$-0.31 EPS Expected for Ensco plc (ESV)

June 22, 2018 - By Vivian Park

Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.45, from 1.48 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 30 investors sold Ensco plc shares while 87 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 87 raised stakes. 398.89 million shares or 3.74% more from 384.52 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
2,800 are owned by Lsv Asset Mngmt. Hap Trading Ltd Liability Co reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV). Capital Limited Ca reported 75,448 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Wellington Management Gru Llp reported 0% of its portfolio in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV). Walleye Trading Limited Liability Corp accumulated 241,490 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management invested in 778 shares. Holt Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company Dba Holt Prns L P has 16,300 shares. 32,222 are held by Mitsubishi Ufj Tru And. Alps Inc has 0% invested in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) for 107,824 shares. 1St Source National Bank owns 11,284 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Greenlight Capital reported 2.2% in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV). 10.03M were accumulated by Van Eck Corp. California Pub Employees Retirement invested in 0.01% or 2.12M shares. Ameritas Inv Partners Inc owns 166,478 shares. Sheffield Asset Ltd Liability reported 2.22% in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV).

Analysts expect Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) to report $-0.31 EPS on July, 25.They anticipate $0.21 EPS change or 210.00 % from last quarter’s $-0.1 EPS. After having $-0.32 EPS previously, Ensco plc’s analysts see -3.13 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 4.32% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $5.98. About 16.94 million shares traded or 24.25% up from the average. Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) has declined 6.04% since June 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.61% the S&P500.

Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. Ensco Plc had 12 analyst reports since January 4, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo maintained Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) rating on Wednesday, February 28. Wells Fargo has “Market Perform” rating and $6 target. The rating was downgraded by HSBC on Thursday, June 7 to “Hold”. On Thursday, March 15 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold”. As per Wednesday, January 10, the company rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray. Jefferies maintained the shares of ESV in report on Thursday, January 4 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) earned “Hold” rating by Susquehanna on Friday, January 12. Cowen & Co maintained Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) on Thursday, January 11 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Tuesday, January 23. On Friday, April 13 the stock rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Hold”. The stock of Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) earned “Hold” rating by Susquehanna on Wednesday, February 28.

Ensco plc provides offshore contract drilling services to the gas and oil industry worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.61 billion. It operates through three divisions: Floaters, Jackups, and Other. It currently has negative earnings. The firm owns and operates an offshore drilling rig fleet of 68 rigs, including 30 located in the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific, which comprise 4 rigs under construction; 21 situated in North and South America, including Brazil; and 17 located in Europe and the Mediterranean.

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