Oceaneering International

  • Why You Should Own This Oil Drilling Player

    By Matthew Frankel - August 1, 2013 | Tickers: ESV, OII, RIG

    Let me start by saying that I believe in the oil drilling business over the long term. Energy experts have stated that the world’s energy demand will increase fivefold between now and 2050, from 10 Terawatt-hours to 50. While a great deal of demand is likely to be satisfied by cleaner energy sources such as nuclear and solar power, there will still be an enormous demand for fossil fuels more »

  • These 4 Offshore Service Stocks Continue to Make New Highs

    By Mark Yagalla - May 22, 2013 | Tickers: GLF, HOS, OII, TDW

    It seems as each new trading day passes, one of the four offshore service stocks discussed in this post make a new high. Demand is strong for companies that can service the growing offshore drilling activities in the Gulf of Mexico and around the world. There are few companies that have the specialized skills to meet this demand and that's why these four companies continue to perform well.

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  • A World Full Of Robots!

    By Greg Williamson - May 10, 2013 | Tickers: ISRG, IRBT, OII

    The term robotics may sound sexy, but robots can actually be very dull because they are designed to repeat similar functions over and over again. Fortunately, these dull, repetitive functions can lead to very attractive returns for investors.

    Robots can be very productive, essential, convenient, and can perform tasks that are dangerous for people to perform. They are utilized for an ever-increasing number of industrial, healthcare, energy, residential, and military more »

  • 3 Stocks Riding the Hard-to-Reach-Oil Boom

    By Steve Peasley - February 21, 2013 | Tickers: CAM, OXY, OII

    With more and more new sources of oil and gas found tucked away under the ocean or in land rock formations, the companies that specialize in getting out those hard-to-reach deposits will prosper. Three in particular should benefit: Oceaneering International (NYSE: OII), Cameron International (NYSE: CAM) and Occidental Petroleum (NYSE: OXY).

    In the near term, their success hinges on future prices of oil and gas. A slide in energy prices more »

  • Why Do All the Work? Let the Robots Do it for You

    By Ash Anderson - January 14, 2013 | Tickers: ISRG, IRBT, OII

    Technology allows us to go places where humans can’t go, it lets us work more efficiently and we can even use technology to do the things that we don’t want to do. Want to inspect pipelines or valves at the bottom of the ocean? Oceaneering (NYSE: OII) can help you out. If improving surgery outcomes is your thing you may want to check out Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ: ISRGmore »)

  • This Billionaire is ‘Hot and Heavy’ Over These Stocks

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - December 3, 2012 | Tickers: BEAV, CFX, OII, TSCO, WBC

    Billionaire Stephen Mandel, founder of Lone Pine Capital, is one of the most notable tiger cubs. Mandel left Julian Robertson and Tiger Management in 1997 to start Lone Pine. Mandel's firm currently manages around $20 billion, utilizing a strategy that includes a long-only focus with a particular interest in disruptive technologies. In looking over Lone Pine’s recent 13F filing we found it particularly interesting that Mandel has made more »

  • Profiting from the Coming Robot Uprising

    By Mike Steele - April 1, 2012 | Tickers: DDD, ISRG, IRBT, OII, DIS

    As investors, we must always keep an eye on risks: risks to the companies we invest in, risks to the markets as a whole, and macro risks like natural disasters and wars.  Today, I will examine portfolio management with an eye towards mitigating the risk of the very likely, future robot uprising.  There are a number of companies on my radar which will probably experience exponential growth leading up to more »