Why Oceaneering Is Poised to Bounce Back

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, oil-field services specialist Oceaneering International (NYSE: OII  ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Oceaneering and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Oceaneering facts

 

 

Headquarters (founded)

Houston, Texas (1965)

Market Cap

$6.5 billion

Industry

Oil and gas equipment and services

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$2.8 billion

Management

CEO M. Kevin McEvoy (since 2011)

CFO W. Cardon Gerner (since 2011)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

16.1%

Cash/Debt

$120.6 million/$94.0 million

Dividend Yield

1.1%

Competitors

Ensco 

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 98% of the 800 members who have rated Oceaneering believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those bulls, fellow Fool Jason Moser (TMJMo), succinctly summed up the Oceaneering outperform case for our community:

Just gave this one the green thumb on Investor Beat. Thanks for taking oil down with you gold. But suckers are gonna buy the gold and leave the oil. Don't be one of them. [Oceaneering's] specialized nature with subsea vehicles and umbilicals will play nicely into a robust deepwater market.

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