Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE)

Noble Corporation PLC is an offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry. The company offers services for drilling and work over activities and undertakes refurbishment projects for rigs. It provides services primarily in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and Alaska, Mexico, Brazil, the North Sea, the Mediterranean, West Africa, the Middle East, India, Malaysia and Australia. Noble Corporation PLC, formerly known as Noble Corp., is based in London, United Kingdom.

Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE)’s Financial Overview

Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) declined -5.15% yesterday to close its trading session at $5.34. The company has 1 year Price Target of $5.84. Noble Corporation plc has 52-Week high of $13.9 and 52-Week Low of $4.45. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Mar 7, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Nov 4, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 14.03 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $1.3 Billion.

Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $-0.23/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $-0.2/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.03 a share with a surprise factor of -15%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 2.44 Percent, SMA50 of -4.41 Percent and SMA200 of -32.41 percent. Noble Corporation plc has P/S value of 0.47 while its P/B value stands at 0.18. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 1.7 percent, Return on Equity of 3 percent and Return on Investment of 6.8 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 61.6 percent and 21.3 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE). On 16-Nov-16 BofA/Merrill Downgrade Noble Corporation plc Stock  to Underperform. Another firm also rated the stock on 7-Oct-16 where Seaport Global Securities Downgrade the stock to Neutral.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 3.3 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 33 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Noble Corporation PLC have a median target of 6.00, with a high estimate of 10.00 and a low estimate of 3.00. The median estimate represents a +12.36% increase from the last price of 5.34.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR)

Twitter is a public, real-time, global platform where any user can create a Tweet and any user can follow other users.  The platform is unique in its simplicity: Tweets are limited to 140 characters of text.  This constraint makes it easy for anyone to quickly create, distribute and discover content that is consistent across our platform and optimized for mobile devices. As a result, Tweets drive a high velocity of information exchange that makes Twitter uniquely live.

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR)’s Financial Outlook

The 30 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Twitter have a median target of 17.00, with a high estimate of 26.00 and a low estimate of 10.00. The median estimate represents a -6.54% decrease from the last price of 18.19.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Twitter, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 3. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock fell -0.6% and closed its last trading session at $18.19. The company has the market capitalization of $13 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $26.25 and 52-Week low of $13.73. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Dec 10, 2015 and 52-Week low on May 24, 2016. The company has volume of 13.52 Million shares. The company has a total of 714.9 Million shares outstanding.

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.13/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.09/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.04. This shows a surprise factor of 44.4 percent.

The company has YTD performance of -21.39 percent. Beta for Twitter, Inc. stands at 0 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.61. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.37%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.39%%.

Twitter, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -0.96%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -4.62 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 3.91%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -5.8 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -8.4 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -7.3% with Gross margin of 66.5 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -11.5% and -15.1% respectively.