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

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$3.77 -0.17 (-4.31 %)
(As of 12/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$3.94
Today's Range$3.5650 - $3.98
52-Week Range$3.57 - $9.51
Volume25.29 million shs
Average Volume13.62 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.78 billion
P/E Ratio-7.25
Dividend Yield0.98%
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Drilling oil & gas wells
Current SymbolNYSE:ESV
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.60
Current Ratio2.58
Quick Ratio2.58


Trailing P/E Ratio-7.25
Forward P/E Ratio-2.83
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.84 billion
Price / Sales0.89
Cash Flow$0.4425 per share
Price / Cash Flow8.52
Book Value$20.03 per share
Price / Book0.19


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%


Outstanding Shares437,100,000
Market Cap$1.78 billion

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. Shareholders 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.06%. 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) 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 had revenue of $431 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $424.66 million. Ensco had a negative return on equity of 5.98% and a negative net margin of 36.53%. Ensco's revenue for the quarter was down 6.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last 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 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Ensco's stock. Their predictions range from $5.00 to $12.00. On average, they anticipate Ensco's stock price to reach $8.7429 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 131.9% 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 headlines about ESV stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ensco earned a news sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the offshore drilling services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting Ensco?

Ensco saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 89,784,034 shares, an increase of 7.2% from the November 15th total of 83,769,571 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 13,086,768 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.9 days. Currently, 20.7% of the company's stock are short sold. 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:
  • 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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc (8.85%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.85%), FMR LLC (7.88%), BlackRock Inc. (6.78%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.76%) and Capital International Investors (4.61%). 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, Paloma Partners Management Co, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Credit Suisse AG, Capital International Sarl, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Marshall Wace LLP. 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 Odey Asset Management Group Ltd, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, Ariose Capital Management Ltd, Scout Investments Inc., Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Majedie Asset Management Ltd and Key Group Holdings Cayman LTD.. 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 $3.77.

How big of a company is Ensco?

Ensco has a market capitalization of $1.78 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  574 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  826 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,400
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 12/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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