NYSE:ESV - Ensco Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $4.45 +0.09 (+2.06 %) (As of 01/18/2019 04:41 AM ET)Previous Close$4.36Today's Range$4.27 - $4.5152-Week Range$3.19 - $9.51Volume11.52 million shsAverage Volume14.53 million shsMarket Capitalization$1.96 billionP/E Ratio-8.56Dividend Yield0.88%Beta2.07 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 Phone44-20-7659-4660Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.60 Current Ratio2.58 Quick Ratio2.58Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-8.56 Forward P/E Ratio-3.35 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.84 billion Price / Sales1.06 Cash Flow$0.4744 per share Price / Cash Flow9.38 Book Value$20.03 per share Price / Book0.22Profitability 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$1.96 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. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 3rd will be given 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 0.90%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 30th. View Ensco's Dividend History. How were Ensco's earnings last quarter? Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV) posted its quarterly 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 analysts' expectations 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% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.05) earnings per share. 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Ensco's stock. Their predictions range from $3.60 to $14.00. On average, they expect Ensco's stock price to reach $7.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 68.5% 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, 9 hold ratings and 6 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 headlines about ESV stock have trended neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing 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 five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ensco earned a media sentiment score of 0.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the offshore drilling services provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting Ensco? Ensco saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 84,455,256 shares, an increase of 5.1% from the December 14th total of 80,379,046 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 18,642,712 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.5 days. Approximately 19.5% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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), Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO), Rowan Companies (RDC), Baytex Energy (BTE), Nabors Industries (NBR), Noble (NE), Precision Drilling (PDS), Oasis Midstream Partners (OMP), Independence Contract Drilling (ICD), Pioneer Energy Services (PES), Seadrill Partners (SDLP) and Key Energy Services (KEG). Who are Ensco's key executives? Ensco's management team includes the folowing people: Dr. Carl G. Trowell, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 50)Mr. Jonathan H. Baksht, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 43)Mr. Patrick Carey Lowe, Exec. VP & COO (Age 60)Mr. Steven Joseph Brady, Sr. VP of Eastern Hemisphere (Age 59)Mr. Gilles Luca, Sr. VP of Western Hemisphere (Age 47) Who are Ensco's major shareholders? Ensco's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dorsey Wright & Associates (0.12%), Sippican Capital Advisors (0.05%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%), Cerebellum GP LLC (0.01%) and Fruth Investment Management (0.00%). 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 Sippican Capital Advisors and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ensco. Which institutional investors are buying Ensco stock? ESV stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dorsey Wright & Associates, Cerebellum GP LLC and Fruth Investment Management. 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 $4.45. How big of a company is Ensco? Ensco has a market capitalization of $1.96 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: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 582 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 835 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,417MarketBeat'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 1/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the price-sales ratio?