Contrasting OriginClear (OCLN) & Its Rivals

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

Risk & Volatility

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

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 insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for OriginClear and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
OriginClear 0 0 0 0 N/A
OriginClear Competitors 276 1020 1301 41 2.42

As a group, “Industrial organic chemicals” companies have a potential upside of 26.91%. Given OriginClear’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe OriginClear has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.


This table compares OriginClear and its competitors’ 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 -435.66% -59.47% -0.01%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares OriginClear and its competitors top-line 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 7.47

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


OriginClear competitors beat OriginClear on 6 of the 9 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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