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: $10.17
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $11.01
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $9.17
  • 52-Week Range: $6.49 - $13.04
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 101.70
  • P/E Growth: -0.14
  • Market Cap: $3.06B
  • Outstanding Shares: 301,350,000
  • Beta: 1.74
  • Net Margins: -52.28%
  • Return on Equity: 8.58%
  • Return on Assets: 4.57%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.59%
  • Current Ratio: 4.18%
  • Quick Ratio: 4.18%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Sell Ratings, 11 Hold Ratings, 11 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.18)
Consensus Price Target: $11.14 (9.57% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/3/2017Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$15.00View Rating Details
1/30/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHold$9.50 -> $13.00View Rating Details
1/24/2017Capital One Financial CorporationUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightView Rating Details
1/12/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$9.00View Rating Details
1/11/2017Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$9.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
1/9/2017Bank of America CorpUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$8.00 -> $14.00View Rating Details
12/16/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$11.00View Rating Details
12/1/2016Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageOutperform$12.50View Rating Details
11/30/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
10/28/2016FBR & CoLower Price TargetMarket Perform$25.00 -> $9.00View Rating Details
10/25/2016Clarkson CapitalUpgradeSell -> NeutralView Rating Details
9/22/2016Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/19/2016Zephirin GroupUpgradeHold -> Buy$12.00View Rating Details
9/15/2016Howard WeilReiterated RatingSector OutperformView Rating Details
9/14/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector Outperform$10.00View Rating Details
9/14/2016Scotia Howard WeillInitiated CoverageOutperform$10.00 -> $10.00View Rating Details
8/16/2016NomuraSet Price TargetSell$6.00View Rating Details
7/19/2016DNB MarketsDowngradeHold -> SellView Rating Details
6/28/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncUpgradeNegative -> NeutralView Rating Details
6/13/2016Johnson RiceUpgradeHold -> AccumulateView Rating Details
5/20/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingUnderweightView Rating Details
4/18/2016Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeSell -> Hold$4.00 -> $9.00View Rating Details
4/15/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight -> Equal Weight$10.00 -> $14.00View 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 & CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> 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
9/9/2015Tudor PickeringDowngradeAccumulate -> HoldView Rating Details
7/31/2015Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$25.00 -> $23.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/28/2017Q416$0.05$505.61 millionN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q3$0.13$0.28$541.65 million$548.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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: $1.52 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.10 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$0.09$0.16$0.12
Q4 20165($0.06)$0.12$0.03
Q1 20174$0.04$0.12$0.08
Q2 20174$0.02$0.09$0.05
Q3 20174$0.02$0.08$0.04
Q4 20174($0.08)$0.05($0.02)
Q1 20181$0.03$0.03$0.03
Q2 20181($0.01)($0.01)($0.01)
Q3 20181($0.07)($0.07)($0.07)
Q4 20181($0.02)($0.02)($0.02)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV)
Annual Dividend:$0.04
Dividend Yield:0.39%
Dividend Growth:-76.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-0.53% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
2.63% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
40.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

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)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 88.70%
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)


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www.4-traders.com - February 22 at 5:18 PM
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uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 6:15 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoEnsco Rated #1 Offshore Driller for Seventh Consecutive Year in Independent Customer Satisfaction Survey (NYSE:ESV)
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What is Ensco Plc's stock symbol?

Ensco Plc trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ESV."

How often does Ensco Plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ensco Plc?

Ensco Plc declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 21st. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 6th will be given a dividend of $0.01 per share on Friday, March 17th. This represents a $0.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.39%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 2nd.

Where is Ensco Plc's stock going? Where will Ensco Plc's stock price be in 2017?

28 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Ensco Plc's shares. Their forecasts range from $6.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate Ensco Plc's stock price to reach $11.14 in the next twelve months.

When will Ensco Plc announce their earnings?

Ensco Plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February, 28th 2017.

Who owns Ensco Plc stock?

Ensco Plc's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (4.38%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.50%), Alyeska Investment Group L.P. (1.93%), Numeric Investors LLC (1.42%), Capital Guardian Trust Co. (1.24%) and Van ECK Associates Corp (1.11%). Company insiders that own Ensco Plc stock include James W Swent III and Robert W Edwards III.

Who sold Ensco Plc stock? Who is selling Ensco Plc stock?

Ensco Plc's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Van ECK Associates Corp, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Oxford Asset Management, Systematic Financial Management LP, Credit Agricole S A, Freestone Capital Holdings LLC, Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK and Baird Financial Group Inc..

Who bought Ensco Plc stock? Who is buying Ensco Plc stock?

Ensco Plc's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Capital Guardian Trust Co., Numeric Investors LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC and Oceanic Investment Management LTD.

How do I buy Ensco Plc stock?

Shares of Ensco Plc can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Ensco Plc stock cost?

One share of Ensco Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.17.

Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV) Chart for Friday, February, 24, 2017

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Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff