Noble Corporation Plc (NYSE:NE)’s traded shares stood at 7.1 million during the last session. At the close of trading, the stock’s price was $35.36, to imply a decrease of -6.03% or -$2.27 in intraday trading. The NE share’s 52-week high remains $45.50, putting it -28.68% down since that peak but still an impressive 35.97% since price per share fell to its 52-week low of $22.64. The company has a valuation of $4.74B, with an average of 1.85 million shares in intraday trading volume over the past 10 days and average of 1.92 million shares over the past 3 months.
Analysts have given a consensus recommendation of a Buy for Noble Corporation Plc (NE), translating to a mean rating of 1.60. Of 10 analyst(s) looking at the stock, 0 analyst(s) give NE a Sell rating. 1 of those analysts rate the stock as Overweight while 1 advise Hold as 8 recommend it as a Buy. 0 analyst(s) have given it an Underweight rating. Estimates put the company’s current-quarter earnings per share at $0.19.
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Noble Corporation Plc (NYSE:NE) trade information
After registering a -6.03% downside in the last session, Noble Corporation Plc (NE) has traded red over the past five days. The stock hit a weekly high of 41.19 this Friday, 03/17/23, dropping -6.03% in its intraday price action. The 5-day price performance for the stock is -11.33%, and -18.75% over 30 days. With these gigs, the year-to-date price performance is -6.23%. Short interest in Noble Corporation Plc (NYSE:NE) saw shorts transact 4.47 million shares and set a 2.19 days time to cover.
Analysts on Wall Street suggest a consensus price target of $55.67, implying an increase of 36.48% to the stock’s current value. The extremes give us $50.00 and $65.00 for target low and target high price respectively. As such, NE has been trading -83.82% off suggested target high and -41.4% from its likely low.
Noble Corporation Plc (NE) estimates and forecasts
Revenue is forecast to grow 258.30% this quarter before jumping 15.00% for the next one. The rating firms project that company’s revenue will grow 70.70% compared to the previous financial year.
Revenue forecast for the current quarter as set by 3 analysts is $550.13 million. Meanwhile, for the quarter ending Jun 2023, a total of 3 analyst(s) estimate revenue growth to $604.67 million.Earnings reports from the last fiscal year show that sales brought in $210 million and $275 million respectively in the corresponding quarters. In this case, analysts estimate current quarter sales to rise 162.00% before jumping 119.90% in the following quarter.
Noble Corporation Plc has its next earnings report out on August 09. However, it is important to take into account that this dividend yield ratio is just an indicator to only serve the purpose of guidance. Investors interested to invest in the stock should ponder company’s other fundamental and operations related aspects too. Noble Corporation Plc has a forward dividend ratio of 0, with the share yield ticking at 0.00% to continue the rising pattern observed over the past year. The company’s average dividend yield trailing the past 5-year period is 0.00%.
Noble Corporation Plc (NYSE:NE)’s Major holders
Noble Corporation Plc insiders hold 0.87% of total outstanding shares, with institutional holders owning 72.52% of the shares at 73.15% float percentage. In total, 72.52% institutions holds shares in the company, led by Vanguard Group, Inc. (The). As of Dec 30, 2022, the company held over 7.83 million shares (or 5.80% of shares), all amounting to roughly $276.73 million.
The next major institution holding the largest number of shares is Blackrock Inc. with 6.64 million shares, or about 4.93% of shares outstanding. As of the market price on Dec 30, 2022, these shares were worth $234.83 million.
We also have PIMCO High Yield Fund and Loomis Sayles Small Cap Growth Fund as the top two Mutual Funds with the largest holdings of the Noble Corporation Plc (NE) shares. Going by data provided on Sep 29, 2022, PIMCO High Yield Fund holds roughly 0.54 million shares. This is just over 0.00% of the total shares, with a market valuation of $19.22 million. Data from the same date shows that the other fund manager holds a little less at 0.57 million, or 0.00% of the shares, all valued at about 20.22 million.