It's certainly profitable, but unresolved spill liabilities still keep it risky.
As deepwater drilling grows, so will demand for Helix's safety gear.
Juniper and Wendy's are downgraded, while Transocean is upgraded.
How will this affect the oil company's bottom line?
Oil and oil services stocks represent the best buys and could do well on the next euro-related dip.
Two investment houses upgrade American Eagle, while Goldman downgrades Alcoa to 'neutral.'
The drilling contractor could achieve increased rig dayrates and utilization as deepwater oil exploration ramps up over the next few years.
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