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Borr Drilling to acquire 15 high-specification jackups from Transocean

20 March 2017, 09:32 | Kelvin Horton

Investor's Alert: Transocean Ltd. (RIG)

Investors Reviewing Stock: Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG)

Similarly, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as 32.88% and for the year was 24.71%, while the YTD performance remained at 48.72%.

On Friday, Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG) stock opened its trade at $12.62 and after floating in a range of $12.44 to $12.70, settled at $12.47. The company said total consideration for the transaction is expected to be approximately United States dollars $1.35 billion and includes the remaining contract backlog and remaining yard installments to Keppel for the five newbuilds. Based on an average daily volume of 14,009,016 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is now 5.0 days. Vetr downgraded Transocean LTD from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $14.89 price objective for the company.in a research report on Thursday, December 1st. The stock is now moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -11.07% with the 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -11.07 percent.

Struggling to find a way in profitable zone, the current EPS estimate trend for the next year first quarter was $0.29 while three months ago that trend was for $0.27. The firm has a market cap of $4.86 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.00 and a beta of 1.87. This contrasts with this year Q4 current estimates trend of $0.24 while for one month was for $0.22. Here, 1 indicates a Strong Buy and 5 indicates a Strong Sell. Transocean LTD had a return on equity of 6.80% and a net margin of 23.14%. The Relative Volume value measured for Transocean Ltd. (RIG) is 0.94.


Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. This showed the surprise of 687.5% in the last quarter earnings. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI boosted its stake in Transocean LTD by 0.3% in the third quarter. Norinchukin Bank The now owns 18,389 shares of the offshore drilling services provider's stock valued at $196,000 after buying an additional 383 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Arizona State Retirement System boosted its stake in Transocean LTD by 0.5% in the third quarter.

Norwegian rig operator Borr Drilling today struck a deal to buy 15 shallow-water oil and gas exploration drilling rigs from offshore drilling contractor Transocean in a $1.35 billion deal. The company also has four ultra-deepwater drillships under construction or under contract to be constructed.



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