NYSE:NE - Noble Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $2.06 -0.11 (-5.07 %) (As of 05/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$2.17Today's Range$2.03 - $2.1852-Week Range$2.03 - $7.44Volume4.41 million shsAverage Volume4.81 million shsMarket Capitalization$513.26 millionP/E RatioN/ADividend YieldN/ABeta2.6 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions 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, 2018, the company operated a fleet of 24 drilling rigs consisted of 8 drill ships, 4 semisubmersibles, and 12 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 Current SymbolNYSE:NE Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1458891 Webhttp://www.noblecorp.com/ Phone44-20-3300-2300Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.77 Current Ratio0.77 Quick Ratio0.77Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.08 billion Price / Sales0.47 Cash Flow$0.1289 per share Price / Cash Flow15.98 Book Value$18.40 per share Price / Book0.11Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.84) Net Income$-885,050,000.00 Net Margins-71.96% Return on Equity-8.75% Return on Assets-4.40%Miscellaneous Employees2,000 Outstanding Shares249,155,000Market Cap$513.26 million Next Earnings Date8/1/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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 results on Wednesday, May, 1st. The oil and gas company reported ($0.37) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.42) by $0.05. The oil and gas company earned $282.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $273.22 million. Noble had a negative net margin of 71.96% and a negative return on equity of 8.75%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 20.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted ($0.55) 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, August 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Noble. What price target have analysts set for NE? 21 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Noble's stock. Their forecasts range from $3.00 to $10.00. On average, they expect Noble's share price to reach $5.7429 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 180.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Noble. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Noble? 21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Noble in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 14 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Noble. Has Noble been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about NE stock has been trending negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Noble earned a coverage optimism score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the oil and gas company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Are investors shorting Noble? Noble saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 43,916,268 shares, an increase of 0.4% from the April 15th total of 44,103,340 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,876,689 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 9.0 days. Currently, 17.9% of the company's stock 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 Ensco Rowan (ESV), Rowan Companies (RDC), Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO), Nabors Industries (NBR), Baytex Energy (BTE), Pacific Drilling (PACD), Oasis Midstream Partners (OMP), Precision Drilling (PDS), PARKER DRILLING/SH PAR $ (PKD), Independence Contract Drilling (ICD), Pioneer Energy Services (PES), Seadrill Partners (SDLP), Petroteq Energy (PQEFF), Western Energy Services (WEEEF) and Vantage Drilling (VTGDF). What other stocks do shareholders of Noble own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Noble investors own include Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN), Intel (INTC), Chesapeake Energy (CHK), Transocean (RIG), Bank of America (BAC), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE), AT&T (T), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Ensco Rowan (ESV). Who are Noble's key executives? Noble's management team includes the folowing people: Ms. Julie Johnson Robertson, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 63)Mr. Adam C. Peakes, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 46)Mr. William Edgar Turcotte, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 55)Mr. Robert W. Eifler, Sr. VP of Marketing & Contracts (Age 39)Mr. Scott W. Marks, Sr. VP of Engineering (Age 59) Who are Noble's major shareholders? Noble's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.69%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.51%), Northern Trust Corp (1.31%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.15%), Penn Capital Management Co. Inc. (1.05%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.98%). 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 BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Penn Capital Management Co. Inc., Hsbc Holdings PLC and Ellington Management Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Noble. Which major investors are buying Noble stock? NE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Geode Capital Management LLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors LLC, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd and Man Group plc. 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 $2.05. How big of a company is Noble? Noble has a market capitalization of $510.77 million and generates $1.08 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $-885,050,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.84) on an earnings per share basis. Noble employs 2,000 workers across the globe. What is Noble's official website? The official website for Noble is http://www.noblecorp.com/. How can I contact Noble? Noble's mailing address is 10 Brook Street, London X0, W1S1BG. 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: 684 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 845 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,529MarketBeat'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. 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