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Orion Group Holdings, Inc is an engineering & construction business based in the US. Orion Group shares (ORN) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Orion Group employs 2,571 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$739.6 million.

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Orion Group. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: ORN. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Orion Group reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$4.52, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Orion Group, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Orion Group. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Orion Group share price

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Orion Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-10.
Latest market closeUSD$4.52
52-week rangeUSD$1.53 - USD$5.0666
50-day moving average USD$3.792
200-day moving average USD$3.1242
Wall St. target priceUSD$6.92
PE ratio 8.012
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.559

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Is it a good time to buy Orion Group stock?

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Orion Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $4.52 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-08) -12.74%
1 month (2020-12-15) -4.24%
3 months (2020-10-15) 43.49%
6 months (2020-07-15) 55.86%
1 year (2020-01-15) -22.87%
2 years (2019-01-15) -5.44%
3 years (2018-01-12) 8.04
5 years (2016-01-15) 29.89%

Is Orion Group under- or over-valued?

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

Orion Group's P/E ratio

Orion Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 8x. In other words, Orion Group shares trade at around 8x 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.

Orion Group's PEG ratio

Orion Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.3248. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Orion Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Orion Group's EBITDA

Orion Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$48.4 million.

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

Orion Group financials

Revenue TTM USD$739.6 million
Operating margin TTM 2.8%
Gross profit TTM USD$64 million
Return on assets TTM 3.4%
Return on equity TTM 11.42%
Profit margin 2.26%
Book value $5.113
Market capitalisation USD$136.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Orion Group shares

There are currently 116,593 Orion Group shares held short by investors – that's known as Orion Group's "short interest". This figure is 34% down from 176,557 last month.

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

Orion Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Orion Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Orion Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Orion Group shares traded daily (recently around 298956.41025641). Orion Group's SIR currently stands at 0.39. In other words for every 100,000 Orion Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 390 shares are currently held short.

However Orion Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Orion Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable Orion Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Orion Group's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Orion Group shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0048% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Orion Group shares, roughly 5 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 Orion Group.

Find out more about how you can short Orion Group stock.

Orion Group share dividends

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

Have Orion Group's shares ever split?

Orion Group's shares were split on a 40:1 basis on 21 December 2012. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 40 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Orion Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 97.5% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Orion Group shares which in turn could have impacted Orion Group's share price.

Orion Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Orion Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.53 up to $5.0666. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ORN.US volatility(beta: 1.22)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 Orion Group's is 1.2205. This would suggest that Orion Group's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Orion Group overview

Orion Group Holdings, Inc. operates as a specialty construction company in the building, industrial, and infrastructure sectors in the continental United States, Alaska, Canada, and the Caribbean Basin. It operates in two segments, Marine and Concrete. The company provides various marine construction services, including construction, restoration, dredging, maintenance, and repair of marine transportation facilities and pipelines, bridges and causeways, and marine environmental structures. Its marine transportation facility projects comprise public port facilities; cruise ship port facilities; private terminals; special-use navy terminals; recreational use marinas and docks; and other marine-based facilities. The company also offers on-going maintenance and repair, inspection, emergency repair, and demolition and salvage services to marine transportation facilities. Its marine pipeline service projects consist of the installation and removal of underwater buried pipeline transmission lines; installation of pipeline intakes and outfalls for industrial facilities; construction of pipeline outfalls for wastewater and industrial discharges; river crossing and directional drilling; creation of hot taps and tie-ins; and inspection, maintenance, and repair services. The company's bridge and causeway projects include the construction, repair, and maintenance of overwater bridges and causeways, as well as the development of fendering systems in marine environments; and marine environmental structures used for erosion control, wetlands creation, and environmental remediation. The company also offers specialty services, such as design, salvage, demolition, surveying, towing, diving and underwater inspection, excavation, and repair services. In addition, it provides light commercial, structural, and other concrete construction services. Orion Group Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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