Noble Energy Company Profile (NYSE:NBL)

About Noble Energy

Noble Energy logoNoble Energy, Inc. is an independent energy company engaged in crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGLs) exploration and production. The Company's portfolio is diversified between short-term and long-term projects, domestic and international and a balanced production mix among crude oil, natural gas and NGLs. The Company operates in over seven core areas, including the DJ Basin (onshore United States), the Marcellus Shale (onshore United States), Eagle Ford Shale (onshore United States), Permian Basin (onshore United States), the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (offshore United States), offshore West Africa and offshore Eastern Mediterranean. Its sanctioned projects include DJ Basin (onshore United States), Marcellus Shale (onshore United States), Eagle Ford Shale (onshore United States), Permian Basin (onshore United States), Gunflint (deepwater Gulf of Mexico) and Tamar Southwest (offshore Israel). Its proved reserves are approximately 1,420 million barrels oil equivalent.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Independent Oil & Gas
  • Sub-Industry: Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: NBL
  • CUSIP: 65504410
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $33.62
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $34.88
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $34.88
  • 52-Week Range: $23.77 - $39.85
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -53.37
  • P/E Growth: 8.69
  • Market Cap: $14.14B
  • Outstanding Shares: 430,000,000
  • Beta: 1.47
  • Net Margins: -90.52%
  • Return on Equity: -2.16%
  • Return on Assets: -0.96%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.81%
  • Current Ratio: 1.59%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.59%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Noble Energy (NYSE:NBL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 5 Hold Ratings, 21 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.74)
Consensus Price Target: $40.24 (19.68% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Noble Energy (NYSE:NBL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/26/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$17.00View Rating Details
9/15/2016Johnson RiceReiterated RatingBuy$19.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details
7/18/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/17/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/10/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/7/2016Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
7/6/2016WunderlichBoost Price TargetBuy$44.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details
6/22/2016Credit Agricole SAInitiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
6/8/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Initiated CoverageOverweight$48.00View Rating Details
6/8/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$37.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details
6/8/2016SimmonsInitiated CoverageOverweight$48.00View Rating Details
6/7/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$36.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details
6/2/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/25/2016Sterne Agee CRTUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$35.33 -> $47.00View Rating Details
5/5/2016Mitsubishi UFJ Financial GroupUpgradeUnderweight -> OverweightView Rating Details
5/5/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$43.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details
5/4/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingHold$45.00View Rating Details
4/7/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$38.00View Rating Details
3/28/2016Tudor PickeringDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
3/3/2016ArgusLower Price TargetBuy$20.00 -> $11.00View Rating Details
2/3/2016GMP SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy$39.00View Rating Details
1/19/2016KLR GroupLower Price Target$60.00 -> $52.00View Rating Details
12/15/2015ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector PerformView Rating Details
12/14/2015Howard WeilDowngradeSector Outperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details
12/8/2015Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc.Reiterated RatingUnderweightView Rating Details
11/30/2015Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
11/4/2015BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price Target$40.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details
11/3/2015MacquarieBoost Price TargetNeutral$36.00 -> $38.00View Rating Details
10/27/2015Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingTop Pick$52.00View Rating Details
7/2/2015Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$55.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details
6/30/2015Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
6/2/2015Evercore Partners Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$51.00View Rating Details
6/2/2015Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
6/1/2015Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuy$51.00View Rating Details
5/19/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$54.00 -> $55.00View Rating Details
4/17/2015Wolfe ResearchUpgradePeer Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Noble Energy (NYSE:NBL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/3/2016Q216($0.29)($0.24)$909.36 million$847.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116($0.57)($0.53)$800.78 million$724.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2016Q415($0.04)$0.44$1.04 billion$846.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q315($0.15)($0.21)$962.20 million$801.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q215$0.06$0.26$885.93 million$730.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$0.02$0.03$905.75 million$759.