Noble Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:NE)

About Noble Corp.

Noble Corp. logoNoble Corporation is an offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry. The Company performs contract drilling services with its fleet of 79 mobile offshore drilling units and one floating production storage and offloading unit (NYSE:NE) located globally.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: NE
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $6.14
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $7.43
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $9.02
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 2.56
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -5.74
  • P/E Growth: 8.28
  • Market Cap: $1.49B
  • Outstanding Shares: 243,218,000
  • Beta: 1.96
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Noble Corp. (NYSE:NE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 8 Sell Ratings, 12 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $9.65 (57.22% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Noble Corp. (NYSE:NE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/16/2016NomuraSet Price TargetSell$6.00View Rating Details
8/16/2016Bank of America Corp.UpgradeUnderperform -> Neutral$7.50View Rating Details
8/10/2016ArgusDowngradeHold -> SellView Rating Details
7/29/2016Jefferies GroupLower Price TargetHold$8.00 -> $7.50View Rating Details
7/2/2016Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/20/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingUnderweightView Rating Details
5/13/2016SimmonsReiterated RatingUnderweight$6.00 -> $4.70View Rating Details
5/5/2016Zephirin GroupReiterated RatingHold$11.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details
4/18/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweight$6.00View Rating Details
4/11/2016Clarkson CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/12/2016SusquehannaLower Price Target$11.00 -> $9.00View Rating Details
4/12/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Lower Price Target$5.50 -> $4.75View Rating Details
4/11/2016Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy -> Hold$9.56 -> $11.00View Rating Details
3/21/2016Cowen and CompanyLower Price Target$10.00 -> $9.50View Rating Details
3/16/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$11.00 -> $8.00View Rating Details
3/14/2016Iberia CapitalBoost Price TargetOutperform$10.00 -> $12.50View Rating Details
3/14/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> Accumulate$10.00 -> $12.00View Rating Details
3/12/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/11/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$12.00View Rating Details
3/11/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.DowngradeNeutral -> Underweight$8.25 -> $6.50View Rating Details
3/7/2016StephensDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightView Rating Details
2/8/2016KLR GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$11.50View Rating Details
2/6/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector Outperform$15.00 -> $12.00View Rating Details
2/5/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSell$8.00 -> $6.00View Rating Details
2/5/2016Howard WeilLower Price TargetSector Outperform$15.00 -> $12.00View Rating Details
1/25/2016Tudor PickeringDowngradeAccumulate -> HoldView Rating Details
11/30/2015GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$16.00View Rating Details
10/9/2015KeyCorpInitiated CoverageSector WeightView Rating Details
9/3/2015Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperform$18.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details
6/22/2015Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
4/22/2015Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$20.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
2/23/2015Capital One Financial Corp.DowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightView Rating Details
