Orion Group Holdings (NYSE: ORN) is one of 47 public companies in the “Construction & Engineering” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Orion Group Holdings to similar companies based off the strength of its risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, earnings and dividends.

Risk & Volatility

Orion Group Holdings has a beta of 1.29, meaning that its stock price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Orion Group Holdings’ rivals have a beta of 1.27, meaning that their average stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Orion Group Holdings and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Orion Group Holdings 0 2 1 0 2.33
Orion Group Holdings Competitors 195 986 1549 21 2.51

Orion Group Holdings presently has a consensus price target of $8.33, indicating a potential upside of 44.68%. All “Construction & Engineering” companies have a potential upside of 23.93%. Given Orion Group Holdings’ higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Orion Group Holdings is more favorable than its rivals.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

87.8% of Orion Group Holdings shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.9% of shares of all “Construction & Engineering” companies are owned by institutional investors. 8.0% of Orion Group Holdings shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.1% of shares of all “Construction & Engineering” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Orion Group Holdings and its rivals’ 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 3.30% 10.85% 3.67%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Orion Group Holdings and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Orion Group Holdings $584.49 million $31.23 million -27.43
Orion Group Holdings Competitors $3.11 billion $144.11 million 17.99

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

Summary

Orion Group Holdings rivals beat Orion Group Holdings on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

Orion Group Holdings Company Profile

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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