About Orbital Sciences (NYSE:ORB)
Orbital Sciences Corporation develops and manufactures rockets and space systems for commercial, military and civil government customers, including the United States Department of Defense (DoD), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), other Unites States Government agencies and commercial satellite operators. The Company operates in three segments, including launch vehicles, satellites and space systems, and advanced space programs. Launch Vehicles segment includes rockets that are used as space launch vehicles. Satellites and Space Systems segment satellites that are used to enable communications and broadcasting, conduct space-related scientific research, other deep-space exploration missions and demonstrate new space technologies. Advanced Space Programs segment includes human-rated space systems for Earth-orbit and deep-space exploration, and satellites used for national security space programs and to demonstrate new space technologies.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Spacecraft Manufacturing
Sub-IndustryAerospace & Defense
Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
Return on Equity10.11%
Return on Assets6.40%
Orbital Sciences (NYSE:ORB) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Orbital Sciences' stock symbol?
Orbital Sciences trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ORB."
Who are some of Orbital Sciences' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Orbital Sciences include E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (DD), Precision Castparts (PCP), Relx (REL), BAE Systems (BA), Rolls-Royce (RR), Goodrich (GR), Experian (EXPN), Kinder Morgan Management (KMR), Pall (PLL), International Consolidated Airlns Grp (IAG), Ashtead Group (AHT), Towers Watson & Co (TW), Worldpay Group (WPG), IHS (IHS), Intertek Group (ITRK), Bunzl (BNZL), easyJet (EZJ) and Smiths Group (SMIN).
Has Orbital Sciences been receiving favorable news coverage?
News headlines about ORB stock have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Orbital Sciences earned a news sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.19 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.
How do I buy shares of Orbital Sciences?
Shares of ORB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
How can I contact Orbital Sciences?
Orbital Sciences' mailing address is 45101 Warp Dr, DULLES, VA 20166-6874, United States. The company can be reached via phone at +1-703-4065524.
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Orbital Sciences (NYSE:ORB) Analyst Ratings History
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Orbital Sciences (NYSE:ORB) Earnings History and Estimates Chart
Orbital Sciences (NYSE ORB) Earnings History by Quarter
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|10/16/2014||Q314||$0.27||$0.38||$365.91 million||$338.20 million||View||Listen|
|7/17/2014||Q214||$0.29||$0.34||$357.90 million||$318.10 million||View||Listen|
|4/17/2014||Q114||$0.25||$0.23||$345.30 million||$323.30 million||View||Listen|
|2/13/2014||Q413||$0.28||$0.30||$397.40 million||$375.40 million||View||Listen|
|10/17/2013||Q313||$0.23||$0.26||$360.08 million||$322.00 million||View||Listen|
|7/18/2013||Q2 2013||$0.23||$0.27||$358.34 million||$333.10 million||View||Listen|
|4/23/2013||Q1 2013||$0.23||$0.33||$354.05 million||$334.80 million||View||Listen|
|2/14/2013||Q4 2012||$0.21||$0.29||$359.73 million||$354.60 million||View||Listen|
Orbital Sciences (NYSE:ORB) Earnings Estimates
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Dividend History for Orbital Sciences (NYSE:ORB)
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Orbital Sciences (NYSE ORB) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Orbital Sciences (NYSE ORB) Insider Trades by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|11/13/2013||David Thompson||CEO||Sell||10,000||$22.18||$221,800.00||201,952|| |
|11/1/2013||David W Thompson||CEO||Sell||15,000||$23.16||$347,400.00|| |
|10/31/2013||Janice I Obuchowski||Director||Sell||15,000||$23.25||$348,750.00|| |
|10/10/2013||Hollis Thompson||VP||Sell||1,000||$22.00||$22,000.00||31,578|| |
|9/26/2013||Hollis Thompson||VP||Sell||3,000||$20.84||$62,520.00||32,378|| |
|9/12/2013||Hollis Thompson||VP||Sell||2,452||$18.79||$46,073.08||35,378|| |
|5/10/2013||Harrison H Schmitt||Director||Sell||5,000||$18.05||$90,250.00|| |
|5/10/2013||Ronald J/Va Grabe||EVP||Sell||24,209||$18.25||$441,814.25|| |
|12/20/2012||Antonio L Elias||EVP||Sell||50,000||$13.60||$680,000.00|| |
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Orbital Sciences (NYSE:ORB) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
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