NYSE:NE - Noble Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $3.33 0.00 (0.00 %) (As of 01/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$3.33Today's Range$3.24 - $3.3552-Week Range$2.35 - $7.44Volume3.72 million shsAverage Volume4.69 million shsMarket Capitalization$844.04 millionP/E Ratio-2.92Dividend YieldN/ABeta2.61 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst 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, 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 Current SymbolNYSE:NE Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.noblecorp.com Phone44-20-3300-2300Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.83 Current Ratio2.09 Quick Ratio2.09Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-2.92 Forward P/E Ratio-1.81 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.24 billion Price / Sales0.66 Cash Flow$1.0673 per share Price / Cash Flow3.12 Book Value$24.29 per share Price / Book0.14Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.14) Net Income$-516,510,000.00 Net Margins-79.51% Return on Equity-8.26% Return on Assets-4.37%Miscellaneous Employees2,000 Outstanding Shares246,790,000Market Cap$844.04 million 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) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The oil and gas company reported ($0.43) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.45) by $0.02. The oil and gas company earned $279.41 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $263.19 million. Noble had a negative net margin of 79.51% and a negative return on equity of 8.26%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 5.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted ($0.36) 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 Wednesday, February 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Noble. What price target have analysts set for NE? 19 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Noble's shares. Their predictions range from $5.00 to $10.00. On average, they anticipate Noble's stock price to reach $6.2231 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 86.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Noble. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Noble? 19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Noble in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 14 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Noble. Has Noble been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about NE stock have trended negative on Thursday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Noble earned a media sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the oil and gas company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Are investors shorting Noble? Noble saw a decline in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 44,535,384 shares, a decline of 5.3% from the December 14th total of 47,016,715 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 6,207,998 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.2 days. Currently, 18.3% of the shares of the 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 Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN), Ocean Rig UDW (ORIG), Ensco (ESV), Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO), Rowan Companies (RDC), Baytex Energy (BTE), Nabors Industries (NBR), Precision Drilling (PDS), Oasis Midstream Partners (OMP), Independence Contract Drilling (ICD), Pioneer Energy Services (PES), Seadrill Partners (SDLP), Key Energy Services (KEG), Petroteq Energy (PQEFF) and Western Energy Services (WEEEF). 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. William Edgar Turcotte, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 54)Mr. Bernie G. Wolford, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 58)Mr. Dennis J. Lubojacky, Consultant (Age 65) 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 (0.11%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%) and Virtu Financial LLC (0.01%). 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 Sippican Capital Advisors, Virtu Financial LLC and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 $3.33. How big of a company is Noble? Noble has a market capitalization of $844.04 million 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. 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 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: 667 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 823 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,490MarketBeat'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. 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