NYSE:NE - Noble Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$5.72 +0.51 (+9.79 %)
(As of 06/24/2018 01:27 AM ET)
Previous Close$5.72
Today's Range$5.5310 - $5.83
52-Week Range$3.14 - $6.33
Volume10.95 million shs
Average Volume4.94 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.29 billion
P/E Ratio-5.02
Dividend YieldN/A
Noble logoNoble Corporation plc operates as an offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry worldwide. It provides contract drilling services using mobile offshore drilling units. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated a fleet of 8 drill ships, 6 semisubmersibles, and 14 jack ups. Noble Corporation plc was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Drilling oil & gas wells


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.68
Current Ratio2.45
Quick Ratio2.45


Trailing P/E Ratio-5.02
Forward P/E Ratio-3.03
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.24 billion
Price / Sales1.14
Cash Flow$1.2017 per share
Price / Cash4.76
Book Value$24.29 per share
Price / Book0.24


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.14)
Net Income$-516,510,000.00
Net Margins-32.20%
Return on Equity-6.29%
Return on Assets-3.46%


Outstanding Shares246,780,000

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Noble (NYSE:NE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Noble's stock symbol?

Noble trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NE."

How were Noble's earnings last quarter?

Noble Co. PLC (NYSE:NE) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The oil and gas company reported ($0.55) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.57) by $0.02. The oil and gas company earned $235.16 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $228.45 million. Noble had a negative net margin of 32.20% and a negative return on equity of 6.29%. The business's revenue was down 35.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.17) EPS. View Noble's Earnings History.

When is Noble's next earnings date?

Noble is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Noble.

What price target have analysts set for NE?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Noble's shares. Their forecasts range from $2.00 to $6.00. On average, they expect Noble's share price to reach $4.5643 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Noble.

Are investors shorting Noble?

Noble saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 46,958,051 shares, an increase of 5.4% from the May 15th total of 49,642,785 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 6,439,587 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 7.3 days. Currently, 19.3% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Noble's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Noble's key competitors?

Who are Noble's key executives?

Noble's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Julie Johnson Robertson, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 62)
  • Mr. Bernie G. Wolford, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 58)
  • Mr. William Edgar Turcotte, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Adam C. Peakes, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Thomas B. Sloan Jr., Principal Accounting Officer, VP & Controller (Age 51)

Has Noble been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about NE stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Noble earned a coverage optimism score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.22 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are Noble's major shareholders?

Noble's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.54%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.79%), Contrarius Investment Management Ltd (2.66%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.35%), Van ECK Associates Corp (1.75%) and D.C. Capital Advisors Ltd (1.22%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Noble.

Which major investors are selling Noble stock?

NE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including California Public Employees Retirement System, American International Group Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, Legal & General Group Plc, SG Americas Securities LLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Penn Capital Management Co. Inc. and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. View Insider Buying and Selling for Noble.

Which major investors are buying Noble stock?

NE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, D.C. Capital Advisors Ltd, UBS Group AG, BlackRock Inc., Van ECK Associates Corp, Saba Capital Management L.P. and Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd. View Insider Buying and Selling for Noble.

How do I buy shares of Noble?

Shares of NE 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 Noble's stock price today?

One share of NE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.72.

How big of a company is Noble?

Noble has a market capitalization of $1.29 billion and generates $1.24 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $-516,510,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.14) on an earnings per share basis. Noble employs 2,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Noble?

Noble's mailing address is Devonshire House 1 Mayfair Place, London X0, W1J8AJ. The oil and gas company can be reached via phone at 44-20-3300-2300 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Noble (NE)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  575 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  726 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,301
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Noble and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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