Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (DO): Are the Stars Lining Up for Investors?

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Taking a more long-term approach, DO had a 52-week range of $4.77 to $20.84. At the time of this article’s publishing, this stock is trading at $5.06 after starting the trading session at $5.11. At the time of writing, this stock’s 50-day Moving Average stands at $6.42, while the 200-day Moving Average of this stock is currently $8.98.

Currently, this company’s share volume is sitting at $2453115, but has maintained average daily volume of $2.87M. This stock has generated an average Year to Date volume of $2.86 million, alongside an average 20-day volume of $2.92 million. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $137.69 million, simultaneously with a float of $137.48 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $696.72 million.

Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc.(DO) Ownership Data

Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are behaving with this stock. Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.16%. According to the most recent latest insider trade that took place on Sep 16 this organization’s Senior Vice President – CFO sold 5,819 at the rate of 8.69, making the entire transaction hit 50,567 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 0. Preceding that transaction, on Sep 11 Company’s Director sold 1,000 at a price of 7.72, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 7,720. This particular insider is now the holder of 2,000 in total.

All together, they are the legal holders of 137.69M shares. If we focus on the top 3 stockholders for this publicly-traded organization, Loews Corp. (Investment Portfolio) owns 73,119,047 shares, with Contrarius Investment Management Ltd. in 2nd place owning 13,306,613 shares and BlackRock Fund Advisors in third place with total ownership of 10,171,803 shares.

Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (DO) Earnings and Revenue Data

In the latest quarterly report that this company released, which was put into the public domain on 6/29/2019, the organization reported -$0.99 earnings per share (EPS) for the three-month period, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at -$0.88) by -$0.11.

This company achieved a net margin of -32.78 while generating a return on equity of -8.89. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of -0.6 per share during the current fiscal year.

Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -276.30%, and is forecasted to reach -1.80 in the upcoming year. Looking at the long run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will decrease by -10.10% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -18.80% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.

Additional Trading Performance Indicators

Now turning our attention to the current performance indicators for Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc., this organization’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 2.20. The company has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.43. Alongside those, its Beta score is 1.72.

Another valuable indicator worth considering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.72 for this organization. Plus, this company’s price to book ratio for the last three-month fiscal period reported is 0.21, whereas its price to cash per share for the last quarter landed at 2.16.

In the same vein, DO’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months was posted at -2.46, a figure that is expected to reach -0.66 in the next reported quarter, and analysts expect it will be -1.80 at the market close of one year from today’s date.