 11, 2017 - September 11 at 6:02 PM logoCairn Energy PLC (CNE) Earns "Buy" Rating from Deutsche Bank AG - September 9 at 2:28 PM logoCairn Energy Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:CNE) : September 2, 2017 - September 2 at 3:42 AM logoCairn Energy PLC (CNE) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - August 29 at 12:56 PM logoCairn Energy PLC's (CNE) Overweight Rating Reaffirmed at Barclays PLC - August 23 at 9:16 AM logoSound Energy plc isn’t the only hated commodity stock I’m avoiding - August 22 at 5:56 PM logoSound Energy plc isn’t the only hated commodity stock I’m avoiding - August 22 at 5:56 PM logo[$$] Cairn shares rise on increased forecasts from Senegal oil project - August 22 at 5:56 PM logoEdited Transcript of CNE.L earnings conference call or presentation 22-Aug-17 8:00am GMT - August 22 at 5:56 PM logoCairn Energy PLC (CNE) Earns "Buy" Rating from GMP Securities - August 22 at 11:58 AM logoCairn Energy PLC (CNE) PT Lowered to GBX 230 at Royal Bank Of Canada - August 22 at 6:28 AM logoCairn Energy Turns To Profit In H1 - Quick Facts - August 22 at 3:13 AM logoCairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday - August 14 at 1:46 AM logoCairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - August 4 at 12:44 PM logoCairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - July 10 at 12:48 PM logoCairn Energy PLC (CNE) Given New GBX 232 Price Target at Deutsche Bank AG - July 9 at 2:16 PM logoStena International S.A. -- Moody's revises outlook for Stena to negative, B1 CFR affirmed - July 4 at 11:24 PM logoCairn Energy PLC (CNE) Earns Overweight Rating from J P Morgan Chase & Co - July 3 at 2:38 PM logoCairn Secures Interests In Two Licences In Mexico Bid Round - Quick Facts - June 20 at 5:16 AM logoCairn Energy Issues Update On India Tax Dispute - Quick Facts - June 20 at 12:13 AM logoWoodside faces delay on Senegal oil project over ownership row - June 8 at 12:48 AM logoCairn Energy Issues AGM Statement - Quick Facts - May 19 at 8:42 AM logoWhy Tullow Oil plc is on my radar - March 24 at 4:41 PM logoAustralia's FAR says Senegal oilfield could start earlier than expected - March 9 at 4:59 PM logoCairn Energy FY Loss Narrows - March 8 at 5:06 PM logoEuropa Oil & Gas (Holdings) Plc - US$6m Farm-Out of Ireland Licence to Cairn Energy - March 8 at 2:25 AM logoMEDIA-Maersk, Dong in talks about merging oil units -Borsen - February 22 at 11:31 AM logoMEDIA-Dong Energy: oil unit could be spun off via merger - Borsen - February 15 at 3:17 AM logoCairn Energy To Begin Further Exploration And Appraisal Drilling In Senegal - January 17 at 5:15 PM logoWhy I’d buy BP plc over Cairn Energy plc after today’s news - January 17 at 8:54 AM logo[$$] Meggitt jettisons ballast in bid to lift shares - December 21 at 5:07 PM


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Cairn Energy PLC (CNE) Chart for Wednesday, October, 18, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/18/2017 by Staff

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