News coverage about Orion Group (NYSE:ORN) has trended positive this week, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Orion Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.36 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the construction company an impact score of 46.9020861936893 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

ORN has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Canaccord Genuity raised Orion Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. ValuEngine downgraded Orion Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Orion Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Noble Financial started coverage on Orion Group in a report on Thursday, January 25th. They set a “buy” rating and a $10.00 price target on the stock. Finally, B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 price target on shares of Orion Group in a report on Monday, December 11th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $9.25.

Shares of Orion Group (NYSE ORN) traded down $0.04 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $6.36. The company had a trading volume of 26,529 shares, compared to its average volume of 82,677. Orion Group has a 52 week low of $5.17 and a 52 week high of $10.61. The stock has a market cap of $182.73, a P/E ratio of -11.36 and a beta of 1.21. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30, a quick ratio of 1.44 and a current ratio of 1.49.

In other Orion Group news, insider Mark R. Stauffer sold 20,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.56, for a total transaction of $151,200.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 362,631 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,741,490.36. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director Austin J. Shanfelter sold 9,721 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.50, for a total value of $72,907.50. Following the transaction, the director now owns 31,430 shares in the company, valued at approximately $235,725. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 8.00% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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Orion Group Company Profile

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.

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