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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.17
NE's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. NE: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NE' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.17
0.01
0.98
Equity-to-Asset 0.50
NE's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. NE: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NE' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.84
Current: 0.5
0.49
0.84
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 0.80
Beneish M-Score: -3.64
WACC vs ROIC
6.59%
-6.05%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -33.10
NE's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
68% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -10.15 vs. NE: -33.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NE' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.1  Med: 26.97 Max: 55.37
Current: -33.1
-33.1
55.37
Net Margin % -40.38
NE's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
70% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -17.51 vs. NE: -40.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NE' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.38  Med: 16.86 Max: 46.11
Current: -40.38
-40.38
46.11
ROE % -13.96
NE's ROE % is ranked lower than
66% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -7.80 vs. NE: -13.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NE' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.92  Med: 8.65 Max: 32.52
Current: -13.96
-14.92
32.52
ROA % -7.48
NE's ROA % is ranked lower than
65% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -4.80 vs. NE: -7.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NE' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.64  Med: 4.49 Max: 24.06
Current: -7.48
-7.64
24.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -6.58
NE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
55% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -5.56 vs. NE: -6.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.81  Med: 8.02 Max: 35.25
Current: -6.58
-6.81
35.25
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -17.20
NE's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
64% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -17.90 vs. NE: -17.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NE' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.2  Med: 6.3 Max: 40.9
Current: -17.2
-17.2
40.9
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-04)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

NE Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Singer 457,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 879,400 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 70,200 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 40,500 sh (+37.21%)
Donald Smith 4,033,614 sh (+0.11%)
Private Capital Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 385,764 sh (-44.10%)
Ray Dalio 713,159 sh (-55.35%)
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Q2 2016

NE Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Steven Cohen 127,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 2,254,112 sh (+216.07%)
Joel Greenblatt 770,206 sh (+99.66%)
Jeremy Grantham 110,000 sh (+56.70%)
Jim Simons 887,000 sh (+0.86%)
Donald Smith 4,033,262 sh (-0.01%)
Paul Singer 407,785 sh (-10.77%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,800 sh (-63.46%)
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Q3 2016

NE Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Lee Ainslie 208,750 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,447,066 sh (+1039.42%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,402,686 sh (+82.12%)
Paul Tudor Jones 23,371 sh (+57.91%)
Ray Dalio 3,308,530 sh (+46.78%)
Jeremy Grantham 113,800 sh (+3.45%)
Paul Singer 2,700,000 sh (unchged)
Donald Smith 4,033,103 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 255,485 sh (-37.35%)
Jim Simons 156,000 sh (-82.41%)
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Q4 2016

NE Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 1,624,099 sh (+941.09%)
Jeremy Grantham 218,100 sh (+91.65%)
Ray Dalio 3,761,230 sh (+13.68%)
Caxton Associates 200,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 2,700,000 sh (unchged)
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Singer Sold Out
Donald Smith 4,031,076 sh (-0.05%)
Steven Cohen 1,084,187 sh (-25.08%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,400 sh (-42.66%)
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Drilling » Oil & Gas Drilling    NAICS: 213111    SIC: 1381
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Traded in other countries:NLC.Germany,
Headquarter Location:UK
Noble Corp PLC is an offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry. It performs contract drilling services with its fleet of mobile offshore drilling units.

Noble operates a fleet of 35 offshore rigs that drill for oil and natural gas globally, following the spin-off of most of its older rigs into Paragon Offshore. The company also provides engineering, consulting, and contract drilling services.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PB Ratio 0.20
NE's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. NE: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
NE' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.07 Max: 3.29
Current: 0.2
0.16
3.29
PS Ratio 0.51
NE's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. NE: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
NE' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 2.29 Max: 5.27
Current: 0.51
0.41
5.27
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 2.49
NE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
70% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NE: 2.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
NE' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 13.18 Max: 455.83
Current: 2.49
0.98
455.83
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 1.03
NE's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
76% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 4.68 vs. NE: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
NE' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 4.74 Max: 12.67
Current: 1.03
0.76
12.67
EV-to-EBIT -7.39
NE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 43 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NE: -7.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.3  Med: 10.1 Max: 35.1
Current: -7.39
-8.3
35.1
EV-to-EBITDA -41.49
NE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 7.59 vs. NE: -41.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.6  Med: 7.3 Max: 12.7
Current: -41.49
-46.6
12.7
Shiller PE Ratio 1.73
NE's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 16 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. NE: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
NE' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 10.78 Max: 38.59
Current: 1.73
1.39
38.59
Current Ratio 1.88
NE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. NE: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.74 Max: 3.42
Current: 1.88
1.15
3.42
Quick Ratio 1.88
NE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. NE: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.73 Max: 3.42
Current: 1.88
1.15
3.42
Days Sales Outstanding 50.60
NE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 58.32 vs. NE: 50.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.37  Med: 66.6 Max: 81.81
Current: 50.6
50.37
81.81
Days Payable 42.71
NE's Days Payable is ranked lower than
54% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 45.16 vs. NE: 42.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.71  Med: 64.57 Max: 108.64
Current: 42.71
42.71
108.64

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.83
NE's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
81% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. NE: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
NE' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.74 Max: 17.47
Current: 0.83
0.18
17.47
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -37.00
NE's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
52% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -26.30 vs. NE: -37.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
NE' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 85.2
Current: -37
0
85.2
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.67
NE's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
76% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. NE: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.61
NE's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. NE: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
NE' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.28 Max: 12.89
Current: 0.61
0.13
12.89
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.40
NE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. NE: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NE' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.2  Med: -0.2 Max: 2.4
Current: 2.4
-40.2
2.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.20
NE's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
91% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. NE: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
NE' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.43 Max: 3.22
Current: 0.2
0.2
3.22
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.51
NE's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. NE: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
NE' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.8 Max: 23.46
Current: 0.51
0.51
23.46
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.22
NE's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. NE: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
NE' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.24 Max: 2.69
Current: 0.22
0.22
2.69
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -13.53
NE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
100% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. NE: -13.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
NE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.53  Med: 9.7 Max: 36.6
Current: -13.53
-13.53
36.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -3.49
NE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
62% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -6.42 vs. NE: -3.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
NE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.1  Med: 4.75 Max: 57.2
Current: -3.49
-15.1
57.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,302
EPS (TTM) $ -3.83
Beta2.38
Short Percentage of Float20.37%
52-Week Range $4.45 - 11.94
Shares Outstanding (Mil)244.68

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 1,485 1,366 1,400
EPS ($) -0.62 -0.89 -1.07
EPS without NRI ($) -0.62 -0.89 -1.07
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
-13.63%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.33 0.33
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