ENSCO PLC (ESV) Reaches $5.30 After 5.00% Up Move, Sivik Global Healthcare Lifted By $1.96 Million Its Centene Del Com Stk (CNC) Position

July 17, 2017 - By Vivian Park

Sivik Global Healthcare Llc increased Centene Corp Del Com Stk (CNC) stake by 38.89% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Sivik Global Healthcare Llc acquired 35,000 shares as Centene Corp Del Com Stk (CNC)’s stock rose 11.03%. The Sivik Global Healthcare Llc holds 125,000 shares with $7.06 million value, up from 90,000 last quarter. Centene Corp Del Com Stk now has $14.51B valuation. The stock rose 1.21% or $1 reaching $83.8 per share. About 704,507 shares traded. Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC) has risen 32.56% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.86% the S&P500.

The stock of ENSCO PLC (NYSE:ESV) is a huge mover today! About 8.37M shares traded. ENSCO PLC (NYSE:ESV) has declined 23.23% since July 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.93% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $1.61 billion company. It was reported on Jul, 17 by Barchart.com. We have $5.57 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:ESV worth $80.50M more.

Among 18 analysts covering Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 72% are positive. Centene Corporation had 32 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, June 16 the stock rating was initiated by Bernstein with “Market Perform”. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, September 6 by Leerink Swann. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC) rating on Friday, June 16. Cantor Fitzgerald has “Buy” rating and $9000 target. On Friday, September 23 the stock rating was initiated by Evercore with “Buy”. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $92 target in Thursday, July 13 report. The rating was downgraded by Citigroup to “Neutral” on Thursday, March 23. On Friday, November 11 the stock rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse to “Neutral”. On Wednesday, June 7 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Neutral” on Tuesday, December 13. UBS upgraded Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC) on Monday, July 27 to “Buy” rating.

Sivik Global Healthcare Llc decreased Boston Scientific Corp Com Stk (NYSE:BSX) stake by 25,000 shares to 175,000 valued at $3.79M in 2016Q4. It also reduced Wright Medical Groupnv Com Stk stake by 45,000 shares and now owns 70,000 shares. Lhc Group Inc Com Stk (NASDAQ:LHCG) was reduced too.

Since February 9, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 10 selling transactions for $4.76 million activity. NEIDORFF MICHAEL F also sold $1.88 million worth of Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC) on Thursday, April 6. GEPHARDT Richard A also sold $336,603 worth of Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC) shares. On Monday, March 27 Williamson Keith H sold $420,180 worth of Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC) or 6,000 shares. 5,000 shares valued at $347,700 were sold by Hunter Jesse N on Monday, February 13. 4,167 shares were sold by DITMORE ROBERT K, worth $286,398. BOWERS CHRISTOPHER D had sold 3,150 shares worth $215,492 on Thursday, February 9. On Friday, June 2 BROOKS MARK J sold $163,004 worth of Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC) or 2,161 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.18, from 0.8 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 56 investors sold CNC shares while 172 reduced holdings. 86 funds opened positions while 137 raised stakes. 146.22 million shares or 4.61% less from 153.29 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Susquehanna Gp Llp owns 74,767 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Independent Portfolio Consultants reported 0.53% of its portfolio in Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC). Blackrock Inv Mgmt Limited Liability Company holds 1.09 million shares. Pioneer Management, Massachusetts-based fund reported 83,785 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 115,345 shares. 8,581 are owned by Brinker Cap. Rudman Errol M owns 110,800 shares for 4.34% of their portfolio. 18,826 were reported by Hilltop Incorporated. Smith Moore holds 6,125 shares. Strs Ohio, Ohio-based fund reported 11,909 shares. Capstone Asset Mngmt stated it has 33,017 shares. State Street Corp accumulated 0.04% or 6.95 million shares. Blackrock Incorporated reported 442,130 shares stake. Wells Fargo And Mn has invested 0.07% in Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC). 120,589 were reported by Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale.

Analysts await ENSCO PLC (NYSE:ESV) to report earnings on July, 26 after the close. They expect $-0.09 EPS, down 117.65% or $0.60 from last year’s $0.51 per share. After $-0.04 actual EPS reported by ENSCO PLC for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 125.00% negative EPS growth.

Among 32 analysts covering Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV), 11 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 34% are positive. Ensco Plc had 63 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, June 28 by Susquehanna. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $4.7500 target in Tuesday, July 11 report. The stock of ENSCO PLC (NYSE:ESV) earned “Buy” rating by KLR Group on Monday, December 14. The stock has “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, March 28. On Wednesday, September 28 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. On Friday, December 16 the stock rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Neutral”. Goldman Sachs maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $13 target in Friday, April 15 report. The stock of ENSCO PLC (NYSE:ESV) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, March 16. The stock of ENSCO PLC (NYSE:ESV) earned “Negative” rating by Susquehanna on Monday, March 28. Iberia Capital Partners maintained it with “Sector Perform” rating and $9 target in Friday, February 26 report.

Ensco plc is an offshore contract drilling company. The company has market cap of $1.61 billion. The Firm provides offshore contract drilling services to the international gas and oil industry. It has a 2.28 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include Floaters, Jackups and Other.

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