Reviewing OriginClear (OCLN) & The Competition

OriginClear (OTCMKTS:OCLNGet Rating) is one of 41 public companies in the “Industrial organic chemicals” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare OriginClear to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Volatility & Risk

OriginClear has a beta of 0.77, meaning that its stock price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, OriginClear’s rivals have a beta of -129.53, meaning that their average stock price is 13,053% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares OriginClear and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
OriginClear $4.14 million -$2.12 million -0.12
OriginClear Competitors $4.57 billion $425.65 million 7.25

OriginClear’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than OriginClear. OriginClear 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 OriginClear and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
OriginClear -51.13% N/A -80.26%
OriginClear Competitors -435.63% -59.61% -0.06%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

50.7% of shares of all “Industrial organic chemicals” companies are held by institutional investors. 10.5% of shares of all “Industrial organic chemicals” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for OriginClear and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
OriginClear 0 0 0 0 N/A
OriginClear Competitors 273 1017 1298 40 2.42

As a group, “Industrial organic chemicals” companies have a potential upside of 21.94%. Given OriginClear’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe OriginClear has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Summary

OriginClear rivals beat OriginClear on 7 of the 10 factors compared.

About OriginClear (Get Rating)

OriginClear, Inc. provides water treatment solutions worldwide. It licenses its Electro Water Separation water cleanup technology that utilizes a catalytic process to concentrate and eliminate suspended solids in commercial and industrial wastewater; and Advanced Oxidation technology for reducing or eliminating dissolved organic microtoxins. The company also designs and manufactures a line of water treatment systems for municipal, industrial, and pure water applications. In addition, it offers a range of services, including maintenance contracts, retrofits, and replacement assistance; and rents equipment through contracts of varying duration, as well as provides prefabricated water transport and treatment products. The company was formerly known as OriginOil, Inc. and changed its name to OriginClear, Inc. in April 2015. OriginClear, Inc. was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in Clearwater, Florida.

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