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
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Oceaneering's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Oceaneering International facts
|Headquarters (Founded)||Houston (1965)|
|Market Cap||$5.12 billion|
|Industry||Oil and gas equipment and services|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$2.12 billion|
|Management||CEO M. Kevin McEvoy (since May 2011)
CFO W. Cardon Gerner (since August 2011)
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||16.5%|
|Cash/Debt||$166 million / $0|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
Earlier this month, useless33 listed a few of Oceaneering's positives: "No debt, high margin, shareholder-friendly company. New CEO is an unknown as the fearless leader but has been with the company since they were diving with stone robots."
In fact, Oceaneering boasts $166 million in cash on its balance sheet with zero debt. Meanwhile, industry peers like Cameron
CAPS member mpdelbuono elaborates on the Oceaneering bull case:
Oil demand is about to go through the roof with the Saudi Aramco mess. To counter that I expect other companies to be expanding their drilling, which should put [Oceaneering] on a fast-track to growth. Balance sheet looks good, and a competent management team to boo[t]. I like where this is headed.
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