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How to buy Orion Energy Systems stock

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Orion Energy Systems, Inc is an electrical equipment & parts business based in the US. Orion Energy Systems shares (OESX) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Orion Energy Systems employs 176 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Orion Energy Systems share price

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Orion Energy Systems shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$3.03 - $11.98
50-day moving average $7.27
200-day moving average $8.76
Wall St. target price$12.38
PE ratio 54.375
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.11

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Is Orion Energy Systems under- or over-valued?

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

Orion Energy Systems's P/E ratio

Orion Energy Systems's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 54x. In other words, Orion Energy Systems shares trade at around 54x recent earnings.

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

Orion Energy Systems's EBITDA

Orion Energy Systems's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $5.7 million.

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

Orion Energy Systems financials

Revenue TTM $107.2 million
Operating margin TTM 4.02%
Gross profit TTM $37.3 million
Return on assets TTM 4.13%
Return on equity TTM 10.35%
Profit margin 3.24%
Book value $1.16
Market capitalisation $187.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Orion Energy Systems shares

There are currently 1.6 million Orion Energy Systems shares held short by investors – that's known as Orion Energy Systems's "short interest". This figure is 0.5% down from 1.6 million last month.

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

Orion Energy Systems's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Orion Energy Systems's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Orion Energy Systems shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Orion Energy Systems shares traded daily (recently around 284247.13043478). Orion Energy Systems's SIR currently stands at 5.75. In other words for every 100,000 Orion Energy Systems shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5750 shares are currently held short.

However Orion Energy Systems's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Orion Energy Systems shares, or, against the total number of tradable Orion Energy Systems shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Orion Energy Systems's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Orion Energy Systems shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0675% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Orion Energy Systems shares, roughly 68 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Orion Energy Systems.

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Orion Energy Systems share dividends

We're not expecting Orion Energy Systems to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Orion Energy Systems share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Orion Energy Systems's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.03 up to $11.98. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Orion Energy Systems's is 2.5891. This would suggest that Orion Energy Systems's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Orion Energy Systems overview

Orion Energy Systems, Inc. researches, designs, develops, manufactures, implements, markets, and sells energy management systems for the commercial office and retail, area lighting, and industrial markets in North America. The company operates in three segments: Orion U. S. Markets Division, Orion Engineered Systems Division, and Orion Distribution Services Division. It offers interior light emitting diode (LED) high bay fixtures; smart building control systems, which provide lighting control options and data intelligence capabilities for building managers; and LED troffer door retrofit for use in office or retail grid ceilings. The company also offers various other LED, HIF, and induction fixtures for lighting and energy management needs comprising fixtures for agribusinesses, parking lots, roadways, retail, mezzanine, outdoor applications, and private label resale.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Orion Energy Systems is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 10.307% of Orion Energy Systems shares are held by insiders and 67.943% by institutions.
How many people work for Orion Energy Systems?
Latest data suggests 176 work at Orion Energy Systems.
When does the fiscal year end for Orion Energy Systems?
Orion Energy Systems's fiscal year ends in March.
Where is Orion Energy Systems based?
Orion Energy Systems's address is: 2210 Woodland Drive, Manitowoc, WI, United States, 54220
What is Orion Energy Systems's ISIN number?
Orion Energy Systems's international securities identification number is: US6862751087
What is Orion Energy Systems's CUSIP number?
Orion Energy Systems's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 686275108

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