NYSE:NE - Noble Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $6.14 +0.18 (+3.02 %) (As of 09/18/2018 03:49 PM ET)Previous Close$6.06Today's Range$6.06 - $6.2452-Week Range$3.39 - $6.84Volume190,692 shsAverage Volume4.06 million shsMarket Capitalization$1.49 billionP/E Ratio-5.46Dividend YieldN/ABeta2.27 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media 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 Ratio0.81 Current Ratio2.07 Quick Ratio2.07 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-5.46 Forward P/E Ratio-3.25 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.24 billion Price / Sales1.23 Cash Flow$1.1103 per share Price / Cash5.53 Book Value$24.29 per share Price / Book0.25 Profitability 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% Miscellaneous Employees2,000 Outstanding Shares246,780,000Market Cap$1.49 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 2nd. The oil and gas company reported ($0.49) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the 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%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.32) 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, November, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Noble. What price target have analysts set for NE? 14 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Noble's shares. Their predictions range from $3.00 to $7.00. On average, they anticipate Noble's stock price to reach $4.9917 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for Noble. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Noble? 14 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 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 decline in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 41,951,563 shares, a decline of 5.8% from the August 15th total of 44,525,416 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,565,921 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 9.2 days. Currently, 17.3% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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), Ocean Rig UDW (ORIG), Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO), Nabors Industries (NBR), Rowan Companies (RDC), Precision Drilling (PDS), Baytex Energy (BTE), Oasis Midstream Partners (OMP), Key Energy Services (KEG), Seadrill Partners (SDLP), Pioneer Energy Services (PES), 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. 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. Dennis J. Lubojacky, Consultant (Age 65) Has Noble been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about NE stock have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Noble earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Noble. Who are Noble's major shareholders? Noble's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders 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%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.78%) and Van ECK Associates Corp (1.51%). 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 Donald Smith & CO. Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, Schroder Investment Management Group, Schroder Investment Management Group, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Van ECK Associates Corp, Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc. and Commonwealth Bank of Australia. 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 Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Marshall Wace LLP, BlackRock Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Contrarius Investment Management Ltd, CastleArk Alternatives LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC and Castleark Management LLC. 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 $6.14. How big of a company is Noble? Noble has a market capitalization of $1.49 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: 624 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 774 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,398MarketBeat'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 9/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What Is An Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF)?