NYSE:ESV - Ensco Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $4.23 -0.19 (-4.30 %) (As of 03/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$4.23Today's Range$4.12 - $4.3852-Week Range$3.19 - $9.51Volume9.67 million shsAverage Volume10.53 million shsMarket Capitalization$1.85 billionP/E Ratio-3.16Dividend Yield0.95%Beta2.17 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. 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 CIK314808 Webwww.enscoplc.com Phone44-20-7659-4660Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.62 Current Ratio2.48 Quick Ratio2.48Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-3.16 Forward P/E Ratio-3.02 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.71 billion Price / Sales1.08 Cash FlowN/A Price / Cash FlowN/A Book Value$18.50 per share Price / Book0.23Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.34) Net Income$-639,700,000.00 Net Margins-37.51% Return on Equity-6.95% Return on Assets-4.06%Miscellaneous Employees4,400 Outstanding Shares437,070,000Market Cap$1.85 billion Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Estimated) 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, February 26th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.01 per share on Friday, March 22nd. This represents a $0.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 8th. View Ensco's Dividend History. How were Ensco's earnings last quarter? Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV) announced its quarterly earnings results 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 the consensus estimate of $404.69 million. Ensco had a negative net margin of 37.51% and a negative return on equity of 6.95%. The business's revenue was down 12.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted ($0.23) 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 Wednesday, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ensco. What price target have analysts set for ESV? 17 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Ensco's shares. Their predictions range from $3.60 to $14.00. On average, they anticipate Ensco's share price to reach $7.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 73.4% 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 trended neutral on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. 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 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the offshore drilling services provider a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Are investors shorting Ensco? Ensco saw a decrease in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 78,868,408 shares, a decrease of 7.0% from the February 15th total of 84,817,354 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 12,165,526 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.5 days. Approximately 18.2% of the company's stock 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), Rowan Companies (RDC), Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO), Nabors Industries (NBR), Pacific Drilling (PACD), Baytex Energy (BTE), Noble (NE), Precision Drilling (PDS), Oasis Midstream Partners (OMP), Independence Contract Drilling (ICD), Pioneer Energy Services (PES) and Key Energy Services (KEG). 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), Bank of America (BAC), Twitter (TWTR), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET). Who are Ensco's key executives? Ensco's management team includes the folowing people: Carl G. Trowell, President, Chief Executive Officer & DirectorPatrick Carey Lowe, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice PresidentJonathan H. Baksht, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice PresidentJohn Stokes Knowlton, Senior Vice President-TechnicalMichael Terence McGuinty, Secretary, Senior VP & General Counsel Who are Ensco's major shareholders? Ensco's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail 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 purchased 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 $4.23. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 593 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 848 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,441MarketBeat'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 3/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the benefits of momentum investing?