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2015Q414$0.41$0.38$1.30 billion$1.07 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q314$0.54$0.28$1.34 billion$1.27 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.77$0.87$1.39 billion$1.38 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.75$0.82$1.32 billion$1.38 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q413$0.92$0.50$1.31 billion$1.33 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.95$0.97$1.37 billion$1.39 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.74$0.69$1.19 billion$1.15 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$1.25$1.48$1.09 billion$1.14 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q4 2012$1.15$1.54$1.14 billion$1.17 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$1.04$0.93ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$1.03$0.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$1.40$1.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2012$1.16$1.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2011$1.01$1.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$1.32$1.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$1.14$1.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2011$1.01$1.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Noble Energy (NYSE:NBL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-1.1 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.63 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20166($0.67)($0.21)($0.46)
Q2 20165($0.35)($0.23)($0.29)
Q3 20166($0.32)($0.10)($0.23)
Q4 20166($0.21)($0.06)($0.15)
Q1 20174($0.29)($0.15)($0.23)
Q2 20174($0.28)($0.18)($0.25)
Q3 20174($0.28)($0.12)($0.22)
Q4 20174($0.25)($0.02)($0.17)
Q1 20181($0.12)($0.12)($0.12)
Q2 20181($0.12)($0.12)($0.12)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Noble Energy (NYSE:NBL)
Annual Dividend:$0.40
Dividend Yield:1.19%
Dividend Growth:16.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-5.88% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
-36.36% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
-63.49% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Noble Energy (NYSE:NBL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Noble Energy (NYSE:NBL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.17%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 93.83%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/14/2016Jeffrey L BerensonDirectorSell10,000$34.05$340,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2016Thomas J EdelmanDirectorSell12,000$35.09$421,080.00View SEC Filing  
3/28/2016Thomas J EdelmanDirectorSell12,000$29.69$356,280.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Michael A CawleyDirectorSell7,000$32.35$226,450.00View SEC Filing  
1/28/2016Kleef William T. VanDirectorSell7,366$31.37$231,071.42View SEC Filing  
1/6/2016Thomas J EdelmanDirectorSell12,000$31.69$380,280.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2015Molly K WilliamsonDirectorBuy2,456$34.07$83,675.92View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015Kleef William T. VanDirectorSell22,400$37.99$850,976.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015Michael W. PutnamVPSell5,984$37.43$223,981.12View SEC Filing  
11/4/2015Thomas J EdelmanDirectorSell14,000$37.84$529,760.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Eric P GrubmanDirectorBuy10,000$36.37$363,700.00View SEC Filing  
1/29/2015Susan M CunninghamVPSell31,160$46.42$1,446,447.20View SEC Filing  
1/16/2015Michael A CawleyDirectorSell19,300$45.14$871,202.00View SEC Filing  
1/5/2015Michael A CawleyDirectorSell700$45.73$32,011.00View SEC Filing  
12/19/2014Thomas J EdelmanDirectorSell12,000$51.19$614,280.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2014Thomas J EdelmanDirectorSell13,000$70.42$915,460.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2014Charles D DavidsonCEOSell53,338$79.50$4,240,371.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2014Thomas J EdelmanDirectorSell9,000$76.02$684,180.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014Charles D DavidsonCEOSell104,010$76.03$7,907,880.30View SEC Filing  
6/11/2014Gary W WillinghamVPSell14,432$75.00$1,082,400.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Michael PutnamVPSell3,224$72.51$233,772.24View SEC Filing  
4/28/2014Rodney CookVPSell79,154$72.28$5,721,251.12View SEC Filing  
4/23/2014J. Keith ElliottVPSell6,000$75.07$450,420.00View SEC Filing  
4/23/2014Kleef William VanDirectorSell10,000$75.00$750,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Kleef William VanDirectorSell10,000$70.00$700,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/30/2014Susan CunninghamVPSell34,188$63.19$2,160,339.72View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013Michael CawleyDirectorSell20,000$69.49$1,389,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013J. Keith ElliottVPSell19,434$69.80$1,356,493.20View SEC Filing  
10/31/2013Ted D BrownVPSell13,807$76.01$1,049,470.07View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013John T LewisVPSell4,700$75.83$356,401.00View SEC Filing  
10/16/2013Arnold J JohnsonVPSell7,000$69.50$486,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/16/2013Charles D DavidsonCEOSell15,600$69.50$1,084,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2013Charles DavidsonCEOSell28,015$67.50$1,891,012.50View SEC Filing  
9/18/2013Thomas EdelmanDirectorSell8,000$67.77$542,160.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013Rodney CookVPSell5,000$67.00$335,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013David L StoverCOOSell8,000$65.00$520,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2013Rodney D CookVPSell5,000$64.00$320,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/6/2013Arnold J JohnsonVPSell13,078$63.50$830,453.00View SEC Filing  
9/6/2013Charles D DavidsonCEOSell38,254$63.75$2,438,692.50View SEC Filing  
9/4/2013David StoverCOOSell8,000$62.50$500,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2013Thomas J EdelmanDirectorSell8,000$60.53$484,240.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Andrea Lee RobisonVPSell11,968$120.00$1,436,160.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Charles D DavidsonCEOSell38,254$119.00$4,552,226.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013David L StoverCOOSell11,160$120.00$1,339,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/22/2013Thomas J EdelmanDirectorSell10,600$114.16$1,210,096.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Noble Energy (NYSE:NBL)
DateHeadline logoInvestors in Israeli Natural Gas Agree to Supply Deal With Jordan - Wall Street Journal (NYSE:NBL) - September 27 at 10:56 AM
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Noble Energy (NYSE:NBL) Chart for Tuesday, September, 27, 2016

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