Oceaneering International Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (OII)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Oceaneering International (NYSE: OII) is tomorrow, August 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 18 cents per share. At a price of $54.75 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.3%.

The average volume for Oceaneering International has been 970,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Oceaneering International has a market cap of $5.92 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 18.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Oceaneering International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides engineered services and products primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry with a focus on deepwater applications worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 23, equal to the average energy industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Oceaneering International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. You can view the full Oceaneering International Ratings Report.

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