NYSE:NE - Noble Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $5.88 -0.11 (-1.84 %) (As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$5.99Today's Range$5.79 - $5.9752-Week Range$3.14 - $6.84Volume4.21 million shsAverage Volume6.19 million shsMarket Capitalization$1.50 billionP/E Ratio-5.16Dividend YieldN/ABeta2.2 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Noble 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. Receive NE News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for NE 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 SymbolNYSE:NE CUSIPN/A Webwww.noblecorp.com Phone44-20-3300-2300 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.68 Current Ratio2.45 Quick Ratio2.45 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-5.16 Forward P/E Ratio-3.14 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.24 billion Price / Sales1.17 Cash Flow$1.0595 per share Price / Cash5.55 Book Value$24.29 per share Price / Book0.24 Profitability 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% Miscellaneous Employees2,000 Outstanding Shares246,780,000Market Cap$1,500.43 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The oil and gas company reported ($0.55) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.57) by $0.02. The oil and gas company earned $235.16 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $228.45 million. Noble had a negative return on equity of 6.29% and a negative net margin of 32.20%. Noble's quarterly revenue was down 35.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned ($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? 15 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Noble's shares. Their predictions range from $3.00 to $7.00. On average, they anticipate Noble's stock price to reach $4.9154 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 16.4%. View Analyst Ratings for Noble. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Noble? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Noble in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 11 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." Are investors shorting Noble? Noble saw a increase in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 42,839,275 shares, an increase of 1.9% from the June 15th total of 43,676,358 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 6,291,114 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.8 days. Currently, 17.6% of the company's shares are sold short. View Noble's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Noble's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Noble include Transocean (RIG), Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN), Ensco (ESV), Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO), Ocean Rig UDW (ORIG), Nabors Industries (NBR), Rowan Companies (RDC), Precision Drilling (PDS), Baytex Energy (BTE), Oasis Midstream Partners (OMP), Pioneer Energy Services (PES), Key Energy Services (KEG), Seadrill Partners (SDLP), Independence Contract Drilling (ICD) and Petroteq Energy (PQEFF). 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 coverage about NE stock has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Noble earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.01 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are Noble's major shareholders? Noble's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Sippican Capital Advisors (0.13%) and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.03%). 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 Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan. 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 Sippican Capital Advisors. 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 $5.88. How big of a company is Noble? Noble has a market capitalization of $1.50 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 591 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 743 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,334MarketBeat'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 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What does relative strength index mean?