Oceaneering International (NYSE: OII) is one of 57 public companies in the “Oil Related Services and Equipment” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Oceaneering International to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and dividends.

Risk & Volatility

Oceaneering International has a beta of 1.7, meaning that its share price is 70% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Oceaneering International’s competitors have a beta of 1.60, meaning that their average share price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Oceaneering International pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Oceaneering International pays out -206.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.8% and pay out -61.4% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Oceaneering International and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Oceaneering International $2.00 billion $236.08 million -87.90
Oceaneering International Competitors $2.00 billion $268.97 million -37.03

Oceaneering International has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its competitors. Oceaneering International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

99.7% of Oceaneering International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.8% of shares of all “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of Oceaneering International shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.9% of shares of all “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Oceaneering International and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Oceaneering International -1.41% 1.14% 0.55%
Oceaneering International Competitors -17.95% -17.26% -5.94%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Oceaneering International and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Oceaneering International 3 8 5 0 2.13
Oceaneering International Competitors 390 2022 2884 114 2.50

Oceaneering International currently has a consensus price target of $28.75, indicating a potential upside of 12.79%. As a group, “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies have a potential upside of 24.39%. Given Oceaneering International’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Oceaneering International has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Summary

Oceaneering International beats its competitors on 8 of the 15 factors compared.

About Oceaneering International

Oceaneering International, Inc. is an oilfield provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry, with a focus on deepwater applications. The Company’s business segments are contained within two businesses: services and products provided to the oil and gas industry (Oilfield) and all other services and products (Advanced Technologies). Its four business segments within the Oilfield business are Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs), Subsea Products, Subsea Projects and Asset Integrity. The services and products it provides to the oil and gas industry include remotely operated vehicles, specialty subsea hardware, engineering and project management, subsea intervention services, including manned diving, survey and positioning services and asset integrity and nondestructive testing services. The Company serves the defense, aerospace and commercial theme park industries.

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