Oceaneering International (NYSE:OII) and Energy & Technology (OTCMKTS:ENGT) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Oceaneering International and Energy & Technology’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Oceaneering International $1.92 billion 0.76 $166.39 million ($0.07) -212.00
Energy & Technology $2.56 million N/A -$1.30 million N/A N/A

Oceaneering International has higher revenue and earnings than Energy & Technology.


This table compares Oceaneering International and Energy & Technology’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Oceaneering International 1.34% -5.33% -2.89%
Energy & Technology -18.94% N/A -14.60%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Oceaneering International and Energy & Technology, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Oceaneering International 0 14 3 0 2.18
Energy & Technology 0 0 0 0 N/A

Oceaneering International presently has a consensus target price of $22.92, indicating a potential upside of 54.44%. Given Oceaneering International’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Oceaneering International is more favorable than Energy & Technology.

Risk & Volatility

Oceaneering International has a beta of 1.83, indicating that its share price is 83% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Energy & Technology has a beta of 4.61, indicating that its share price is 361% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Oceaneering International beats Energy & Technology on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Oceaneering International

Oceaneering International, Inc. provides engineered services and products to the offshore oil and gas, defense, aerospace, and commercial theme park industries worldwide. The company's Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) segment offers submersible vehicles for drill support, vessel-based inspection, maintenance and repair, installation and construction support, pipeline inspection and surveys, and subsea production facility operation and maintenance services. As of December 31, 2017, this segment owned 279 work-class ROVs. The company's Subsea Products segment constructs various specialty subsea hardware products, including subsea umbilicals utilizing thermoplastic hoses and steel tubes; termination assemblies; tooling, ROV tooling, and subsea work packages; production control equipment; installation and workover control systems; clamp connectors; pipeline connector and repair systems; subsea and topside control valves; and subsea chemical injection valves, as well as offers riserless light well intervention services. Its Subsea Projects segment performs subsea oilfield hardware installation and inspection, maintenance, and repair services; serves shallow water projects; and performs subsea intervention and hardware installation services, such as subsea well tie-backs, pipeline/flowline tie-ins and repairs, pipeline crossing, and umbilical and other subsea equipment installations, and subsea intervention services. The company's Asset Integrity segment offers asset integrity services for the safety of their facilities onshore and offshore; third-party inspections to customers in the oil and gas, petrochemical, and power generation industries; and first-pass integrity evaluation and assessment, and nondestructive testing services. Its Advanced Technologies segment provides project management, engineering services, and equipment for applications in non-energy markets. The company was founded in 1964 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

About Energy & Technology

Energy & Technology Corp. engages in manufacturing, reclamation of essential commodities, energy, technology, oil & gas equipment and products. It offers engineering services to assist customers in the design, improvement, installation, and integration of non-destructive testing components and systems. The company was founded on November 29, 2006 and is headquartered in Lafayette, LA.

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