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ATW

Atwood Oceanics

$6.26

0.22 (3.64%)

, ESV

Ensco

$4.28

0.12 (2.88%)

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Atwood Oceanics, Ensco file proxy materials in connection with pending merger

Ensco (ESV) and Atwood Oceanics (ATW) announced the filing of definitive proxy materials with the U.S. SEC in connection with the previously announced merger agreement under which Ensco will acquire Atwood in an all-stock transaction. Ensco and Atwood will hold their respective shareholder meetings related to the merger on October 5. The Ensco and Atwood boards of directors unanimously recommend that shareholders vote "FOR" each company's respective proposals set forth in the joint proxy statement/prospectus at their respective shareholder meetings.

ATW

Atwood Oceanics

$6.26

0.22 (3.64%)

ESV

Ensco

$4.28

0.12 (2.88%)

ATW Atwood Oceanics
$6.26

0.22 (3.64%)

06/19/17
PIPR
06/19/17
UPGRADE
Target $7.7
PIPR
Overweight
Ensco upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Ian Macpherson upgraded Ensco (ESV) to Overweight citing a positive view on the pending acquisition of Atwood Oceanics (ATW). The analyst lowered his price target for the shares to $7.70 from $9.20.
06/19/17
PIPR
06/19/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $10
PIPR
Neutral
Atwood Oceanics downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Ian Macpherson downgraded Atwood Oceanics (ATW) to Neutral and lowered his price target for the shares to $10 from $15 ahead of the anticipated close of the company's acquisition by Ensco (ESV) in Q3.
05/31/17
RAJA
05/31/17
UPGRADE
RAJA
Market Perform
Atwood Oceanics upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Raymond James
Raymond James analyst Marshall Adkins upgraded Atwood Oceanics (ATW) to Market Perform saying he expects shares to trade in line with Ensco (ESV) following the acquisition.
05/22/17
GSCO
05/22/17
UPGRADE
Target $8.25
GSCO
Neutral
Atwood Oceanics upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs analyst Waqar Syed upgraded Atwood Oceanics to Neutral citing better visibility into re-contracting prospects for the company's four deepwater rigs. Further, the analyst views Atwood as an attractive takeover target for companies looking to high-grade their fleets close to the bottom of the offshore drilling cycle. Syed raised his price target for the shares to $8.25 from $7.50.
ESV Ensco
$4.28

0.12 (2.88%)

06/30/17
BOFA
06/30/17
DOWNGRADE
BOFA
Underperform
Ensco downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
06/21/17
GHSC
06/21/17
DOWNGRADE
GHSC
Sell
Ensco downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Seaport Global

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