News Bell: Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), ENSCO plc (NYSE:ESV)


Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) represented a move of -3.55 percent or $1.34 per share and closed its previous day trading session at $58.16. 27.46 Million Shares were traded in the last trading session with an Average Volume of 17.36 Million Shares. The stock currently has a Market Capitalization of 240.55 Billion.

Verizon Communications Inc. is one of the largest communication technology companies. Its Wireless segment offers wireless voice and data services; Internet access on various smart and basic phones, notebook computers, and tablets; and multimedia access, business-focused, location-based, global data, home phone handsets, and high-speed Internet services, as well as network access and value added services to support wireless connections for the Internet of Things (IoT). The Company’s Wireline segment offers high-speed Internet, Fios Internet, and Fios video services; voice services, such as local exchange, regional and long distance calling, and voice messaging services, as well as Voice over Internet protocol services; network products and solutions comprising private Internet protocol (IP), public Internet, Ethernet, and optical networking services; IT infrastructure services that include collocation and managed hosting services; cloud services, which comprise computing, storage, backup, and recovery.

The stock traded between $46.08 and $61.58 over 1-Year time period showing its price to sales ratio of 1.84. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) is currently showing an DECREASING volatility over a period of 10-Days while the 20-Days Volatility showing a DECREASING trend.

Right now, the stock has a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of $2.98 and 200-Day Simple Moving Average of $12.57. Its Price to Free Cash Flow is 10.36 and Price to Book of 4.41.

Analyst’s recommended the stock as 2.4 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) reported its Actual EPS of $1.22/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Verizon Communications Inc. could bring EPS of $1.19/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.03 Percent. Thus showing an Earnings Surprise of 2.5 Percent.


In the last trading session, ENSCO plc (NYSE:ESV) added its value by 8.47% closing at the price of $6.15. The stock currently has market capitalization of 2.92 Billion, with average volume of 12.78 Million shares.

Beta is also a factor of measure of the relative volatility of a particular stock to the market. Currently ENSCO plc (NYSE:ESV) is showing beta of 1.87. This particular value of beta suggests that ENSCO plc (NYSE:ESV) has historically moved 187% for every 100% move in the benchmark, based on price level.

EPS is another important factor while making the decision of buying, selling or holding of particular share. Currently EPS for ENSCO plc (NYSE:ESV) is at $-1.46.

The stock currently has RSI of 42.24. RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30, currently the given RSI for the stock suggests that the stock is average and it has not entered in overbought or oversold territory.

Ensco International plc, formerly ENSCO International Incorporated, is a provider of offshore contract drilling services to the international oil and gas industry. The Company owns and operates drilling rigs including jackup, ultra-deepwater semisubmersible and barge rigs. Its drilling rigs are located throughout the world and concentrated in the major geographic regions of Asia Pacific (which includes Asia, the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand), Europe/Africa and North and South America. The Company provides drilling services on a day rate contract basis. Under day rate contracts, it provides the drilling rig and rig crews, and receives a fixed amount per day for drilling the well. Its customers bear substantially all of the ancillary costs of constructing the well and supporting drilling operations. The Company does not provide turnkey or other risk-based drilling services.

ENSCO plc (NYSE:ESV) topped its 52-week high price of $9.51 on 10/09/18 and 52-Week Low Price of $4.10 on 03/02/18. The Stock currently has P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 0 and Weekly volatility of 5.18% and monthly volatility of 6.07% respectively.