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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:CNE
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £987.79 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 574,965,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 173.92
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 197.80
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 164.28 - GBX 250.60
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: -0.27
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: N/A
  • Price / Sales: N/A
  • Book Value: GBX 3.81 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.45
  • EBIDTA: ($122,200,000.00)
  • Return on Equity: -5.43%
  • Return on Assets: -4.78%
  • Average Volume: 1.57 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."

When will Cairn Energy PLC make its next earnings announcement?

Cairn Energy PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August, 21st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Cairn Energy PLC.

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

12 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Cairn Energy PLC's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 228 to GBX 300. On average, they expect Cairn Energy PLC's share price to reach GBX 258.18 in the next twelve months. 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 171.80.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Cairn Energy PLC (LON CNE)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  742 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  847 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,589
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: 3 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 258.18

Analysts' Ratings History for Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/18/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 240View Rating Details
7/12/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 228View Rating Details
7/11/2017GMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/6/2017Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuyGBX 275 -> GBX 232View Rating Details
6/21/2017MacquarieLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 270 -> GBX 242View Rating Details
5/19/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 275View Rating Details
5/17/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 300View Rating Details
3/24/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 260 -> GBX 285View Rating Details
3/17/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaUpgradeOutperformGBX 250 -> GBX 270View Rating Details
1/18/2017Numis Securities LtdDowngradeAddGBX 250 -> GBX 270View 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 8/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE)
Earnings by Quarter for Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE)
Earnings History by Quarter for Cairn Energy PLC (LON CNE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/21/2017N/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.20 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
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 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 logoBarclays PLC Lowers Cairn Energy PLC (CNE) Price Target to GBX 240 - June 25 at 8:16 AM 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 logo[$$] India steps up fight in Cairn Energy tax dispute - June 19 at 2:12 PM logoCairn Energy PLC (CNE) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - June 13 at 10:20 AM logoWoodside faces delay on Senegal oil project over ownership row - June 8 at 12:48 AM logoCairn Energy PLC (CNE) PT Raised to GBX 270 - May 22 at 9:35 PM logo[$$] Micro Focus slides on legacy technology concerns - May 22 at 4:16 PM logo[$$] Micro Focus slides on legacy technology concerns - May 22 at 4:16 PM logoIain McLaren Purchases 25,000 Shares of Cairn Energy PLC (CNE) Stock - May 22 at 10:22 AM logoCairn Energy PLC (CNE) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - May 19 at 10:50 AM logoCairn Energy Issues AGM Statement - Quick Facts - May 19 at 8:42 AM logoCanaccord Genuity Reaffirms Buy Rating for Cairn Energy PLC (CNE) - May 19 at 8:26 AM logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Trims Cairn Energy PLC (CNE) Target Price to GBX 228 - May 18 at 10:20 PM logoCairn Energy PLC (CNE) Earns "Buy" Rating from Jefferies Group LLC - May 18 at 7:47 PM logoCairn Flows Oil From SNE-6 Well, 'Very Encouraging' Say Analysts - May 18 at 11:04 AM logoInsider Buying: Cairn Energy PLC (CNE) Insider Buys 941 Shares of Stock - May 5 at 1:50 PM logoCairn Energy PLC (CNE) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - April 24 at 1:28 PM logoCairn Energy PLC (CNE) Given New GBX 300 Price Target at Jefferies Group LLC - April 15 at 11:14 PM logoCairn Energy PLC (CNE) PT Lowered to GBX 270 - April 15 at 10:31 AM logoJames Smith Sells 133,494 Shares of Cairn Energy PLC (CNE) Stock - April 10 at 7:51 AM logoCairn Energy PLC (CNE) Upgraded to Buy at Deutsche Bank AG - April 2 at 8:44 AM logoCairn Energy PLC (CNE) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - March 28 at 11:28 AM logoCairn Energy PLC (CNE) Price Target Raised to GBX 285 - March 24 at 7:52 PM logoWhy Tullow Oil plc is on my radar - March 24 at 4:41 PM logoCairn Energy PLC (CNE) Price Target Raised to GBX 280 at Canaccord Genuity - March 15 at 5:26 AM logoResearch Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes for Cairn Energy PLC (CNE) - March 14 at 7:36 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 logoEdited Transcript of CNE.L earnings conference call or presentation 8-Mar-17 9:00am GMT - 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 Sunday, August, 20, 2017

This page was last updated on 8/20/2017 by Staff