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About Ensco PLC (ESV-N)

Ensco plc is an offshore drilling contractor headquartered in London, United Kingdom. More at Wikipedia

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PAST TOP PICK
Ensco PLC(ESV-N) 

November 27, 2015

(A Top Pick Nov 24/14. Down 55.81%.) This was probably the deepest cyclical area of the oil space, so he exited in Feb 2015 at $30.

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(A Top Pick Nov 24/14. Down 55.81%.) This was probably the deepest cyclical area of the oil space, so he exited in Feb 2015 at $30.

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Gordon Reid

President, GoodReid Investment ...

Price Price
$16.740
Owned Owned
No

PAST TOP PICK
Ensco PLC(ESV-N) 

June 3, 2015

(A Top Pick May 27/14. Down 49.77%.) Still has a very sound balance sheet and still has lots of deep-sea oil rigs. There is lots of new business coming and they have the most modern rigs. Unfortunately, the market doesn’t care. He had recommended Selling this back in March, take the losses and move on.. When the prices seem to have stabilized, there will be a bunch of companies that need their rigs.

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(A Top Pick May 27/14. Down 49.77%.) Still has a very sound balance sheet and still has lots of deep-sea oil rigs. There is lots of new business coming and they have the most modern rigs. Unfortunately, the market doesn’t care. He had recommended Selling this back in March, take the losses and move on.. When the prices seem to have stabilized, there will be a bunch of companies that need their rigs.

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Gavin Graham

Trustee, Pointbreak ETFs...

Price Price
$24.360
Owned Owned
No

COMMENT
Ensco PLC(ESV-N) 

March 30, 2015

Sold his holdings in February at around $30. The tough part of investing and the money making part, is making the difficult decisions when things are going against you. A certain part of his business plan is having a certain percentage of being wrong. Successful investors are right about 70% of the time.

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Sold his holdings in February at around $30. The tough part of investing and the money making part, is making the difficult decisions when things are going against you. A certain part of his business plan is having a certain percentage of being wrong. Successful investors are right about 70% of the time.

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Gordon Reid

President, GoodReid Investment ...

Price Price
$21.120
Owned Owned
No

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Ensco PLC(ESV-N) 

December 17, 2014

Has fallen quite a bit. Longer-term, this as an opportunity to not only recover, but to move up in terms of price. They are a deepwater driller. They have contracted 63% of their deepwater rigs for the next 18 months. The risk is going to be the day rates going forward. If oil stays down at these levels, there is no question that day rates will suffer. 10.3% dividend is high. They probably have the financial capability to pay it, but in this type of environment, a lot of companies would view it as quite responsible to draw back and to cut the dividend somewhat, in order to husband the cash. Feels this stock is okay.

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Has fallen quite a bit. Longer-term, this as an opportunity to not only recover, but to move up in terms of price. They are a deepwater driller. They have contracted 63% of their deepwater rigs for the next 18 months. The risk is going to be the day rates going forward. If oil stays down at these levels, there is no question that day rates will suffer. 10.3% dividend is high. They probably have the financial capability to pay it, but in this type of environment, a lot of companies would view it as quite responsible to draw back and to cut the dividend somewhat, in order to husband the cash. Feels this stock is okay.

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Gordon Reid

President, GoodReid Investment ...

Price Price
$28.430
Owned Owned
Yes

TOP PICK
Ensco PLC(ESV-N) 

November 24, 2014

(A Top Pick Dec 3/13. Down 28.70%.) There has to be stabilization of oil prices. If that happens, money will start to flow back into the sector. They have very strong fundamentals. Their backlog is growing with over 2 years of revenue in backlog. Grew their backlog last quarter by 10%. In the deepwater area, virtually all of their fleet is contracted out a couple of years. When oil stabilizes, you will start to see companies like this return to normalized multiples. Right now they are trading at about 4X EBITDA which is 30%-40% discount to where it should be trading at.

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(A Top Pick Dec 3/13. Down 28.70%.) There has to be stabilization of oil prices. If that happens, money will start to flow back into the sector. They have very strong fundamentals. Their backlog is growing with over 2 years of revenue in backlog. Grew their backlog last quarter by 10%. In the deepwater area, virtually all of their fleet is contracted out a couple of years. When oil stabilizes, you will start to see companies like this return to normalized multiples. Right now they are trading at about 4X EBITDA which is 30%-40% discount to where it should be trading at.

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Gordon Reid

President, GoodReid Investment ...

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$39.900
Owned Owned
Yes

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Ensco PLC(ESV-N) 

September 30, 2014

Collect your dividend and they will come back.

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Collect your dividend and they will come back.

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Gordon Reid

President, GoodReid Investment ...

Price Price
$41.310
Owned Owned
Unknown

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Ensco PLC(ESV-N) 

September 26, 2014

We had an uptrend until the beginning of 2013 and then it broke down.  It is levered and went down with the rest of the group.  Let it settle down.  It looks like it is trying to make a 52 week low.  He thinks it has broken support.

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We had an uptrend until the beginning of 2013 and then it broke down.  It is levered and went down with the rest of the group.  Let it settle down.  It looks like it is trying to make a 52 week low.  He thinks it has broken support.

