OriginClear (OCLN) and Its Competitors Critical Contrast

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

Earnings and 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 -0.11
OriginClear Competitors $4.57 billion $425.65 million 7.20

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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations 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 274 1018 1299 40 2.42

As a group, “Industrial organic chemicals” companies have a potential upside of 27.18%. Given OriginClear’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe OriginClear has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

49.9% of shares of all “Industrial organic chemicals” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.6% of shares of all “Industrial organic chemicals” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

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

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%

Summary

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

OriginClear Company Profile (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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