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Equity Coverage on Energy Equipment and Services Industry -- Transocean, Ensco, Noble, Seadrill, and Helix Energy Solutions

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LONDON, August 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Friday, August 22, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,538.55, up 0.14%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.22%, to finish the day at 17,001.22, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,988.40, down 0.20%. The losses were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index ended the day at 704.06, down 0.65%, while the index has advanced 2.50% in the previous three months. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Transocean Ltd (NYSE: RIG), Ensco PLC (NYSE: ESV), Noble Corporation PLC (NYSE: NE), Seadrill Ltd (NYSE: SDRL), and Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. (NYSE: HLX). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:  


Transocean Ltd's stock finished Friday's session 1.81% lower at $37.97. A total of 6.19 million shares were traded, which was above its three months average volume of 5.00 million shares. The stock moved between $37.67 and $38.59 during the session. Over the last three trading sessions and the previous one month, Transocean Ltd's shares have fallen by 3.95% and 9.66%, respectively. Additionally, from the beginning of 2014, the stock has declined 23.17%. The company's shares are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 200-day moving average of $44.13 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $42.18. Transocean Ltd's stock traded at a PE ratio of 7.44 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 32.11. Sign up and read the free notes on RIG at:


On Friday, shares in Ensco PLC fluctuated between $49.77 and $50.50 before ending the session 0.95% lower at $50.01. The stock reported a trading volume of 2.43 million shares, below its three months average volume of 2.71 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 11.31. Although, Ensco PLC's shares have advanced 1.34% in the previous three trading sessions, it has declined 2.61% in the last three months and 12.54% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $52.50 and $53.32, respectively. Moreover, shares of Ensco PLC have an RSI of 45.27. The complimentary notes on ESV can be downloaded as in PDF format at:


Noble Corp. PLC's stock edged 0.93% lower, to close the day at $27.68. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.44 million shares, below its three months average volume of 3.68 million shares. The stock oscillated between $27.39 and $27.87 during the session. Over the last three trading sessions and since the beginning of this year, Noble Corp. PLC's shares have lost 0.61% and 15.44%, respectively. However, the stock has advanced 3.84% in the last three months. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200- day moving averages. The stock's 200-day moving average of $28.87 is above its 50-day moving average of $28.20. Additionally, Noble Corp. PLC traded at a PE ratio of 7.58 and has an RSI of 51.55. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on NE at:


On Friday, shares in Seadrill Ltd recorded a trading volume of 3.70 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 4.08 million shares. The stock ended the day at $36.69, which was 1.82% below its previous day's closing of $37.37, and registered an intraday range of $36.60 and $37.18. Although Seadrill Ltd's shares have gained 0.88% in the previous three months, it has declined 2.11% in the last three trading sessions and 10.69% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $37.99 and $37.89, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Seadrill Ltd have an RSI of 45.73. The complete research on SDRL is available for free at:


Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc.'s stock declined 1.09%, to close Friday's session at $26.31, after oscillating between $26.09 and $26.66. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.81 million shares, above its three months average volume of 0.77 million shares. Over the last three months and since the beginning of 2014, Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc.'s shares have surged 14.39% and 13.50%, respectively. However, the stock has lost 1.09% in the previous three trading sessions. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $25.69 is above its 200-day moving average of $23.48. Further, Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 15.36 and has an RSI of 55.66. Free in depth research on HLX is available at:


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