Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE:OII) stock Posted Operating Margin of 7.69 percent in Last Year: Is Admissible?

The Benchmark Company raised the price target for the Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE:OII) stock to “a Buy”. The rating was released on January 19, 2023, according to finviz. We previously noted in another research note published on October 06, 2022 by Barclays that downgraded the stock from an Overweight to an Equal weight with a price target of $10 for OII stock. The research report from Piper Sandler has upgraded the stock from Neutral to Overweight, with a price target set at $21. The stock was upgraded by BofA Securities, who disclosed in a research note on May 05, 2021, from Neutral to Buy and set the price objective to $15. In their research brief published March 03, 2021, Cowen analysts reiterated the Oceaneering International, Inc. stock to Market Perform with a price target of $14.

The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture

The firm’s stock price fluctuated 4.35% within the last five trades and -5.32% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 13.13% in the last 6 months and 5.50% was added to its value over the previous 3 months. OII stock is trading at a margin of -3.09%, -5.39% and -1.45% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.


As of the close of trading, OII deals in the Energy domain. The stock is trading -19.66 percent below its 52-week high and 31.31 percent above its 52-week low. For example, looking both at the price and the high and low measurements of 52 weeks will give you a clearer picture of the direction the price is heading. The firm’s Weighted Alpha is 14.35. A positive weighted alpha indicates the firm has done well over the course of the year, whereas one below 0 indicates that the firm has done poorly.

What Does Oceaneering International, Inc.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?

With regard to the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently at 7.69 percent and the profit margin is 4.36 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 16.64 percent. The profit margin, also known as the revenue ratio or gross profit ratio, is an efficiency figure used to estimate the business’s profitability by comparing net income and sales. The higher the number, the more profits are generated for the company and vice versa.

The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $2.24 billion as of the last trading session. Market capitalization is the total value of all outstanding shares of a corporation and it is used to measure a company’s market value. The price-to-earnings ratio for Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE:OII) is 20.79. The price-to-earnings ratio is a method of assessing corporate values by comparing them to their per-share profit. Forward P/E stands at 13.15. Forward price-to-earnings is calculated using predicted earnings for the next financial year’s P/E determination. The stock has achieved an effective Price-to-Sales Ratio of 0.90 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 3.59, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.

Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?

Almost all investors and traders prefer to invest in shares controlled by the management of a corporation as a management company will be more likely to run the business itself and to never conduct things against the management’s desires and will always try to do what is best for their shareholders. Currently, 2.04 percent of Oceaneering International, Inc. shares are owned by insiders, and 95.04 percent are held by financial institutions. Beachy Karen H, the Director at Oceaneering International, Inc. (OII) has sold 7,600 shares of firm on Mar 07 ’24 at a price of $20.50 against the total amount of $0.16 million. In another inside trade, Roedel Shaun, SVP, Mfd. Prods. of Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE:OII) sold 2,122 shares of the firm on Sep 28 ’23 for a total worth of $56984.0 at a price of $26.85. An inside trade which took place on Sep 27 ’23, SVP and CFO of Oceaneering International, Inc. Curtis Alan R sold 31,011 shares of firm against total price of $0.82 million at the cost of $26.48 per share.

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