Transocean Stock Hits New 52-Week High (RIG)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Transocean (NYSE: RIG) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $59.12, above its previous 52-week high of $59.03 with 3.8 million shares traded as of 2:16 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

Transocean has a market cap of $20.18 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 25.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Transocean Ltd. provides offshore contract drilling services for oil and gas wells worldwide. It offers deepwater and harsh environment drilling, oil and gas drilling management, and drilling engineering and drilling project management services.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Transocean as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Transocean Ratings Report.

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