Orion Group Holdings (NYSE: ORN) is one of 48 public companies in the “Construction & Engineering” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Orion Group Holdings to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Orion Group Holdings and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Orion Group Holdings 0 2 1 0 2.33
Orion Group Holdings Competitors 155 889 1545 17 2.55

Orion Group Holdings presently has a consensus price target of $8.33, indicating a potential upside of 21.12%. As a group, “Construction & Engineering” companies have a potential upside of 19.19%. Given Orion Group Holdings’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Orion Group Holdings is more favorable than its rivals.

Profitability

This table compares Orion Group Holdings and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Orion Group Holdings -0.98% 1.37% 0.70%
Orion Group Holdings Competitors 1.91% -27.52% 2.24%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

87.8% of Orion Group Holdings shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.1% of shares of all “Construction & Engineering” companies are held by institutional investors. 8.0% of Orion Group Holdings shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 11.1% of shares of all “Construction & Engineering” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Orion Group Holdings and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Orion Group Holdings $584.49 million $31.23 million -32.76
Orion Group Holdings Competitors $3.12 billion $133.98 million 19.48

Orion Group Holdings’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Orion Group Holdings. Orion Group Holdings 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 and Volatility

Orion Group Holdings has a beta of 1.32, suggesting that its stock price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Orion Group Holdings’ rivals have a beta of 1.27, suggesting that their average stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Orion Group Holdings rivals beat Orion Group Holdings on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About Orion Group Holdings

Orion Group Holdings, Inc., formerly Orion Marine Group, Inc., is engaged in heavy civil construction project management business. The Company specializes in marine construction. It provides a range of heavy civil marine construction services to federal agencies, state and municipal governments, and private commercial and industrial customers. Its heavy civil marine construction and project management services include new construction, dredging, repair and maintenance, and other related specialty services. It provides heavy civil marine construction services on, over and under the water in the continental United States, Alaska, Canada and the Caribbean Basin. It provides heavy civil marine construction services through projects that are obtained primarily through a competitive bid or contract process. It also provides tilt-wall construction services, parking structures, concrete slabs for commercial and institutional applications, curbs, gutters and paving, among other capabilities.

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