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How to buy Orion Engineered Carbons stock (OEC)

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Orion Engineered Carbons is a specialty chemicals business based in the US. Orion Engineered Carbons shares (OEC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Orion Engineered Carbons employs 1,650 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.9 billion.

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Orion Engineered Carbons stock price (NYSE: OEC)

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Orion Engineered Carbons shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-07-22.
Latest market close$22.80
52-week range$19.25 - $28.40
50-day moving average $23.42
200-day moving average $23.47
Wall St. target price$31.40
PE ratio 15.4054
Dividend yield $0.084 (0.36%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.48

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Orion Engineered Carbons price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $22.8 from 2024-07-19

1 week (2024-07-16) -3.10%
1 month (2024-06-21) 1.15%
3 months (2024-04-23) -4.76%
6 months (2024-01-23) -1.43%
1 year (2023-07-21) 1.92%
2 years (2022-07-22) 38.10%
3 years (2021-07-23) 31.41%
5 years (2019-07-23) 21.15%

Is Orion Engineered Carbons stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Orion Engineered Carbons's P/E ratio

Orion Engineered Carbons's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 15x. In other words, Orion Engineered Carbons shares trade at around 15x 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 Engineered Carbons's PEG ratio

Orion Engineered Carbons's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.25. 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 Engineered Carbons'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 Engineered Carbons's EBITDA

Orion Engineered Carbons's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $307.7 million.

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

Orion Engineered Carbons financials

Revenue TTM $1.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 10.42%
Gross profit TTM $448.8 million
Return on assets TTM 6.36%
Return on equity TTM 18.44%
Profit margin 4.64%
Book value $8.44
Market Capitalization $1.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Orion Engineered Carbons share dividends

5%

Dividend payout ratio: 4.84% of net profits

Recently Orion Engineered Carbons has paid out, on average, around 4.84% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.36% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Orion Engineered Carbons shareholders could enjoy a 0.36% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Orion Engineered Carbons's case, that would currently equate to about $0.084 per share.

While Orion Engineered Carbons's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Orion Engineered Carbons is investing more in its future growth.

Orion Engineered Carbons's most recent dividend payout was on 8 October 2024. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 June 2024 (the "ex-dividend date").

Orion Engineered Carbons share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Orion Engineered Carbons's shares have ranged in value from as little as $19.2516 up to $28.4019. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

OEC.US volatility(beta: 1.54)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 Engineered Carbons's is 1.544. This would suggest that Orion Engineered Carbons's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Orion Engineered Carbons overview

Orion S. A. , together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of carbon black products. It operates in two segments, Specialty Carbon Black and Rubber Carbon Black. The company offers post-treated specialty carbon black grades for coatings and printing applications; high purity carbon black grades for the fiber industry; and conductive carbon black grades for batteries, polymers, and coatings. It also provides rubber carbon black products for applications in mechanical rubber goods, as well as in tires under the ECORAX brand name; and acetylene-based conductive additives for lithium-ion batteries and other applications. It operates in the United States, Brazil, rest of the Americas, Germany, South Africa, Italy, Spain, Turkey, France, Rest of EMEA, China, the Republic of Korea, and rest of Asia.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Orion Engineered Carbons is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.296% of Orion Engineered Carbons shares are held by insiders and 94.33% by institutions.
How many people work for Orion Engineered Carbons?
Latest data suggests 1,650 work at Orion Engineered Carbons.
When does the fiscal year end for Orion Engineered Carbons?
Orion Engineered Carbons's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Orion Engineered Carbons based?
Orion Engineered Carbons's address is: 6 Route de Trèves, Senningerberg, Luxembourg, 2633
What is Orion Engineered Carbons's ISIN number?
Orion Engineered Carbons's international securities identification number is: USL729671093
What is Orion Engineered Carbons's CUSIP number?
Orion Engineered Carbons's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: L72967109

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