NYSE:ESV - Ensco Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$6.25 +0.22 (+3.65 %)
(As of 06/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$6.25
Today's Range$5.96 - $6.32
52-Week Range$4.10 - $7.60
Volume18.55 million shs
Average Volume13.77 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.63 billion
P/E Ratio-12.02
Dividend Yield0.67%
Ensco logoEnsco Plc engages in the provision of offshore drilling services to the petroleum industry. The company provides drilling services to major international, government-owned and independent oil and gas companies. It operates its business through the following segments: Floaters, Jackups, and Others. The Floaters segment includes drill ships and semisubmersible rigs. The Jackups segment engages in providing 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.58
Current Ratio2.75
Quick Ratio2.75


Trailing P/E Ratio-12.02
Forward P/E Ratio-5.04
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.84 billion
Price / Sales1.48
Cash Flow$0.4968 per share
Price / Cash12.58
Book Value$20.03 per share
Price / Book0.31


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.52)
Net Income$-303,700,000.00
Net Margins-23.37%
Return on Equity-3.35%
Return on Assets-1.99%


Outstanding Shares437,110,000

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, May 22nd. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.01 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $0.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.64%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 1st. View Ensco's Dividend History.

How were Ensco's earnings last quarter?

Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV) posted its earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The offshore drilling services provider reported ($0.32) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.27) by $0.05. The offshore drilling services provider earned $417 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $420.58 million. Ensco had a negative return on equity of 3.35% and a negative net margin of 23.37%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 11.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.09) 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, July, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Ensco.

What price target have analysts set for ESV?

17 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Ensco's stock. Their predictions range from $4.00 to $8.00. On average, they anticipate Ensco's stock price to reach $6.2667 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Ensco.

Are investors shorting Ensco?

Ensco saw a drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 98,350,974 shares, a drop of 3.4% from the May 15th total of 101,854,571 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 16,764,055 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.9 days. Currently, 22.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Ensco's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Ensco's key competitors?

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 Baksht, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • John Stokes Knowlton, Senior Vice President-Technical
  • Michael Terence McGuinty, Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel

Has Ensco been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about ESV stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ensco earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the offshore drilling services provider an impact score of 45.10 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are Ensco's major shareholders?

Ensco's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.89%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.88%), Contrarius Investment Management Ltd (2.75%), Northern Trust Corp (2.36%), Van ECK Associates Corp (2.30%) and Elephas Investment Management Ltd (1.86%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ensco.

Which institutional investors are selling Ensco stock?

ESV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arosa Capital Management LP, BlackRock Inc., American International Group Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, SG Americas Securities LLC, Aperio Group LLC, Kovitz Investment Group Partners LLC and Guggenheim Capital LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ensco.

Which institutional investors are buying Ensco stock?

ESV stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Elephas Investment Management Ltd, Hosking Partners LLP, Van ECK Associates Corp, Contrarius Investment Management Ltd, Bedell Frazier Investment Counseling LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA and Willis Investment Counsel. 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 $6.25.

How big of a company is Ensco?

Ensco has a market capitalization of $2.63 billion and generates $1.84 billion in revenue each year. The offshore drilling services provider earns $-303,700,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.52) on an earnings per share basis. Ensco employs 5,400 workers across the globe.

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 44-0-20-7659-4660 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Ensco (ESV)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  486 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  760 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,246
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 6/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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