Financial Survey: Origin Materials (ORGN) and Its Peers

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


This table compares Origin Materials and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Origin Materials N/A -10.24% -5.90%
Origin Materials Competitors -385.73% 206.95% 0.31%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Origin Materials and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Origin Materials N/A $42.09 million 6.77
Origin Materials Competitors $4.57 billion $425.65 million 4.67

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

Institutional and Insider Ownership

35.2% of Origin Materials shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.2% of shares of all “Industrial organic chemicals” companies are held by institutional investors. 30.0% of Origin Materials shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.9% of shares of all “Industrial organic chemicals” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Origin Materials and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Origin Materials 0 2 2 0 2.50
Origin Materials Competitors 282 1026 1305 43 2.42

Origin Materials presently has a consensus price target of $7.50, suggesting a potential upside of 20.39%. As a group, “Industrial organic chemicals” companies have a potential upside of 25.54%. Given Origin Materials’ competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Origin Materials has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Risk & Volatility

Origin Materials has a beta of 0.42, suggesting that its stock price is 58% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Origin Materials’ competitors have a beta of -119.22, suggesting that their average stock price is 12,022% less volatile than the S&P 500.


Origin Materials competitors beat Origin Materials on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

Origin Materials Company Profile (Get Rating)

Origin Materials, Inc. operates as a carbon negative materials company. Its proprietary platform technology converts biomass or plant-based carbon into chloromethylfurfural and hydrothermal carbon, as well as other minor products. The company is headquartered in West Sacramento, California.

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