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13 August 2017, 08:02 | Austin Hogan

Recently analysts working for various investment brokerages have changed their ratings and price targets on shares of Rowan Companies plc (NYSE:RDC). LS Investment Advisors LLC boosted its position in Rowan Companies PLC by 24.8% in the second quarter.

California Public Employees Retirement System trimmed its position by shedding 1,300 shares a decrease of 0.4%.

Rowan Companies PLC (NYSE:RDC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. State Treasurer State of MI now owns 51,000 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $795,000 after buying an additional 500 shares during the last quarter.

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According to analysts Rowan Companies (NYSE:RDC)'s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $-0.81 and can go high up to $-0.25. AQR Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Rowan Companies PLC by 19.5% in the first quarter. During the same quarter previous year, the business posted $0.75 EPS. However the company reported $0.3 earnings per share for the same quarter during past year. BlackRock Inc. now owns 10,987,886 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $171,191,000 after buying an additional 10,752,038 shares during the last quarter. The stock of Rowan Companies PLC (NYSE:RDC) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, June 21 by BMO Capital Markets. Rowan Companies plc has a 1.28B market cap and its past year revenues were 1.43B. FMR LLC now owns 1,640,662 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $16,800,000 after buying an additional 957,047 shares during the period. The stock moved on high volume, traded at a volume of 1988319 shares, as compared to its average daily volume of 1.24M shares.

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Rowan Companies plc (NYSE:RDC)'s RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 31.34. The company had revenue of $320.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $296.87 million. Past 5 years growth of Rowan Companies (NYSE:RDC) observed at -7.76%, looking forward for the next 5 years it has a strong prediction of -56.1% over growth.

The top 5 institutional holders, in ascending order, are as follows: VANGUARD GROUP INC with 11.21 million shares, BLACKROCK INC. with 10.99 million shares, DIMENSIONAL FUND ADVISORS LP with 10.62 million shares, BLUE HARBOUR GROUP, L.P. with 10.54 million shares, and AJO, LP with 9.17 million shares. About shares traded. Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) has declined 16.51% since August 10, 2016 and is downtrending. Finally, Capital Fund Management S.A. bought a new stake in shares of Rowan Companies PLC during the second quarter valued at approximately $161,000. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.75 earnings per share.

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Rowan Companies plc is a provider of offshore contract drilling services to the global gas and oil industry. Rowan Companies plc (RDC) reported loss -4.50% in recent buying and selling session with closing price of $ 10.18. The Firm operates through two divisions: deepwater and jack-ups. The return on assets (ROA) (aka return on total assets, return on average assets), is one of the most widely used profitability ratios because it is related to both profit margin and asset turnover, and shows the rate of return for both creditors and investors of the company. The Company's deepwater segment consists of drillship operations. Bank of America downgraded Rowan Companies PLC (NYSE:RDC) on Friday, June 30 to "Underperform" rating. As of December 31, 2016, the Company's fleet consisted of 29 mobile offshore drilling units, including 25 self-elevating jack-up rigs and four ultra-deepwater drillships.

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