ENSCO plc (NYSE:ESV) Quarterly Analysis

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58, a quick ratio of 5.04 and a current ratio of 5.04.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC's price target indicates a potential upside of 1.35% from the company's previous close. The New York-based Clearbridge Limited Liability has invested 0% in ENSCO PLC (NYSE:ESV). During the same period last year, the company posted $0.28 EPS. equities research analysts expect that Ensco Plc will post -0.48 EPS for the current year. FBR & Co cut their target price on shares of Ensco Plc from $9.00 to $6.00 and set a "neutral" rating for the company in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $6.10 price target on shares of Ensco Plc in a research report on Sunday, October 22nd. Nordea Equity Research restated a "buy" rating and set a $8.00 price objective on shares of Ensco Plc in a research report on Saturday, September 30th.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.81. Past 5 years growth of Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV) observed at -32.39%, looking forward for the next 5 years it has a strong prediction of -97.5% over growth. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Ensco plc is 440.93 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 516 Million. ESV's latest closing price was -16.40% away from the average price of 200 days while it maintained a distance of 10.96% from the 50 Day Moving Average and 8.25% away compared to its SMA 20.

On Monday, Shares of Ensco plc (NYSE: ESV) expressed a change of 5.66% and closed its trade at $5.79.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Ensco plc and for the current quarter 27 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $-0.17/share. The fund owned 325,125 shares of the offshore drilling services provider's stock after purchasing an additional 82,275 shares during the period. First Trust Advisors Limited Partnership has invested 0.02% in ENSCO PLC (NYSE:ESV). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 47,676 shares of the offshore drilling services provider's stock valued at $246,000 after acquiring an additional 143 shares during the last quarter. The market capitalization of the company is at $2.45 Billion.

Ensco plc (ESV) reported sales (ttm) of 1.89 Billion, whereas, 15 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 479.02 million. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. The offshore drilling services provider reported ($0.05) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.16) by $0.11. If you are accessing this piece on another website, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States & global copyright & trademark law. Advisory Services Network Llc acquired 2,321 shares as Goldman Sachs Group Inc Com (GS)'s stock declined 13.97%. The original version of this story can be viewed at Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -0.7% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 6.1 percent. It improved, as 51 investors sold ESV shares while 94 reduced holdings. Voya Mgmt Ltd Com holds 0% of its portfolio in ENSCO PLC (NYSE:ESV) for 138,049 shares. Comerica Bank now owns 259,039 shares of the offshore drilling services provider's stock valued at $1,386,000 after acquiring an additional 764 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Teacher Retirement System of Texas lifted its holdings in shares of Ensco Plc by 3.9% during the second quarter. ENSCO PLC (NYSE:ESV) has declined 23.23% since November 7, 2016 and is downtrending. The Company provides drilling services on a day rate contract basis. The Company's divisions include Floaters, Jackups and Other. Goldman Sachs Grp owns 6.10 million shares or 0.01% of their USA portfolio. Under day rate contracts, it provides the drilling rig and rig crews, and receives a fixed amount per day for drilling the well.

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