By Jeffrey Dow Jones : I've been working on a new research tool for our Alpine Advisor clients. The basic idea is to screen a whole bunch of stocks, and use a special formula to weight multiple valuation metrics alongside some growth metrics. Then we blend it all together to figure out which stocks
investment opportunities in Noble Corp. ( NE -1.2% ), Rowan ( RDC -1.5% ) and Ensco ( ESV -0.9% ). The firm believes 2014 ..... whose net debt could rise to $17.5B by the end of 2015. NE, RDC and ESV are the firm's preferred options because they offer
Offshore drillers Atwood Oceanics ( ATW +0.5% ), Diamond Offshore ( DO +2.4% ), Rowan ( RDC +0.9% ), Ensco ( ESV +0.8% ) and Transocean ( RIG +1.5% ) are higher today even as Barclays cuts its price targets
they get better for offshore drillers, and even market favorite Rowan ( RDC -3.6% ) could get hit, Morgan Stanley says as it cuts its rating on the stock to Underweight. RDC has fallen less than companies with exposure to the floater market thanks
but RIG shares should be able shrug off the bad news, as they did yesterday . Other offshore drillers also are higher: DO +1.1% , NE +1.6% , ESV +1.2% , ATW +1.6% , SDRL +2.1% , HERO +2.4% , RDC +1.2% . 3 comments!
MET, GM, PRU, TSO, MPC, XRX, LNC, JPM ; do your own DD; pg 19]; lowest P/B in SP500 [ CLF, GNW, AIG, C, NWSA, RDC , BAC, HIG, XL, WPX, L, RIG, ESV, APA, NE ; again, do your own DD; pg 19]; beneficiaries of the coming capex wave [ EMC, RHT
By Jacob Marceaux : Diamond Offshore Drilling ( DO ) is a leader in offshore drilling, providing contract drilling services to the energy industry around the globe with a fleet of 45 drilling rigs, including 5 under construction. The current company was founded in 1989 but can trace its roots to ...
healthy backlogs suggest that these yields are sustainable for the foreseeable future. And then there is the fifth. Rowan ( RDC ), with a market capitalization of just over $4 billion, is best described as a mid-cap offshore driller, with a formidable
By Angel Stoychev: Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan," " RDC " or the "Company") ( RDC ) is a provider of international and domestic offshore contract drilling services. The company prides itself on its leadership position in high-spec and
this previous experience prepares him very well for taking over as CEO, and expect the transition to be a smooth one. Rowan Companies has been drilling for oil and gas for 90 years, serving oil and gas companies globally. Its premium rigs can drill deeper