McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE:MDR) reported net income of $140.4m, or $0.61 per diluted share, for the 2007 third quarter, compared to net income of $102.7m, or $0.45 per diluted share, for the corresponding period in 2006. Weighted average common shares outstanding on a fully diluted basis were approximately 228.9 million and 228.3 million in the quarters ended September 30, 2007 and September 30, 2006, respectively. For 2006, the Company's common shares outstanding and earnings per share are adjusted to reflect the 2-for-1 stock split effected in September 2007.
McDermott's revenues in the third quarter of 2007 were $1,324.0m, compared to $1,118.3m in the corresponding period in 2006. The 18.4 percent growth in Company revenues, compared to a year ago, was led by the Offshore Oil & Gas Construction segment which increased $142m, or 32.3 percent. The revenues in the Power Generation Systems and Government Operations segments increased 6.2 percent and 20.3 percent, respectively.
Operating income was $155.2m in the 2007 third quarter, a 25.0 percent improvement compared to $124.1m in the 2006 third quarter. The increase in operating income is attributable to continued exceptional performance within the Offshore Oil & Gas Construction segment combined with improved results from the Power Generation Systems segment
At September 30, 2007, McDermott's consolidated backlog was $9.3b, compared to $8.6b at September 30, 2006 and $8.9b at June 30, 2007.