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How to buy Old Republic International Corporation (ORI) stock

Learn how to easily invest in Old Republic International Corporation stock.

Old Republic International Corporation
NYSE: ORI - USD
INSURANCE-DIVERSIFIED
$24.36
-$0.08 (-0.33%)

Old Republic International Corporation is an insurance-diversified business based in the US. Old Republic International Corporation shares (ORI) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Old Republic International Corporation employs 9,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Old Republic International Corporation stock price (NYSE: ORI)

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Old Republic International Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-23.
Latest market close$26.26
52-week range$12.83 - $26.64
50-day moving average $25.23
200-day moving average $22.82
Wall St. target price$28.00
PE ratio 4.3687
Dividend yield $0.85 (3.48%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $5.58

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Old Republic International Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $26.26 from 2021-05-28

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1 month (2021-06-23) 5.08%
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2 years (2019-07-19) N/A
3 years (2018-07-19) N/A
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Is Old Republic International Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing Old Republic International Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Old Republic International Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Old Republic International Corporation's P/E ratio

Old Republic International Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 4x. In other words, Old Republic International Corporation shares trade at around 4x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Old Republic International Corporation's EBITDA

Old Republic International Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.2 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Old Republic International Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Old Republic International Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $8.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 24.34%
Gross profit TTM $4.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.14%
Return on equity TTM 28.73%
Profit margin 19.02%
Book value $21.60
Market capitalisation $7.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Old Republic International Corporation shares

There are currently 5.2 million Old Republic International Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Old Republic International Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 4.1% down from 5.5 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Old Republic International Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Old Republic International Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Old Republic International Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Old Republic International Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Old Republic International Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 1.7 million). Old Republic International Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.07. In other words for every 100,000 Old Republic International Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3070 shares are currently held short.

However Old Republic International Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Old Republic International Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Old Republic International Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Old Republic International Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Old Republic International Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.019% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Old Republic International Corporation shares, roughly 19 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Old Republic International Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Old Republic International Corporation stock.

Old Republic International Corporation's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Old Republic International Corporation.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Old Republic International Corporation's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 36.45

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Old Republic International Corporation's overall score of 36.45 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 70th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Old Republic International Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Old Republic International Corporation's environmental score

Environmental score: 9.01/100

Old Republic International Corporation's environmental score of 9.01 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Old Republic International Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Old Republic International Corporation's social score

Social score: 15.38/100

Old Republic International Corporation's social score of 15.38 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Old Republic International Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Old Republic International Corporation's governance score

Governance score: 21.55/100

Old Republic International Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Old Republic International Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Old Republic International Corporation's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Old Republic International Corporation scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Old Republic International Corporation has managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Old Republic International Corporation was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 36.45
Total ESG percentile 69.58
Environmental score 9.01
Environmental score percentile 7
Social score 15.38
Social score percentile 7
Governance score 21.55
Governance score percentile 7
Level of controversy 1

Old Republic International Corporation share dividends

67%

Dividend payout ratio: 66.53% of net profits

Recently Old Republic International Corporation has paid out, on average, around 66.53% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.6% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Old Republic International Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 3.6% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Old Republic International Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.85 per share.

Old Republic International Corporation's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Old Republic International Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 14 June 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 2 June 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Old Republic International Corporation's shares ever split?

Old Republic International Corporation's shares were split on a 5:4 basis on 2 January 2006. So if you had owned 4 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 5 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Old Republic International Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 20% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Old Republic International Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Old Republic International Corporation's share price.

Old Republic International Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Old Republic International Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.8261 up to $26.64. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ORI.US volatility(beta: 0.85)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Old Republic International Corporation's is 0.8493. This would suggest that Old Republic International Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Old Republic International Corporation overview

Old Republic International Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the insurance underwriting and related services business primarily in the United States and Canada. The company operates through three segments: General Insurance, Title Insurance, and the Republic Financial Indemnity Group Run-off Business. The General Insurance segment offers automobile extended warranty, aviation, commercial automobile, commercial multi-peril, general liability, home warranty, inland marine, travel accident, and workers' compensation insurance products; and financial indemnity products for specialty coverages, including errors and omissions, fidelity, guaranteed asset protection, and surety. This segment provides its insurance products to businesses, government, and other institutions in transportation, commercial construction, healthcare, education, retail and wholesale trade, forest products, energy, general manufacturing, and financial services industries. The Title Insurance segment offers lenders' and owners' title insurance policies to real estate purchasers and investors based upon searches of the public records. This segment also provides escrow closing and construction disbursement services; and real estate information products, national default management services, and various other services pertaining to real estate transfers and loan transactions. The Republic Financial Indemnity Group Run-off Business segment offers private mortgage insurance coverage that protects mortgage lenders and investors from default related losses on residential mortgage loans made primarily to homebuyers.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Old Republic International Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 7.321% of Old Republic International Corporation shares are held by insiders and 76.493% by institutions.
How many people work for Old Republic International Corporation?
Latest data suggests 9,000 work at Old Republic International Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Old Republic International Corporation?
Old Republic International Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Old Republic International Corporation based?
Old Republic International Corporation's address is: 307 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States, 60601
What is Old Republic International Corporation's ISIN number?
Old Republic International Corporation's international securities identification number is: US6802231042
What is Old Republic International Corporation's CUSIP number?
Old Republic International Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 680223104

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