Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, offshore oil and gas driller Diamond Offshore
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Diamond Offshore's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Diamond Offshore facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Houston (1989)|
|Market Cap||$9.4 billion|
|Industry||Oil and gas drilling|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$3.2 billion|
|Management||CEO Lawrence Dickerson (since 2008)
CFO Gary Krenek (since 1998)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||27.6%|
|Cash/Debt||$1.4 billion / $1.5 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 98% of the 2,013 members who have rated Diamond Offshore believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
[G]reat credit record, its favorable history of operational efficiency (complete with translation to good turnover ratios and significant improvements in its cash conversion cycle), decent profitability (that's consistently better than the top three in the industry), sufficient competitive advantages to compete with the big boys and keep out the small-time riffraff, and a market outlook that'll get you high on its long-term prospects.
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