Holder Majedie Asset Management LTD Lifted Ensco Plc (ESV) Holding

October 13, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2018 Q2. Its down 0.18, from 1.03 in 2018Q1. It turned negative, as 34 investors sold ESV shares while 92 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. 384.01 million shares or 3.73% less from 398.89 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Parametric Portfolio Associates Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) for 878,807 shares. 25,696 were reported by Creative Planning. Contrarius Invest Mngmt Ltd accumulated 4.18% or 14.71 million shares. Capital Guardian Tru Com holds 1.44% of its portfolio in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) for 13.89M shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt reported 117,985 shares. Laurion Cap Management Ltd Partnership has invested 0% in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV). Liberty Mutual Group Asset invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV). Vertex One Asset Mgmt Incorporated reported 3.68 million shares or 4.34% of all its holdings. Fil holds 0% in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) or 64,753 shares. Captrust Financial Advsr reported 120 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Bedell Frazier Invest Counseling Limited Co reported 400,290 shares or 0.85% of all its holdings. 1.17M are held by Willis Invest Counsel. Cornerstone Inv Ltd Llc, a Georgia-based fund reported 11,486 shares. Barclays Public Limited Liability Company has 0.01% invested in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV). Schroder Investment Mngmt Gru invested in 101,600 shares.

Majedie Asset Management Ltd increased its stake in Ensco Plc (ESV) by 6.92% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Majedie Asset Management Ltd bought 1.10 million shares as the company’s stock rose 9.41% with the market. The institutional investor held 16.97M shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $123.22M, up from 15.87M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Majedie Asset Management Ltd who had been investing in Ensco Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.78B market cap company. The stock increased 1.75% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $8.71. About 12.60 million shares traded or 11.10% up from the average. Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) has risen 49.26% since October 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.64% the S&P500.

Majedie Asset Management Ltd, which manages about $1.29B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Pepsico Inc (NYSE:PEP) by 127,087 shares to 2,484 shares, valued at $270,000 in 2018Q2, according to the filing.

More notable recent Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Cowen Transfers Coverage on ENSCO International Plc (ESV), Maintains Market Perform” on October 13, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Deal of the Week: Offshore drillers to combine in $2.4B all-stock deal” published on October 12, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Ensco: Consolidation Reduces Risk” on October 09, 2018. More interesting news about Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Ensco 72 Reportedly Gets Contract From Corallian Energy” published on September 28, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Ensco Merges With Rowan: First Impression” with publication date: October 08, 2018.

Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Ensco (NYSE:ESV), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Ensco had 7 analyst reports since June 7, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Thursday, June 7 by HSBC. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral” on Friday, October 12. The stock of Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) earned “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, August 9. On Thursday, June 21 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”. Wells Fargo upgraded Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) on Tuesday, October 9 to “Outperform” rating. As per Friday, October 12, the company rating was upgraded by Societe Generale.

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