Tidewater Company
Off Shore Oil Rig

Tidewater, Inc. owns and operates one of the world’s largest fleets serving the international offshore energy industry. Tidewater vessels can be found in virtually every area of the world where there is significant oil and gas exploration, development or production. These provide a wide range of services including: transporting crews and supplies between the mainland and offshore locations; towing and positioning mobile drilling rigs; assisting in offshore construction projects; and a variety of specialized services including cable laying and 3-D seismic work. Tidewater Inc. has a market cap of $2.41 billion; its shares were traded at around $46.65 with a P/E ratio of 6.3 and P/S ratio of 1.7. The dividend yield of Tidewater Inc. stocks is 2.1%. Tidewater Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 4.3% over the past 10 years.

Gurus’ Positions with TDW
Tidewater Inc. is owned by 5 Gurus. 1 Guru Initiated Positions in TDW: George Soros bought 4,800 shares in the quarter that ended on 09/30/2009, which is 0.01% of the $4.41 billion portfolio of Soros Fund Management LLC.

4 Gurus Kept Positions in TDW Unchanged or Slightly Adjusted: David Dreman owns 64,300 shares as of 09/30/2009, which accounts for 0.08% of the $3.85 billion portfolio of Dreman Value Management. Third Avenue Management owns 1,120,578 shares as of 09/30/2009, which accounts for 1% of the $5.3 billion portfolio of Third Avenue Management. Kenneth Fisher owns 509,100 shares as of 09/30/2009, which accounts for 0.08% of the $29.78 billion portfolio of Fisher Asset Management, LLC. HOTCHKIS & WILEY owns 216,100 shares as of 09/30/2009, which accounts for 0.07% of the $14.26 billion portfolio of HOTCHKIS & WILEY Capital Management LLC.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:Sell:: Executive Vice President Quinn P Fanning sold 1,221 shares of TDW stock on 12/14/2009 at the average price of 44.89, the price of the stock has increased by 3.92% since.

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