Oil States International Rises On Unusually High Volume (OIS)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Oil States International (NYSE: OIS) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 1.8 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.9 times its average daily volume and trading up $1.87 (+2.7%) at $70.72 as of 4:01 p.m. ET.

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Oil States International has a market cap of $3.76 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 10.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Oil States International, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides specialty products and services to the oil and gas drilling and production companies worldwide. It operates in four segments: Accommodations, Offshore Products, Well Site Services, and Tubular Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Oil States International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, notable return on equity and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Oil States International Ratings Report.

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