10/2/2014ING GroupDowngradeHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/24/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Noble Corp. (NYSE:NE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/27/2016Q216$0.23$0.01$527.48 million$894.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.33$0.31$632.03 million$612.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/3/2016Q415$0.58$0.72$758.94 million$857.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.52$0.72$761.43 million$896.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.52$0.64$770.08 million$771.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.51$0.72$776.19 million$804.34 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q414$0.50$0.47$807.69 million$804.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.53$0.57$820.10 million$828.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.66$0.91$1.19 million$1.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/16/2014Q114$0.69$0.99$1.19 billion$1.25 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/23/2014Q413$0.84$0.82$1.17 billion$1.17 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q313$0.71$0.85$1.07 billion$1.08 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/17/2013Q2 2013$0.56$0.63$1.02 billion$1.02 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/17/2013Q1 2013$0.56$0.59$991.48 million$970.98 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/23/2013Q4 2012$0.62$0.50$963.13 million$966.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/17/2012$0.52$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2012$0.58$0.59ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2012$0.42$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2012$0.51$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2011$0.53$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2011$0.27$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2011$0.17$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011$0.32$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Noble Corp. (NYSE:NE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.11 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-1.07 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20167$0.24$0.38$0.30
Q2 20165$0.01$0.17$0.08
Q3 20165($0.20)($0.08)($0.14)
Q4 20165($0.31)($0.10)($0.17)
Q1 20173($0.18)($0.15)($0.17)
Q2 20173($0.29)($0.25)($0.27)
Q3 20173($0.46)($0.24)($0.36)
Q4 20173($0.48)($0.24)($0.35)
Q1 20181($0.17)($0.17)($0.17)
Q2 20181($0.15)($0.15)($0.15)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Noble Corp. (NYSE:NE)
Annual Dividend:$0.08
Dividend Yield:1.30%
Payout Ratio:3.35% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
72.73% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
-7.48% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:33.00% (3 Year Average)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Noble Corp. (NYSE:NE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/7/2016Michael A CawleyDirectorSell20,000$13.52$270,400.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2015Scott MarksVPSell8,500$11.91$101,235.00View SEC Filing  
9/30/2015Bernie G WolfordVPBuy10,000$10.82$108,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014James A MaclennanCFOBuy6,000$26.92$161,520.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014David W WilliamsCEOBuy10,000$31.03$310,300.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014David WilliamsCEOBuy10,000$30.64$306,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014James MaclennanCFOBuy4,075$30.73$125,224.75View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Gordon HallDirectorBuy5,000$29.21$146,050.00View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014Michael CawleyDirectorSell15,000$31.39$470,850.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Noble Corp. (NYSE:NE)
DateHeadline logoAnalysts’ Expectations for Seadrill Partners’ Revenues (NYSE:NE) - August 23 at 6:36 PM logoNoble Corp. - An Example Of A Descending Triangle Past Breaking Point. What Next? (NYSE:NE) - August 23 at 10:49 AM
News IconTrader’s Round Up – Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD), Noble Corporation Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NE) (NYSE:NE) - August 23 at 10:49 AM logoSeadrill’s Earnings: Analysts’ Short- and Long-Term Views (NYSE:NE) - August 23 at 10:49 AM
News IconSaying Jeremy Corbyn cannot win for Labour is a self-fulfilling prophecy (NYSE:NE) - August 22 at 11:00 AM
News IconAnalysts Take On PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) (NYSE:NE) - August 22 at 11:00 AM logoAnalysts’ 2Q16 Revenue Estimates for Seadrill (NYSE:NE) - August 22 at 11:00 AM logoNoble Corp. - An Example Of A Descending Triangle Past Breaking Point. What Next? - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:NE) - August 21 at 5:44 PM
