Ensco PLC Company Profile (NYSE:ESV)

About Ensco PLC

Ensco PLC logoEnsco plc is an offshore contract drilling company. The Company provides offshore contract drilling services to the international oil and gas industry. The Company's segments include Floaters, Jackups and Other. Its Floaters segment includes the Company's drillships and semisubmersible rigs, and provides contract drilling. The Jackups segments provide contract drilling. The Other segment consists of management services on rigs owned by third parties. It owns and operates an offshore drilling rig fleet of over 60 rigs, including approximately four rigs under construction. Its rig fleet includes approximately 10 drill ships, over 10 semisubmersible rigs, approximately three moored semisubmersible rigs and over 40 jackup rigs. Of its approximately 70 rigs, approximately 30 are located in the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, over 20 are located in North and South America (including Brazil), and approximately 20 are located in Europe and the Mediterranean.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: ESV
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $7.80
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $9.06
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $9.90
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 33.91
  • P/E Growth: -0.06
  • Market Cap: $2.35B
  • Outstanding Shares: 301,450,000
  • Beta: 1.74
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Ensco PLC (NYSE:ESV) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 8 Sell Ratings, 13 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.79)
Consensus Price Target: $11.58 (48.47% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Ensco PLC (NYSE:ESV)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/25/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$9.00 -> $11.00View Rating Details
8/16/2016NomuraSet Price TargetSell$6.00View Rating Details
8/11/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/29/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHold$10.00View Rating Details
7/19/2016DNB MarketsDowngradeHold -> SellView Rating Details
6/29/2016Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/28/2016SusquehannaUpgradeNegative -> NeutralView Rating Details
6/19/2016Bank of America Corp.Initiated CoverageUnderperform$9.00 -> $10.53View Rating Details
6/13/2016Johnson RiceUpgradeHold -> AccumulateView Rating Details
5/20/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingUnderweightView Rating Details
5/5/2016Zephirin GroupReiterated RatingHold$12.00View Rating Details
4/18/2016Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeSell -> Hold$4.00 -> $9.00View Rating Details
4/17/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/15/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight -> Equal Weight$10.00 -> $14.00View Rating Details
4/12/2016Clarkson CapitalReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
3/28/2016Barclays PLCDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$7.00View Rating Details
3/21/2016Cowen and CompanyLower Price Target$13.00 -> $9.50View Rating Details
3/15/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesReiterated RatingReduceView Rating Details
2/29/2016KLR GroupReiterated RatingBuy$14.00View Rating Details
2/28/2016Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeOutperform -> UnderperformView Rating Details
2/26/2016Iberia CapitalBoost Price TargetSector Perform$9.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details
1/21/2016StephensLower Price Target$18.00 -> $10.00View Rating Details
11/30/2015GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$21.00View Rating Details
10/15/2015Societe GeneraleLower Price Target$18.50 -> $17.00View Rating Details
10/8/2015KeyCorpInitiated CoverageSector WeightView Rating Details
9/9/2015Tudor PickeringDowngradeAccumulate -> HoldView Rating Details
7/31/2015ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector Outperform$30.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details
7/31/2015Howard WeilLower Price TargetSector Outperform$30.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details
7/31/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$25.00 -> $23.00View Rating Details
3/24/2015FBR & CoLower Price TargetMarket Perform$45.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details
3/2/2015BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeMarket Perform -> Underperform$30.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details
9/3/2014Standpoint ResearchUpgradeHold -> Buy$60.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Ensco PLC (NYSE:ESV)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/27/2016Q216$0.53$2.04$746.55 million$910.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.76$0.74$792.95 million$814.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415$0.73$0.92$869.59 million$828.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.78$0.78$914.04 million$1.01 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$1.05$1.18$1.05 billion$1.06 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$1.29$1.49$1.13 billion$1.13 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$1.38($14.89)$1.16 billion$1.16 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$1.61$1.87$1.23 billion$1.26 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$1.32$1.58$1.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q114$0.13$1.31$534.41 million$1.19 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q4$1.65$1.56$1.29 billion$1.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$1.62$1.62$1.28 billion$1.27 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2013Q2 2013$1.49$1.55$1.24 billion$1.25 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2013Q1 2013$1.29$1.36$1.14 billion$1.15 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2012Q312$1.30$1.48$1.10 billion$1.12 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$1.25$1.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2011$0.47$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011$0.70$0.90ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Ensco PLC (NYSE:ESV)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.55 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.23 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20169$0.40$0.90$0.73
Q2 20165$0.47$0.64$0.54
Q3 20165($0.05)$0.16$0.07
Q4 20165($0.09)$0.14$0.05
Q1 20173($0.06)$0.23$0.07
Q2 20173($0.14)$0.15$0.00
Q3 20173($0.12)$0.12$0.01
Q4 20173($0.18)$0.07($0.04)
Q1 20181$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q2 20181($0.03)($0.03)($0.03)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Ensco PLC (NYSE:ESV)
Annual Dividend:$0.04
Dividend Yield:0.51%
Payout Ratio:-0.60% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
2.58% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
17.39% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:-31.60% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Ensco PLC (NYSE:ESV)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Ensco PLC (NYSE:ESV)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/23/2015Robert W Edwards IIIVPSell1,500$16.22$24,330.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015James W Swent IIICFOSell59,189$17.81$1,054,156.09View SEC Filing  
6/23/2015James W Swent IIICFOSell50,000$22.73$1,136,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Carl TrowellCEOBuy2,200$47.04$103,488.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014Steven Joseph BradyVPSell4,869$51.87$252,555.03View SEC Filing  
6/3/2014John Stokes KnowltonVPSell7,500$53.40$400,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2014Daniel Wayne RabunChairmanSell50,000$51.58$2,579,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Ensco PLC (NYSE:ESV)
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Ensco PLC (NYSE:ESV) Chart for Sunday, August, 28, 2016

Last Updated on 8/28/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff