Analysts See $-0.57 EPS for Noble Corporation plc (NE)

April 21, 2018 - By reb123z

Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.02 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.24, from 0.78 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 33 investors sold Noble Corporation plc shares while 68 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. 209.10 million shares or 1.03% less from 211.28 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
52,901 were reported by Creative Planning. Tower Research Cap Limited Company (Trc) has invested 0.01% in Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE). Sei Investments invested 0% in Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE). Schroder Invest Mngmt Grp invested in 4.45M shares. Wolverine Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company holds 127 shares. Amp Investors has 0% invested in Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE). Proshare Advsr Ltd Co holds 45,243 shares. Moreover, Qs Limited Liability Corp has 0.01% invested in Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) for 320,730 shares. Moreover, City Hldgs has 0% invested in Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) for 100 shares. 421,800 were reported by Alliancebernstein L P. Millennium Mgmt Limited Company stated it has 449,044 shares. Vanguard Grp, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 23.16M shares. Aperio Gru Limited Liability Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) for 156,426 shares. California Employees Retirement Systems invested in 2.43 million shares or 0.01% of the stock. Ameriprise Finance owns 1.32 million shares.

Analysts expect Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) to report $-0.57 EPS on May, 2 after the close.They anticipate $0.40 EPS change or 235.29 % from last quarter’s $-0.17 EPS. After having $-0.29 EPS previously, Noble Corporation plc’s analysts see 96.55 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.86% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $4.76. About 5.78 million shares traded. Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) has declined 36.28% since April 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 47.83% the S&P500.

Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering Noble Corp (NYSE:NE), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Noble Corp had 15 analyst reports since November 3, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, March 13 the stock rating was upgraded by Argus Research to “Buy”. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, January 4 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) rating on Thursday, January 18. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $6.0 target. PiperJaffray downgraded Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) on Thursday, January 11 to “Underweight” rating. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Hold” on Friday, February 16. On Monday, February 26 the stock rating was maintained by Seaport Global with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Hold” on Friday, January 12. The stock has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, January 11. RBC Capital Markets maintained Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) on Friday, November 10 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, March 15 by Cowen & Co.

Noble Corporation plc operates as an offshore drilling contractor for the gas and oil industry worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.18 billion. It owns and operates a fleet of mobile offshore drilling units. It currently has negative earnings. As of February 23, 2017, the firm operated a fleet of 28 offshore drilling units consisted of 14 drill ships, and semisubmersibles and 14 jack ups.

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