Why Transocean Is Poised to Outperform
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, offshore drilling giant Transocean has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Transocean and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Zug, Switzerland (1953)
Oil and gas drilling
CEO Steven Newman
CFO Esa Ikaheimonen
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$6.0 billion / $14.1 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 221 members who have rated Transocean believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Deepwater drilling is their specialty and where their industry leading expertise lies. See a lot of the big players move here for giant contracts with these crazy high day rates over the next couple of years. As long as downtime doesn't hit them hard and their marketing can keep fleet utilization up -- they are set to really outperform. Also, who knows what [Carl Icahn ] is going to push for.
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