News IconNoble Corporation Ordinary Shares (UK)(NYSE:NE) Updates The Cause of Its Operations (NYSE:NE) - August 19 at 6:21 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Noble Corp. Plc : August 18, 2016 (NYSE:NE) - August 19 at 9:26 AM logoWhere Does Ocean Rig’s Valuation Stand Now? (NYSE:NE) - August 19 at 9:26 AM logoNoble Corp. (NE) Stock Down, RBC: 'Too Early to Get Involved' With Offshore Drillers - (NYSE:NE) - August 18 at 9:30 AM logoRBC Capital cuts estimates on Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) - August 17 at 6:39 PM logoNoble Corp. (NE) Stock Down, RBC: 'Too Early to Get Involved' With Offshore Drillers (NYSE:NE) - August 17 at 6:39 PM
News IconIs it the right time to buy Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) (NYSE:NE) - August 17 at 9:31 AM logoBofA/Merrill Lynch Upgrades Noble Corporation (NE) to Neutral (NYSE:NE) - August 17 at 9:31 AM logoNoble Corporation : plc Provides Fleet Contract Status Update (NYSE:NE) - August 16 at 6:33 PM logoNoble Corporation plc Provides Fleet Contract Status Update (NYSE:NE) - August 16 at 6:33 PM
News IconNoble Corporation Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NE) & Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVAX) Watch List - Money News (press release) (NYSE:NE) - August 15 at 6:41 PM
News IconMarket Mover: Noble Corporation plc's (NE) - Hot Stocks Point (NYSE:NE) - August 15 at 8:37 AM
News IconStock to Watch: Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) - Post Registrar (NYSE:NE) - August 13 at 9:17 AM logoNoble Corporation Ordinary Shares (UK) (NE) Stock Crashes After Argus Downgrade (NYSE:NE) - August 12 at 6:29 PM
News IconWorth Watching Stock: Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) - Post Registrar (NYSE:NE) - August 11 at 6:52 PM logoArgus Downgrades Noble Corporation (NE) to Sell - (NYSE:NE) - August 11 at 9:37 AM logoNoble Corp. (NE) Stock Slides on Lower Oil Prices, Argus ... - (NYSE:NE) - August 11 at 9:37 AM logoYieldBoost Noble Corp To 8.6% Using Options (NYSE:NE) - August 10 at 6:51 PM logoNoble Corp. (NE) Stock Slides on Lower Oil Prices, Argus Downgrades (NYSE:NE) - August 10 at 6:51 PM logoNoble Cut To Sell By Argus, Balance Sheet Said To Have Deteriorated (NYSE:NE) - August 10 at 6:51 PM logoNoble Corp. cut to Sell at Argus as balance sheet deteriorates (NYSE:NE) - August 10 at 2:33 PM logoJefferies Maintains Noble Corporation Ordinary Shares (UK) to Hold with Price Target $7.50 (NYSE:NE) - August 9 at 6:40 PM
News IconBiggest Movers in Energy: Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE), Gran Tierra Energy, Inc. (NYSEMKT:GTE) - TWN (NYSE:NE) - August 9 at 9:34 AM logoNOBLE CORP PLC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:NE) - August 8 at 6:36 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Noble Corp. Plc : August 8, 2016 (NYSE:NE) - August 8 at 6:36 PM logoTransocean’s Revenue Took a Free Fall in 2Q16 (NYSE:NE) - August 8 at 6:36 PM logoParagon Offshore Reaches Agreement For Revised Restructuring Deal - Quick Facts (NYSE:NE) - August 8 at 11:03 AM logoA Deeper Dig into Rowan Companies’ Backlog (NYSE:NE) - August 8 at 11:03 AM logoParagon Offshore Announces Agreement in Principle for Revised Restructuring Agreement With Bondholders and Revolver Banks (NYSE:NE) - August 8 at 11:03 AM logoNoble Corp. Plc :NE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 5, 2016 (NYSE:NE) - August 6 at 9:14 AM logoCan Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) Survive Industry Pressures? - Market Exclusive (NYSE:NE) - August 4 at 6:46 PM logoNoble Corporation (UK) (NE) Pops 4.66% for August 03 - (NYSE:NE) - August 3 at 6:44 PM logoUBS Cuts Price Target on Noble Corp (NE) to $8; Expects Challenging Environment - (NYSE:NE) - August 3 at 6:44 PM logoNoble Corp. (NE) Stock Tumbles on Lower Oil Prices - (NYSE:NE) - August 3 at 6:44 PM logoNoble Reduces Its Capital Expenditure Forecast (NYSE:NE) - August 3 at 6:44 PM
News IconStock under consideration: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) (NYSE:NE) - August 3 at 9:41 AM logoCredit Suisse and Jefferies Reduce Their Target Prices for Noble (NYSE:NE) - August 3 at 9:41 AM logoA Look at Noble’s Financial Health after 2Q16 Results (NYSE:NE) - August 2 at 6:42 PM logoAre Noble’s Cost-Cutting Efforts Fruitful? (NYSE:NE) - August 2 at 11:13 AM logoNoble Corp. (NE) Stock Tumbles on Lower Oil Prices (NYSE:NE) - August 1 at 6:08 PM logoWill the UK Continue to Be a Tax Haven for Businesses? (NYSE:NE) - July 30 at 9:17 AM logoNoble Corp (NE) Q2 Earnings Miss, Revenues Beat Estimates - Nasdaq (NYSE:NE) - July 29 at 6:34 PM


Noble Corp. (NYSE:NE) Chart for Wednesday, August, 24, 2016

Last Updated on 8/24/2016 by Staff