NYSE:ESV - Ensco Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$4.24 -0.18 (-4.07 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 10:07 AM ET)
Previous Close$4.42
Today's Range$4.22 - $4.3750
52-Week Range$3.19 - $9.51
Volume1.44 million shs
Average Volume10.64 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.85 billion
P/E Ratio-3.16
Dividend Yield0.91%
Ensco Plc engages in the provision of offshore contract drilling services to the international oil and gas industry. It operates its business through the following segments: Floaters, Jackups, and Others. The Floaters segment includes drill ships and semisubmersible rigs. The Jackups segment offers contract drilling service. The Others segment consists of management services on rigs owned by third-parties. The company was founded on July 3, 1905 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Drilling oil & gas wells



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.71 billion
Book Value$18.50 per share


Net Income$-639,700,000.00


Market Cap$1.85 billion
Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Estimated)

Ensco (NYSE:ESV) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ensco's stock symbol?

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

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

Ensco announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 26th. Investors of record on Monday, March 11th will be given a dividend of $0.01 per share on Friday, March 22nd. This represents a $0.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.94%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 8th. View Ensco's Dividend History.

How were Ensco's earnings last quarter?

Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 28th. The offshore drilling services provider reported ($0.39) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.38) by $0.01. The offshore drilling services provider earned $399 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $404.69 million. Ensco had a negative return on equity of 6.95% and a negative net margin of 37.51%. The company's revenue was down 12.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned ($0.23) EPS. View Ensco's Earnings History.

When is Ensco's next earnings date?

Ensco is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ensco.

What price target have analysts set for ESV?

17 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Ensco's stock. Their forecasts range from $3.60 to $14.00. On average, they anticipate Ensco's share price to reach $7.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 73.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ensco.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ensco?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ensco in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 9 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Ensco.

Has Ensco been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about ESV stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ensco earned a news impact score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the offshore drilling services provider a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting Ensco?

Ensco saw a decline in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 78,868,408 shares, a decline of 7.0% from the February 15th total of 84,817,354 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 12,165,526 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.5 days. Approximately 18.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Ensco's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Ensco's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Ensco own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Ensco investors own include General Electric (GE), Transocean (RIG), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Micron Technology (MU), Ford Motor (F), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Twitter (TWTR).

Who are Ensco's key executives?

Ensco's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Carl G. Trowell, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Patrick Carey Lowe, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Jonathan H. Baksht, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • John Stokes Knowlton, Senior Vice President-Technical
  • Michael Terence McGuinty, Secretary, Senior VP & General Counsel

Who are Ensco's major shareholders?

Ensco's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.98%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.78%), FMR LLC (6.59%), Contrarius Investment Management Ltd (4.50%), Elephas Investment Management Ltd (2.03%) and Van ECK Associates Corp (1.91%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ensco.

Which major investors are selling Ensco stock?

ESV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Odey Asset Management Group Ltd, FMR LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Manning & Napier Group LLC, CWM LLC, Robotti Robert, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Voloridge Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ensco.

Which major investors are buying Ensco stock?

ESV stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Elephas Investment Management Ltd, Ruffer LLP, Manikay Partners LLC, Norges Bank, Van ECK Associates Corp, Alpine Associates Management Inc., TVR Capital Management LP and Nomura Holdings Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ensco.

How do I buy shares of Ensco?

Shares of ESV can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Ensco's stock price today?

One share of ESV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.24.

How big of a company is Ensco?

Ensco has a market capitalization of $1.85 billion and generates $1.71 billion in revenue each year. The offshore drilling services provider earns $-639,700,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.34) on an earnings per share basis. Ensco employs 4,400 workers across the globe.

What is Ensco's official website?

The official website for Ensco is http://www.enscoplc.com.

How can I contact Ensco?

Ensco's mailing address is 6 CHESTERFIELD GARDENS, LONDON X0, W1J5BQ. The offshore drilling services provider can be reached via phone at 44-20-7659-4660 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Ensco (NYSE ESV)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  593 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  847 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,440
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ensco and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ESV will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ESV will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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