McDermott International Stock Falls On Unusually High Volume (MDR)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- McDermott International (NYSE: MDR) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 6.7 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.1 times its average daily volume and trading down $1.75 (-15.9%) at $9.28 as of 10:46 a.m. ET.

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McDermott International has a market cap of $2.58 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 17.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

McDermott International, Inc. operates as an engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) company worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Asia Pacific, Atlantic, and the Middle East. It focuses on designing and executing complex offshore oil and gas projects. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates McDermott International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. You can view the full McDermott International Ratings Report.

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