Oceaneering International (OII) was Upgraded by RBC Capital Mkts to ” Sector Perform” according to the research note released today. The brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 36 from a previous price target of $30 . Earlier the firm had a rating of “Underperform ” on the company shares. RBC Capital Mkts advised their investors in a research report released on May 20, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Oceaneering International. Company shares were Reiterated by Cowen on May 2, 2016 to “Market Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 31 from a previous price target of $25 .Oceaneering International was Upgraded by Societe Generale to ” Buy” on Apr 29, 2016. Oceaneering International was Upgraded by Goldman to ” Buy” on Mar 11, 2016.
On the company’s financial health, Oceaneering International reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.09 based on the information available during the earnings call on Apr 25, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.35. The company had revenue of $608.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $641.83 million. The company’s revenue was down -22.7 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.70 EPS.
Oceaneering International opened for trading at $31.31 and hit $32.44 on the upside on Thursday, eventually ending the session at $32.06, with a gain of 1.58% or 0.5 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 15,84,350 shares. Company has a market cap of $3,144 M.
Investors should note that on Apr 25, 2016, Oceaneering International announced a cash dividend of $0.2700. The company’s management has announced May 25, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on May 27, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Jun 17, 2016.
In a different news, on May 10, 2016, Stephen P Barrett (Sr. V.P., Subsea Products) purchased 1,000 shares at $32.80 per share price. According to the SEC, on Nov 12, 2015, John R Huff (director) sold 200,000 shares at $44.17 per share price. On Jun 5, 2015, Charles Davison (Sr. V.P., Subsea Products) sold 1,153 shares at $50.01 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Oceaneering International Inc. is an oilfield provider of engineered services and products to the offshore oil and gas industry with a focus on deep water applications. The Company’s business segments are contained within two businesses such as services and products provided to the oil and gas industry (Oilfield) and all other services and products (Advanced Technologies). The Company’s four business segments within the Oil and Gas business includes Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) Subsea Products Subsea Projects and Asset Integrity. The Company also provides remote asset management software services. The Company provides services and products such as remotely operated vehicles specialty subsea hardware engineering and project management subsea intervention services including manned diving and asset integrity and non-destructive testing services. The Company’s foreign operations are principally focused in the North Sea Africa Brazil Australia and Asia.