Head-To-Head Review: Origin Materials (ORGN) versus Its Competitors

Origin Materials (NASDAQ:ORGNGet Rating) is one of 42 public companies in the “Industrial organic chemicals” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Origin Materials to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation and risk.

Volatility & Risk

Origin Materials has a beta of 0.39, indicating that its stock price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Origin Materials’ competitors have a beta of -115.47, indicating that their average stock price is 11,647% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Origin Materials and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Origin Materials 0 2 2 0 2.50
Origin Materials Competitors 286 1034 1310 44 2.42

Origin Materials presently has a consensus price target of $7.50, suggesting a potential upside of 7.60%. As a group, “Industrial organic chemicals” companies have a potential upside of 24.81%. Given Origin Materials’ competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Origin Materials has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

35.2% of Origin Materials shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.0% of shares of all “Industrial organic chemicals” companies are held by institutional investors. 25.2% of Origin Materials shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 11.4% of shares of all “Industrial organic chemicals” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

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 -372.02% 233.32% 17.84%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Origin Materials and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Origin Materials N/A $42.09 million 7.58
Origin Materials Competitors $4.41 billion $410.92 million -54.39

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.

Summary

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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