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Orion (OEC) Competitors

$22.80
-0.57 (-2.44%)
(As of 07/19/2024 ET)

OEC vs. CBT, WDFC, ARQ, ASPI, FTK, ZTEK, FSI, ESI, NEU, and ASH

Should you be buying Orion stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Orion include Cabot (CBT), WD-40 (WDFC), ARQ (ARQ), ASP Isotopes (ASPI), Flotek Industries (FTK), Zentek (ZTEK), Flexible Solutions International (FSI), Element Solutions (ESI), NewMarket (NEU), and Ashland (ASH).

Orion vs.

Cabot (NYSE:CBT) and Orion (NYSE:OEC) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, community ranking, risk, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership.

Cabot has a net margin of 11.51% compared to Cabot's net margin of 4.64%. Orion's return on equity of 26.21% beat Cabot's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cabot11.51% 26.21% 10.32%
Orion 4.64%21.07%5.47%

Cabot has a beta of 1.2, meaning that its share price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Orion has a beta of 1.53, meaning that its share price is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500.

93.2% of Cabot shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.3% of Orion shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.1% of Cabot shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.3% of Orion shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Cabot received 117 more outperform votes than Orion when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 61.98% of users gave Cabot an outperform vote while only 60.90% of users gave Orion an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
CabotOutperform Votes
388
61.98%
Underperform Votes
238
38.02%
OrionOutperform Votes
271
60.90%
Underperform Votes
174
39.10%

Cabot presently has a consensus price target of $91.80, suggesting a potential downside of 3.37%. Orion has a consensus price target of $26.25, suggesting a potential upside of 15.13%. Given Cabot's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Orion is more favorable than Cabot.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cabot
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.40
Orion
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

Cabot pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Orion pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Cabot pays out 21.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Orion pays out 5.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Cabot has raised its dividend for 13 consecutive years. Cabot is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Cabot has higher revenue and earnings than Orion. Cabot is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Orion, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cabot$3.93B1.34$445M$7.9012.03
Orion$1.89B0.70$103.50M$1.4815.41

In the previous week, Cabot and Cabot both had 4 articles in the media. Cabot's average media sentiment score of 1.16 beat Orion's score of 0.73 indicating that Orion is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Cabot
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Orion
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Cabot beats Orion on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding OEC and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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OEC vs. The Competition

MetricOrionchemical products IndustryMaterials SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$1.33B$1.57B$2.92B$18.45B
Dividend Yield0.36%1.19%5.12%3.50%
P/E Ratio15.4132.51145.4125.11
Price / Sales0.70366.37898,479.4015.22
Price / Cash5.7347.4223.7819.88
Price / Book2.774.793.735.05
Net Income$103.50M$65.23M$162.66M$974.25M
7 Day Performance1.74%-0.82%-0.72%0.04%
1 Month Performance1.15%3.94%1.05%4.53%
1 Year Performance1.90%42.12%20.78%7.30%

Orion Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CBT
Cabot
3.9865 of 5 stars
3.99 / 5 stars
$99.51
-0.4%
$91.80
-7.7%
+37.4%$5.50B$3.93B12.604,300Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
WDFC
WD-40
3.577 of 5 stars
3.58 / 5 stars
$253.77
+1.0%
$303.00
+19.4%
+16.0%$3.40B$575.02M49.86613Positive News
ARQ
ARQ
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$6.46
-4.4%
N/AN/A$232.82M$99.18M-23.93N/ANews Coverage
ASPI
ASP Isotopes
2.6703 of 5 stars
2.67 / 5 stars
$3.22
-7.7%
$5.50
+70.8%
+330.9%$166.68M$1.27M-6.0876News Coverage
FTK
Flotek Industries
0.9937 of 5 stars
0.99 / 5 stars
$5.01
+6.8%
$7.00
+39.7%
-3.5%$148.58M$180.43M125.22143News Coverage
ZTEK
Zentek
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$1.06
+8.2%
N/A-34.3%$107.13M$20,000.00-13.2529Gap Up
FSI
Flexible Solutions International
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$2.04
+4.1%
N/A-25.4%$25.40M$38.33M10.7446Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
Gap Up
ESI
Element Solutions
3.9799 of 5 stars
3.98 / 5 stars
$27.32
-4.4%
$29.40
+7.6%
+34.3%$6.61B$2.33B50.585,300News Coverage
Positive News
NEU
NewMarket
1.6042 of 5 stars
1.60 / 5 stars
$547.32
-1.3%
N/A+23.7%$5.32B$2.69B13.172,000Positive News
ASH
Ashland
4.8594 of 5 stars
4.86 / 5 stars
$96.71
-0.7%
$107.88
+11.5%
+5.3%$4.85B$2.19B25.653,800Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage

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This page (NYSE:OEC) was last updated on 7/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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