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 rivals? We will compare Orion Group Holdings to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk and dividends.

Volatility & Risk

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

87.8% of Orion Group Holdings shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.6% of shares of all “Construction & Engineering” companies are owned by institutional investors. 8.0% of Orion Group Holdings shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.0% of shares of all “Construction & Engineering” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

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

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Orion Group Holdings $584.49 million $31.23 million -32.81
Orion Group Holdings Competitors $3.12 billion $133.98 million 19.33

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 more affordable than other companies in its industry.

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 2.13% -26.88% 2.40%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Orion Group Holdings and its rivals, as provided 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 197 998 1576 21 2.51

Orion Group Holdings presently has a consensus price target of $8.33, indicating a potential upside of 20.95%. As a group, “Construction & Engineering” companies have a potential upside of 18.93%. Given Orion Group Holdings’ higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Orion Group Holdings is more favorable than its rivals.

Summary

Orion Group Holdings rivals beat Orion Group Holdings on 8 of the 12 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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