McDermott International (NYSE: MDR) is one of 56 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil Related Services and Equipment” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare McDermott International to related businesses based off the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings, valuation and risk.

Volatility & Risk

McDermott International has a beta of 1.4, meaning that its share price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, McDermott International’s competitors have a beta of 1.57, meaning that their average share price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for McDermott International and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
McDermott International 0 4 4 0 2.50
McDermott International Competitors 498 2208 2916 125 2.46

McDermott International currently has a consensus target price of $8.26, suggesting a potential upside of 33.39%. All “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies have a potential upside of 31.85%. Given McDermott International’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe McDermott International is more favorable than its competitors.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares McDermott International and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
McDermott International $2.51 billion $304.29 million 22.93
McDermott International Competitors $2.02 billion $270.48 million -36.63

McDermott International has higher revenue and earnings than its competitors. McDermott International is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently the more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
McDermott International 2.95% 5.55% 2.78%
McDermott International Competitors -17.95% -17.32% -5.55%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

87.5% of McDermott International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.8% of shares of all “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of McDermott International shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.9% of shares of all “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

McDermott International beats its competitors on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

About McDermott International

McDermott International, Inc. is a provider of integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI), front-end engineering and design (FEED) and module fabrication services for upstream field developments across the world. The Company delivers fixed and floating production facilities, pipeline installations and subsea systems from concept to commissioning for offshore and subsea oil and gas projects. It operates through three segments: the Americas, Europe and Africa (AEA), the Middle East (MEA) and Asia (ASA). As of December 31, 2016, operated in approximately 20 countries across the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Australia, its integrated resources include a diversified fleet of marine vessels, fabrication facilities and engineering offices. It support its activities with project management and procurement services, while utilizing its fully integrated capabilities in both shallow water and deepwater construction.

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