I remember reading that article and compared MDR to other EPCI companies. I chose MDR. I did not record the numbers at the time, but here are the current numbers in order of MDR, FLR, KBR, FWLT. These were the best known competitors when I worked in the arena for 30+ years.
McDermott International (MDR) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector lower today. As of noon trading, McDermott International is down $0.59 (-5.6%) to $10.03 on heavy volume Thus far, 2.3 million shares of McDermott International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $9.90-$10.61 after having opened the day at $10.57 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $10.62.
McDermott International, Inc. operates as an engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) company worldwide. It focuses on designing and executing complex offshore oil and gas projects. McDermott International has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the materials & construction industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 17.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate McDermott International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates McDermott International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins.