NYSE:ESV - Ensco Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $5.97 -0.08 (-1.32 %) (As of 11/14/2018 12:45 PM ET)Previous Close$6.05Today's Range$5.94 - $6.3052-Week Range$4.10 - $9.51Volume7.57 million shsAverage Volume12.60 million shsMarket Capitalization$2.76 billionP/E Ratio-11.48Dividend Yield0.63%Beta1.83 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Ensco plc provides offshore contract drilling services to the oil and gas industry worldwide. It operates through three segments: Floaters, Jackups, and Other. The company owns and operates an offshore drilling rig fleet of 65 rigs, including 32 located in the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific, which comprise 3 rigs under construction; 14 located in North and South America, such as Brazil; and 19 located in Europe and the Mediterranean. It also offers management services on rigs owned by third-parties. The company serves government-owned and independent oil and gas companies. Ensco plc was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. Receive ESV News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ESV and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Drilling oil & gas wells Sub-IndustryN/A SectorOils/Energy Current SymbolNYSE:ESV Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.enscoplc.com Phone44-20-7659-4660 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.60 Current Ratio2.58 Quick Ratio2.58 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-11.48 Forward P/E Ratio-4.46 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.84 billion Price / Sales1.42 Cash Flow$0.4512 per share Price / Cash13.23 Book Value$18.97 per share Price / Book0.31 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.52) Net Income$-303,700,000.00 Net Margins-36.53% Return on Equity-5.98% Return on Assets-3.53% Miscellaneous Employees5,400 Outstanding Shares437,100,000Market Cap$2.76 billion OptionableOptionable 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 6th. Investors of record on Monday, December 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.01 per share on Friday, December 14th. This represents a $0.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.67%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 30th. View Ensco's Dividend History. How were Ensco's earnings last quarter? Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV) announced its earnings results on Monday, October, 29th. The offshore drilling services provider reported ($0.33) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.35) by $0.02. The offshore drilling services provider earned $431 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $424.66 million. Ensco had a negative return on equity of 5.98% and a negative net margin of 36.53%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 6.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted ($0.05) EPS. View Ensco's Earnings History. When is Ensco's next earnings date? Ensco is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ensco. What price target have analysts set for ESV? 16 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Ensco's stock. Their predictions range from $5.00 to $12.00. On average, they expect Ensco's share price to reach $8.8857 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 48.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ensco. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ensco? 16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ensco in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 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? Media coverage about ESV stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ensco earned a media sentiment score of 0.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the offshore drilling services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Are investors shorting Ensco? Ensco saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 81,249,388 shares, an increase of 16.8% from the October 15th total of 69,574,635 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 12,267,423 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.6 days. Approximately 18.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Ensco's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Ensco's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Ensco include Helmerich & Payne (HP), Transocean (RIG), Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN), Ocean Rig UDW (ORIG), Rowan Companies (RDC), Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO), Nabors Industries (NBR), Noble (NE), Baytex Energy (BTE), Precision Drilling (PDS), Oasis Midstream Partners (OMP), Seadrill Partners (SDLP), Pioneer Energy Services (PES), Key Energy Services (KEG) and Independence Contract Drilling (ICD). Who are Ensco's key executives? Ensco's management team includes the folowing people: Dr. Carl G. Trowell, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 49)Mr. Jonathan H. Baksht, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 42)Mr. Patrick Carey Lowe, Exec. VP & COO (Age 59)Mr. Steven Joseph Brady, Sr. VP of Eastern Hemisphere (Age 58)Mr. Gilles Luca, Sr. VP of Western Hemisphere (Age 46) Who are Ensco's major shareholders? Ensco's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (7.88%), BlackRock Inc. (6.78%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.76%), Majedie Asset Management Ltd (4.16%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (1.83%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.32%). 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 Elephas Investment Management Ltd, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Credit Suisse AG, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Huber Capital Management LLC, Hourglass Capital LLC and Manning & Napier Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ensco. Which major investors are buying Ensco stock? ESV stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ariose Capital Management Ltd, Scout Investments Inc., Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Majedie Asset Management Ltd, Lansdowne Partners UK LLP, BlackRock Inc. and Glacier Peak Capital LLC. 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 $5.98. How big of a company is Ensco? Ensco has a market capitalization of $2.76 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. 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: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 568 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 818 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,386MarketBeat'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. 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