Noble Energy (NBL) : Nikko Asset Management Americas scooped up 106,800 additional shares in Noble Energy during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 19, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 463,800 shares of Noble Energy which is valued at $16,706,076.Noble Energy makes up approximately 1.54% of Nikko Asset Management Americas’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc boosted its stake in NBL in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 174 additional shares and now holds a total of 15,585 shares of Noble Energy which is valued at $561,372. Noble Energy makes up approx 0.07% of Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc’s portfolio. Quotient Investors added NBL to its portfolio by purchasing 9,700 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $354,632. Noble Energy makes up approx 0.16% of Quotient Investors’s portfolio.
Noble Energy closed down -0.35 points or -0.96% at $36.02 with 25,25,671 shares getting traded on Wednesday. Post opening the session at $36.02, the shares hit an intraday low of $35.53 and an intraday high of $36.38 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Wednesday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Noble Energy reported $-0.53 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.05 according to the earnings call on May 4, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.58. The company had revenue of $724.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $826.78 million. The company’s revenue was down -5.6 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.03 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Noble Energy. Noble Energy was Upgraded by Citigroup to ” Buy” on Jul 7, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by Wunderlich on Jul 6, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 45 from a previous price target of $44 .Noble Energy was Initiated by Credit Agricole to “Outperform” on Jun 22, 2016.
Noble Energy Inc. is an independent energy company engaged in crude oil natural gas and natural gas liquids exploration and production. Its operations are grouped into four components: the United States; West Africa (Equatorial Guinea Cameroon Gabon and Sierra Leone; Eastern Mediterranean (Israel and Cyprus) and Other International and Corporate. Its assets in the United States include DJ Basin Marcellus Shale Deepwater Gulf of Mexico and Other Onshore US. The onshore West Africa includes the Alba field Block O and Block I offshore Equatorial Guinea the YoYo mining concession and Tilapia PSC offshore Cameroon two blocks offshore Sierra Leone and one block offshore Gabon. In the Eastern Mediterranean it has six leases and five licenses operated offshore Israel and one license operated offshore Cyprus. Other International includes various international new ventures such as offshore Nicaragua and offshore Falkland Islands.