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HOUSTON-- Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. said Thursday its third-quarter profit tumbled 30 percent from a year ago, as rig revenue and drilling activity declined. The Houston- based contract driller said its net income for the three months ended Sept. 30 fell to $178.2 million, or $1.28 per share, from with $256.9 million, or $1.85 per share, a year earlier.
*FBR cuts Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc to market perform from. *FBR cuts Rowan Companies PLC to market perform from outperform; price. *FBR raises Hercules Offshore Inc price target to $5.25 from $4.40;.
*Global hunter raises Baker Hughes Inc price target to $49 from $42. *Global hunter raises Ensco PLC price target to $69 from $67. *Global hunter cuts Flotek Industries Inc price target to $16 from $18.
*JP Morgan cuts Rowan Companies PLC to underweight from neutral. *JP Morgan raises Rowan Companies PLC price target to $39 from $38. *JP Morgan cuts Schlumberger price target to $83 from $84; rating overweight.
Oct 1- Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc:. *On September 28, entered into a 5- year revolving credit agreement. *Agreement provides for a $750 million senior unsecured revolving credit.
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