NYSE:NE - Noble Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$5.57 -0.03 (-0.54 %)
(As of 08/15/2018 02:57 AM ET)
Previous Close$5.60
Today's Range$5.57 - $5.81
52-Week Range$3.14 - $6.84
Volume3.66 million shs
Average Volume5.98 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.45 billion
P/E Ratio-4.95
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Drilling oil & gas wells


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.81
Current Ratio2.07
Quick Ratio2.07


Trailing P/E Ratio-4.95
Forward P/E Ratio-2.95
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.24 billion
Price / Sales1.11
Cash Flow$1.0392 per share
Price / Cash5.36
Book Value$24.29 per share
Price / Book0.23


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.14)
Net Income$-516,510,000.00
Net Margins-81.87%
Return on Equity-7.44%
Return on Assets-4.02%


Outstanding Shares246,780,000
Market Cap$1.45 billion

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 earnings results on Thursday, August, 2nd. The oil and gas company reported ($0.49) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.47) by $0.02. The oil and gas company earned $258.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $256.02 million. Noble had a negative net margin of 81.87% and a negative return on equity of 7.44%. Noble's revenue was down 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned ($0.32) earnings per share. View Noble's Earnings History.

When is Noble's next earnings date?

Noble is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Noble.

What price target have analysts set for NE?

13 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Noble's shares. Their predictions range from $3.00 to $7.00. On average, they expect Noble's stock price to reach $5.0692 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Noble.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Noble?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Noble in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Noble.

Are investors shorting Noble?

Noble saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 44,713,768 shares, an increase of 6.4% from the July 13th total of 42,025,358 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,958,174 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 11.3 days. Currently, 18.4% 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. Adam C. Peakes, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Bernie G. Wolford, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 58)
  • Mr. William Edgar Turcotte, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Thomas B. Sloan Jr., Principal Accounting Officer, VP & Controller (Age 51)

Has Noble been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about NE stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Noble earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the oil and gas company an impact score of 45.69 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Noble.

Who are Noble's major shareholders?

Noble's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.24%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.74%), Contrarius Investment Management Ltd (3.09%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.78%), Van ECK Associates Corp (1.51%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.02%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Noble.

Which institutional investors are selling Noble stock?

NE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Donald Smith & CO. Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Van ECK Associates Corp, Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc., Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, First Manhattan Co. and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. View Insider Buying and Selling for Noble.

Which institutional investors are buying Noble stock?

NE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Marshall Wace LLP, BlackRock Inc., Contrarius Investment Management Ltd, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Hilltop Holdings Inc., KBC Group NV and Bank of America Corp DE. 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 $5.57.

How big of a company is Noble?

Noble has a market capitalization of $1.45 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 (NYSE NE)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  606 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  759 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,365
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 8/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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