Financial Contrast: OriginClear (OCLN) versus Its Peers

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

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 -435.66% -59.47% -0.01%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for OriginClear and its rivals, 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 rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe OriginClear has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Institutional and 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, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares OriginClear and its rivals 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 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.

Risk & Volatility

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

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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