Transocean Ltd. [RIG] gain 39.47% so far this year. What now?

Transocean Ltd. [NYSE: RIG] closed the trading session at $6.36 on 04/06/23. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $6.34, while the highest price level was $6.49. The company report on March 29, 2023 that Transocean Ltd. Announces Harsh Environment Contract Award and Extension Totaling $113 Million.

Transocean Endurance was awarded a multi-well plug and abandonment contract in Australia with an independent operator. The estimated 240-day contract is expected to commence in January 2024 and contribute approximately $91 million in backlog, excluding fees for mobilization. The contract also provides for a series of options, potentially keeping the rig in Australia through the fourth quarter of 2025.

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The stocks have a year to date performance of 39.47 percent and weekly performance of -1.40 percent. The stock has been moved at 112.00 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -10.42 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 38.26 percent over the most recent 3-months.

If compared to the average trading volume of 25.58M shares, RIG reached to a volume of 11870251 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Transocean Ltd. [RIG]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for RIG shares is $6.90 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on RIG stock is a recommendation set at 2.70. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Compass Point have made an estimate for Transocean Ltd. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on March 22, 2023. The new note on the price target was released on February 16, 2023, representing the official price target for Transocean Ltd. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $7.50, while The Benchmark Company analysts kept a Buy rating on RIG stock. On October 06, 2022, analysts increased their price target for RIG shares from 3.50 to 5.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Transocean Ltd. is set at 0.44, with the Price to Sales ratio for RIG stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.83. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.43, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.92.

RIG stock trade performance evaluation

Transocean Ltd. [RIG] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.40. With this latest performance, RIG shares dropped by -10.42% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 112.00% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 39.47% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for RIG stock in for the last two-week period is set at 48.47, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 48.03, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 49.30 for Transocean Ltd. [RIG]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 6.74, while it was recorded at 6.56 for the last single week of trading, and 4.48 for the last 200 days.

Transocean Ltd. [RIG]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Transocean Ltd. [RIG] shares currently have an operating margin of -0.82 and a Gross Margin at +6.25. Transocean Ltd.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -24.12.

Return on Total Capital for RIG is now -0.11, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -3.43. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -5.65, with Return on Assets sitting at -3.02. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Transocean Ltd. [RIG] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 72.44. Additionally, RIG Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 42.01, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 38.25. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 65.34, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 37.89.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Transocean Ltd. [RIG] managed to generate an average of -$116,292 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.27 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.13.Transocean Ltd.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.00 and a Current Ratio set at 1.30.

Transocean Ltd. [RIG]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $2,936 million, or 56.60% of RIG stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of RIG stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 63,405,047, which is approximately 5.121% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; PRIMECAP MANAGEMENT CO/CA/, holding 46,564,489 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $296.15 million in RIG stocks shares; and D. E. SHAW & CO., INC., currently with $221.98 million in RIG stock with ownership of nearly 47.12% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Transocean Ltd. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of Monday and at the time of the Monday reporting period, where 184 institutional holders increased their position in Transocean Ltd. [NYSE:RIG] by around 98,058,646 shares. Additionally, 148 investors decreased positions by around 38,516,281 shares, while 89 investors held positions by with 325,123,740 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 461,698,667 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. RIG stock had 79 new institutional investments in for a total of 29,147,051 shares, while 42 institutional investors sold positions of 13,818,778 shares during the same period.


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