EPS for Noble Corporation plc (NE) Expected At $-0.32

January 20, 2018 - By Darrin Black

 EPS for Noble Corporation plc (NE) Expected At $ 0.32
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.18, from 0.96 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 51 investors sold Noble Corporation plc shares while 75 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 60 raised stakes. 211.28 million shares or 7.34% less from 228.01 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Donald Smith has invested 0.44% in Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 48,507 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Balyasny Asset Mngmt owns 11,174 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Vertex One Asset Management, a British Columbia – Canada-based fund reported 2.20 million shares. Tci Wealth reported 252 shares. Wells Fargo & Mn owns 515,270 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Ltd Liability Partnership Ma, Massachusetts-based fund reported 100 shares. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D reported 290,000 shares. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Mngmt Ltd holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) for 1.05M shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested in 8,432 shares or 0% of the stock. Pinebridge Limited Partnership has 0.03% invested in Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) for 251,146 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt holds 0% of its portfolio in Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) for 209 shares. Thrivent Fin For Lutherans holds 0% in Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) or 150,640 shares. Old National Fincl Bank In holds 0% of its portfolio in Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) for 18,706 shares. The Australia-based Westpac Corporation has invested 0.03% in Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE).

Analysts expect Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) to report $-0.32 EPS on February, 8.They anticipate $0.17 EPS change or 113.33 % from last quarter’s $-0.15 EPS. After having $-0.36 EPS previously, Noble Corporation plc’s analysts see -11.11 % EPS growth. The stock increased 2.00% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $5.1. About 10.29 million shares traded or 32.37% up from the average. Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) has declined 46.66% since January 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 63.36% the S&P500.

Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) Ratings Coverage

Among 34 analysts covering Noble Corp PLC (NYSE:NE), 9 have Buy rating, 8 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 26% are positive. Noble Corp PLC had 93 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Argus Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, September 23 report. The firm has “Sell” rating by Argus Research given on Wednesday, August 10. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Friday, March 11 by Goldman Sachs. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, January 25 by Piper Jaffray. The company was initiated on Friday, October 9 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. As per Thursday, March 23, the company rating was maintained by Scotia Capital. The rating was upgraded by UBS to “Buy” on Monday, September 25. The stock of Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, January 12 by Susquehanna. The stock has “Sell” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, July 11. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America given on Friday, January 20.

Noble Corporation plc operates as an offshore drilling contractor for the gas and oil industry worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.25 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.

More notable recent Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Noble Corporation Reported Earnings, and Offshore Drilling Stocks Are Up Big Today” on May 05, 2017, also Investorplace.com with their article: “Trade of the Day: Noble Corporation Ordinary Shares (UK) (NYSE:NE)” published on April 12, 2016, Seekingalpha.com published: “Noble Corp.: Complete Fleet Analysis After Paragon Offshore Spin-Off And …” on July 16, 2014. More interesting news about Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Noble Corp. – Invest Ahead Of The Q2 Report – Here’s How” published on July 25, 2017 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “These 4 Offshore Drilling Stocks Went Up Over 23% in November: Here’s What You …” with publication date: December 07, 2016.

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