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Secor Capital Advisors LP Raised Facebook (FB) Stake; 11 Analysts Covering Ensco plc (ESV)

Among 34 analysts covering Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV), 11 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. Ensco Plc had 82 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Monday, September 28 by Deutsche Bank. Guggenheim upgraded Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) on Monday, November 30 to “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Seaport Global to “Sell” on Thursday, July 14. The rating was upgraded by DNB Markets on Tuesday, April 19 to “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, January 4 with “Hold”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray on Monday, June 19. The stock of Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) earned “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, October 18. Bank of America upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, January 9 report. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, July 31 by RBC Capital Markets. Clarksons Platou upgraded the shares of ESV in report on Thursday, September 22 to “Neutral” rating. See Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) latest ratings:

23/01/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
12/01/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Hold New Target: $7.0 Maintain
11/01/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $6.0 Maintain
11/01/2018 Broker: PiperJaffray Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
10/01/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $6.1 Downgrade
04/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $6.0 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $5.5 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Neutral Old Target: $9.00 New Target: $6.00 Maintain
19/10/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $6.1 Maintain
19/10/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Hold

Secor Capital Advisors Lp increased Facebook Inc (FB) stake by 250.28% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Secor Capital Advisors Lp acquired 37,291 shares as Facebook Inc (FB)’s stock rose 10.88%. The Secor Capital Advisors Lp holds 52,191 shares with $8.92 million value, up from 14,900 last quarter. Facebook Inc now has $515.23B valuation. The stock decreased 1.44% or $2.6 during the last trading session, reaching $177.36. About 21.02M shares traded. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has risen 26.75% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.4 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 53 investors sold FB shares while 618 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 644 raised stakes. 1.63 billion shares or 0.88% more from 1.62 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cutter And Brokerage Incorporated stated it has 2.05% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). State Farm Mutual Automobile Ins invested 0.52% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Next Century Growth Ltd Llc reported 28,718 shares. Ws Lllp has invested 2.31% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). 3,224 were accumulated by Papp L Roy Associate. Lsv Asset holds 27,600 shares. Samlyn Cap Limited Liability owns 231,253 shares. Cordasco Financial Ntwk holds 0.38% or 2,000 shares. Lockheed Martin Management Company has invested 0.41% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Nippon Life Ins invested in 0.24% or 75,621 shares. Cadence Management Llc invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Technologies Crossover Management Vii Ltd holds 935,997 shares. Arrowmark Colorado Holding Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.03% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Glg Ltd Liability Com reported 1.37% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Integral Derivatives Ltd Liability Corporation reported 87,150 shares.

Among 54 analysts covering Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), 50 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 93% are positive. Facebook had 236 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, April 28 by Evercore. Raymond James upgraded the stock to “Strong Buy” rating in Friday, January 13 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Wednesday, January 31 with “Buy” rating. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, November 2 report. The stock of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) earned “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital on Thursday, January 28. Canaccord Genuity maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) rating on Thursday, April 28. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $150 target. M Partners maintained the shares of FB in report on Tuesday, August 18 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, October 9. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Wednesday, September 6 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has “Market Outperform” rating given on Thursday, April 28 by JMP Securities.

Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 31 selling transactions for $390.47 million activity. $129,738 worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) was sold by Stretch Colin on Tuesday, October 10. $2.77M worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shares were sold by Cox Christopher K. Zuckerberg Mark had sold 247,147 shares worth $42.50 million. The insider FISCHER DAVID B. sold 4,699 shares worth $806,019. $109.70 million worth of stock was sold by Koum Jan on Wednesday, August 30. Shares for $2.59 million were sold by Wehner David M. on Monday, August 21. Schroepfer Michael Todd sold $7.14 million worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Tuesday, January 9.

Secor Capital Advisors Lp decreased Pdl Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:PDLI) stake by 180,594 shares to 218,849 valued at $742,000 in 2017Q3. It also reduced Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc stake by 8,258 shares and now owns 28,479 shares. Xo Group Inc (NYSE:XOXO) was reduced too.

Ensco plc provides offshore contract drilling services to the gas and oil industry worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.17 billion. It operates through three divisions: Floaters, Jackups, and Other. It currently has negative earnings. The firm owns and operates an offshore drilling rig fleet of 68 rigs, including 30 located in the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific, which comprise 4 rigs under construction; 21 situated in North and South America, including Brazil; and 17 located in Europe and the Mediterranean.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.02, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 48 investors sold Ensco plc shares while 86 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 84 raised stakes. 328.54 million shares or 9.34% more from 300.48 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Morgan Stanley reported 0% of its portfolio in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV). Lmr Prtn Llp invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV). Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Com holds 0% in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) or 14,707 shares. Check Capital Mgmt Ca accumulated 56,270 shares. State Street holds 14.42M shares. Willis Inv Counsel holds 605,709 shares. Reilly Financial Advisors Limited Liability Corp holds 0% or 3,700 shares. Thrivent For Lutherans stated it has 0% in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV). Rothschild Inv Il has 0.02% invested in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) for 25,700 shares. Qcm Cayman Limited stated it has 59,619 shares. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV). Raymond James & Assoc accumulated 0% or 19,909 shares. Moreover, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System has 0.02% invested in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV). Loews Corp invested in 0% or 13,805 shares. Key Gp Hldgs (Cayman) Limited holds 1.1% or 1.70M shares.

The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $4.96. About 8.77M shares traded. Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) has declined 23.23% since February 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.93% the S&P500.

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