Orion Energy Systems (NASDAQ: OESX) is one of 82 publicly-traded companies in the “BUILDING PRODS” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Orion Energy Systems to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Orion Energy Systems and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Orion Energy Systems||$70.21 million||-$12.28 million||-1.28|
|Orion Energy Systems Competitors||$3.38 billion||$212.40 million||3.53|
Volatility & Risk
Orion Energy Systems has a beta of 0.95, suggesting that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Orion Energy Systems’ competitors have a beta of 1.30, suggesting that their average share price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Orion Energy Systems and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Orion Energy Systems||-31.32%||-57.15%||-32.21%|
|Orion Energy Systems Competitors||5.14%||38.42%||5.14%|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Orion Energy Systems and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Orion Energy Systems||0||2||1||0||2.33|
|Orion Energy Systems Competitors||425||1954||2234||97||2.43|
Orion Energy Systems presently has a consensus target price of $1.50, indicating a potential upside of 74.42%. As a group, “BUILDING PRODS” companies have a potential upside of 11.85%. Given Orion Energy Systems’ higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Orion Energy Systems is more favorable than its competitors.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
43.6% of Orion Energy Systems shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.6% of shares of all “BUILDING PRODS” companies are held by institutional investors. 9.2% of Orion Energy Systems shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.8% of shares of all “BUILDING PRODS” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Orion Energy Systems competitors beat Orion Energy Systems on 12 of the 13 factors compared.
Orion Energy Systems Company Profile
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 LED Troffer Door Retrofit for use in office or retail grid ceilings; and LED interior high bay lighting products consisting of Apollo class of LED interior fixtures designed for new construction and retrofit projects, as well as offers ISON class of LED interior fixtures. The company also provides a range of smart building control systems that provide lighting control options and data intelligence capabilities for building managers under the InteLite brand, as well as procures from third parties; and various other LED, HIF, and induction fixtures for lighting and energy management needs, including fixtures for agribusinesses, parking lots, roadways, retail, mezzanine, outdoor applications, and private label resale. In addition, it offers lighting-related energy management services, such as site assessment, site field verification, utility incentive and government subsidy management, engineering design, project management, and installation. The company serves customers directly, as well as through independent sales agencies and electrical distributors. Orion Energy Systems, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
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