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Bill Carrigan

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Price Price
$42.460
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Unknown

TOP PICK
Ensco PLC(ESV-N) 

May 27, 2014

One of the largest offshore oil/gas drilling with one of the newest fleets in the business. Raised its dividend 50% and has a 5.8% yield.

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One of the largest offshore oil/gas drilling with one of the newest fleets in the business. Raised its dividend 50% and has a 5.8% yield.

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Gavin Graham

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Price Price
$51.870
Owned Owned
Yes

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Ensco PLC(ESV-N) 

April 24, 2014

The offshore oil drillers give him some concerns.  The oil majors have slowed down.  There has been quite a big build of oil rigs.  The ultra deep water is where you want to be.  From a value point of view this is a good time to look at this category.  This is cyclical and it bounces around.  You have to buy it correctly.  Put it on your radar.

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The offshore oil drillers give him some concerns.  The oil majors have slowed down.  There has been quite a big build of oil rigs.  The ultra deep water is where you want to be.  From a value point of view this is a good time to look at this category.  This is cyclical and it bounces around.  You have to buy it correctly.  Put it on your radar.

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Darren Sissons

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Price Price
$51.490
Owned Owned
No

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Ensco PLC(ESV-N) 

March 19, 2014

Likes this. Chart shows it has been affected by the same thing that affected Hornbeck Offshore Services (HOS-N) (see Past Picks). Represents good value. Has one of the youngest fleets. Utilization rates are very high. Making very good money.

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Likes this. Chart shows it has been affected by the same thing that affected Hornbeck Offshore Services (HOS-N) (see Past Picks). Represents good value. Has one of the youngest fleets. Utilization rates are very high. Making very good money.

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Gordon Reid

President, GoodReid Investment ...

Price Price
$49.620
Owned Owned
Unknown

PAST TOP PICK
Ensco PLC(ESV-N) 

January 29, 2014

(A Top Pick Jan 10/13. Down 14.64%.) This area has been out of favour and this company has not escaped that. Likes the company. Have the newest and most recent builds, so utilization rates are very high. Day rates are still quite high. Thinks they will earn about $7.50 a share this year, so trading at a very, very good multiple. Have patience, the market will come back to this.

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(A Top Pick Jan 10/13. Down 14.64%.) This area has been out of favour and this company has not escaped that. Likes the company. Have the newest and most recent builds, so utilization rates are very high. Day rates are still quite high. Thinks they will earn about $7.50 a share this year, so trading at a very, very good multiple. Have patience, the market will come back to this.

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Gordon Reid

President, GoodReid Investment ...

Price Price
$50.520
Owned Owned
Yes

TOP PICK
Ensco PLC(ESV-N) 

December 3, 2013

A deepwater driller. They were 1st in the new build cycle. They bought Pride International, a deepwater driller, at a very good time and then they spent a lot of money on new equipment, which increases day rates and utilization rates. Have pretty much finished their new build cycle and the cash flow is starting to really ramp up. Thinks that by 2016, they will be producing $1.5 billion of free cash flow a year. Yield of 5.06%.

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A deepwater driller. They were 1st in the new build cycle. They bought Pride International, a deepwater driller, at a very good time and then they spent a lot of money on new equipment, which increases day rates and utilization rates. Have pretty much finished their new build cycle and the cash flow is starting to really ramp up. Thinks that by 2016, they will be producing $1.5 billion of free cash flow a year. Yield of 5.06%.

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Gordon Reid

President, GoodReid Investment ...

Price Price
$59.310
Owned Owned
Yes

TOP PICK
Ensco PLC(ESV-N) 

October 28, 2013

Second-biggest offshore oil driller. Acquired Pride International a couple of years ago so they got a whole bunch of floaters (drill ships and semi-submersibles) so they have one of the youngest fleets. 60% plus margins. Day rates have gone up 50% since they did that deal. AAA rated. Good play on continued deepwater exploration, especially in Africa and Brazil. 3.45% dividend yield.

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Second-biggest offshore oil driller. Acquired Pride International a couple of years ago so they got a whole bunch of floaters (drill ships and semi-submersibles) so they have one of the youngest fleets. 60% plus margins. Day rates have gone up 50% since they did that deal. AAA rated. Good play on continued deepwater exploration, especially in Africa and Brazil. 3.45% dividend yield.

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Gavin Graham

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Price Price
$57.860
Owned Owned
Yes

PAST TOP PICK
Ensco PLC(ESV-N) 

May 8, 2013

(Top Pick May 9/12, Up 30.91%)

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(Top Pick May 9/12, Up 30.91%)

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Gordon Reid

President, GoodReid Investment ...

Price Price
$62.060
Owned Owned
Yes

TOP PICK
Ensco PLC(ESV-N) 

January 10, 2013

Second-largest deepwater driller. One of the youngest fleets in the industry. Day rates and utilization rates are going up. Good place to be. 2.43% yield.

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Second-largest deepwater driller. One of the youngest fleets in the industry. Day rates and utilization rates are going up. Good place to be. 2.43% yield.

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Gordon Reid

President, GoodReid Investment ...

Price Price
$61.500
Owned Owned
Yes

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