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Transocean Ltd. (RIG) Stock Price and Analyst Predictions

and a 36-month beta value of 2.99. Opinions on the stock are mixed, with 8 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 as “overweight,” 5 as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”

The average price predicted for Transocean Ltd. (RIG) by analysts is $8.89, which is $0.47 above the current market price. The public float for RIG is 711.28M, and at present, short sellers hold a 19.37% of that float. On September 19, 2023, the average trading volume of RIG was 15.26M shares.

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RIG) stock’s latest price update

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) has seen a decline in its stock price by -0.12 in relation to its previous close of 8.31. However, the company has experienced a 2.22% gain in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. CNBC Television reported 2023-09-18 that Bryn Talkington, managing partner at Requisite Capital Management, joins the investment committee on ‘Halftime Report’ to discuss a technical read of the oil market, a mismatch in oil supply and demand levels, and incongruencies in the oil energies market.

RIG’s Market Performance

RIG’s stock has risen by 2.22% in the past week, with a monthly rise of 3.11% and a quarterly rise of 33.23%. The volatility ratio for the week is 5.45% while the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 4.46% for Transocean Ltd. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 2.15% for RIG’s stock, with a 26.62% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of RIG

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for RIG stocks, with Citigroup repeating the rating for RIG by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for RIG in the upcoming period, according to Citigroup is $9.50 based on the research report published on July 05, 2023 of the current year 2023.

RIG Trading at 1.05% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought RIG to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -6.53% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 4.46%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 5.45%, as shares surge +0.97% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +7.37% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, RIG rose by +2.22%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +104.43% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $8.13. In addition, Transocean Ltd. saw 82.02% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at RIG starting from Tonnel David A, who sale 57,259 shares at the price of $8.22 back on Aug 31. After this action, Tonnel David A now owns 417,789 shares of Transocean Ltd., valued at $470,669 using the latest closing price.

Mey Mark-Anthony Lovell, the EVP & CFO of Transocean Ltd., sale 396,170 shares at $8.50 during a trade that took place back on Aug 03, which means that Mey Mark-Anthony Lovell is holding 984,317 shares at $3,367,445 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for RIG

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • -0.82 for the present operating margin
  • +6.25 for the gross margin

The net margin for Transocean Ltd. stands at -24.12. The total capital return value is set at -0.11, while invested capital returns managed to touch -3.43. Equity return is now at value -9.40, with -4.90 for asset returns.

Based on Transocean Ltd. (RIG), the company’s capital structure generated 72.44 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 42.01. Total debt to assets is 38.25, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 65.34. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 37.89.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 4.93, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.78. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.27 and the total asset turnover is 0.13. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.29.


To sum up, Transocean Ltd. (RIG) has seen a better performance recently. Analysts have differing views on the stock, with some seeing it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It is worth mentioning that the stock is currently trading in close proximity to its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.