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How to buy ORBCOMM stock | $11.19

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ORBCOMM Inc is a diversified communication services business based in the US. ORBCOMM shares (ORBC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. ORBCOMM employs 739 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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ORBCOMM stock price (NASDAQ: ORBC)

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ORBCOMM shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-17.
Latest market close$11.19
52-week range$3.65 - $11.55
50-day moving average $11.30
200-day moving average $10.43
Wall St. target price$11.50
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.49

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Is it a good time to buy ORBCOMM stock?

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ORBCOMM price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $11.19 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-10-12) N/A
1 month (2021-09-19) N/A
3 months (2021-07-23) -1.41%
6 months (2021-04-23) -2.70%
1 year (2020-10-22) 181.16%
2 years (2019-10-22) 141.16%
3 years (2018-10-22) 18.35%
5 years (2016-10-21) 19.68%

Is ORBCOMM under- or over-valued?

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


ORBCOMM's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $44.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a ORBCOMM's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

ORBCOMM financials

Revenue TTM $255.2 million
Gross profit TTM $133.7 million
Return on assets TTM -0.07%
Return on equity TTM -18.29%
Profit margin -15.09%
Book value $2.41
Market capitalisation $915.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting ORBCOMM shares

There are currently 3.3 million ORBCOMM shares held short by investors – that's known as ORBCOMM's "short interest". This figure is 4.6% up from 3.2 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting ORBCOMM shares can be evaluated.

ORBCOMM's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

ORBCOMM's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of ORBCOMM shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of ORBCOMM shares traded daily (recently around 923999.72067039). ORBCOMM's SIR currently stands at 3.58. In other words for every 100,000 ORBCOMM shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3580 shares are currently held short.

However ORBCOMM's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of ORBCOMM shares, or, against the total number of tradable ORBCOMM shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case ORBCOMM's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 ORBCOMM shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0537% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable ORBCOMM shares, roughly 54 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 ORBCOMM.

Find out more about how you can short ORBCOMM stock.

ORBCOMM share dividends

We're not expecting ORBCOMM to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

ORBCOMM share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, ORBCOMM's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.65 up to $11.55. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ORBC.US volatility(beta: 1.57)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while ORBCOMM's is 1.5666. This would suggest that ORBCOMM's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

ORBCOMM overview

ORBCOMM Inc. provides Internet of Things solutions in the United States, South America, Japan, Europe, and internationally. The company offers network connectivity, devices, device management, and web reporting applications that are designed to track, monitor, control, and enhance security for various assets, such as trailers, trucks, rail cars, sea containers, power generators, fluid tanks, marine vessels, diesel or electric powered generators, oil and gas wells, pipeline monitoring equipment, irrigation control systems, and utility meters in transportation and supply chain, heavy equipment, fixed asset monitoring, and maritime industries, as well as for governments. It also provides satellite automatic identification service data services to assist in vessel navigation and to enhance maritime safety for government and commercial customers; and vehicle fleet management, as well as in-cab and fleet vehicle solutions using various network platforms, including its own constellation of low-earth orbit satellites and accompanying ground infrastructure, as well as terrestrial-based cellular communication services through reseller agreements with various cellular wireless providers. In addition, the company offers customer solutions utilizing additional satellite network service options through service agreements with third party mobile satellite providers; and resells service using the two-way Inmarsat plc satellite network to provide higher bandwidth. It markets and sells its products and services directly to original equipment manufacturers, government customers, and end-users, as well as indirectly through market channel partners and affiliates. ORBCOMM Inc.

ORBCOMM in the news

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Frequently asked questions

What percentage of ORBCOMM is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 5.926% of ORBCOMM shares are held by insiders and 79.667% by institutions.
How many people work for ORBCOMM?
Latest data suggests 739 work at ORBCOMM.
When does the fiscal year end for ORBCOMM?
ORBCOMM's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is ORBCOMM based?
ORBCOMM's address is: 395 West Passaic Street, Rochelle Park, NJ, United States, 07662
What is ORBCOMM's ISIN number?
ORBCOMM's international securities identification number is: US68555P1003
What is ORBCOMM's CUSIP number?
ORBCOMM's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 68555P100

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