What are analysts Suggestions on: Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV)


Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) will report its next earnings on Feb 22 – Feb 27 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $0.21/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.13/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.08/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 61.5%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Ensco plc and for the current quarter 34 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.07/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $-0.07/share and a High Estimate of $0.2/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 26 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Ensco plc as 509.6 Million. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Ensco plc is 478 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 534.4 Million. The company had Year Ago Sales of 828.3 Million.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for ESV to be -92.4%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of -89.2%. For the next 5 years, Ensco plc is expecting Growth of -96.35% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -14.57% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Ensco plc, where 0 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 6 analysts have given a Buy signal, 21 said it’s a HOLD, 6 reported it as Underperform and 2 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 30 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Ensco plc might touch $12 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $8.8 and $6 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Ensco plc got Upgrade on 21-Sep-16 where investment firm Goldman Upgrade the stock from Neutral to Buy.

Ensco plc closed its last trading session at $8.28 with the loss of -6.64%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 2.34 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $17.51 and 52-week low of $6.5. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -4.93% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -4.94% and -16.92% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Dec 1, 2015 and 52-Week Low on Sep 20, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 0.97 and Average Volume (3 months) is 8.95 million. Ensco plc P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0 and Forward P/E ratio of 55.61.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -11.9%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -22.3%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is -9.9%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Ensco plc currently shows a Weekly Performance of -9.8%, where Monthly Performance is -4.69%, Quarterly performance is 0.13%, 6 Months performance is -19.71% and yearly performance percentage is -54.28%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is -49.6%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 5.88% and Monthly Volatility of 5.48%.