Orion Group Holdings (ORN) versus Its Competitors Financial Review

Orion Group Holdings (NYSE: ORN) is one of 48 publicly-traded companies in the “Construction & Engineering” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Orion Group Holdings to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability and institutional ownership.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Orion Group Holdings and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Orion Group Holdings $584.49 million $31.23 million -32.67
Orion Group Holdings Competitors $3.12 billion $137.70 million 19.36

Orion Group Holdings’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Orion Group Holdings. Orion Group Holdings is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

87.8% of Orion Group Holdings shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.1% of shares of all “Construction & Engineering” companies are held by institutional investors. 8.0% of Orion Group Holdings shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.1% of shares of all “Construction & Engineering” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Orion Group Holdings and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Orion Group Holdings 0 2 1 0 2.33
Orion Group Holdings Competitors 155 890 1546 17 2.55

Orion Group Holdings currently has a consensus target price of $8.33, indicating a potential upside of 21.48%. As a group, “Construction & Engineering” companies have a potential upside of 18.65%. Given Orion Group Holdings’ higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Orion Group Holdings is more favorable than its peers.

Risk & Volatility

Orion Group Holdings has a beta of 1.32, meaning that its stock price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Orion Group Holdings’ peers have a beta of 1.27, meaning that their average stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Orion Group Holdings and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Orion Group Holdings -0.98% 1.37% 0.70%
Orion Group Holdings Competitors 1.97% -27.41% 2.31%

Summary

Orion Group Holdings peers beat Orion Group Holdings on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

About Orion Group Holdings

Orion Group Holdings, Inc., formerly Orion Marine Group, Inc., is engaged in heavy civil construction project management business. The Company specializes in marine construction. It provides a range of heavy civil marine construction services to federal agencies, state and municipal governments, and private commercial and industrial customers. Its heavy civil marine construction and project management services include new construction, dredging, repair and maintenance, and other related specialty services. It provides heavy civil marine construction services on, over and under the water in the continental United States, Alaska, Canada and the Caribbean Basin. It provides heavy civil marine construction services through projects that are obtained primarily through a competitive bid or contract process. It also provides tilt-wall construction services, parking structures, concrete slabs for commercial and institutional applications, curbs, gutters and paving, among other capabilities.

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