Selected Notes From Wall Street Analysts On Oceaneering International, Inc. (OII)

On Tuesday, shares of Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE:OII) marked $15.44 per share versus a previous $15.72 closing price. With having a -1.78% loss, an insight into the fundamental values of Oceaneering International, Inc., investors would also find a great ally in the technical patterns of the stock movements showed in stock charts. OII showed a rise of 3.55% within its YTD performance, with highs and lows between $11.38 – $21.29 during the period of 52 weeks, compared to the simple moving average of -0.79% in the period of the last 200 days.

Bernstein equity researchers changed the status of Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE: OII) shares to a “Underperform” rating in the report published on January 14th, 2020. Other analysts, including Goldman, also published their reports on OII shares. Goldman repeated the rating from the previous report, marking OII under “Buy” rating, in the report published on December 17th, 2019. Additionally, OII shares got another “Outperform” rating from Evercore ISI. On the other hand, BofA/Merrill Initiated the “Buy” rating for OII shares, as published in the report on November 12th, 2019. Seaport Global Securities seems to be going bullish on the price of OII shares, based on the price prediction for OII, indicating that the shares will jump to $23, giving the shares “Buy” rating based on their report from May 7th, 2019. Another “Market Perform” rating came from Cowen, providing a prediction for $23 price target according to the report published in May 3rd, 2019.

Oceaneering International, Inc. (OII) Analysis

The present dividend yield for OII owners is set at 0, marking the return investors will get regardless of the company’s performance in the upcoming period. In addition, the growth of sales from quarter to quarter is recording -4.20%, hinting the company’s progress in the upcoming progress.

In order to gain a clear insight on the performance of Oceaneering International, Inc. (OII) as it may occur in the future, there are more than several well-rounded types of analysis and research techniques, while equity is most certainly one of the more important indicators into the company’s growth and performance. In this case, you want to make sure that the return on the present equity of -11.00% is enough for you to make a profit out of your investment. You may also count in the quick ratio of the company, currently set at 1.90 so you would make sure that the company is able to cover the debts it may have, which can be easily seen in annual reports of the company.

Set to affect the volatility of a given stock, the average volume can also be a valuable indicator, while OII is currently recording an average of 1.53M in volumes. The volatility of the stock on monthly basis is set at 3.35%, while the weekly volatility levels are marked at 3.56%with 3.07% of gain in the last seven days. Additionally, long-term investors are predicting the target price of $17.15, indicating growth from the present price of $15.44, which can represent yet another valuable research and analysis points that can help you decide whether to invest in OII or pass.

What to Look for When Analyzing Oceaneering International, Inc. Shares?

Oceaneering International, Inc. (OII) is based in the USA and it represents one of the well-known company operating with Basic Materials sector. If you wish to compare OII shares with other companies under Electronic Equipment and Consumer Goods, a factor to note is the P/E value of for Oceaneering International, Inc., while the value can represent an indicator in the future growth of the company in terms of investor’s expectations. The later value should have a steady growth rate, increasing and growing gradually, which serves the purpose of reliably showcasing the progress of the company. The value -1.53 is supported by the yearly ESP growth of -799.00%.

Besides from looking into the fundamentals, you should also note the number of people inside the company owning the shares, as the values should be in line with the expectations of investors. In that spirit, the present ownership of stocks inside the company is set at 1.30%, which can provide you with an insight of how involved executives are in owning shares of the company. In oppose to the executives’ share, the institutional ownership counts 98.90% of shares, carrying an equal significance as an indicator of value, as the presence of large investors may signal a strong company.

Are Institutional Investors Increasing Stakes in OII Shares?

It appears that more than several institutional investors and hedge funds decided to increase stakes in OII in the recent period. That is how BlackRock Fund Advisors now has an increase position in OII by 2.64% in the first quarter, owning 10.89 million shares of OII stocks, with the value of $162.31 million after the purchase of an additional 279,890 shares during the last quarter. In the meanwhile, The Vanguard Group, Inc. also increased their stake in OII shares changed 8.35% in the first quarter, which means that the company now owns 10.01 million shares of company, all valued at $149.27 million after the acquisition of additional 771,308 shares during the last quarter.

Citadel Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Oceaneering International, Inc. during the first quarter, with the value of $44.26 million, and Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strau increased their stake in the company’s shares by 0.00% in the first quarter, now owning 0 shares valued at $35.47 million after the acquisition of the additional 2.38 million shares during the last quarter. At the present, 98.90% of OII shares are in the ownership of institutional investors.